TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

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6,821 Customers Surveyed

43,480 Data Points Collected

1356 Published TechFacts

355 Published Charts

608 Published Case Studies

Featured Research Collections for Quest Microsoft Platform Management

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Quest Enterprise Reporter Customer Testimonial

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

Ease of use and accurate reporting.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company

A large enterprise health care company was driven to purchase ChangeBASE by Windows Migration projects.

Challenges banking customers solved with Change Auditor

What problems have you been able to solve with Change Auditor?

Extend coverage and simplify compliance audits
Prevent changes that might negatively affect operations
Inform and update management of security issues with built-in and easy to read reports
Limit powers of administrators and other highly permissioned users

Case Study: Large German Enterprise Professional Services Company


This case study of a large enterprise professional services 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.

“We used MessageStats for consolidating data with Exchange.”

“The strength of MessageStats is report aggregation and analysis. It is easy to use for reporting.”


  • Purchased MessageStats to achieve the following:
    • Improve visibility into their messaging environment
    • Prepare for an upcoming migration
    • Improve understanding of device usage across the network

Use Case

  • Runs the following report packs most often with MessageStats:
    • Exchange
    • Lync
    • Outlook Web App (OWA)
    • Windows Mobile
  • Use the following social media channels regularly:
    • Lync
  • Has 3-5 people in their organization using MessageStats.


  • Runs reports daily with MessageStats.
  • Responds to requests for information 10-25% faster using MessageStats over using native tools or by other means.

Case Study: S&P 500 Health Care Company


This case study of a S&P 500 health care company is based on a March 2014 survey of Active Administrator customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The backup and recovery gives us a safety net for making AD changes.”


  • Purchased Active Administrator for the following reasons:
    • Needed a solution to easily back up and restore Active Directory objects

Use Case

  • Has 5,000–9,999 users of Active Directory at their organization.
  • Use Active Administrator monthly.


  • Finds the following Active Administrator features most useful:
    • Backup and recovery
  • Paid back their investment in Active Administrator in > 12 months.

Migration Manager for Active Directory Customer Satisfaction

How satisfied were you with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest?

Satisfied: 96%
Unsatisfied: 4%

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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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