Idera’s SQL Management Suite and up.time honored as award winners in the 10th Annual 2015 Best Products Awards by Network Products Guide

up.time awarded sole gold in ‘Performance Optimization’ and SQL Suite awarded bronze for ‘Best IT Software’

HOUSTON, TX – July 8, 2015 – Idera, a leading provider of application and server management solutions, announced today that Network Products Guide, a leading technology research and advisory guide, has awarded categorical awards to both up.time and SQL Suite (recently renamed SQL Management Suite). The Guide named up.time the sole gold award winner of the 10th Annual 2015 Hot Companies and Best Products Awards in the ‘Performance Optimization’ category. Idera’s SQL Management Suite was awarded a bronze award for the ‘Best IT Software’ category. These industry and peer recognitions are the world's premier information technology awards, honoring achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners from all over the world were honored in San Francisco on June 29, 2015, during the 10th annual dinner and presentations.

Idera’s SQL Management Suite, awarded a Bronze winner award for ‘Best IT Software’, is the market’s most comprehensive SQL Server solution suite and offers database administrators (DBAs) all the necessary tools to manage growing SQL Server environments. The suite contains five essential tools to cover the entire SQL Server infrastructure: SQL Diagnostic Manager, SQL Compliance Manager, SQL Safe Backup, SQL Secure, and SQL Defrag Manager.

up.time, recognized in the Performance Optimization category, is a comprehensive, highly scalable infrastructure monitoring solution that is unmatched for its depth, ease-of-use, and cost effectiveness. The product provides a single unified monitoring view for complete network visibility and control over performance, availability, capacity and deep reporting. up.time allows users to proactively monitor physical servers, virtual machines, network devices, applications, and services across multiple platforms, whether running on premise or in the cloud.

An annual achievements and recognition awards program with active participation from a broad range of industry voices, the coveted annual Hot Companies and Best Products recognition program evaluates the technology world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executive and management teams, deployment success, product management, customer satisfaction, and public relations.

“Having both up.time and SQL Management Suite recognized by Network Products Guide is a great honor,” said Randy Jacops, CEO of Idera. “This award validates our position as a company helping IT organizations tackle all of their performance, compliance, and administrative issues with easy-to-use and effective products and highlights our impact across the industry.”

About Idera

Idera is a leading provider of IT performance monitoring solutions. The company's portfolio includes database, infrastructure, and application management products aimed at helping database administrators, sysadmins, application owners and network engineers improve the health, availability and performance of their systems. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera serves more than 13,000 customers worldwide and is a Microsoft Managed Partner, an EMC TechConnect Select Partner and a member of the SAP PartnerEdge program. Contact Idera at +1-713-523-4433 or visit for free trials, free tools and more.

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