Idera SQL Toolbox SharePoint Audit Named Best of TechEd Finalist 2013 By Windows IT Pro

Idera Solutions Recognized for Strategic Importance to the Market, Competitive Advantage, and Value to Customers 

HOUSTON – MAY 30, 2013 – Idera, a leading provider of application and server management solutions, today announced announced that its SQL toolbox and SharePoint audit solutions were named as Finalists by Penton Media’s Windows IT Pro in the Best of TechEd 2013 awards program in the Database and SharePoint categories, respectively.


“The Windows IT Pro Best of TechEd awards are a touchstone used by IT professionals when evaluating new products and we’re proud to be among the top contenders,” said Josh Stephens, Vice President of Product Management at Idera. “Idera’s SQL toolbox and SharePoint audit each make easy work out of often complicated and time-consuming tasks while helping to ensure the performance and security of SQL Server and SharePoint data.”

The Best of TechEd 2013 awards recognize companies that offer innovative products to the industry. The judging panel reviewed more than 300 products and services submitted for the contest and chose 33 finalists to be interviewed at the Microsoft TechEd North America 2013 IT Pro conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. Winners will be determined at the show and then announced on the show floor on June 5, 2013. Winners will also be published online at and 

“We received more than 300 Best of TechEd nominations this year, 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 33 finalists represent highly distinguished products and services in their categories. For all categories, as always, our judging process involves three criteria: strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage, and value to customers.”

About Idera SQL toolbox
Idera SQL toolbox is a bundle of must-have tools that help identify and resolve SQL Server problems before users complain. It consists of the following award-winning solutions from Idera:  SQL doctor, SQL admin toolset, SQL comparison toolset, SQL safe lite and SQL virtual database. To learn more or download a free trial, visit

About Idera SharePoint audit
Idera SharePoint audit is a comprehensive SharePoint auditing solution that captures permission changes as well as logon events, views, inserts, updates, deletes, and changes, all the way to the field level. SharePoint audit gives users a complete view of who is doing what and where in their SharePoint environment and assists in complying with regulations and data security requirements, such as Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) and HIPAA. To learn more or download a free trial, visit

About Idera
Idera provides industry-leading application and server management software for physical and virtual server platforms, including solutions for server backup, SQL Server administration and SharePoint administration. Idera’s award-winning products address real-world challenges, including performance monitoring, backup and recovery, security, compliance and administration. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera is a Microsoft Managed Partner and has over 11,000 customers worldwide. Contact Idera at +1-713-523-4433 or visit for free trials, free tools and more information.


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