May 21, 2012 08:00 ET

Idera Announces Herve Roggero as Chief SQL Azure Evangelist

SQL Azure MVP, Blue Syntax Founder to Serve as Evangelist to SQL Server Community, Advise Idera on Future Cloud-Based Product Development

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - May 21, 2012) - Idera, a leading provider of application management solutions for Windows and Linux, today announced that Hervé Roggero, an SQL Azure MVP and founder of specialist Azure consulting firm Blue Syntax, will serve as the company's Chief SQL Azure Evangelist. In this role, Roggero will act as an adviser to Idera on the company's future cloud-based product development and serve as an evangelist sharing his technical knowledge with the SQL Server and Azure community through speaking engagements, blog posts, white papers, webcasts, and more.

"SQL Server is relied upon by thousands of businesses worldwide and SQL Azure opens up even more possibilities for easily gathering and storing data," said Heather Sullivan, Director of SQL Server Products at Idera. "Hervé's deep cloud expertise is extremely well regarded by the SQL Server community. We look forward to partnering with him to help educate DBAs on the benefits of the SQL Azure service."

"Many companies have already realized how SQL Azure can make life easier by taking out all of the complications of database installation, setup, and management," said Roggero. "However, there are companies wondering if moving to SQL Azure will benefit their organization and if they will be able to ensure the security and availability of their data. I'm excited to work with Idera to spread the good news about SQL Azure."

About Hervé Roggero
Hervé Roggero, SQL Azure MVP, is the founder of Blue Syntax Consulting, a company specialized in cloud computing products and services. Hervé's experience includes software development, architecture, database administration and senior management with both global corporations and startup companies. Hervé holds multiple certifications, including an MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD. He also holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. Hervé is the co-author of "PRO SQL Azure" from Apress. For more information, visit

About Idera
Idera provides systems and application management software for Windows and Linux Servers, including solutions for SQL Server and SharePoint administration. Our award-winning products address real-world challenges including performance monitoring, backup and recovery, security, compliance, and administration. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Idera is a Microsoft Managed Partner and has over 10,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

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