October 2, 2008

Idera’s SQL Mobile Manager Nominated in Smartphone &Amp; PocketPC Magazine 8th Annual Best Software Awards 2008

Idera, a leading provider of management and administration solutions for Microsoft Windows, today announced that its SQL mobile manager(TM) solution is nominated in the PocketPC Database Category of the Smartphone & PocketPC Magazine 8th Annual Best Software Awards 2008.

The awards are designed to help users select the best Windows Mobile software, while also honoring companies that produce outstanding software. The board of expert judges will test the nominated products and vote on the winners, which will be announced this month on the Smartphone & PocketPC Magazine website and in the November issue of the magazine. To see the complete list of nominees visit http://www.pocketpcmag.com/awards/category_all_2008.asp

"Our mission is to help database administrators manage their database world by providing them with best in class tools for performance and availability monitoring," said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. "These awards prove that increasingly more can be done away from home or the office via a mobile device. SQL mobile manager extends the reach of the SQL Server database administrator so they can be confident 24 hours a day that their database servers are performing well or quickly diagnose and fix any problems being encountered."

Idera's SQL mobile manager is a mobile administration tool for Microsoft SQL Server. Easy to install and use, it enables database administrators to securely manage their SQL Server environments from a remote location using a Windows Mobile or a BlackBerry device. SQL mobile manager reduces downtime, reduces support costs and provides peace of mind for database administrators by allowing instant access to information about their SQL Server environments anytime, anywhere.

About Idera

Idera delivers a new generation of tools for proactively managing, administering, and securing the Microsoft Windows Server infrastructure. 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 www.idera.com.

Idera is a division of BBS Technologies, Inc. SQL mobile 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.

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