AvePoint’s DocAve Software Case Study

Educational Institution


This case study of a 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.

“I evaluated DocAve and two other products. I looked at cost, ease of use, reliability, and support. DocAve came way ahead.”

“I have used DocAve at the last three companies I worked at.”


  • The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Experiencing a lack of a direct migration path from the source to the destination
    • Unable to schedule migration jobs to occur according to business needs
    • Unable to allow users to continue working on source environment until the destination environment was ready
    • Unable to granularly migrate only select data
    • Unable to reorganize content upon migration
    • Unable to migrate workflows
  • Chose AvePoint over:
    • Metalogix
    • Native Microsoft functionality
    • In-house development
  • Chose AvePoint over the competition because of:
    • Reputation as an industry leader
    • Functionality satisfied migration pain points
    • Enterprise scalability to handle large and complex migrations
    • Support and services
    • Price

Use Case

  • System migrated from:
    • SharePoint 2010
  • System migrated to:
    • SharePoint 2013


  • Rated AvePoint’s features when compared to the competition:
    • Performance: best in class
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: best in class
    • Fidelity & data transformation: significantly better
  • The surveyed organization achieved the following results with AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Migrated 1-10 TB of data using DocAve
    • Was able to migrate greater than 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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