DocAve Governance Automation and AvePoint Compliance Guardian Case Study

Federal Government


This case study of a federal government is based on a November 2016 survey of DocAve Governance Automation and AvePoint Compliance Guardian customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“AvePoint Compliance Guardian provides a good feature set to search for keywords.”


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select AvePoint Compliance Guardian:

  • Top purchasing drivers for buying AvePoint solutions:
    • Identify risks across organizational data and take action to resolve issues
    • Discover and map data
  • Implemented AvePoint solutions because of the following regulations or compliance objectives:
    • Personally Identifiable Information (PII) – International or Domestic
    • Classified
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Microsoft native functionality

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of AvePoint Compliance Guardian that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Currently utilizing the following AvePoint solution:
    • AvePoint Compliance Guardian
  • Managing and protecting the following system with AvePoint solution:
    • SharePoint 2013


The surveyed organization achieved the following results with AvePoint Compliance Guardian:

  • Selected AvePoint above the competition for the following reason:
    • Robust solution offering
  • Rated the following qualities of AvePoint solutions compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or their IT system’s native capabilities:
    • Performance: better
    • Ease of use: worse
    • Reliability: better
    • Ability to secure information: significantly better
    • Enterprise-level capabilities: significantly better

About This Data

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