AvePoint’s DocAve Software Case Study

Educational Institution


This case study of an educational institution is based on a June 2016 survey of AvePoint’s DocAve Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“DocAve allows us to restructure at the destination and preserves metadata, which was also super helpful.”


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select AvePoint’s DocAve Software:

  • Unable to complete migration within a specific timeframe
  • Unable to preserve all metadata – including security settings, attributes, and properties – with full fidelity upon migration
  • Unable to analyze content in source environment before migrating
  • Experiencing a lack of reporting capabilities before, during, and after migration
  • Chose AvePoint over:
    • Metalogix
    • Sharegate
    • Dell
    • Native Microsoft functionality
    • In-house development
  • Chose AvePoint over the competition because of:
    • Functionality satisfied migration pain points
    • Enterprise scalability to handle large and complex migrations
    • Support and services
    • Price
  • Use Case

    • Systems migrated from:
      • SharePoint 2010
      • Exchange Public Folders
    • System migrated to:
      • SharePoint 2013


    • Rated AvePoint’s features when compared to the competition:
      • Performance: better
      • Ease of use: better
      • Reliability: better
      • Scalability: better
      • Fidelity & data transformation: better
        The surveyed organization achieved the following results with AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Migrated 300 GB – 1 TB of data using DocAve
    • Completed their migration in three months with DocAve
    • Was able to migrate 40-50% faster with DocAve

    About This Data

    This data was sourced directly from verified users of AvePoint DocAve and Compliance Solutions by TechValidate.

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