April 02, 2012 08:00 ET

SQL Server Expert Robert L. Davis Joins Idera as Chief SQL Server Evangelist

Davis to Help Guide Product Strategy, Continue to Support and Advocate for SQL Server Community

HOUSTON, TX--(Marketwire - Apr 2, 2012) - Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SQL Server management and administration solutions, today announced that Robert L. Davis, renowned SQL Server expert, a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server 2008, author and speaker, joins Idera as the Chief SQL Server Evangelist. Davis will help drive product strategy, provide expert insight to the product development team, participate in SQL Server community events, and share his technical knowledge through blogs, articles and training.

"Idera is well known for its roots and leadership in the SQL Server software management market," said Davis. "I'm eager to use my more than 12 years of hands-on SQL Server experience to not only continue to write and speak about issues affecting DBAs today, but to also work closely with the product development team to continue Idera's long-standing tradition of delivering essential products to DBAs."

"Robert brings a wealth of hands on practical knowledge in a wide variety of topics: high availability, disaster recovery, performance tuning, data architecture -- all hot issues for DBAs," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "We are thrilled to have such a recognized subject matter expert join our team."

Prior to joining Idera, Davis was the program manager for the SQL Server Master Certification program and is one of only 75 Microsoft Certified Masters in SQL Server 2008. He is also a well-known speaker and trainer and has written articles for SQL Server Pro magazine and co-authored the book, "Pro SQL Server 2008 Mirroring" (Apress). He can easily be reached through his blog ( or Twitter (@sqlsoldier).

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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