Customers who evaluated native tools but chose Quest



Quest Microsoft Platform Management Customer Testimonial

How has Quest made you a hero?

I was able to print out our AD user list. Microsoft native tools (built in), does not allow such an ability. I was able to provide this to our auditors (external) for the first time.

Paul Vasquez, Assistant Vice President IT Services Department, The First of Long Island Corporation

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Customer Research

Top 5 reasons customers choose Quest over Microsoft native tools

Why did you choose Quest over other alternatives? In this case, Microsoft native tools.

Software was easier to install and use
38%
Better functionality or range of functionality
36%
Success with Quest / Dell solutions in the past
36%
Delivered better time / cost savings
27%
Excellent support
25%

Recovery Manager is the solution most often used when responding to an incident or disaster

If you have experienced an incident or disaster, what tools have you used to recover?

Recovery Manager for Active Directory and/or Forest Edition
79%
Native tools
37%
Scripts
26%
Have not experienced an incident or a disaster
15%

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

City Of Meridian, Mississippi saves time & money on Notes to Exchange Migration

Introduction

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

“Smooth migration from Notes to Exchange. It worked well and the support was excellent.”

Challenges

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

  • Previously used or evaluated:
    • Microsoft native tools
  • Needed to migrate from Notes to Exchange

Use Case

  • Uses the following Quest solution:
    • On Demand Migration for Email

Results

  • ROI within 3 months
  • Completed migration on targeted timeline
  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • The ease of use installing the software
    • Better time / cost savings
    • Excellent support
    • Better functionality or range of functionality
    • A recommendation by a partner or peer
  • 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
    • Received excellent support
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
  • Saved up to $25,000

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Retail Company – saved >20 hours/week with Migration Manager for AD

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise retail 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 helped us migrate a few hundred desktops from A domain to B domain without having to manually disjoin / rejoin the domain.”

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 feature and functionality of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

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

Results

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

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reason:
    • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
  • Benefited in the following way with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs

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

Case Study: Federal Government

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a July 2014 survey of Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We used the tool extensively for a specific investigation into corrupt practices within the organisation.”

“We’ve has instances where we’ve had to recover individual email messages for users that have deleted them.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Recovery Manager for Exchange for the following reasons:
    • Perform Exchange email recovery
    • Respond to email Discovery requests

Use Case

  • Used the following tools when they experienced a situation where they had to recover email:
    • Quest Recovery Manager for Exchange
  • Leverages Recovery Manager for Exchange in the following ways:
    • Exporting search results in a variety of formats
    • Searching for keywords or number patterns
  • Use the following versions of Microsoft Exchange:
    • Exchange Server 2007

Results

  • Paid back their investment in Recovery Manager for Exchange in 6-9 months.
  • Able to recover email or respond to an email Discovery or compliance request 51-74% faster than using native tools (or by other means).
  • Purchased Recovery Manager over the following competitive options:
    • Native Microsoft tools

Case Study: Miroglio S.P.A.

Introduction

This case study of Miroglio S.p.A. is based on a January 2015 survey of Quest Software Windows customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Quest Software offers an affordable and secure data migration.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges after implementing Quest Software solutions:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Provided coexistence for users during migration

Use Case

  • Migrated 1001-5000 mailboxes from IBM Notes to Microsoft Exchange and Office 365 using Quest solutions

Results

  • Before choosing Quest Software, the customer also evaluated Binary Tree and Microsoft native tools
  • Chose Quest Software because the solution ensured higher fidelity of migrated data with minimal or no data loss
  • Reduced total migrations costs by 41-60% by using Quest solutions compared to Binary Tree and Microsoft native tools

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Bank Asya saves more than $100,000 with ‘easy’ migration solution for Notes migration

Introduction

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

“Easy.”

Challenges

Previously used or evaluated:

  • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

Uses the following Quest solution:

  • Notes Migration

Results

Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:

  • Better time / cost savings
  • Completes tasks up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Received excellent support
  • Saved up to 9 hours per week
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
  • Saved more than $100,000 since using Quest solutions

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Pharmaceuticals Company – saved more than $100,000 and 20 hours/week

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise pharmaceuticals 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.

“Data and reports from Quest’s tools have helped us rapidly address SOX Audit questions in the past and are routinely used in the audit processes.”

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
    • Varonis

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
    • Recovery Manager
    • Migration Manager for AD
    • Active Role Server

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
    • The breadth of Quest solution offerings
    • A recommendation by a partner or peer
  • Completes tasks up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • 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
    • 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

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company – saves up to 19 hours /week with Quest Migration & Management

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.

“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 solutions before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • 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

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
    • Excellent support
    • Their professional services expertise
    • Better functionality or range of functionality
    • The breadth of Quest solution offerings
    • Prior success with Quest / Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Modernized legacy IT infrastructure
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
    • Reduced help desk burden
    • Received excellent support
  • Saved up to 19 hours per week using Quest.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Australian customer saves time and money with Recovery Manager

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a January 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.

“AD object restoration has made people very happy. All done with a fast response and result.”

Challenges

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

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solution:
    • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions:
    • Recovery Manager

Results

The surveyed organization 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 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following way with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
  • Saved up to 4 hours per week
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
  • Saved up to $25,000 since using Quest solutions

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company – completes tasks 10x faster, saved up to 20 hours/week and up to $75,000

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial 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.

“The last acquisition / merger went smoothly and with minimal user impact.”

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
    • BeyondTrust

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
    • QCS

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
    • Better functionality or range of functionality
    • 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
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Saved IT costs
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Investigating new technologies
  • Saved up to $75,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

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.

“We saved a lot of money moving over and it is an awesome tool.”

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
    • BeyondTrust
    • 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
    • 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:
    • The ease of use installing the software
    • Better time/cost savings
    • Excellent support
    • Their professional services expertise
    • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • 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:
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Saved IT costs
  • 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.)
  • Saved more than $100,000 since using Quest solutions

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

France Televisions – saves time and money with Quest Platform Management

Introduction

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

Quest tools keep their promises and respond to all our needs in an irreproachable way.

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 solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Change Auditor
    • Recovery Manager
    • GPOADmin
    • Active Administrator

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
    • Excellent support
    • Their professional services expertise
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Modernized legacy IT infrastructure
    • Received excellent support
  • Saved up to 9 hours per week using Quest
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
  • Saved up to $49,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company – MMEX / ODME “easy to use”

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 Microsoft Platform Management is easy to use.”

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
    • 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 Exchange / ODME

Results

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

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Prior success with Quest / Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms up to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following way with their Quest solution:
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
  • Saved up to 19 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

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

Fenwick & West

Introduction

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

“[Quest] automated the incoming / outgoing employee process 30% and self-service password portal.”

“I am using Quest Active Roles, Quick Connect, Change Auditor, Password Manager, MessageStats and happy with the products I am using. I was using these products in my previous organization and purchased after I joined here.”

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:
    • Change Auditor
    • MessageStats / UC Command Suite
    • Active Roles Server, Password Manager and Quick Connect

Results

Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reason:

  • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • Reduced help desk burden
  • Saved up to 9 hours per week using Quest solutions
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Investigating new technologies
  • Saved nearly $100,000 since using Quest solutions

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Instituto Costarricense De Acueductos Y Alcantaril – saving more than 20 hours/week

Introduction

This case study of Instituto Costarricense De Acueductos y Alcantaril is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We spend less time to get the infrastructure PKI, information, about availability, capacity, events.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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 organization uses:

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

Results

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

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Excellent support
    • Better functionality or range of functionality
  • 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:
    • Modernized legacy IT infrastructure
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest solutions
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
    • Investigating new technologies
    • Working less overtime and doing what they want
  • Saved up to $75,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Infonett Røros eliminates downtime migrating email

Introduction

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

“Eliminated downtime when migrating customer e-mail.”

“It’s easy and reasonably priced.”

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 feature and functionality of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solution to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • 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
    • Better functionality or range of functionality
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms more than 10x faster than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Saved IT costs
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
  • Saved up to 4 hours per week
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Facts & Figures GMGH saves more than $100,000 using Quest solutions

Introduction

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

“Time savings”

Challenges

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

  • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

Uses the following Quest solutions:

  • Migration Manager for AD
  • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME
  • Notes Migration
  • Active Administrator
  • MessageStats/UC Command Suite

Results

Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:

  • The breadth of Quest solution offerings
  • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Completed a zero-impact migration
  • Saved more than 20 hours per week using Quest solutions
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs
  • Saved more than $100,000 using Quest solutions
  • Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

    Global 500 Banking Company – saves more than $100,000 with Change Auditor & Recovery Manager

    Introduction

    This case study of a global 500 banking 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 Quest replacement solution is a fraction of the cost of our current on-premises solution.”

    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:
      • Change Auditor
      • Recovery Manager

    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 functionality or range of functionality
    • 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:
      • Saved IT costs
      • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
      • Received excellent support
    • Saved up to 4 hours per week using Quest solutions
    • Spends their extra time on the following:
      • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Saved more than $100,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

    Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

    Fox Electronics – completes tasks up to 10x faster with Recovery Manager & Active Administrator

    Introduction

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

    “[Quest] products work great out of the box.”

    “Instant access to virtually any data and reporting tools available on the spot.”

    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:
      • Recovery Manager
      • Active Administrator

    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
      • Prior success with Quest / Dell solutions
    • Completes tasks up to 10x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
    • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
      • Automated complex manual processes
      • Improved security / compliance
      • Saved IT costs
      • Received excellent support
    • Saved up to 19 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
    • Saved up to $25,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

    Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

    ADA AB – chose On Demand Migration for Email for ease of use; tasks now 10x faster

    Introduction

    This case study of ADA AB 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 organization 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

    Uses the following Quest solution to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:

    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME

    Results

    Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:

    • The ease of use installing the software
    • A recommendation by a partner or peer
    • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms more than 10x faster
    • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
      • Automated complex manual processes
      • Completed a zero-impact migration
    • Saved up to 9 hours per week
    • Spends their extra time on the following:
      • On the business needs

    Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

    Small Business Beverage Company

    Introduction

    This case study of a small business beverage 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 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 feature and functionality of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

    • Uses the following:
      • 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:
      • Their professional services expertise
      • A recommendation by a partner or peer
    • Completes tasks up to 4x faster with than their previous solution.
    • Benefited in the following ways:
      • Saved IT costs
      • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
    • Saved up to 19 hours per week using Quest solutions
    • Spends their extra time on the following:
      • Business needs

    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

    Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

    Australian customer H-E Parts International Crushing Solutions 10x faster and saves up to 4 hours/week with Quest migration

    Introduction

    This case study of H-E Parts International Crushing Solutions is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

    “The migration happened without any disruption and within the timeframe given to us.”

    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 feature and functionality of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

    • Uses the following Quest solution to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
      • 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
      • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
    • Completes tasks up to 10x faster than their previous solution.
    • Benefited in the following ways:
      • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
      • Reduced help desk burden
    • Saved up to 4 hours per week using Quest
    • Spends their extra time:
      • On the business needs

    Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

    State & Local Government – completes tasks more than 10x faster & saved more than $100,000

    Introduction

    This case study of a state & local government is based on a January 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.

    “[Quest has good] efficiency.”

    Challenges

    The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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
      • BeyondTrust

    Use Case

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

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

    Results

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

    • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
      • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
      • Excellent support
      • Their professional services expertise
      • The breadth of Quest solution offerings
      • 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
      • Improved security / compliance
      • Completed a zero-impact migration
      • Modernized legacy IT infrastructure
      • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
      • Saved IT costs
      • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
      • Reduced help desk burden
      • Received excellent support
    • 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
      • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
      • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
      • Investigating new technologies
      • Working less overtime and doing what they want
    • Saved more than $100,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

    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

    Global 500 Banking Company – saved more than $100,000 and 20 hours/week

    Introduction

    This case study of a Global 500 banking 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.

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

    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:
      • Change Auditor
      • Enterprise Reporter
      • 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:
      • Excellent support
      • Better functionality or range of functionality
      • 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
      • Improved security / compliance
      • Modernized legacy IT infrastructure
      • 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:
      • On the business needs
      • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)
      • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Saved more than $100,000 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.