AvePoint’s DocAve Software Case Study

S&P 500 Consumer Products Company


This case study of a S&P 500 consumer products 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.

“Being able to do incremental migration was the DocAve feature we found most helpful.”


  • 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 preserve all metadata – including security settings, attributes, and properties – with full fidelity upon migration
    • 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 reorganize content upon migration
  • Chose AvePoint over:
    • Metalogix
    • Native Microsoft functionality
    • Service provider
    • In-house development
  • Chose AvePoint over the competition because of:
    • Reputation as an industry leader
    • Functionality satisfied migration pain points
    • Integrated technologies/platform
    • Support and services
    • Hybrid capabilities and cloud offerings

Use Case

  • System migrated from:
    • SharePoint 2003
  • Systems migrated to:
    • Office 365 – SharePoint Online
    • SharePoint 2013


  • Rated AvePoint’s features when compared to the competition:
    • Performance: significantly better
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: significantly better
    • Fidelity & data transformation: best in class
      *The surveyed company achieved the following results with AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
  • Migrated 1-10 TB of data using DocAve
  • Completed their migration in four months with DocAve
  • Was able to migrate 30-40% faster with DocAve

About This Data

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