Case Study: Silca / Crédit Agricole SA


This case study of SILCA / Crédit Agricole SA is based on a April 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We use DocAve Backup and Restore on a SharePoint 2010 farm. We use DocAve Report Center, Administrator, Replicator, and Compliance Guardian on a SharePoint 2013 farm.”

“We selected DocAve because it is an all-in-one tool. The main value we see is in increased SharePoint reporting and administration capabilities.”

“Our team is now able to generate and deliver on demand or scheduled reports to clients, provide usage reports, and administrate site collections thanks to DocAve Administrator’s permissions management capabilities.”


  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Reporting and intelligence
    • Security and permissions management
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Dell
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Support and services
    • Price

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010


  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met compliance regulations around sensitive data
    • Met backup window service level agreements
    • Strengthened reporting capabilities
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 40-50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

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