SharePoint 2013

Testimonials of customers migrating to SharePoint 2013



Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 telecommunications services 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.

“A SharePoint migration of our size would not have been possible without a tool like Quest Migration Suite.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • Time constraints on the migration project
    • Limited internal resources
    • A lack of experience required to manage the migration confidently

Use Case

  • Migrated 250-500 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions based on previous experience with Quest products
  • Reduced migration time by 81-100% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer services 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.

“Agentless solution, quick migration, no downtime and no impact.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • The risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users

Use Case

  • Migrated from the following platforms using Quest solutions:
    • SharePoint 2010
    • SharePoint 2007
    • Exchange public folders
  • Migrated to the following platforms using Quest solutions:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • Office 365

Results

  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Simpler user interface
    • Better migration performance
    • Greater fidelity of migrated content and metadata
  • Reduced migration time by 81-100% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing 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.

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
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users
    • Limited internal resources

Use Case

  • Migrated from SharePoint 2010 and file servers to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions

Results

  • Selected Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Simpler user interface
    • Post-migration synchronization
    • Recommendation by partner or consultant
    • Previous experience with Quest products
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users
  • Reduced migration time by 61-80% using Quest solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Global 500 Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 telecommunications services 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.

“Although this was my first experience with the Quest migration tool, Quest was wonderful in assisting when I had issues with the process. I called twice and received a call back almost immediately and they were very knowledgeable and helpful, and made the transition very seamless and painless.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Time constraints on the migration project
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users

Use Case

  • Migrated from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services 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 Quest tool included an easy user interface and better support.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • 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 SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions over Metalogix/Axceler
  • Selected Quest solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Simpler user interface
    • Previous experience with Quest products
  • Their migration had zero impact on end users.
  • Reduced migration time by 41-60% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

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: Small Business Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business professional services 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 Software) has the best tools in the market. No time for downtime!”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • The risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users

Use Case

  • Migrated 1 – 5 terabytes of content from SharePoint 2007 and 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Simpler user interface
    • Better migration performance
  • Their migration had zero impact on end users
  • Reduced migration time by 61-80% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis

Introduction

This case study of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis is based on a February 2014 survey of Quest SharePoint Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“(Quest Software) helped us get our new SharePoint site content migrated.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Migrated 250-500 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions based on previous experience with Quest products
  • Reduced migration time by 41-60% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Membership Organization

Introduction

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

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Migrated 10 terabytes—50 terabytes of content from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest SharePoint migration solutions.
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions.

Results

  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Simpler user interface
  • Their migration had zero impact on end users
  • Reduced migration time by 0-20% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions.

Case Study: Federal Government

Introduction

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

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software 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
    • A lack of budget to hire third-party consultants

Use Case

  • Migrated/restructured 10 terabytes—50 terabytes of content within their SharePoint 2010 and SharePoint 2013 environments using Quest SharePoint migration solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • Idera
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions based on previous experience with Quest products
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users
  • Reduced migration time by 61-80% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: American Medical Association

Introduction

This case study of American Medical Association 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 limited internal resources

Use Case

  • Migrated < 250 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2007 and 2010 to SharePoint 2013 using Quest SharePoint migration solutions:
  • Utilized a third party consultant or service provider to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • AvePoint
    • Sharegate
    • Idera
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Simpler user interface
    • Recommendation by partner or consultant
  • Reduced migration time by 0-20% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

Case Study: Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services 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 Migration Suite does a good job migrating SharePoint permissions.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • Cost 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
    • Limited internal resources

Use Case

  • Migrated < 250 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2007 and 2010 using Quest SharePoint migration solutions
  • Migrated/consolidated to SharePoint 2010 and 2013 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions

Results

  • Purchased Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • AvePoint
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions based on previous experience with Quest products
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users

Case Study: Large Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise energy & utilities 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 Quest Software SharePoint solution ensured a reliable migration with functionality to support multiple migration scenarios.”

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Quest SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • Time constraints on the migration project
    • Cost 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
    • Limited internal resources

Use Case

  • Migrated from the following platforms:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010
    • SharePoint 2007
    • SharePoint 2003
    • Office 365
    • File servers
    • Exchange public folders
  • Migrated to the following platforms:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010
    • Office 365
    • SharePoint 2007
  • 1 – 5 terabytes of content was migrated with Quest SharePoint migration solutions.
  • Used the following resources during the migration:
    • Internal resources
    • A third-party consultant or service provider

Results

  • Purchased Quest SharePoint migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • Idera
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Simpler user interface
    • Better migration performance
    • Greater fidelity of migrated content and metadata
    • Post-migration synchronization
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users.
  • Reduced migration time by 61-80% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions.

Solve the most pressing SharePoint migration challenges

What challenges did migrating with Quest Software solve for your organization?

Limitations of native migration tools and methods
54%
Time constraints on the migration project
42%
Cost constraints on the migration project
23%
Risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings
53%
Risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users
42%
Limited internal resources
34%
Lack of experience required to manage the migration confidently
18%
Lack of budget to hire third-party consultants
12%

Why Quest Software for SharePoint migration

Why did you choose Quest SharePoint migration solutions over other tools?

Client-side installation requiring no server agents
25%
Single tool to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders
30%
Simpler user interface
32%
Better migration performance
20%
Greater fidelity of migrated content and metadata
16%
Post-migration synchronization
16%
Recommendation by partner or consultant
28%
Currently using, or had previously used, other Quest products
39%

Migrate faster with Quest SharePoint migration solutions

By what percentage did you reduce migration time using Quest Software compared to previous solutions?

101% and higher
3%
81-100%
11%
61-80%
24%
41-60%
27%
21-40%
14%
0-20%
21%

Minimize impact during your SharePoint migration

71% of surveyed IT organizations’ migration ensured either zero impact on their environment or minimal impact with expected changes for end users during their SharePoint migration with Quest Software.

Quest Software selected over Metalogix/Axceler

58% of surveyed IT organizations purchased Quest SharePoint migration solutions over Metalogix/Axceler.

Quest Software selected over AvePoint

66% of surveyed IT organizations purchased Quest SharePoint migration solutions over AvePoint.

Cut your SharePoint migration timeline in half

65% of surveyed IT organizations reduced SharePoint migration time by 41-60% or more using Quest Software compared to previous solutions.

Slash SharePoint migration time by 61-80% or more

38% of surveyed IT organizations reduced SharePoint migration time by 61-80% or more using Quest Software compared to previous solutions.