September 10, 2008 08:00 ET

Idera Announces Availability of SharePoint Management and Administration Toolset

10 Essential Tools Simplify SharePoint Site Monitoring, Server Monitoring, Backup and Security Management

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - September 10, 2008) - Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows, today announced the general availability of its Point admin toolset, 10 tools that simplify the management and administration of Microsoft SharePoint. This release follows a six week public beta program with the SharePoint community worldwide. The Point admin toolset lessens the administrative overhead and knowledge needed to ensure the effective operation of SharePoint, Microsoft's market-leading content management system. The Point admin toolset is the only suite of tools that brings together SharePoint site monitoring, server monitoring, backup and security monitoring in a single, unified toolset.

Included in the new release of the toolset is a highly requested tool for SharePoint permissions analysis. The "Who Can Access What" tool allows SharePoint administrators to quickly determine which users have access to which sites, libraries, or data within SharePoint. Beta testers stated overwhelmingly that a SharePoint permissions analysis tool is at the top of their "must-have" list of tools. One beta tester said, "We have so many SharePoint sites and users that managing permissions has become a significant chore that distracts us from the business application of our SharePoint environment."

"Idera's products are built on customer needs and in direct response to their feedback. We truly use the beta process to make sure we are on the right track and to gather ideas for additional features, functions and products," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "Our beta testers overwhelmingly found the Point admin toolset to be 'extremely useful' and have already put it to work managing their SharePoint environment."

Pricing and availability

The Point admin toolset is priced at $795 but is available until September 30 at a discounted price of $495 per copy. For the complete list of tools available in the Point admin toolset visit

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. Point admin toolset 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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