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5,898 Customers Surveyed

38,101 Data Points Collected

1061 Published TechFacts

327 Published Charts

541 Published Case Studies



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Quest Microsoft Platform Management Customer Testimonial

Describe the most beneficial features of Quest Recovery Manager for AD

I would say the most beneficial feature is its ability to restore specific users and/or groups.

IT Architect, Fortune 500 Health Care Company

cloud management products Customer Research

Large Enterprise not using Azure AD P1 / P2

If you have chosen not to purchase Azure Active Directory Premium P1 or Premium P2, please help us understand why.

Was not aware of Azure AD Premium and Premium+
35%
Did not need the premium feature set for our environment
25%
Did not have budget to purchase
10%
Not enough value delivered for the price
5%
Use other tools to accomplish what Azure AD Premium and Premium+ deliver
5%
Too complex to use effectively
0%

Quest Software the “only choice” for a seamless Notes to Office 365 migration

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise health care company is based on a May 2014 survey of Quest Notes Migrator for SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

  • Solved the following challenges with Notes Migrator for SharePoint:
    • Improved IT efficiency

Use Case

  • Targeted the following platforms for their migrations:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • Microsoft Office 365
    • SQL Server
  • Migrated the following types of Notes applications:
    • Discussion applications
    • Document library applications
    • Team room applications
    • QuickR applications
    • Critical business applications
    • Custom built internal applications
    • Workflow enabled applications
  • Used Notes Migrator for SharePoint to migrate 5001-10,000 databases.
  • Performed the Notes Migration with the following:
    • An internal team

Results

  • Was very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migration with Notes Migrator for SharePoint.
  • Would recommend Quest for the following reasons:
    • Value of post migration management tools

Change Auditor Reduces Risk Across Windows Environments

45% of surveyed IT organizations purchased Change Auditor for operational risk management.

Case Study: Small Business Insurance Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business insurance company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Using Change Auditor has been a pleasant experience all around. It is very easy to use and simple to set up. We’ve been running it for a while now and using it to leverage our real world processes against test databases for verification with little to no mismatch.”

Challenges

  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Meeting external compliance regulations
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
    • Tracking changes across platforms
    • Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Extended coverage and simplify compliance audits
    • Prevented changes that might negatively affect operations
    • Informed and updated management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
    • Exchange
    • SharePoint
    • SQL Server
    • Windows File Server
    • VMware
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • PCI-DSS
    • SOX

Results

  • Chose Change Auditor over the following vendors:
    • Netwrix
    • Varonis
  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Real-time alerts on security policy violations
    • Object protection and preventing damaging changes
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Application, OS and NAS coverage
    • Event logging and integration with other tools
    • Scheduled reporting
    • Web interface and dashboards
  • Paid back their investment in Change Auditor in 6-9 months.
  • Workload was reduced and productivity increased by < 24% with Change Auditor.

Features insurance customers find most valuable with Change Auditor

Select which features you find most helpful from Change Auditor.

Real-time alerts on security policy violations
76%
Object protection and preventing damaging changes
38%
Change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
57%
Application, OS and NAS coverage
24%
Event logging and integration with other tools
33%
Scheduled reporting
38%
Web interface and dashboards
38%


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About Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Quest solutions for platform management let you simplify and automate a wide range of administrative functions for Active Directory®, Exchange, Lync®, SharePoint®, Office 365™ and more. Deliver the capabilities users need while freeing your staff to focus on innovation.

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