Idera Wins Seven Community Choice Awards from the Readers of SQL Server Magazine

SQL Server DBAs, Developers, Admins Give Idera Tech Support Gold

HOUSTON – December 6, 2010 – Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SQL Server management and administration solutions, today announced that the following seven Idera products were honored with “2010 Community Choice Awards” by Penton Media’s SQL Server Magazine:
  • SQL diagnostic manager - Gold in “Database Monitoring/Performance Product” Category
  • SQL compliance manager - Gold in “Best Security/Auditing/Compliance Product” Category
  • PowerShell Plus with SQL Server scripts- Gold in “Best Development Product” Category
  • Idera - Gold in “Best Vendor Tech Support” Category
  • SQL safe backup - Silver in “Best Backup and Recovery Product” Category
  • SQL admin toolset - Silver in “Best Database Management Product” Category
  • SQL check - Silver in “Best Free Tool” Category

“There’s no greater honor than to be told by the actual users of our products that we are providing them with SQL Server tools and support they need,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “It provides strong testament to our customer-centric product development approach.”

“The SQL Server community responded enthusiastically this year to the awards program, weighing in on products and services that extend SQL Server's native  performance and manageability and support the databases that run mission-critical business processes,” stated Editorial Director Michele Crockett. “Our winners have earned a unique honor to stand out among their peers as winners of our Community Choice Awards.”

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 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 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.

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 SQL admin toolset
Idera’s SQL admin toolset is a set of 25 essential desktop tools for monitoring, troubleshooting, administering and reporting on Microsoft SQL Server. With the SQL admin toolset, DBAs now have one SQL desktop management console that provides the ability to multi-query, check passwords, analyze indexes and patches, edit and move jobs, gather server statistics and much, much more.

About SQL check
SQL check is a free SQL Server performance monitoring tool. It provides basic performance information about one SQL Server and runs as a secure screensaver or on demand.

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

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. Idera, SQL compliance manager, SQL safe backup, SQL diagnostic manager, SQL check, SQL admin toolset and PowerShell Plus 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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