April 27, 2009 08:00 ET

Compellent Signs on as Sponsor of Community Site

Joins Growing List of Supporters and Contributors of Community Content

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - April 27, 2009) - Dr. Tobias Weltner, a leading PowerShell expert and Microsoft PowerShell MVP, today announced Compellent, a leading provider of enterprise-class network storage solutions, as a new sponsor of Compellent joins a growing list of companies that are contributing content to and sponsoring including Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows Servers, and /n software inc., a leading provider of professional internet development tools and components. serves as a primary resource to help increase the adoption and use of PowerShell by providing learning materials, expert guidance, news, forums and libraries for sharing best practices. The site is designed to serve as a place for PowerShell people to congregate, communicate, collaborate and construct new ideas.

As a provider of PowerShell-enabled virtualized network storage products, Compellent shares the vision of promoting the adoption of Windows PowerShell through its sponsorship of Compellent's Storage Center Command Set for Windows PowerShell streamlines system management and volume administration with more than 60 PowerShell cmdlets.

"We believe PowerShell is an ideal scripting environment to automate the management of Compellent and Windows enterprise environments," said Steve Anderson, Director of Alliances at Compellent. "We chose to sponsor because it is a premier resource offering a wealth of knowledge and content to PowerShell users."

"Compellent's expertise in using PowerShell to effectively manage data storage will greatly benefit the community," said Dr. Weltner. "New members are signing up daily to leverage the growing content on including the 'Practical PowerShell' video series recently added to the site."

About Dr. Tobias Weltner

As a graduated M.D., Dr. Weltner now specializes in Microsoft technology and automation techniques. He is a software architect, trainer, author of more than 80 books covering topics such as script automation and PowerShell, and the creator of In July 2008, Dr. Weltner was awarded the prestigious Microsoft MVP Award for the fifth time since 2002 for his contributions to the Microsoft community.

About Compellent

Compellent is a leading provider of enterprise-class network storage solutions that are highly scalable, feature-rich and designed to be easy to use and cost effective. Compellent Technologies' principal offices are located in Eden Prairie, Minn. For more information, please visit:

About Idera

Idera delivers a new generation of tools for managing, administering, and securing Microsoft Windows Servers. Idera's products help companies ensure server performance and availability and reduce administrative overhead and expense. Idera provides solutions for SQL Server, SharePoint and PowerShell. 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

About /n software inc.

/n software is a leading provider of software components for Internet, security, and E-Business development. Founded in 1994, /n software (pronounced 'n software') is based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. You can reach the company via email at, on the World Wide Web at or by calling US: (800) 225-4190 or International: (919) 544-7070.

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. Idera is a trademark or registered trademark 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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