Quest Case Studies for Healthcare



Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Healthcare Company choses Metalogix Content Matrix over ShareGate and AvePoint

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise healthcare company is based on a February 2020 survey of Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It seems to work fine for our purposes and supports migrating from SP 2013 to SP 2019.”

Challenges

  • Factors driving their SharePoint migration:
    • Upgrading to a new version of SharePoint
  • Greatest challenge related to their SharePoint migration:
    • Determining which content should be migrated
  • Vendors evaluated/considered prior to choosing their Metalogix migration solution:
    • ShareGate
    • AvePoint

Use Case

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Uses SharePoint On-Prem Only in their environment.
  • Migrated the following platforms:
    • SharePoint on prem
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • A newer on-prem SharePoint environment
  • Size of the migrated collaboration environment was less than 1 TB.

Results

  • Challenges solved with their Metalogix solution:
    • Moved content while keeping users productive
    • Migrated large amounts of content quickly
    • Provided the best value for the migration

Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions Case Study

Royal College Of Physicians choses Metalogix Content Matrix over ShareGate and AvePoint for moving to SharePoint Online

Introduction

This case study of Royal College of Physicians is based on a February 2020 survey of Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“I’ve been using this product for a long time and it answers all our migration requirements, having also evaluated competitor products in the past.”

Challenges

  • Factors driving their SharePoint migration:
    • Moving to O365
    • Upgrading to a new version of SharePoint
  • Greatest challenge related to their SharePoint migration:
    • The need to migrate a wide variety of complex customizations and Nintex workflows
  • Vendors evaluated/considered prior to choosing their Metalogix migration solution:
    • ShareGate
    • AvePoint

Use Case

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Uses Hybrid (SharePoint on-prem and SharePoint Online) in their environment.
  • Migrated the following platforms:
    • SharePoint on prem
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • A newer on-prem SharePoint environment
    • SharePoint Online
  • Size of the migrated collaboration environment was up to 10TB.

Results

  • Challenges solved with their Metalogix solution:
    • Consolidated content from multiple platforms
    • Migrated large amounts of content quickly
    • Allowed them to migrate what other solutions couldn’t

Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Healthcare Company rates Metalogix Content Matrix 9 out of 10 and chooses over Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise healthcare company is based on a February 2020 survey of Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Metalogix Content Matrix rating: 9 out of 10

Challenges

  • Factors driving their SharePoint migration:
    • Upgrading to a new version of SharePoint
  • Greatest challenges related to their SharePoint migration:
    • Determining the organizational structure within the new environment
  • Vendors evaluated/considered prior to choosing their Metalogix migration solution:
    • Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool

Use Case

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Uses Sharepoint 2019 on Prem in their environment.
  • Migrated the following platforms:
    • SharePoint on prem
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • A newer on-prem SharePoint environment
  • Size of the migrated collaboration environment(s) was less than 1 TB.

Results

  • Challenges solved with their Metalogix solution(s):
    • Moved content while keeping users productive
    • Migrated large amounts of content quickly
    • Provided the best value for the migration
    • Allowed them to migrate what other solutions couldn’t

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Hackensack Meridian Health rates Quest migration & management solutions a 9 out of 10

Introduction

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

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:
    • 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:
    • 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
    • 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:
    • Automated complex manual processes
    • Saved IT costs
    • Reduced help desk burden
    • Received excellent support
  • Spends their extra time on the following:
    • On the business needs

Quest Metalogix Migration Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company uses Metalogix Content Matrix for one-hop migration from SharePoint 2010 to 2016

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on an April 2019 survey of Quest Metalogix Migration customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Most beneficial feature: “We could migrate from 2010 to 2016 without a 2013 environment.”

Lesson learned: “Plan plan plan.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led them to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Metalogix Migration:

  • Evaluated the following solutions before choosing Metalogix:
    • AvePoint
    • Microsoft Native Tools
  • Metalogix solutions helped solve challenges with:
    • Consolidating content from multiple platforms
    • Migrating large amounts of content quickly
    • Allowing them to migrate what other solutions couldn’t

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Metalogix Migration that them uses:

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Migrated from the following environments:
    • SharePoint
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • SharePoint Server
  • Reports that their migrated collaboration environments were between 1TB and 3TB.

Results

They achieved the following results with Quest Metalogix Migration:

  • Metalogix helped them successfully migrate their complex collaboration environment(s).
  • Their content migration was more than 2x faster versus their expected timeline.

Quest Metalogix Case Study

Health Dialog Services Corporation recommends Content Matrix

Introduction

This case study of Health Dialog Services Corporation is based on an April 2019 survey of Quest Metalogix customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges that led Health Dialog Services Corporation to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Metalogix:

  • Metalogix solutions helped solve challenges with:
    • Moving content while keeping users productive
    • Migrating large amounts of content quickly

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Metalogix that they use:

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Migrated from the following environments:
    • SharePoint
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • SharePoint Server
  • Reports that their migrated collaboration environments were less than 1TB.

Results

Health Dialog Services Corporation achieved the following results with Quest Metalogix:

  • Metalogix helped them successfully migrate their complex collaboration environment.
  • Their content migration was right on the targeted timeline.

Quest Metalogix Case Study

Large Enterprise Health Care Company migrated SharePoint right on targeted timeline with Metalogix Content Matrix

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a March 2019 survey of Quest Metalogix customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“This was very beneficial for letting us consolidate our web apps and rearchitect our environment in a way that better served our business needs, and allowed us to migrate directly from SharePoint 2010 to 2016.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led them to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Metalogix:

  • Evaluated the following solutions before choosing Metalogix:
    • AvePoint
  • Metalogix solutions helped solve challenges with:
    • Consolidating content from multiple platforms
    • Migrating large amounts of content quickly

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Metalogix that they use:

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Migrated from the following environments:
    • SharePoint
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • SharePoint Server
  • Reports that their migrated collaboration environments were between 1TB and 3TB.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Metalogix:

  • Metalogix helped them successfully migrate their complex collaboration environment(s).
  • Their content migration was right on the targeted timeline versus their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Metalogix Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company migrates SharePoint 2x faster than expected with Metalogix Content Matrix

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a March 2019 survey of Quest Metalogix customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Most beneficial:
“I have managed to migrate lists and team sites to a new 2016 server from an existing 2010 UAT server. Quite impressive.”

Lesson Learned:
“Ensure your endpoint is functioning properly.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Metalogix:

  • Evaluated the following solutions before choosing Metalogix:
    • Microsoft Native Tools
  • Metalogix solutions helped solve challenges with:
    • Migrating large amounts of content quickly

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Metalogix that the surveyed company uses:

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Migrated from the following environments:
    • SharePoint
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • SharePoint Server
  • Reports that their migrated collaboration environments were between 1TB and 3TB.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Metalogix:

  • Reports that their content migration was more than 2x faster versus their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Healthcare: Eskenazi Health estimates it would cost upwards of $1M/hour if a strategic migration were to fail

Introduction

This case study of Eskenazi Health is based on an August 2018 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

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

  • Drivers for needing a Microsoft platform migration:
    • New Microsoft releases
    • Merger & acquisition activity
    • Migrating from legacy non-Microsoft
  • Estimates that it would cost their organization up to $1,000,000/hour if a strategic migration project were to fail.
  • Dreads the following migration challenges:
    • High costs / unexpected costs
    • Missing targeted timeline
  • Cause of most migration failures:
    • Lack of planning
    • Tight timelines
    • Security challenges

Use Case

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

  • Performs the following types of migrations most often:
    • Active Directory restructures / improvements
    • Moving to Office 365
    • Email
  • Number of migrations done recently:
    • Last year: 1 – 5
    • In 2016: 6 – 10

Results

Shares that they:

  • Have started a migration project with native tools and realized it wasn’t sufficient.
  • Disagree that Microsoft native tools are sufficient for successfully executing on their typical migrations (Active Directory/O365/email).

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Healthcare: Work Health Group – M&A driving Office 365 migrations and AD restructures

Introduction

This case study of Work Health Group is based on an August 2018 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Worked well for our purposes.”

Challenges

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

  • Drivers for needing a Microsoft platform migration:
    • Merger & acquisition activity
  • Dreads the following migration challenges:
    • High costs / unexpected costs
    • Missing targeted timeline
  • Cause of most migration failures:
    • Lack of migration experience
    • Lack of coexistence
    • Tight timelines

Use Case

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

  • Performs the following types of migrations most often:
    • Active Directory restructures / improvements
    • Office 365 tenant to tenant
    • Moving to Office 365
  • Number of migrations done recently:
    • Last year: 1 – 5

Results

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

  • Disagrees that Microsoft native tools are sufficient for successfully executing on their typical migrations (Active Directory/O365/email).

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Healthcare Optim Orthopedics, LLC recommends Quest for O365 migrations

Introduction

This case study of Optim Orthopedics, LLC is based on an August 2018 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Recommends Quest based on “ease of use, cost, and effectiveness.”

Challenges

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

  • Drivers for needing a Microsoft platform migration:
    • Moving to the cloud
  • Estimates that it would cost their organization up to $50,000 if a strategic migration project were to fail.
  • Dreads the following migration challenges:
    • Unplanned downtime/disruption to the business
    • Data loss
  • Cause of most migration failures:
    • Lack of planning
    • Tight timelines

Use Case

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

  • Performs the following types of migrations most often:
    • Moving to Office 365
  • Number of migrations done recently:
    • Last year: 1 – 5
    • In 2016: 1 – 5
  • Has executed on 11 – 20 migrations during their career.

Results

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

  • Agrees that they have started a migration project with native tools and realized it wasn’t sufficient.
  • Disagrees that Microsoft native tools are sufficient for successfully executing on their typical migrations (Active Directory/O365/email).

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise healthcare 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
    • Veeam
    • 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:
    • Recovery Manager

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
    • The breadth of Quest solution offerings
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms 2x to 4x 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 1 to 4 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
  • Saved up to $24,999 since using Quest solutions to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large 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.

“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:
    • StealthBits
    • Netwrix

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
    • Active Administrator
    • Active Roles

Results

The surveyed company 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
    • Better functionality or range of functionality
    • Prior success with Quest/Dell solutions
  • Completes tasks related to Migrating/Managing/Securing their platforms 2x to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Received excellent support
  • Saved 1 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
    • Investigating new technologies

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Large Enterprise Health Care Company is saving upwards of 20 hours/week

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise healthcare 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

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
    • Prior success with Quest 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:
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Reduced help desk burden
  • Saved up to 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

Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large 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.

“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

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
    • 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 2x to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Improved security / compliance
    • Delegated more time for more strategic initiatives
    • Received excellent support
  • Saved 1 to 4 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

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Switzerland Medium Enterprise Healthcare: Ginsana Sa saves more than 20 hours/week

Introduction

This case study of Ginsana SA 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 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:
    • 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:
    • 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
  • 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
    • Investigating new technologies

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

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.

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

Medium Enterprise Health Care Company – completing tasks up to 4x faster than with previous 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.

“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
    • Netwrix
    • 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
    • Password Manager; Toad; Security Explorer

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
  • Completes tasks up to 4x faster with Quest than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways with their Quest solution:
    • Improved security / compliance
    • 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:
    • Focusing on more strategic initiatives (e.g. cloud, SaaS, BYOD, security, compliance, etc.)

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 use ChangeBASE

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Overcame the following challenges for their project with ChangeBASE:
    • Reduced required time, cost and resources

Use Case

  • Was driven to purchase ChangeBASE by the following projects:
    • Windows Migration
  • Has the following migration projects:
    • Windows Desktop Migration (e.g. XP to Windows 7 or Windows 8 / 8.1)

Results

  • Would recommend ChangeBASE to other organizations for the following reasons:
    • Functionality and features
  • Used manual methods prior to using ChangeBASE.

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: 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: 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

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 Software the “only choice” for a seamless Notes to Office 365 migration

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a May 2014 survey of Quest Notes Migrator for SharePoint 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 with Notes Migrator for SharePoint:
    • Improved IT efficiency

Use Case

  • Targeted the following platforms for their migrations:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • SQL Server
  • Migrated the following types of Notes applications:
    • Discussion applications
    • Document library applications
    • Team room applications
    • QuickR applications
    • Critical business applications
    • Custom built internal applications
    • Workflow enabled applications
  • Used Notes Migrator for SharePoint to migrate 5001-10,000 databases.
  • Performed the Notes Migration with the following:
    • An internal team

Results

  • Was very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migration with Notes Migrator for SharePoint.
  • Would recommend Quest for the following reasons:
    • Value of post migration management tools

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

“Active Administrator provides a consolidation of our logs for critical events, especially account lockout notifications and invalid password attempts.”

“We are automatically notified via email when an account is locked out, and we are shown from which server. We no longer have to filter through logs on many AD domain controllers to try and pinpoint the details.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing

Use Case

  • Has 250–999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Uses Active Administrator 1–2 times per day.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Security and auditing
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by 30–50% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

“It is necessary to have reliable ways to backup and restore AD and Active Admin facilitates that process.”

“Restoring AD objects, reporting, investigating AD accounts are all made easier with Active Admin.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to ensure the health and availability of Active Directory
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing
    • Needed to meet specific compliance mandate(s), such as HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GLBA, etc.

Use Case

  • Has 10,000+ users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator weekly.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Backup and recovery
  • Paid back their investment in Active Administrator in 0–6 months.
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by 30–50% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to make Active Directory more secure
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing

Use Case

  • Has 250–999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Uses Active Administrator monthly.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Group Policy management
    • Security and auditing
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by 10–29% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to ensure the health and availability of Active Directory
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing
    • Needed to meet specific compliance mandate(s), such as HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GLBA, etc.

Use Case

  • Has 1,000–4,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator 1–2 times per day.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Security and auditing
    • Active Directory health diagnostics
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by up to 10% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Small Business Health Care Company

Introduction

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

“We primarily purchased Active Administrator to provide us with notifications of administrator changes, lockouts, and expirations within Active Directory and Account use. We need to comply with best practices related to FDA and FISMA 2002 requirements.”

“We can rely on Active Administrator to monitor Active Directory without have to spend time doing it ourselves. Though the issues reported are usually routine, the immediate reporting allows my team to quickly respond to issues.”

“Recovery of active directory is critical in a disaster situation. We rely on Active Administrator to effectively backup our AD.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to ensure the health and availability of Active Directory
    • Needed to make Active Directory more secure
    • Needed a better way to manage Group Policies
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing
    • Needed to meet specific compliance mandate(s), such as HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GLBA, etc.

Use Case

  • Has 0–249 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Uses Active Administrator 1–2 times per day.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Group Policy management
    • Security and auditing
    • Active Directory management (e.g., Automated account, site and trust administration)
    • Backup and recovery
  • Paid back their investment in Active Administrator in 6–12 months.
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by 10–29% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to ensure the health and availability of Active Directory
    • Needed to make Active Directory more secure
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects
    • Needed to securely delegate management of Active Directory
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing
    • Needed to meet specific compliance mandate(s), such as HIPAA, PCI, SOX, GLBA, etc.

Use Case

  • Has 1,000–4,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator 1–2 times per day.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Security and auditing
    • Active Directory management (e.g., Automated account, site and trust administration)
    • Active Directory health diagnostics
    • Backup and recovery
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by 30–50% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to ensure the health and availability of Active Directory

Use Case

  • Has 1,000–4,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator weekly.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Group Policy management
  • Paid back their investment in Active Administrator in 0–6 months.
  • Reduced workload and increased productivity by up to 10% with Active Administrator.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to ensure the health and availability of Active Directory
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects

Use Case

  • Has 1,000–4,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator monthly.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Security and auditing
    • Backup and recovery

Case Study: S&P 500 Health Care Company

Introduction

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

“The backup and recovery gives us a safety net for making AD changes.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects

Use Case

  • Has 5,000–9,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator monthly.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Backup and recovery
  • Paid back their investment in Active Administrator in > 12 months.

Case Study: Eisenhower Medical Center

Introduction

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

“We are able to track who ‘touches’ AD accounts, so no more mysteriously disappearing computer or user accounts. Auditing and accountability has improved uptime.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed to securely delegate management of Active Directory
    • Needed to collect Active Directory events for internal auditing

Use Case

  • Has 1,000–4,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator 3 or more times per day.

Results

  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Group Policy management
    • Security and auditing
    • Active Directory management (e.g., Automated account, site and trust administration)

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a February 2014 survey of Quest SharePoint Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The vast majority of things were moved over (using Quest Software), so it saved me from even more intense research.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • The risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings

Use Case

  • Migrated < 250 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest Software migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • Sharegate
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions based on previous experience with Quest products
  • Reduced migration time by 61-80% using Quest solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Texas Health Resources Inc.

Introduction

This case study of Texas Health Resources Inc. is based on a February 2014 survey of Quest SharePoint Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Used Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions due to the limitations of native migration tools and methods

Use Case

  • Migrated 500 gigabytes —1 terabyte of content from SharePoint 2003 and 2007 to SharePoint 2010 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest SharePoint migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • AvePoint
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions due to its client-side installation requiring no server agents
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

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

“Quest SharePoint Migration Manager significantly improved our migration project and reduced the down time of our migrated application. Also, the Quest Live Compare feature provided a report so users can easily compare pre-and-post migration data between two environments, which ensured end-user confidence about migration.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • Time constraints on the migration project
    • The risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users

Use Case

  • Migrated 250-500 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest SharePoint migration solutions over AvePoint
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Simpler user interface
    • Better migration performance
    • Greater fidelity of migrated content and metadata
    • Previous experience with Quest products
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users
  • Reduced migration time by 41-60% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Quick Apps for SharePoint (formerly Web Parts for SharePoint) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We have many requests for small web apps to collect data and store this data in a database for analysis, and Quick Apps allows us to quickly build forms for inputting this data.”

Challenges

  • Deployed Quick Apps for SharePoint to solve for the following operational challenges:
    • User frustration with out-of-the-box limitations
    • The high cost of custom development
    • The long amount of time needed for custom development
    • A limitation of in-house development resources
  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • To get more from their SharePoint investment
    • To accelerate development cycles
    • To reduce development costs
    • To simplify development process
    • To ensure upgradeability of custom applications

Use Case

  • SharePoint environment has 1 farm.
  • Built the following custom solutions with Quick Apps for SharePoint:
    • BI/reporting solution
    • Form-based application
    • Project management site
    • Business process or workflow-driven application

Results

  • Purchased Quick Apps for SharePoint over the following tools:
    • SharePoint Designer
    • InfoPath
    • Visual Studio
    • Bamboo
    • KWizCom
  • Agrees the LOB data integration is the most valuable capability of Quick Apps for SharePoint.
  • Reduced development and customization time by 61-80% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.
  • Lowered development and customization costs by 41-60% with Quick Apps for SharePoint compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Change Auditor is easy to use and setup. This product has changed the way we look at logging and are able to proactively deal with compliance violators.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Meeting external compliance regulations
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
    • Tracking changes across platforms
    • Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
    • Addressing failed audits
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Extended coverage and simplify compliance audits
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports
    • Limited the powers of administrators and other highly permissioned users

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
    • LDAP / AD Queries
    • Windows File Server
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • HIPAA
    • PCI-DSS
    • SOX

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendors:
    • BeyondTrust
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Object protection and preventing damaging changes
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Event logging and integration with other tools
    • Scheduled reporting
    • Web interface and dashboards
  • Paid back their investment in Change Auditor in 0-3 months.
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by 75-100% with Change Auditor.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
    • Tracking changes across platforms
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
    • EMC
    • LDAP / AD Queries
    • SQL Server
    • Windows File Server
    • VMware
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • HIPAA
    • PCI-DSS

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendors:
    • Varonis
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Object protection and preventing damaging changes
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Application, OS and NAS coverage
    • Event logging and integration with other tools
    • Scheduled reporting
  • Paid back their investment in Change Auditor in 6-9 months.
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by 25-50% with Change Auditor.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“I use Change Auditor as a compliance reporting tool and to also create alerts on security events and logging.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Meeting external compliance regulations
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
    • Tracking changes across platforms
    • Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Extended coverage and simplify compliance audits
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
    • Windows File Server
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • HIPAA
    • PCI-DSS
    • SAS 70
    • SOX

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendors:
    • Varonis
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Event logging and integration with other tools

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Change Auditor works exactly as expected. Very satisfied.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Meeting external compliance regulations
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Extended coverage and simplify compliance audits
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports

Use Case

  • Owns the following module of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • HIPAA
    • PCI-DSS
    • SOX

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendors:
    • BeyondTrust
    • STEALTHbits
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Object protection and preventing damaging changes
    • Event logging and integration with other tools
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by 25-50% with Change Auditor.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Meeting external compliance regulations
    • Operational risk management
    • Tracking changes across platforms
    • Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Extended coverage and simplify compliance audits
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Limited the powers of administrators and other highly permissioned users

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
    • EMC
    • Exchange
    • SharePoint
    • SQL Server
    • Windows File Server
    • VMware (freeware with purchase of another Change Auditor module)
  • Has the following compliance regulation:
    • HIPAA

Results

  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Application, OS and NAS coverage
    • Event logging and integration with other tools
    • Scheduled reporting
  • Paid back their investment in Change Auditor in 12-18 months.
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by 51-74% with Change Auditor.

Case Study: Global 500 Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Change Auditor provides what I believe to be the most actionable information we have available to use with regards to changes taking place in AD. We are able to quickly identify the source or a change and remediate it or resolve the change in minutes.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Meeting external compliance regulations
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
    • Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
    • Addressing failed audits
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Extended coverage and simplify compliance audits
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports
    • Limited the powers of administrators and other highly permissioned users

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
    • LDAP / AD Queries
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • FISMA
    • GLBA
    • HIPAA
    • SOX

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendor:
    • Varonis
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Object protection and preventing damaging changes
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Web interface and dashboards
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by 25-50% with Change Auditor.

Case Study: S&P 500 Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 health care company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“With Change Auditor, I get notifications on administration changes performed by corporate. We are closely monitoring groups with elevated privileges, so whenever ANY change is made to these groups, we are immediately notified via email. This has helped us immediately catch unwarranted and unapproved changes.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
    • Tracking changes across platforms
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports

Use Case

  • Owns the following module of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • SOX
    • FDA

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendor:
    • Netwrix
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Application, OS and NAS coverage
    • Event logging and integration with other tools
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by < 24% with Change Auditor.

Case Study: S&P 500 Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a S&P 500 health care company is based on a March 2013 survey of Site Administrator for SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Site Administrator was like pulling a bag off our heads. We are no longer stumbling through compliance audits; we now have answers.”

“Our IT group does most of the heavy lifting, and they adopted Site Administrator within a few hours. The business administrators resisted as they often do, but once they got it, they loved it.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Site Administrator for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Maintain SharePoint governance
    • Track user activity
    • Discover unknown SharePoint instances
    • Consolidate SharePoint IT infrastructure reporting
    • Centralize SharePoint management and reporting

Use Case

  • Has a 3 farm environment.
  • More than 1,000 business users responsible for sites and site collections in their SharePoint environment.

Results

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying Site Administrator for SharePoint:
    • Increased visibility into the full extent of your SharePoint environment
    • Reduced time spent running reports for business stakeholders
    • Improved pre-migration scoping and planning
  • Rated the following Site Administrator for SharePoint capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition:
    • ease of deployment: differentiated
    • ease of delegation: differentiated
    • breadth of reporting: differentiated
    • permissions management: differentiated
    • pre-migration reporting: differentiated
  • Installed Site Administrator for SharePoint and began to see value in < 1 day.

Case Study: Global 500 Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 health care company is based on a April 2013 survey of Site Administrator for SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased Site Administrator for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Reduce costs
    • Track user activity
    • Discover unknown SharePoint instances
    • Consolidate SharePoint IT infrastructure reporting
    • Centralize SharePoint management and reporting

Use Case

  • Has a 4 farm environment.
  • More than 1,000 business users responsible for sites and site collections in their SharePoint environment.

Results

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying Site Administrator for SharePoint:
    • Increased visibility into the full extent of your SharePoint environment
    • Reduced time spent managing permissions, content and user activities
    • Reduced time spent running reports for business stakeholders
    • Once I get the installation up and running I am hoping for it to apply to the ones i selected.
  • Rated the following Site Administrator for SharePoint capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition:
    • ease of deployment: differentiated
    • ease of delegation: extremely differentiated
    • breadth of reporting: highly differentiated
    • permissions management: differentiated
    • pre-migration reporting: differentiated

Case Study: Texas Health Resources

Introduction

This case study of Texas Health Resources Inc. is based on a March 2013 survey of Site Administrator for SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

  • Purchased Site Administrator for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Maintain SharePoint governance
    • Discover unknown SharePoint instances
    • Centralize SharePoint management and reporting
    • Empower site and site collection owners with reporting, security and management responsibility on content they own

Use Case

  • Has a 5 farm environment.
  • 51-100 business users responsible for sites and site collections in their SharePoint environment.

Results

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying Site Administrator for SharePoint:
    • Improved SharePoint governance and policy enforcement
    • Increased visibility into the full extent of your SharePoint environment
    • Improved SharePoint security management of critical corporate information
  • Installed Site Administrator for SharePoint and began to see value in < 1 hour.
  • Spent only 15 minute tutorial to get their site and site collection owners to use Site Administrator for SharePoint.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a March 2013 survey of Site Administrator for SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Purchased Site Administrator for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Maintain SharePoint governance
    • Centralize SharePoint management and reporting

Use Case

  • More than 5 farms
  • More than 1,000 business users responsible for sites and site collections in their SharePoint environment.

Results

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying Site Administrator for SharePoint:
    • Improved SharePoint governance and policy enforcement
    • Reduced time spent running reports for business stakeholders
  • Rated the following Site Administrator for SharePoint capabilities in terms of how differentiated they are compared to the competition:
    • Ease of deployment: differentiated
    • Ease of delegation: differentiated
    • Breadth of reporting: highly differentiated
    • Permissions management: highly differentiated
    • Pre-migration reporting: highly differentiated
  • Installed Site Administrator for SharePoint and began to see value in < 30 minutes.
  • No training was required to get their site and site collection owners to use Site Administrator for SharePoint.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a March 2013 survey of Site Administrator for SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Site Administrator for SharePoint is a useful and required tool.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Site Administrator for SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Maintain SharePoint governance

Use Case

  • More than 5 farms
  • More than 1,000 business users responsible for sites and site collections in their SharePoint environment.

Results

  • Solved the following operational challenges by deploying Site Administrator for SharePoint:
    • Improved SharePoint governance and policy enforcement
    • Reduced time spent managing permissions, content and user activities
    • Reduced time spent running reports for business stakeholders
    • Improved SharePoint security management of critical corporate information
  • Installed Site Administrator for SharePoint and began to see value in < 1 hour.
  • Spent only 1 hour of training to get their site and site collection owners to use Site Administrator for SharePoint.