July 18, 2012 08:00 ET

MEDIA ALERT: SharePoint Expert Sean P. McDonough to Speak at SPTechCon Boston 2012

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) -

Sean P. McDonough, SharePoint expert, author and Chief SharePoint Evangelist at Idera.

SPTechCon: The SharePoint Technology Conference on July 22-25, 2012

The Westin Copley Place Hotel
10 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA, USA 02116


Sean P. McDonough, recognized expert on SharePoint disaster recovery (DR) and SharePoint performance management, will be a featured speaker SPTechCon Boston 2012.

  • Sunday, July 22, 2012 from 5:15p.m. to 7:00p.m. Sean will moderate a Backup and Restore discussion at the "Meet up with SharePoint Experts" event.

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2012 from 2:00p.m. to 3:15p.m.  Sean will host the session: "The Essentials of SharePoint Disaster Recovery."

    During this session Sean will help answer common questions that arise when the topic of SharePoint disaster comes up such as:

    "Are my nightly SQL Server backups good enough?"

    "Do I need an off-site disaster recovery facility?"

    "How do I even start the process of disaster recovery planning?"

    In this business and process-centric session, Sean will take a look at the topic of SharePoint disaster recovery from multiple perspectives: business continuity planner, technical architect, platform owner, and others. Critical concepts and terms will be explained and defined, and an effective process for analyzing and formulating a disaster recovery plan will be discussed. He will also highlight some common mistakes that take place when working to build a disaster recovery strategy and how they can be avoided. By the end of this session, attendees will be armed with the knowledge needed to plan or review a disaster recovery strategy for their SharePoint environment.

About Sean P. McDonough
As a consultant, McDonough has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies to architect, implement, troubleshoot, tune, and customize their SharePoint environments. Sean is an MCPD, an MCTS, and the co-author of both the "SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Guide" and the "SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery Guide." He can easily be reached through his blog or via Twitter: @spmcdonough. Today Sean exercises his expertise as a Chief SharePoint Evangelist at Idera.

About Idera
Idera provides industry leading application and server management software for Windows and Linux Servers, including solutions for SQL Server 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 10,000 customers worldwide. To learn more, please contact Idera at +1-713.523.4433 or visit

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Contact Information

  • Press and Analyst contact:
    Tiffany Gray
    Idera Corporate Communications Manager
    +1 713-285-5346
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