Case Study: State & Local Government Agency


This case study of a state & local government is based on a February 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“DocAve works optimally every day.”


  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Storage management
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Dell
    • Microsoft native functionality
    • An in house / custom solution
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Reputation as an industry leader
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Support and services
    • Great price
    • It works

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • SharePoint 2010
    • SharePoint 2007 or earlier


  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Performance: best in class
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: best in class
    • Scalability: best in class
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Reduced costs / operational expenditures
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Supported business growth expectations
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by > 50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of AvePoint DocAve and Compliance Solutions by TechValidate.

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