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Case Study: Regina Qu’appelle Health Region

Introduction

This case study of Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is based on a March 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DocAve has allowed us to use 1.5 full-time equivalents rather than 3 or 4 for SharePoint. It has also allowed us to give reports on a lot of support issues to super users on each of our sites which means that the IT staff doesn’t have to do this anymore.”

“We use DocAve to back up our SharePoint sites, manage security, and report on user security and dead links. We plan to use DocAve to upgrade our SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 instances to SharePoint 2013 and to manage server shares for different departments in our organization.”

“DocAve has worked very well for us. If we have issues or questions about DocAve, AvePoint is really good at responding to our needs.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Reporting and intelligence
    • Storage management
    • General management and administration
    • Security and permissions management
  • Evaluated the following vendor before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010
    • SharePoint 2007 or earlier

Results

  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Performance: best in class
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Reduced costs / operational expenditures
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met backup window service level agreements
    • Supported business growth expectations
    • Strengthened reporting capabilities
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by > 50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.




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