AD Migration Case Studies



Case Study: State & Local Government Enjoyed “Seamless” AD Migration

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Easy to set up. Worked seamlessly.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 500-1000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 1 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools
    • Value of post migration management tools

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Avera Health – Immediate ROI on AD Migration

Introduction

This case study of Avera Health is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Lesson learned: “Always be ready for the unexpected. Even with Quest, there are scenarios in our AD migrations that have caught us off guard. Have a plan ready to deal with these and remember the handy Undo option.”

Recommend Quest for AD migration? “Yes, I would certainly recommend Quest for AD migration. The services that Quest provides gave us the tools to complete the AD migrations without our end users missing any data or affecting production. This was crucial for the project to be successful and Quest delivered!”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate
    • Manage merger / acquisition activity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solution prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Migrated <5,000 users.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
    • Freed up admin resources
    • Streamlined project management
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration immediately.
  • Performed an AD migration 2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company saves time, money, and gets things done faster with several Quest migration and management solutions

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • StealthBits
    • ManageEngine

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Change Auditor
    • Enterprise Reporter
    • Recovery Manager
    • Migration Manager for AD
    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME
    • Notes Migration
    • GPOADmin

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Better time / cost savings
    • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Prior success with Quest solutions
  • Completes tasks more than 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • Saved IT costs
    • Reduced help desk burden
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
  • Saved more than $100,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Fortune 500 Chemicals Company – completes tasks up to 4x faster; migrations a non-event during acquisitions / divestitures

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 chemicals company is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“AD migrations have been non-events. We’ve basically stayed out of the line of sight during acquisition and divestiture activities.”

Challenges

The business challenge that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solution before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Enterprise Reporter
    • Migration Manager for AD

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Better time / cost savings
    • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Excellent support
    • Their professional services expertise
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms up to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT

Case Study: Maine Medical Center Has The Prescription For A Successful AD Consolidation

Introduction

This case study of Maine Medical Center is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Can you find tools cheaper than Quest to do an AD migration? Sure – you’ll work more to make it run and it won’t expose the skeletons in the closet that need to be addressed. The Quest tools are the defacto migration tools because: They work, everytime.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Met project timeline
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 4 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Quest professional services
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had a significant impact on users.
  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
    • Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
    • Had prior experience with Quest Migration tools and they are defacto standard.
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Value of post migration management tools

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Small Business Computer Software Company – completes tasks up to 4x faster & saves up to 4 hours/week

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer software company is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The tools we use (limited to domain migration and ODME) do the job with a minimum of fuss and we have used it for multiple migration projects.”

“Any claims of heroism on my part would be somewhat exaggerated. :)”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Migration Manager for AD
    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • The ease of use installing the software
    • Better time/cost savings
    • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks up to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Saved IT costs
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
  • Saved up to 4 hours per week using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quest kept coexistence between different environments and reduced migration risk.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platform:
    • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Migration Manager for AD
    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME
    • Notes Migration

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Excellent support
    • Their professional services expertise
    • After an Internal technical vauation
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
    • Roll back operations
  • Saved up to 9 hours per week using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Investigating new technologies

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

AdvanceMed CSC experienced immediate ROI on AD Migration with Quest

Introduction

This case study of AdvanceMed – CSC is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Lesson learned: “There are a number of things available to customize to my environment.”

Experience with ADMT in past: “Horrible, its the reason I sought out a third party tool in the first place.”

Why recommend Quest for AD migration? “Because the tool is very powerful, it helps with a lot of tasks you would normally have to do by hand, all in one shot.”

Challenges

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reason:
    • Technological reasons

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrating over 500 users.

Results

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
    • Freed up admin resources
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration immediately.
  • Performed an AD migration right on the targeted timeline in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.

Case Study: Global 500 Computer Services Company Migrates with Quest Migration Manager

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 computer services company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“One of the few comprehensive tools out there still being supported to handle large scale AD migrations. A lot of automation available to free up time on planning matters.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 50 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Pro Shop Europe – now works less overtime

Introduction

This case study of ProShop Europe is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It just works.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Veeam

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Migration Manager for AD
    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • The ease of use installing the software
    • Excellent support
    • Their professional services expertise
    • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Received excellent support
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Working less overtime and doing what they want

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Quest MMAD Case Study: Staples Solutions

Introduction

This case study of Staples Solutions is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Greatest lesson learned: “It’s worth it to pay for dedicated tools!”

Why would you recommend Quest for AD migration? “Can give you the possibility to reduce the costs of the migration as well as improve end-user satisfaction.”

Challenges

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • To manage merger/acquisition activity

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrated <5,000 users

Results

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within 3 months
  • Performed an AD migration >2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

MMAD Case Study: Adient US

Introduction

This case study of Adient US is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Lesson Learned? “Know your data prior to starting the migration. Who are the users, which servers/workstations will migrate, and which applications will migrate. The cleaner your data the easier the migration will be.”

Why would you recommend Quest for AD migration? “Industry leader. Ease of use. Integration with compliance suite. Quality support model.”

Challenges

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate
    • Manage merger / acquisition activity

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
    • Home grown solutions
  • Migrated Over 10,000 users

Results

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
    • Streamlined project management
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within 6 months
  • Performed an AD migration 2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Quest MMAD Case Study: Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company in Canada

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Why would you recommend Quest for AD migration?
“Proven to address complex migrations.”

Challenges

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • To restructure/consolidate
    • To manage merger/acquisition activity

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Migrated 5,000-10,000 users

Results

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within a year
  • Performed an AD migration right on the targeted timeline in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Quest MMAD Case study: Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company in France

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Greatest lesson learned: “Test, test, test.”

Why would you recommend Quest for AD migration? “Console is easy to use and report with.”

Challenges

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrated 1,001-5,000 users

Results

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration immediately
  • Performed an AD migration 2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Ding – saves time and money with MMAD

Introduction

This case study of Ding is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It got us out of a very sticky situation due to forced emergency migration of some our infrastructure which we then quickly implemented Quest.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solution to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Migration Manager for AD

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • The ease of use installing the software
    • Better time/cost savings
    • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
  • Completes tasks 2x to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Saved IT costs
  • Saved 5 to 9 hours per week
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
  • Saved more than $100,000

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Wagner Spraytech – 10x faster and saving 20 hours/week with Recovery Manager and MMAD

Introduction

This case study of Wagner Spraytech is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Our Quest solution to Migrate/Manage/Secure our platforms delivered significant value to our organization.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solution before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Recovery Manager
    • Migration Manager for AD

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Better time/cost savings
    • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks more than 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Reduced help desk burden
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Avera Health – completes tasks up to 10x faster and saved up to 20 hours / week with MMAD, MMEX, ODME

Introduction

This case study of Avera Health is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I have used the Quest (Dell) Migration Manager software before with great success. I have shared these experiences before and will continue to in the future.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Varonis
    • ManageEngine

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Migration Manager for AD
    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Better time / cost savings
    • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Excellent support
    • Prior success with Quest / Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • Saved IT costs
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
    • Reduced help desk burden
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
  • Saved up to $49,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company Merges AD Environements

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Corporate merger
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 1 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Quest professional services

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
    • More robust than Microsoft toolset
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Support was excellent, services not so much

Case Study: Metals & Mining Company Recommends Quest’s AD & Exchange Migration Solutions

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise metals & mining company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quest’s Active Directory and Exchange tooling is second to none.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
    • Migrating from Novell Directory Services
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 25 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest Quest.
  • Chose Quest Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
    • Quest Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest Quest products
    • Custom migration update wrappers utilise components
  • Would recommend Quest Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Educational Institution Recommends Migration Manager for Active Directory

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“1. It works! 2. No need for messy post migration activities.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity
    • Met project timeline
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 500-1000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 1 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
    • Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
    • Of the quality of Professional Services
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Software Company Recommends Quest

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer software company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory is good.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 5001-10,000 users with Quest.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Quest professional services

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools
    • Value of post migration management tools

Case Study: Telecommunications Services Company Consolidates Three AD Forests

Introduction

This case study of a small business telecommunications services company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Met project timeline
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 5001-10,000 users with Quest Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 3 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Large Beverage Company Consolidates 6,000 Users With ZeroIMPACT

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise beverage company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The Quest migration toolset allowed us to quickly migrate over 6,000 users from multiple legacy AD structures into a new AD structure without affecting our business during our busy season.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 5001-10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 3 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
    • Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Fortune 500 Industrial Manufacturing Company Successfully Consolidates AD

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 industrial manufacturing company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Met project timeline
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 5001-10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 14 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
    • Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools
    • Value of post migration management tools

Case Study: Global 500 Electronics Company Very Satisfied With Their AD Consolidation

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 electronics company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The Active Directory migration was forced by corporate HQ group. Even though it took us several months to do the migration, we experienced very few problems.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Large Electronics Company Consolidates Active Directory With Quest

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise electronics company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 500-1000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Educational Institution Migrates Over 10,000 AD Users With Quest

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 6 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Quest professional services
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
    • Cost
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Value of post migration management tools

Case Study: Educational Institution Consolidates 3 Forests With ZeroIMPACT

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 3 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Quest professional services
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Consumer Products Company Recommends Migration Manager for Active Directory

Introduction

This case study of a small business consumer products company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 10 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Learn Direct Experienced an “Excellent” AD Consolidation with Quest

Introduction

This case study of LearnDirect is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Excellent.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity
    • Met project timeline

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
    • Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools
    • Value of post migration management tools

Case Study: Industrial Manufacturing Company Migrates Active Directory With Success

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Everything went according to plan. No surprises.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Domain migration because of underscore in old domain name
  • Migrated less than 500 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 1 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Expertise of professional services and support

Case Study: State Government consolidates AD to prepare for Office 365 transition

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Transition to Office 365

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Office 365
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products

Case Study: Industrial Manufacturing Company Successfully Consolidates Multiple AD Forests

Introduction

This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Satisfied in getting the Active Directory migration performed.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated less than 500 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: S&P 500 Health Care Company Ensures ZeroIMPACT During Their AD Consolidation

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 health care company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Very satisfied with Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had no impact on users.
  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Company Migrates Thousands of Users from Novell Directory Services to AD

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
    • Migrating from Novell Directory Services
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had a significant impact on users.
  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company Consolidates 16 AD Forests with Quest

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Improved IT efficiency

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 16 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Enterprise Insurance Company Extremely Satisfied With Their AD Consolidation

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise insurance company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 500-1000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Automation and scheduling options provided more flexibility for deployment
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Industrial Manufacturing Company Experienced “Flawless” Migration

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Migration Manager for Active Directory came highly recommended, was easy to install and use, and performed flawlessly.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity
    • Met project timeline
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Migrated to MS Office 365
  • Migrated 500-1000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Large Enterprise Retail Company Successfully Consolidates over 10,000 Users

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“While nothing is perfect, when issues do arise, we get the results and fix that we need.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Improved IT efficiency

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 9 Active Directory forest or domains.

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • Very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • They were currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Successful Consolidation By Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated 5001-10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Quest professional services
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
    • Of the availability of 24/7 global technical support

Case Study: Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company Migrates Over 13,000 AD Users

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise pharmaceuticals company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The Quest Software product simplified the migration and consolidation efforts. We successfuly migrated over 13,000 users.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Restructured/migrated AD
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 9 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had minimal impact with expected changes on users.
  • very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Pre-migration assessment and reporting tools for preparation and planning
    • Of the comprehensive AD resource updating
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
    • Quest easily scaled to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Of the availability of 24/7 global technical support
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Case Study: Calidris 28 AG Consolidates Multiple AD Forests Within Tight Timeline

Introduction

This case study of CALIDRIS 28 AG is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It was the right solution for our important project in a little timeframe with several partners which were working together. The AD was the foundation of which all other applications have to be built. Great tool.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Consolidated multiple AD forests
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Met project timeline

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
  • Migrated less than 500 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 2 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had no impact on users.
  • very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Quest was recommended by a partner or consultant
    • Of the availability of 24/7 global technical support
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Performance of the migration products
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Case Study: Professional Services Company Consolidated Four Domains with ZeroIMPACT

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a September 2014 survey of Active Directory customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Preserved critical user data with high fidelity

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
  • Migrated 1001-5000 users with Quest.
  • Migrated/consolidated 4 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • A Quest partner or consultant

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had no impact on users.
  • very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • The software was easy to install and use
    • Users experienced little or no impact during the migration
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal impact on the users and help desk

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Media & Entertainment Company in Spain uses Quest MMAD

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise media & entertainment company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quest will definitely be recommended by us for any AD migration for their quick configuration, their support, and the possibility to roll down.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reason:
    • Restructure / consolidate

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solution just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrated <500 users.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration immediately.
  • Performed an AD migration >2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company in Lebanon experienced ROI on MMAD in < 3 months

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise telecommunications services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate
    • Upgrade from legacy versions

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Migrated up to 5,000 users

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within 3 months.
  • Performed an AD migration right on the targeted timeline in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Electronics Company in Germany sees no better tool than MMAD on the market yet

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise electronics company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“No better tool on the market yet. The native GUI is straight forward to use”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrated Over 10,000 users

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company in Sweden previously used native tools

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It’s very simple to manage and keep the migration going with good results.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • To restructure / consolidate

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • ADMT
  • Migrated up to 5,000 users

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within 6 months

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Educational Institution in the US

Introduction

This case study of a educational institution is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Manage merger / acquisition activity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Migrated up to 500 users

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within a year.
  • Performed an AD migration right on the targeted timeline in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Banking Company in Austria finds MMAD delivers a simple and secure AD migration

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise banking company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Quest MMAD delivered a simple and secure AD migration.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Migrated <500 users.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Minimized risk and disruption.
  • Performed an AD migration right on the targeted timeline in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Environmental Services & Equipment Company in Sweden recommends MMAD

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise environmental services & equipment company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Good products that make life easy for a tech person.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Migrated up to 10,000 users.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within a year.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Global 500 Energy & Utilities Company in Spain

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 energy & utilities company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Easy, simple, and minimizes user’s impact.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Manage merger / acquisition activity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Migrated Over 10,000 users.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within a year.
  • Performed an AD migration right on the targeted timeline in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods.