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Idera Wins Four SQL Server Magazine 2010 Editors’ Best Awards

Idera SQL compliance manager Product Wins Gold in ‘Best Security, Auditing, Compliance Product’ Category

HOUSTON – December 6, 2010 – Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SQL Server management and administration solutions, today announced that the following four Idera products were honored with “2010 Editor’s Best Awards” by Penton Media’s SQL Server Magazine:

SQL compliance manager - Gold in “Best Security, Auditing, Compliance Product” Category
SQL diagnostic manager - Silver in “Database Monitoring and Performance Product” Category
SQL safe backup - Silver in “Best Backup and Recovery Product” Category
PowerShell Plus - Silver in “Best Development Product” Category

“SQL Server Magazine is the go-to source for SQL DBAs needing information on the best products for their SQL environment,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “We are honored to be recognized as a provider of industry-leading SQL Server products that solve real-world issues faced by DBAs every day.”

“The 2010 Editors’ Best Awards—presented in conjunction with our 2010 Community Choice Awards—are a recognition of our editors’, contributors’, and authors’ favorite products of the year,” said Jason Bovberg, senior editor. “Our editorial experts' annual tradition of selecting winners based on a product’s strategic importance to market, its competitive advantages, and its value to the customer is particularly significant to the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine communities this year, as we call out exceptional products in an economically tight, highly competitive market.”

About SQL compliance manager
SQL compliance manager is a comprehensive SQL Server auditing solution that uses policy- based algorithms to track changes to SQL Server objects and data. SQL compliance manager gives DBAs detailed visibility to determine who did "what", "when", "where" and "how", and helps to ensure compliance with regulatory and data security requirements such as Sarbanes-Oxley, GLBA, HIPAA, and Basel l and II.

About SQL diagnostic manager
SQL diagnostic manager is a powerful SQL Server performance monitoring and diagnostics solution that proactively alerts administrators to health, performance or availability problems within their SQL Server environment, all from a central console.

About SQL safe backup
Idera’s SQL safe backup provides a high-performance SQL backup and recovery solution for Microsoft SQL Server. SQL safe backup saves money by reducing database backup time by up to 50% over native backups and reducing backup disk space requirements by up to 95%

About PowerShell Plus
PowerShell Plus is a powerful interactive development environment (IDE) for Windows PowerShell designed to help administrators and developers quickly master the PowerShell scripting language while dramatically increasing the productivity of both novice and expert users.
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