Idera SQL Suite and up.time Named Finalists in the 2015 IT World Awards® by Network Products Guide

Application and server management provider honored for innovation in Best IT Software and Performance Optimization categories

HOUSTON – May 18, 2015 – Idera, a leading provider of application and server management solutions, announced today that Idera’s SQL Suite (recently renamed as SQL Management Suite) and up.time have both been named finalists for the 10th Annual 2015 IT World Awards, presented by Network Products Guide, a leading technology research and advisory guide. The industry and peer awards honor achievements and recognitions in every facet of the IT industry. Winners will be honored in San Francisco on Monday, June 29, 2015.

Idera’s SQL Suite, recognized in the Best IT Software category, is the market’s most comprehensive SQL Server solution suite on the market 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 effective combination. The product provides a single unified monitoring view for complete network visibility and control over performance, availability, capacity and deep reporting, and allows users to proactively monitor physical servers, virtual machines, network devices, applications and services across multiple platforms running on premise or in the cloud.

“It’s an honor to have two of our products named finalists by Network Products Guide, recognizing Idera's impact across the industry,” said Randy Jacops, CEO of Idera. “The award further 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.

The annual IT World Awards recognition program encompasses the world’s best in organizational performance, products and services, executives and management teams, successful deployments, product management and engineering, support and customer satisfaction in every area of information technology.

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 www.idera.com for free trials, free tools and more.