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Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise aerospace & defense company is based on a March 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 allowed us to carry out a fluid migration from SharePoint 2007 to SharePoint 2010, during which, the end users did not experience any interruption of service. We will use it for our migration to SharePoint 2013 as well. DocAve software is very extensive.”

“AvePoint’s sales and support teams went above and beyond for us.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Storage management
    • General management and administration
    • Content management and synchronization
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • An in house / custom solution
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Reputation as an industry leader
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010
    • SharePoint 2007 or earlier

Results

  • 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: better
    • Reliability: best in class
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Consolidated servers and reduced costs associated with data storage
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 20-30% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.




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