Case Studies



Scope of Active Directory projects using Quest Software ZeroIMPACT Solutions

What was the scope of your Active Directory migration?

Restructuring/consolidating
84%
Upgrading from legacy versions
30%
Migrating from Novell Directory Services
7%

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

Size of Active Directory projects using Quest Software ZeroIMPACT Solutions

How many users were migrated with QuestQuest?

Over 10,000: 20%
5001-10,000: 13%
1001-5000: 27%
500-1000: 21%
Less than 500: 20%

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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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

Case Study: Accident Fund Insurance Company Of America Ensures ZeroIMPACT with Quest

Introduction

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

“The Quest software was easy to install, easy to license, and very affordable all while addressing our requirements. There really wasn’t a need to look at other tools. While Microsoft offers some free tools, they fall short in meeting our requirements and while free, would have ended up costing us more time and effort with less desirable results.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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: 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: 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

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

PF Concept completes their project 3 months ahead of schedule with Migration Manager

Introduction

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

“Should I run another such project, I would certainly use Quest tooling and would recommend it to anyone yet to migrate/consolidate AD and/or Exchange. Migration Manager helped us complete our project three months ahead of schedule with minimal business disruption.”

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 500-1000 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.
  • 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
    • 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
    • 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: Federal Government Agency Consolidates 10 AD Forests with ZeroIMPACT

Introduction

This case study of a federal 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.

“Quick migration with in-depth status monitoring.”

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 10 Active Directory forest or domains.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had no 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:
    • 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

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

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: 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