Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company


This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense company is based on a February 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“DocAve frequently saves us effort in our SharePoint auditing needs, such as data analysis. "

“AvePoint is a true business partner to us, for which we are very thankful.”


  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Storage management
    • General management and administration
    • Content management and synchronization
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services

Use Case

  • Managing the following versions of SharePoint with DocAve Software:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010


  • Rates DovAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Performance: Significantly better
    • Ease of use: Significantly better
    • Reliability: Significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Reduced costs / operational expenditures
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Consolidated servers and reduced costs associated with data storage
    • Met backup window service level agreements
    • Supported business growth expectations
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 10-20% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

About This Data

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