June 13, 2013 08:50 ET

Idera SQL Toolbox Wins "Best of TechEd 2013" Award for Fourth Time

Idera's Powerful Collection of SQL Server Tools Wins Database Category

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwired - Jun 13, 2013) -   Idera, a leading provider of application and server management solutions, today announced that SQL Toolbox won the Best of TechEd 2013 award in the Database category for the fourth time since 2009. The Best of TechEd awards, co-sponsored by Microsoft and Windows IT Pro, recognize Microsoft partners offering innovative products and services for the industry. Microsoft announced the winners at TechEd North America 2013 conference in New Orleans, Louisiana.

"Our judging panel considered an impressive field of more than 250 submissions down to 33 finalists in 10 categories," said Jason Bovberg, senior editor for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Pro. "On the show floor, the team interviewed the finalists and evaluated the products to determine a final list of winners. As always, the three criteria for the judging process were strategic importance, competitive advantage, and value to customers. Our winners -- and finalists! -- represent some of the most innovative solutions on the market, from the big, established players to the new kids on the block."

Judges said, "Idera SQL Toolbox is a powerful collection of database management tools that perform database management, monitoring, diagnostics, and troubleshooting. This product won the category simply because it addresses the entire range of day-to-day issues faced by DBAs and database professionals."

"We are honored that SQL Toolbox wowed the Best of TechEd judges for the fourth time," said Josh Stephens, Vice President of Product Management at Idera. "SQL Toolbox bundles essential tools to lighten the load of DBAs and developers charged with the management and upkeep of SQL Server."

The full list of winners is published online at and

About Idera SQL Toolbox 
Idera SQL Toolbox is a bundle of must-have tools that help identify and resolve SQL Server problems before users complain. It consists of the following award-winning solutions from Idera: SQL Doctor, SQL Admin Toolset, SQL Comparison Toolset, SQL Safe Lite and SQL Virtual Database. To learn more or download a free trial, visit

About Idera
Idera provides industry-leading application and server management software for physical and virtual server platforms, including solutions for server backup, SQL Server administration and SharePoint administration. Idera's 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 11,000 customers worldwide. Contact Idera at +1-713-523-4433 or visit for free trials, free tools and more information.

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