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Case Study: Regina Qu’appelle Health Region

Introduction

This case study of Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is based on a March 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DocAve has allowed us to use 1.5 full-time equivalents rather than 3 or 4 for SharePoint. It has also allowed us to give reports on a lot of support issues to super users on each of our sites which means that the IT staff doesn’t have to do this anymore.”

“We use DocAve to back up our SharePoint sites, manage security, and report on user security and dead links. We plan to use DocAve to upgrade our SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint 2010 instances to SharePoint 2013 and to manage server shares for different departments in our organization.”

“DocAve has worked very well for us. If we have issues or questions about DocAve, AvePoint is really good at responding to our needs.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Reporting and intelligence
    • Storage management
    • General management and administration
    • Security and permissions management
  • Evaluated the following vendor before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
  • 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
    • 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: significantly better
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Reduced costs / operational expenditures
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met backup window service level agreements
    • Supported business growth expectations
    • Strengthened reporting capabilities
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by > 50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Great Oaks Institute Of Technology

Introduction

This case study of Great Oaks Institute of Technology is based on a March 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“DocAve has allowed us to feel more comfortable moving documents and spreadsheets as lists to SharePoint. The latter gives us the ability to do more with the data we collect. Our biggest issue was that we had no way to easily recover lost data. That issue has been resolved with DocAve’s ability to perform platform backups and time-based restores. We also use DocAve Connector to sync users’ home directories to the OneDrive on premises for remote access to their files.”

“DocAve has greatly helped with the adoption of SharePoint within the organization.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Content management and synchronization
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Sharegate
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Support and services
    • Hybrid capabilities and cloud offerings
    • Great price

Use Case

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

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: best in class
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met backup window service level agreements
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by > 50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Fortune 500 Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 insurance 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 has allowed our business to meet regulatory requirements, take control and ownership of content, and disconnect IT from the management of content.”

Challenges

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

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • Office 365– SharePoint Online
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010

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: significantly better
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: best in class
  • Realized the following operational benefit following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Met compliance regulations around sensitive data
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 20-30% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: State of Michigan

Introduction

This case study of State of Michigan is based on a February 2016 survey of AvePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With DocAve, we have a greater level of confidence in recovering lost or deleted data.”

“We use granular backup and restore for both on premises and Office 365 SharePoint farms, DocAve Content Manager for both on premises and Office 365, and DocAve Migrator to move data from an on-premises farm to Office 365.”

“DocAve is the clear industry leader in SharePoint management. With DocAve, we were able to achieve item-level backup and restore.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Content management and synchronization
    • Migration
  • Evaluated the following vendor before selecting AvePoint:
    • Tivoli Storage Manager
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Reputation as an industry leader
    • Support and services
    • TSM’s SharePoint agent was actually DocAve anyway.

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • Office 365– SharePoint Online
    • SharePoint 2010

Results

  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Ease of use: better
    • Reliability: better
    • Scalability: better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met backup window service level agreements
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by up to 10% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Non Profit

Introduction

This case study of a non-profit is based on a March 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.

“With DocAve, I’m very confident that our Exchange and SharePoint data is safe and can be easily restored when necessary.”

“We’re backing up our Office 365 implementation. Exchange was the number one concern and as we begin to use OneDrive for Business and SharePoint on a more regular basis the DocAve backups will be just as important.”

“I had been using DocAve to backup my local Exchange server for a number of years and was very satisfied with the product. Once we moved to Office 365, AvePoint let me know it had a product that would back all of that up and would also make restores easy. That is a true statement and it has made my life much easier.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Dell
    • Microsoft native functionality
    • An in house / custom solution
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Support and services
    • Great price
    • Happy with the functionality

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • Office 365– SharePoint Online

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: best in class
    • Reliability: best in class
  • 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
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 30-40% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: State & Local Government Agency

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

  • 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

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: 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.

Case Study: LifeLabs

Introduction

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

“DocAve has allowed us to maintain a small team while servicing a higher amount of requests. It has also given us peace of mind to have item-level backup and restore (which we’ve used many times). In addition, DocAve has provided us with a high availability environment for our corporate intranet, which is nice as we’ve experienced database crashes on this system before and we don’t have to touch our production environment when pushing up changes to our custom solutions.”

“DocAve is a one-stop shop for all SharePoint-related tasks and management.”

“We have one IT architect who can now manage the administration, backup strategy, content migration, development lifecycle, and high availability of several SharePoint forms from a single source. I think that sums it all up.”

“We approached DocAve as we needed to manage the anticipated growth of our group’s requests when SharePoint was launched to our entire organization. We did not have enough monetary resources to hire more people, so software needed to be the key to success. DocAve has not only provided us with the ability to perform general SharePoint tasks, but has also given us the ability to scale and add more features over time, allowing us to continually automate and manage various SharePoint processes.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • General management and administration
    • Content management and synchronization
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Microsoft native functionality
    • In house / custom solution
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Integrated technologies / platform
    • Robust solution offering
    • Great price

Use Case

  • Using the following versions of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010

Results

  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Performance: significantly better
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: 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 20-30% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise insurance 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’s migration and granular restore tools have made both the ongoing care and adoption of SharePoint in our organization, easy to manage with our small support staff.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Content management and synchronization
  • Evaluated the following vendor before selecting AvePoint:
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reason:
    • Reputation as an industry leader

Use Case

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

Results

  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Ease of use: better
    • Reliability: better
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefit following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Granular restore capability
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by > 50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities

Case Study: Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care 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 is relatively user friendly, works very well, and support has been excellent.”

“DocAve has made it possible for one person to administrate our entire SharePoint system.”

“We utilize DocAve to assist SharePoint administration in an efficient and accurate manner. Prior to DocAve, we used the SharePoint native tools but found them to be time consuming and anything but user friendly.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • General management and administration
    • Security and permissions management
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • 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

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: significantly better
    • Reliability: significantly better
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Reduced costs / operational expenditures
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met compliance regulations around sensitive data
    • Supported business growth expectations
    • Strengthened reporting capabilities
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by > 50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise financial services 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 works effectively in accomplishing what I need it to do.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Security and permissions management
  • Evaluated the following vendor before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reason:
    • Robust solution offering

Use Case

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

Results

  • Rates DocAve’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
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • 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 40-50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Federal Government Agency

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a March 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.

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
    • Reporting and intelligence
    • General management and administration
  • Evaluated the following vendor before selecting AvePoint:
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reason:
    • Reputation as an industry leader

Use Case

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

Results

  • Rates DocAve’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
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Increased IT productivity for administrative tasks
    • Met backup window service level agreements
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 40-50% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

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 has been extremely useful for my migration and has saved me time!”

Challenges

  • Top driver for buying DocAve software include:
    • Migrating from SharePoint 2007 and 2010 to SharePoint 2013
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services

Use Case

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

Results

  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Ease of use: best in class
    • Reliability: best in class
  • Realized the following operational benefit following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Consolidated servers and reduced costs associated with data storage
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by up to 10% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Small Business Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business financial services 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 was the only tool to get us off SharePoint Online and back on-premises.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Content management and synchronization
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Sharegate
    • Microsoft native functionality
    • An in house / custom solution
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Robust solution offering
    • Support and services
    • Hybrid capabilities and cloud offerings
    • Price

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • Office 365– SharePoint Online
    • SharePoint 2013

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: significantly better
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Reduced costs / operational expenditures
  • Improved its SharePoint management capabilities after implementing DocAve software by 20-30% when compared to SharePoint native or in-house capabilities.

Case Study: Lee County Electric Cooperative, Inc.

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

  • 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

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: 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.

Case Study: Large Enterprise Aerospace & Defense Company

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

  • 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

Results

  • 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.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services 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 has provided us with a robust and easily configurable backup solution that offers greater flexibility with our data management and recovery.”

Challenges

  • Top drivers for buying DocAve software include:
    • Data protection / backup
  • Evaluated the following vendors before selecting AvePoint:
    • Metalogix
    • Sharegate
    • Dell
    • Microsoft native functionality
  • Chose AvePoint over competitors for the following reasons:
    • Robust solution offering
    • Hybrid capabilities and cloud offerings

Use Case

  • Using the following version of SharePoint while managing DocAve Software:
    • Office 365– SharePoint Online

Results

  • Rates DocAve’s qualities when compared to the competition, custom developed solutions, and/or SharePoint’s native capabilities:
    • Ease of use: better
    • Scalability: significantly better
  • Realized the following operational benefits following the deployment of DocAve:
    • Met backup window service level agreements
    • Strengthened reporting capabilities
  • 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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