In booth #302 at SPTechCon 2011, Idera, a leading provider of Microsoft SharePoint management and administration solutions, today announced the availability of SharePoint backup™ 3.0, a powerful, full-farm backup and recovery product for Microsoft SharePoint environments. By combining powerful compression and fast file operations, Idera SharePoint backup creates highly compact backup sets in a fraction of the time taken by other backup products, making it the fastest backup solution available.

Idera SharePoint backup provides administrators with a complete set of tools to schedule and manage backups, monitor operations in real-time, and broadcast notifications — all through a centralized, easy- to-use management console. Key features in version 3.0 include:
• Fastest available backup times with Idera’s SQL safe™ compression and encryption technology now incorporated into SharePoint backup.
• Full-farm protection for SharePoint 2010 environments covers SharePoint content databases, farm configuration information, service applications, and search.
• Real-time status updates measure and display progress and data throughput for backup and restore operations.
• Roll-up “Today” page displays SharePoint full-farm protection coverage and identifies unprotected farm components in SharePoint 2010 environments.
• Enhanced fault-tolerance and load-balancing for full-farm and granular backup and recovery operations.
• Multiple backup locations are easily defined, managed and utilized.

“With SharePoint backup 3.0 we have revolutionized SharePoint backup and recovery operations by drastically reducing the time it takes and providing unprecedented views into the level of protection in a SharePoint farm,” said Rick Pleczko, President and CEO of Idera. “Administrators can now confidently say that their SharePoint data is safe and secure.”

In a related press release, Idera also announced SharePoint diagnostic manager™ 2.0 today. To learn more go to or visit Idera in booth #302 at SPTechCon.

Pricing and Availability
Idera’s SharePoint backup 3.0 is available now at $1995 per server.