Awards and reviews

From experts and analysts to end users, the IT industry is abuzz over our latest Database Management solutions. Why do our products keep popping up in the top publications? What’s our secret to sweeping the biggest awards? We listen to our users and incorporate their feedback to build the most powerful toolsets available. But don’t take our word for it. Check out the long list of awards and what the press is saying about us.


DBTA Readers' Choice Awards, 2017 Winners

DBTA Readers' Choice Awards, 2017 Winners
Each year, DBTA allows subscribers to vote for the DBTA Readers' Choice Awards, and our Database Management solutions took home top honors.

Best Database Dev Solution:
Toad® Development Suite
Voters were impressed with how simple Toad makes it to improve collaboration, produce high-quality code and automate tasks. 

Best Data Quality Solution:
Toad Data Point
Simplicity. Automation. Streamlined workflows. No wonder DBTA readers chose Toad Data Point as the 2017 Best Data Quality Solution.

Best Change Data Capture Solution:
Change Data Capture (CDC) functionality identifies and tracks changes to source data anywhere in the database, and then applies those changes to target data in the rest of the database.

DBTA Readers' Choice Awards 2017 Finalists:

Best Business Intelligence Solution (Overall):
Toad Data Point
When it comes to self-service BI, Toad Data Point delivers a safe, simple solution users love. 

Best Database Administration Solution:
Toad DBA Suite
Packed with powerful functionality that saves DBAs hours, Toad DBA Suite was a favorite among many DBTA readers.

Best Database Performance Solution:
Foglight impressed users with its enterprise view of database health and automated performance analysis.

Best Database Backup Solution:
LiteSpeed® for SQL Server
Want high-speed SQL Server backup, compression and restore? So did DBTA’s readers – and LiteSpeed delivered! 

Best Data Modeling Solution:
Toad Data Modeler
Users love our easy-to-use, cross-platform database modeling software, naming it a finalist for 2017.

Best Data Replication Solution:
SharePlex ranked highly for how easily it enabled users to achieve high availability, scalability and data integration.

Achievement in Customer Excellence Awards
Confirmit Achievement in Customer Excellence Awards 2017 Winner

The Confirmit ACE (Achievement in Customer Excellence) Awards program was established in 2005 to recognize outstanding achievement in customer experience. Quest Software was among the businesses honored in 2017 for rigorous application of Voice of the Customer Best Practices and Outstanding Performance.

Impartner Accelerator Award 2017 Winner
Impartner Accelerator Award 2017 Winner

Quest Software joined Xerox, Ingersoll Rand and other top brands honored by Impartner for excellence in partner relationship management at IMPARTNERCON’17.

Newsworthy solutions

Quest Software Expands Database Reach
Quest Software Expands Database Reach

There’s more diversity to databases than ever. Quest meets the multi-cloud challenge with a new capability to replicate data between Oracle databases running on premises and in Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. And to support the growing trend to open source DBMS, Quest has expanded its Toad database management toolset to support EnterpriseDB Postgres.

Foglight for MySQL has been named a NetworkWorld New Product of the Week!

The new release enables quick discovery and reaction to issues impacting business-critical applications.

Quest Sharpens Tools for Hybrid SQL Server Environments
Quest Sharpens Tools for Hybrid SQL Server Environments

Quest sets its sights on the SQL Server community with multiple, new product enhancements, making it easier for DBAs to manage today’s increasingly complex environments.

Quest Boosts Support for Heterogeneous Database Environments

Quest’s new version of its SharePlex replication and real-time data integration solution adds enhanced support for heterogeneous database environments, expanding platform coverage on both source and target sides.

Quest Software Releases New Platform to Tackle MySQL Open Source Environments

Using the new Toad Edge toolset can minimize your MySQL learning curve and mitigate the risks around building applications on an open source database platform.

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Quest Software releases new version of data integration solution SharePlex

With the release of version 9 of the SharePlex real-time data integration solution, Quest is giving teams new capabilities to manage their heterogeneous database ecosystems.

Toad in the (open source data toolset) hole
Toad in the (open source data toolset) hole

The new Toad Edge toolset has features that make developing, managing and maintaining open source database environments faster and easier.

Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL
Quest launches Toad Edge toolset for MySQL

Schema compare, advanced JSON editing, and integration with DevOps—see how the new Toad Edge can make open source easier.

Quest Launches Toad Edge Toolset for MySQL
Quest Launches Toad Edge Toolset for MySQL

Toad Edge supports popular DevOps tools, reducing time between database and application development and deployment.

Thought leadership

Adrianne Ward
How to Hire a Top Notch Database Administrator (DBA) By Greg Davoll

As companies become more data driven, the demand for top-notch DBAs is increasing. There are four ‘must-have’ qualities in a rock-star DBA.

The Future of Database Performance Monitoring: To the Cloud and Beyond
The Future of Database Performance Monitoring: To the Cloud and Beyond By Patrick O’Keeffe

In the “age of instant,” DBAs must ensure that their databases running in the cloud are always on and performing at peak.