Idera SQL toolbox Named Best of TechEd 2010 by Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines

HOUSTON, TX--(June 14, 2010) -  Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SQL Server management and administration solutions, today announced that Idera SQL toolbox™ was named as a Winner in the Best of Tech·Ed 2010 awards program in the Database Administration category by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine.

The Best of Tech·Ed 2010 awards recognize companies who offer innovative products for the industry. The judges reviewed 298 products and services submitted for the contest and chose 46 finalists to be interviewed at the Microsoft Tech·Ed North America 2010 IT pro conference in New Orleans, Louisiana on June 9, 2010. Winners were announced at an invite only evening reception at the Hard Rock Café on June 9th.

"To win the Database Administration category in the face of such strong competition is a huge honor," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "Our selection by the Best of Tech·Ed 2010 awards clearly demonstrates the value of Idera's SQL toolbox to today's database administrator, and the level of innovation to be found in its advanced, yet value-priced, collection of must-have tools for SQL Server database backup, instant data recovery, data and schema comparison and more than 20 other daily DBA tasks."

"Choosing the best product in each of 16 categories -- from our list of 46 products -- was both daunting and exhilarating for our judging panel," said Jason Bovberg, Senior Editor of Windows IT Pro. Winners were chosen based on their innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage and exceptional value to customers.

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, migration 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

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. SQL toolbox and Idera 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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