AvePoint’s DocAve Software Case Study

Global 500 Banking Company


This case study of a Global 500 banking company is based on a June 2016 survey of AvePoint’s DocAve Software customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • The business challenges that led the profiled company 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
    • Experiencing a lack of reporting capabilities before, during, and after migration
  • Chose AvePoint over:
    • Native Microsoft functionality
    • In-house development
  • Chose AvePoint over the competition because of:
    • Enterprise scalability to handle large and complex migrations
    • Support and services
    • Hybrid capabilities and cloud offerings

Use Case

  • System migrated from:
    • SharePoint 2003
  • System migrated to:
    • SharePoint 2007


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

About This Data

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