January 26, 2010 10:24 ET

Idera Announces 2010 'Secrets of SharePoint' Educational Webcast Series

Popular Series Continues Providing Essential Educational Content for SharePoint Professionals

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - January 26, 2010) - Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, today announced that along with EPC Group and, it is sponsoring the second annual "Secrets of SharePoint" monthly educational webcast series. The 2010 program kicks off on January 27 at noon CST with "New Tools for Monitoring and Logging in SharePoint 2010" with Shane Young, owner and principal consultant of SharePoint911. This first webcast will educate attendees on the new best practices analyzer in SharePoint 2010. Additional webcasts covering a variety of topics will be held monthly throughout 2010.

"The newest and coolest monitoring tool in SharePoint 2010 is the best practices analyzer," Young said. "With the latest version, administrators can keep an even closer eye on what's happening on their SharePoint servers and attendees will learn how to best monitor logs with SharePoint 2010."

"A year ago, our first 'Secrets of SharePoint' monthly webcast aired. The series gained popularity throughout 2009 with thousands of SharePoint professionals benefiting from the educational content provided by expert practitioners," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "Because of its success, we're announcing the second year -- with our first webcast focusing on the eagerly anticipated SharePoint 2010."

To learn more about the Secrets of SharePoint, view webcasts aired in 2009 and register for the 2010 series visit

About Shane Young

Shane has over 12 years' experience architecting and administering large-scale server farms using Microsoft enterprise technologies. For the past three years, he has been working exclusively with SharePoint Products and Technologies as a consultant and trainer. Shane has been recognized by Microsoft as an authority on SharePoint and is among an elite group of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 MVPs. He has architected SharePoint solutions for clients ranging from 20 to 25,000 users. Shane is a renowned speaker at national and international SharePoint conferences. He is also the author of The Ted Pattison Group's course SPA401: Professional SharePoint Server 2007 Administration. Shane also maintains a popular SharePoint Admin blog, The SharePoint Farmer's Almanac.

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 EPC Group

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, EPC Group is a leading provider of enterprise SharePoint implementations, content management solutions, Intranet redesign, knowledge management, and custom .NET applications. We specialize in the Microsoft enterprise platform and some of our consultants have earned Microsoft's prestigious MVP (Most Valuable Professional) award. We provide integration and consulting services to companies throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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