TechValidate Research on Quest Data Protection

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4,395 Customers Surveyed

37,079 Data Points Collected

681 Published TechFacts

84 Published Charts

370 Published Case Studies

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Over 80% Storage Space Cost Savings

Industrial Federal Credit Union saved > 80% in storage space cost with Quest Rapid Recovery’s compression and deduplication.

Rapid Recovery Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Manager (IT) of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is likely to recommend Quest Data Protection for the following reason:

Since we use Rapid Recovery the amount of time spent on backups has reduced substantially. The reliability of our backups has improved by using replication and failover.

Quest Data Protection Case Study

RCCBC (Rural Coordination Centre Of BC) – more available with Rapid Recovery than Veritas and Veeam


This case study of RCCBC (Rural Coordination Centre Of BC) is based on a July 2016 survey of Quest Data Protection customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Data Protection:

  • Replaced the following backup and recovery solutions with Quest:
    • Symantec / Veritas
    • Veeam
  • Purchased Quest Data Protection because of the following challenges with their previous solution:
    • Was too expensive

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Data Protection that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest Data Protection solutions:
    • Rapid Recovery


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Data Protection:

  • Realized the following benefits since implementing their Quest Data Protection solution:
    • Greater responsiveness to needs of the business
    • Reduced / near-zero downtime
    • Better access to data / more data-driven business
    • Peace of mind
  • Spending time on the following as a result of time saved related to backup and recovery by using their Quest Data Protection solution:
    • Spending more time on the business needs
    • Looking for areas of efficiency within IT
    • Investigating new technologies
  • Considers Quest Data Protection key to their modernization efforts as they transform their legacy environment in response to the digital era.
  • Reports that their applications are up to 49% more available to the business with Quest Data Protection when compared to previous solutions.

Our customers know their stuff…78% have 7 or more years of experience

How many years of experience do you have in your current IT role?

Less than a year: 2%
1 to 3: 8%
4 to 6: 12%
7 to 9: 12%
10 or more: 66%

Why did you choose Quest as your vendor for both Storage and Data Protection?

76% of our customers also trust their data to Quest Storage for the following reasons:

Confidence in Quest to both manage and protect important data
Cost efficiencies realized from hardware and/or software solutions implemented
Ability to get a complete range of data-related products from one vendor

Case Study: Educational Institution saves time, speeds environment w/ DR Appliance & NVBU


This case study of a educational institution is based on a January 2016 survey of Quest Data Protection customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“By reducing time related to backup and recovery I have been able to realize system performance gains during the business day.”


  • Faces the following data protection challenges:
    • Dealing with never-ending data growth
    • Moving to the next generation of data protection

Use Case

  • Uses the following Quest Data Protection solutions:
    • NetVault Backup
    • DR Disk Backup and Deduplication Appliance


  • Reduced the time per week spent monitoring and managing data protection by 1 to 4 hours
  • Has an environment that is 5x to 10x faster now
  • Has benefited in the following ways by using Quest Data Protection solutions:
    • Saved time
    • Reduced complexity
    • Increased efficiency
  • Saved up to $24,999 since they purchased Quest Data Protection solutions.

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About Quest Data Protection

Quest's data protection software simplifies backup and recovery with a complete and integrated solution, spanning virtual, physical and application environments.

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