TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

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5,754 Customers Surveyed

37,093 Data Points Collected

1034 Published TechFacts

305 Published Charts

530 Published Case Studies

Featured Research Collections for Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Curated collections and slideshows of TechValidate research data on Quest Microsoft Platform Management.

Selected Research Highlights

Active Administrator Customer Testimonial

Active Administrator makes it easy to delegate authority and allows restoration of memberships and accounts.

Network Administrator, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Quest Enterprise Reporter Customer Testimonial

Why would you recommend Quest for Reporting, Security, and Compliance solutions?

Change Auditor is a powerful auditing tool and IT security Search makes gathering data easy

Senior IT Manager, Large Enterprise Health Care Company

Top Buying Drivers

What were the top purchasing drivers for buying Change Auditor?

Ability to meet 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
Failed audit

Challenges solved with Site Administrator in Health Care

What types of operational challenges did deploying Site Administrator for SharePoint solve for your organization?

Reduced time spent running reports for business stakeholders
Improved SharePoint governance and policy enforcement
Increased visibility into the full extent of your SharePoint environment
Reduced time spent managing permissions, content and user activities
Improved SharePoint security management of critical corporate information
Increased insights into how SharePoint is used in your organization
Improved pre-migration scoping and planning

Case Study: Horn & Company Financial Services Gmbh


This case study of HORN & COMPANY FINANCIAL SERVICES GMBH is based on a January 2015 survey of Quest Software Windows customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Solved the following challenges after implementing Quest Software solutions:
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs

Use Case

  • Migrated less than 1,000 IBM Notes mailboxes to Microsoft Exchange using Quest solutions


  • Before choosing Quest Software, Horn & Company Financial Services also evaluated doing a manual migration
  • Chose Quest because of the following reasons:
    • Software was easier to install and use
    • Ensured higher fidelity of migrated data with minimal or no data loss
    • Provided a more seamless coexistence experience throughout the migration
    • Previous success with other Quest Software products
  • Recommends Quest solutions for the following reasons:
    • Speed and performance of the migration solutions
    • Fidelity of the data migrated
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Minimal to no impact on the users and help desk
  • Horn & Company Financial Services completed its migration 2X faster with Quest
  • Reduced total migrations costs by 81-100% by using Quest solutions compared to a manual migration.

Case Study: Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company


This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on a August 2013 survey of MessageStats (formerly Quest MessageStats) customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“MessageStats is a good product and very useful.”

“MessageStats increases the efficiency of our Security officer.”


  • Purchased MessageStats to achieve the following:
    • Track user activity
    • Meet compliance requirements

Use Case

  • Their IT Department reports on 1,001 – 5,000 organization users.
  • Runs the following report packs most often with MessageStats:
    • Exchange
  • Use the following social media channels regularly:
    • LinkedIn
  • Has 1-2 IT people in their organization using MessageStats.


  • Runs reports daily with MessageStats.
  • Responds to requests for information 51-74% faster using MessageStats over using native tools or by other means.

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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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