Multiple Quest Database Management Solutions Win DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards

Named Top Winner in Database Development, Data Replication and Database Performance categories


ALISO VIEJO, CALIF.  – September 20, 2018 – Quest Software, a global systems management, data protection and security software provider, today announced that three database management solutions from its Information Management (IM) business were named top winners in the 2018 Database Trends and Applications (DBTA) Magazine’s Readers’ Choice Awards. Two additional database management solutions were also named finalists in additional categories.

The DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards recognize vendors in 28 categories that are working to improve solutions and services available to solve today’s tough data challenges. Well-established products as well as new and cutting-edge technologies were nominated and selected as winners by DBTA readers and end users.

Five Quest Information Management business solutions earned Readers’ Choice recognition including:

  • Quest Toad Development Suite, Toad for Oracle Developer Edition – Winners’ Circle for Best Database Development Solution
  • Quest SharePlex – Winners’ Circle for Best Data Replication Solution
  • Quest Foglight for Databases – Winners’ Circle for Best Database Performance Solution
  • Quest Litespeed for SQL Server – Finalist for the Best Database Backup Solution
  • Quest Toad DBA Suite – Finalist for the Best DBA Solution

“We’re committed to delivering solutions to market that enable IT, database administrators and DevOps teams to not only better manage and protect but also ensure optimal performance of mission-critical workloads across all database environments -- heterogeneous, on-premises, hybrid, and in the cloud,” said Kathleen Owens, President and General Manager, Quest Information Management business. “Earning several DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards, and thereby being recognized by our own customers, is a true testament to the value our solutions bring in addressing today’s database management challenges.”

Recognition in the 2018 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards follows several category wins in the 2017 awards program. In 2017, Quest earned DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards for Best Database Development Solution (Quest Toad Development Suite), Best Data Quality Solution (Quest Toad Data Point), and Best Change Data Capture Solution (Quest SharePlex).

To learn more about Quest’s database management solutions, go here.

Details about the 2018 DBTA Readers’ Choice Awards are available here.   

About Quest Database Management

Quest Database Management provides database administrators, developers and IT teams with the world-class database management, replication and performance monitoring tools they need to maximize their database investments. Quest provides easy-to-use products that help organizations boost performance while reducing the costs of database development, management, monitoring, migration and replication, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Quest supports industry-leading database platforms, including Oracle, SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, EDB Postgres, MongoDB, MariaDB, Hadoop, DB2, SAP solutions, Cassandra and more. For more information, visit:

About Quest

Quest provides software solutions for the rapidly-changing world of enterprise IT. The company helps simplify the challenges caused by data explosion, cloud expansion, hybrid datacenters, security threats and regulatory requirements. Quest is a global provider to 130,000 companies across 100 countries, including 95% of the Fortune 500 and 90% of the Global 1000. Since 1987, the company has built a portfolio of solutions which now includes database management, data protection, identity and access management, Microsoft platform management and unified endpoint management. With Quest, organizations spend less time on IT administration and more time on business innovation. For more information, visit


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