Idera PowerShell Plus SharePoint admin toolset Named 2010 Editors Best Award Winner by Windows IT Pro Magazine

Editors Award Gold to Idera’s PowerShell Interactive Development Environment

HOUSTON – December 6, 2010 – Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft Windows management and administration, today announced that its PowerShell PlusTM product was named a gold medal winner in the “2010 Editor’s Best Awards” in the Best Scripting Tool category by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro® magazine. Idera’s SharePoint admin toolsetTM also won the silver medal in the Best SharePoint Product category.

“The editors of Windows IT Pro magazine have a deep understanding of the needs of Windows administrators so to be counted among the best products in their eyes is a huge compliment to the Idera team,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “Both PowerShell Plus and the SharePoint admin toolset make simple work of the often complex and time-consuming activities associated with of managing a Windows environment.”

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.

Comprised of 11 powerful tools, Idera SharePoint admin toolset is an essential set of utilities used by SharePoint users and administrators for daily SharePoint administration and troubleshooting tasks such as: performing backups, troubleshooting performance issues, analyzing and re-indexing SharePoint content databases, generating essential security reports, etc.

“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 at Windows IT Pro. “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 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 6,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. Idera, PowerShell Plus and SharePoint admin toolset are trademarks or registered trademarks of BBS Technologies, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and other jurisdictions. All other company and product names may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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