AvePoint’s DocAve Software Case Study

Federal Government


This case study of a federal government 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.


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 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
  • Unable to granularly migrate only select data
  • Unable to reorganize content upon migration
  • Unable to migrate workflows
  • Experiencing a lack of reporting capabilities before, during, and after migration
  • Chose AvePoint over:
    • Metalogix
    • Sharegate
    • 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
    • Integrated technologies/platform
    • Support and services
  • Use Case

    • Systems migrated from:
      • EMC Documentum
      • File system
      • Lotus Notes
    • 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: best in class
      • Scalability: best in class
      • Fidelity & data transformation: best in class
        The surveyed organization achieved the following results with AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Migrated greater than 100 TB of data using DocAve
    • Completed their migration in two months 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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