October 22, 2008 08:00 ET

Idera Supports Windows PowerShell Users as Gold Sponsor of

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - October 22, 2008) - As a provider of PowerShell tools, Idera shares the vision of promoting the use of Microsoft Windows PowerShell and is now sponsoring, a leading online community committed to developing awareness and education for PowerShell.

"Since PowerShell first came on the scene in 2006, has become a go-to site for users wanting to take advantage of all that PowerShell has to offer their organization," said Marco Shaw, acting director of "Idera's sponsorship helps ensure that will continue to serve as a central site for PowerShell users to stay informed.", a free, independent, and open community, is an online space for members to discuss PowerShell topics, and for the sharing of PowerShell knowledge and information. The website offers users a script vault, community blogs and podcasts featuring tips and tricks from many of the top PowerShell experts. Local PowerShell user groups also advertise on the site to arrange meetings and encourage local networking.

"Windows PowerShell is a key strategic technology that is playing an increasingly important role in helping companies automate their management tasks," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows. "We are always looking for ways to help our customers gain more from their IT investments. By providing PowerShellPlus Professional Edition, our powerful interactive scripting environment, and sponsoring we aim to increase the productivity and better educate and inform PowerShell users by providing an essential productivity tool and supporting an important content resource."

About Idera

Idera delivers a new generation of tools for proactively managing, administering, and securing the Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure, including PowerShellPlus Professional Edition, the new Interactive Scripting Environment for PowerShell Users. 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. PowerShellPlus Professional Edition 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.

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