Idera Acquires SharePoint Security Administration Software Provider iDevFactory

Adds Security Administration to Broad Portfolio of SharePoint Management Products, Announces New SharePoint security manager Product

NEW ORLEANS – June 7, 2010 – In booths #2141 and 2143 at Microsoft TechEd, Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint management and administration tools, today announced the acquisition of iDevFactory, a leading provider of SharePoint security administration software, with SharePoint security deployments in hundreds of companies and government organizations worldwide. In addition, Idera announced the availability of Idera SharePoint security manager™ with support for SharePoint 2010. SharePoint security manager is the product formerly known as iDevFactory Universal SharePoint Manager (USPM).

SharePoint contains a wealth of documents, much of it sensitive content that must be appropriately secured. Idera SharePoint security manager enables administrators to quickly understand their SharePoint security model, ensure appropriate security where permissions have been applied, audit compliance, and administer changes to security and permissions as required, in minutes instead of hours.

“iDevFactory shares Idera’s commitment to creating SharePoint management solutions that are easy to use and provide immediate value,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “Adding SharePoint security manager to Idera’s offering enables us to provide an unparalled solution for SharePoint management and administration covering, migration, backup and recovery and security.”

“Starting with SharePoint 2003, iDevFactory was one of the first software companies to provide a solution for SharePoint security administration. Our products have gained a strong following in the SharePoint community, with versions now supporting SharePoint 2007 and 2010,” said Ethan Bertsch, President and CEO of iDevFactory. “We are extremely pleased to be joining forces with Idera as it enables us to increase our investment in product development and support, and offer a synergistic solution to our joint customers.”

About iDevFactory
iDevFactory is a leading provider of SharePoint security administration software, whose products have been developed from knowledge gained via hands-on SharePoint deployments and SharePoint security administration in hundreds of companies and government organizations worldwide.

About Idera
Idera provides tools for Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint and PowerShell management and administration. Our products provide solutions for performance monitoring, backup and recovery, security and auditing and PowerShell scripting. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera is a Microsoft Gold Partner and has over 7,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit www.idera.com.
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