June 19, 2008 08:00 ET

SQL Diagnostic Manager by Idera Named "Best of Tech·Ed 2008 IT Pro Awards Winner" by Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazines

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - June 19, 2008) - Idera, a leading provider of systems management tools for Windows, today announced that its SQL diagnostic manager ™ product was named as a Winner of the "Best of Tech·Ed 2008 IT Pro Awards" in Database Management by Penton Media's Windows IT Pro® and SQL Server Magazines®.

The Best of Tech·Ed 2008 Awards recognize companies who offer innovative products for the industry. The judges reviewed more than 223 products and services submitted for the contest and chose 29 finalists to be interviewed at the Tech·Ed 2008 IT Pro Conference in Orlando, Fla. Winners were announced on June 12 at an evening reception and are also posted on

"Choosing from such a wide variety of outstanding entries is a challenge every year, and the quality of this year's entries was particularly high," said Karen Forster, group editorial and strategy director for Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine. "The winners clearly reflect our judging criteria: innovation, strategic importance to the market, competitive advantage and exceptional value to customers."

"We are elated to win an award from such a highly regarded publication at one of the biggest shows of the year," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "SQL diagnostic manager has become a 'must-have' product for DBAs monitoring and managing any SQL Server environment."

About SQL diagnostic manager

The award-winning SQL diagnostic manager is a powerful performance monitoring and diagnostics solution that proactively alerts administrators to health, performance or availability problems within their SQL Server environment, all from a central console. SQL diagnostic manager minimizes costly server downtime by providing agent-less, real-time monitoring and customizable alerts for fast diagnosis and remediation of SQL Server performance and availability problems. SQL diagnostic manager also pinpoints common performance issues such as worst-performing code, and provides extensive historical metrics for in-depth trend analysis.

About Idera

Idera delivers a new generation of tools for proactively managing, administering, and securing the world's fastest growing database management system -- Microsoft SQL Server. Battle-proven and engineered for distributed enterprises, Idera's solutions help companies ensure database 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. SQL diagnostic manager 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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    PR for Idera
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