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.

“I rely on DocAve to perform multiple functions for SharePoint administration. It was also a huge help during our migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010.”

“We preferred DocAve’s user interface over the competition. It also provided better granular migration capabilities and the ability to repeatedly test data migration.”


  • The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Unable to preserve all metadata – including security settings, attributes, and properties – with full fidelity upon migration
    • 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
  • Chose AvePoint over:
    • Metalogix
  • Chose AvePoint over the competition because of:
    • Reputation as an industry leader
    • Integrated technologies/platform
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services
    • Price

Use Case

  • System migrated from:
    • SharePoint 2007
  • System migrated to:
    • SharePoint 2010


  • Rated AvePoint’s features when compared to the competition:
    • Performance: significantly better
    • Ease of use: significantly better
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: significantly better
    • Fidelity & data transformation: significantly better
  • The surveyed organization achieved the following results with AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Migrated 100-300 GB of data using DocAve
    • Completed their migration in three months with DocAve
    • Was able to migrate 40-50% faster with DocAve

About This Data

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