August 07, 2008 08:00 ET

Idera SQL Server Management Solutions Win Four 2008 Editor's Best Awards From SQL Server Magazine

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - August 7, 2008) - Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows, today announced that four of the company's popular SQL Server management solutions were named winners of the "2008 Editor's Best Awards" by Penton Media's SQL Server Magazine:

--  SQL diagnostic manager™ -- Gold in Performance Monitoring
--  SQL mobile manager™ -- Gold in Database Management
--  SQLsafe™ -- Silver in Backup & Recovery
--  SQLsecure™ -- Silver in Auditing & Security

"The 2008 Editor's Best Awards utilize our editors' product knowledge and subject matter expertise to identify exceptional products that benefit the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine reader communities," said Jeff Lewis, group publisher. "Our editors selected winners based on the product's strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages and its value to the customer.

"Our editors are tough, in-the-trenches critics," Lewis continued. "They demand solid value and performance from the products they select. Editor's Best Award winners can feel proud that the products and services they developed have earned the respect and recognition of the Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine editorial staff."

The goal at Idera is to provide products that dramatically reduce the complexity of database administration and increase the productivity of database administrators, enabling them to focus on higher value activities. Idera's products are easy to use and are designed to deploy in minutes, yet scale to manage deployments with tens or hundreds of servers.

"For four of our products to win awards from SQL Server Magazine, a highly trusted source of information on SQL Server, is outstanding," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "We are pleased to be recognized for designing solutions that are simple to use and provide value to our customers in a number of areas including database security, performance and availability and backup and recovery."

About Idera

Idera delivers a new generation of tools for proactively managing, administering, and securing the Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure. Battle-proven and engineered for distributed enterprises, Idera's solutions help companies ensure performance and availability while also reducing tedious administrative tasks and expense. Idera's solutions include: Security and Compliance Management, Performance and Availability Management, Backup and Recovery, and Change and Configuration Management. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera's products are sold and supported directly and via authorized resellers and distributors around the globe. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. SQL diagnostic manager, SQL mobile manager, SQLsafe, SQLsecure 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.

Contact Information

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