October 19, 2009 12:30 ET

Idera Acquires Sonar From BinaryWave

Adds Leading SharePoint Performance Management Tool to Growing Product Portfolio

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - In booths #811 and #813 at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009, Idera, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner and a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft SharePoint Server, today announced that the company has acquired the Sonar performance management product from BinaryWave, a premier SharePoint consultancy.

"SharePoint has quickly become the defacto standard for collaboration in enterprises big and small," said Rick Pleczko, CEO and President of Idera. "By adding the Sonar performance management product to our SharePoint solution, we are able to help our customers better ensure the performance of their SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 Servers and applications."

Sonar enables developers and administrators to monitor the performance of their SharePoint pages in real-time. The product provides a rich set of metrics and analytics enabling its users to quickly identify diagnose and remedy performance problems, saving time and money when developing, deploying or managing SharePoint Servers and applications.

"As close partners, BinaryWave and Idera share the same development philosophy, incorporating feedback and guidance from users with real-world SharePoint experience into our products," said Eric Shupps, Founder and President of BinaryWave and SharePoint MVP. "The addition of Sonar to Idera's product line gives SharePoint administrators and developers access to a rich set of tools for backup and recovery, security, site management and server management."

Today, Idera also announced SharePoint backup 2.5 and the SharePoint Technical Advisory Board at the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009. See the related press releases at

Pricing and Availability

Idera's Sonar Software is available today starting at $395 per web front-end (WFE) server on a farm.

About Idera

Idera provides tools for Microsoft SQL Server, SharePoint and PowerShell management and administration. Our products provide solutions for performance monitoring, backup and recovery, security and auditing and PowerShell scripting. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera is a Microsoft Gold Partner and has over 6,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

About BinaryWave

BinaryWave specializes in providing dynamic solutions based on Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies. Our extensive experience with the Microsoft SharePoint platform, combined with our depth of general business and technical knowledge, provides a unique perspective from which to advise our clients. With offices in Dallas, Texas and Bristol, England, BinaryWave provides SharePoint development, consulting, customization and training services to clients around the world.

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. Sonar 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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