AvePoint’s DocAve Software Case Study

State & Local Government


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


The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select AvePoint’s DocAve Software:

  • Experiencing a lack of a direct migration path from the source to the destination
  • Unable to complete migration within a specific timeframe
  • Unable to preserve all metadata – including security settings, attributes, and properties – with full fidelity upon migration
  • Unable to analyze content in source environment before migrating
  • Unable to granularly migrate only select data
  • Unable to reorganize content upon migration
  • Unable to migrate workflows
  • Chose AvePoint over the competition because of:
    • Support and services
    • Our farm admin was already using part of DocAve, so we decided to use the content portion as well.
  • Use Case

    • System migrated from:
      • SharePoint 2010
    • System migrated to:
      • SharePoint 2013


    • Rated AvePoint’s features when compared to the competition:
      • Performance: significantly better
      • Ease of use: significantly better
      • Reliability: significantly better
      • Scalability: significantly better
      • Fidelity & data transformation: significantly better
        The surveyed organization achieved the following results with AvePoint’s DocAve Software:
    • Migrated up to 100 GB of data using DocAve
    • Completed their migration in two months with DocAve
    • Was able to migrate greater than 50% faster with DocAve

    About This Data

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

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