Idera Updates Flagship Products and Adds Support for Microsoft Hyper-V

Idera, a provider of application and server management solutions, has updated its SQL Compliance Manager, SQL Diagnostic Manager and SQL Safe Backup products with features that improve ease of use, efficiency and performance to database administrators.

Idera has also added support for Microsoft Hyper-V in SQL Diagnostic Manager, Idera’s performance monitoring, alerting and diagnostics solution. The new Hyper-V support enables customers to monitor the performance of physical and virtual server environment across both VMware and Microsoft.

In addition, Idera has added advanced SQL Server 2014 support to each of these new releases.

The updates to SQL Compliance Manager and SQL Safe Backup as well as the introduction of Hyper-V support for SQL Diagnostic Manager are based on customer feedback and introduce a range of new features that help organizations eliminate downtime, increase productivity and lower costs.

New Features in SQL Diagnostic Manager

In addition to Hyper-V support, the enhancements to SQL Diagnostic Manager include advanced monitoring and alerting that allows users to define specific alert responses that are triggered after multiple user defined key metric thresholds have been breached; and a tech preview of the new SQL Diagnostic Manager console which provides non-DBAs with quick access to the overall health and status of the SQL Server environment from any browser.

New Features SQL Safe Backup

Enhancements to SQL Safe Backup enable recognition of which AlwaysOn Availability Group replica is defined as the preferred replica in SQL Server to apply that backup; support for SQL Server Express featuring backup, restore and log shipping polices for SQL Server Express Edition, and support for SQL Safe repository; and centralized multi-instance licensing enhances users ability to deploy SQL Safe in large enterprise environments.

SQL Compliance Manager

And finally new capabilities in SQL Compliance Manager allow users to schedule automated repository archives and more efficiently manage their systems; a Compliance Configuration Wizard providing step-by-step help for attaining SQL compliance; and SNMP alert notifications  when critical SQL Server events occur.

“Our customers drive value every day by managing database and application performance challenges. Our goal is to provide the tools, guidance and resources that make it as easy as possible for them to stay ahead of these issues and be more effective and proactive DBAs,” said Randy Jacops, CEO at Idera. “With more and more customers virtualizing database platforms, adding deep Hyper-V support to our already best-in-class VMware support was a big focus for this release.”

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