Case Study: Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc.


This case study of Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc. is based on a March 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DocAve is simple to use and does what we need it to. A site can be completely deleted and brought back in less than 10 minutes. This has helped people adopt our new SharePoint intranet.”

“DocAve has put our mind at ease with the possibility of losing data.”


  • Top driver for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Microsoft native functionality
    • An in house / custom solution
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services

Use Case

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


  • 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
  • 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
    • Met backup window service level agreements
    • Supported business growth expectations
    • Strengthened reporting capabilities
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 40-50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

About This Data

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