Idera SharePoint diagnostic manager Named Winner Best of Connections 2010 at DevConnections Conference

Product Provides Enterprise-Class Performance Monitoring Solution For SharePoint

HOUSTON – November 15, 2010 – Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint management and administration, today announced that its SharePoint diagnostic managerTM product was chosen as the winner in the “Best SharePoint Product” category of the Best of Connections 2010 awards program by Penton Media’s DevConnections.

“We are honored that the SharePoint experts at Penton Media recognized the value of SharePoint diagnostic manager and named it the winner in the SharePoint category,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “The award reflects the importance that SharePoint users place on managing the performance and availability of their SharePoint infrastructure, and SharePoint diagnostic managers’ role in providing an innovative solution to this challenge.”

The Best of Connections awards recognize companies based on their innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage and exceptional value to customers. The winners were chosen from more than 80 nominated products in six categories. The field was narrowed to three finalists in each category. Finalists were interviewed at the DevConnections 2010 conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 2-3 to determine the winners in each category. Winners were announced live from the DevConnections 2010 exhibitor’s floor at 2 pm on Thursday, November 4.

“Narrowing down the list of nominees to 18 finalists in the six Connections categories was a challenge, considering that we were faced with so many top-tier products and services,” said Amy Eisenberg, Executive Editor for Windows IT Pro, “but in the end, we came up with six very deserving winners. We’re proud of our selections, and we believe all our finalists and winners represent the best of the best in their categories.”

About SharePoint diagnostic manager
Idera SharePoint diagnostic manager is the first solution on the market that provides enterprise-class performance monitoring for Microsoft SharePoint. SharePoint diagnostic manager provides real-time performance analytics of all SharePoint servers from a single console, enabling administrators to quickly identify, diagnose and resolve SharePoint performance and availability problems.

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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