Blackbird expands its award-winning product portfolio into the cloud and adds real-time auditing of Microsoft Exchange and SQL Server

Jun 11, 2012, 08:12 ET from Blackbird Group, Inc

ORLANDO, Fla., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012, the Blackbird Group announced two new free community products that extend its reach into the cloud: Blackbird Auditor for Office 365 and Blackbird Auditor for Google Apps. They will be available soon for download and provide a central audit database for reporting and alerting on all configuration changes and user activity within these cloud-based applications.

Furthermore, Blackbird announced exciting new additions to its Blackbird Management Suite. The new modules greatly expand the reach of the company's award-winning software, extending its Windows auditing, compliance, automation, and reporting capabilities to new platforms and applications.

Blackbird Auditor for Exchange provides a central audit database for reporting and alerting against all Exchange activity, including administrators, users and non-owner mailbox access.

Blackbird Auditor for SQL provides a central audit database for reporting and alerting against all SQL Server activity, including administrators and users. This module includes support for Microsoft's recently released SQL Server 2012.

Privilege Explorer for Active Directory provides complete current and historical entitlement reporting across the Active Directory Identity Store with the same unmatched scalability delivered by all Blackbird modules.

"Our new product offerings expand our capabilities in significant new directions," said Christian Ehrenthal, Blackbird's CEO. "We can now address key cloud applications as well as more Windows infrastructure platforms with one offering. This ensures that our customers can use one integrated suite to automate and streamline their auditing, compliance and security tasks."

The Blackbird Group is an exhibitor at Microsoft TechEd North America 2012 in Orlando, Florida. You can visit them from June 11-14 at Booth 2035. You can also see them at Microsoft TechEd Europe 2012, in Amsterdam from June 26-29.

About the Blackbird Group

A leader in automation and compliance management, the Blackbird Group provides insight for enhanced governance and cost efficiencies across the Microsoft Windows infrastructure. Blackbird's innovative solutions help organizations make the most of their Windows infrastructure investments through automation and simplified audit, recovery, event management and reporting. The Blackbird Group is a privately held company with more than 15 million seats under management. Its headquarters are located in Manhattan, New York. For more information, please visit

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