Idera SharePoint diagnostic manager Named Finalist in Microsoft Best of TechEd 2011 Awards

Produced by Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePoint Pro

HOUSTON – MAY 12, 2011 – Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint management and administration solutions, today announced that Idera SharePoint diagnostic manager was named as a Finalist in the Best of Tech•Ed 2011 awards program in the SharePoint Administration category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro, SQL Server Magazine, DevProConnections and SharePointPro. Idera’s SharePoint diagnostic manager provides real-time performance monitoring, analysis and alerting of SharePoint farms and servers from a single console, enabling administrators to quickly identify, diagnose and resolve SharePoint performance and availability problems.

“As companies move critical software applications onto the SharePoint platform, speed and availability are fast becoming hot topics. SharePoint diagnostic manager monitors all the things that contribute to application performance,” said Rick Pleczko, CEO and President of Idera. “We are thrilled SharePoint diagnostic manager is already receiving recognition as one of the best SharePoint administration solutions on the market.”

The Best of Tech•Ed 2011 awards recognize companies who offer innovative products for the industry. The judges reviewed 334 products and services submitted for the award and chose 47 finalists to be interviewed at the Microsoft Tech•Ed North America 2011 conference in Atlanta, Georgia on May 16, 2011. Winners will be announced at an invite-only evening reception at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, May 18.

“We received a record number of nominations this year—more than 300—and determining an array of finalists from that large, diverse field was difficult,” said Jason Bovberg, Senior Editor at Windows IT Pro®. “The mix of products and services from year to year is ever-changing and exciting, and we feel that our 47 finalists represent highly distinguished products and services in their categories. We look forward to our show-floor interviews, which will lead to the determination of winners. For all categories, as always, our judging process involves three criteria: strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage, and value to customers. Our winners will be particularly strong in those areas.”

Idera’s SQL toolboxTM is also a finalist in the Best of Tech•Ed 2011 awards program in the Database Administration category. To read the related press release visit: http://www.idera.com/News/

About Idera’s SharePoint diagnostic manager
SharePoint diagnostic manager provides real-time performance monitoring, analysis and alerting of SharePoint farms and 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 9,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433
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