Editors from Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine announced the winners of the Best of TechEd 2009 Awards at Tech Ed 2009 in Los Angeles earlier this evening.

The winners were selected by a judging panel of editors from Windows IT Pro and SQL Server Magazine, and were evaluated based on each finalist's strategic importance, competitive advantage, and value to customers.

2009 Best of TechEd Award Winners

Business Intelligence
Winner: DevExpress Analytics

Database Administration
Winner: xkoto GRIDSCALE for SQL Server

Database Development
Winner: Quest TOAD for SQL Server

Developer Tools
Winner: AVIcode Intercept Studio

Hardware, Networking, and Storage
Winner: HP StorageWorks Enterprise Virtual Array

Messaging
Winner: Sherpa Mail Attender for Exchange

Productivity and Collaboration
Winner: Axceler ControlPoint

Security
Winner: SpecOps Password Reset

Software Components & Middleware
Winner: JNBridgePro

System Management and Operations
Winner: DoubleTake Move

Virtualization
Winner: VMware Virtual Infrastructure 3.5

Attendees' Pick
Winner: DevExpress Analytics

Best Microsoft Product
Winner: Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Breakthrough Product
Winner: Data Robotics DroboPro

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