SonaSafe for SQL Server: Named 2006 Editors’ Choice Award Winner by SQL Server Magazine

SonaSafe for SQL Server was named a Gold winner in the Backup and Remote/Disaster Recovery category of the 2006 SQL Server Magazine Editors’ Choice Awards.

SQL Server Magazine helps professionals solve problems and gain functionality by reporting on relevant products’ quality and utility. To recognize superior products in the market, the editors and writers of SQL Server Magazine created the first annual Editors’ Choice Awards.

“The Editors’ Choice Awards allows editors and writers to give our perspective on the products we find exceptional,” said Karen Forster, Editorial and Strategy Director.

Editors and writers chose a platinum and gold winner in 17 categories based on the product’s strategic importance to the market, its competitive advantages, and the value to the customer.

“We’re excited to have the opportunity to connect readers with the third-party vendors who serve them and to acknowledge excellence,” said Forster.

Full details about the Editors’ Choice Awards and Tech Ed awards are available at or in the August issue of SQL Server Magazine.

Sonasoft provides an integrated backup/recovery and replication solution which is easy to use, automated and cost effective. The Sonasoft Standby Solution bridges the gap between a highly expensive Failover Clustering solution and time-consuming native SQL Server Backups. Sonasoft provides a high-availability solution, protecting data from hardware/software failures and human errors. This procedure completely automates log shipping practices and ensures data integrity, enabling the standby system to take over instantly in the event of primary system failure. The standby system can be located on-site or at a remote site for protection against natural and man-made disasters.

“Editor’s Choice Award is another proof of Sonasoft’s commitment towards providing exceptional products which is key to our customers as we have to meet their requirements in a highly dynamic and competitive marketplace, said Bilal Ahmed, CTO & VP of Engineering at Sonasoft. “We are delighted to receive the Editor’s Choice Award from a well respected magazine like SQL Server Magazine. We will continue to strive for excellence and will enhance the product to meet the backup/recovery and disaster recovery needs of SQL user community”, said Dr. Vas Srinivasan, Vice President of Marketing at Sonasoft.

About Sonasoft

Sonasoft Corp. automates the disk-to-disk backup and recovery process for Microsoft Exchange, SQL and Windows Servers with its groundbreaking SonaSafe® Point-Click Recovery® solutions. SonaSafe is the only product that provides an integrated backup/recovery and replication solution for Exchange and SQL servers. Designed to simplify and eliminate human error in the backup and recovery process, SonaSafe solutions also centralize the management of multiple servers and provide a cost-effective turnkey disaster recovery strategy for companies of all sizes. For more information, please visit

About Windows IT Media

Penton’s Windows IT Media, the largest independent Windows IT community in the world, includes flagship print publication Windows IT Pro. First published in 1995, Windows IT Pro is the editorial leader in its field and has a paid subscription base of 105,000. The magazine is published in 13 languages and has an international reach into 160 countries. Windows IT Pro UPDATE, the group’s flagship email newsletter, is the only e-newsletter to make

BtoB Magazine’s Media Power 50 list.

Windows IT Media also includes SQL Server Magazine and MSD2D. SQL Server Magazine has 30,000 paid subscribers, and three email newsletters sent to more than 130,000 opt-in subscribers. MSD2D is a rich online information resource for IT professionals, with a focus on the software developer community. MSD2D has a robust product mix that includes a vertical search engine, Web sites, partner directories, email newsletters, trade show programs and Web seminars.

The Windows IT Media network has 2.5 million unique visitors to its websites each month, and over one million (gross) subscribers who opt-in to one or more of our email newsletters. Windows IT Media is the world’s leading producer of custom roadshows, paid conferences and paid workshops for Windows and SQL Server IT professionals.

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