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6,626 Customers Surveyed

42,598 Data Points Collected

1243 Published TechFacts

349 Published Charts

588 Published Case Studies

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Quest Microsoft Platform Management Customer Testimonial

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By being able to easily and quickly run an AD restore of a user that was removed in AD.

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Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Professional Services Co. experiences immediate ROI migrating >10,000 mailboxes and completes it 2x faster than planned


This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a June 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Lesson learned: “Coexistence is very powerful and reduces the impact on users.”

Why would you recommend Quest? “It is a secure method to migrate mailboxes and reduce users’ impact.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Used / evaluated the following solutions prior to selecting Quest:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • aid4mail
  • Solved the following challenges with their Quest solution:
    • Reduced help desk volume
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Maintained end-user productivity
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions for e-mail migration:
    • Migration Manager for Exchange
    • On Demand Migration for Email
    • Migrator for Notes to Exchange
    • Migrator for Groupwise
    • Coexistence Manager for Notes
    • Coexistence Manager for Groupwise
  • Migrated from the following source platforms:
    • IBM Lotus Notes
    • Novell GroupWise
    • Exchange
    • Gmail
    • POP/IMAP
    • Zimbra
  • Migrated to the following target platforms:
    • Exchange 2013 or an earlier version
    • Exchange 2016
    • Office 365
    • Hosted Exchange


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated >10,000 mailboxes.
  • Experienced ROI immediately on their e-mail migration.
  • Completed their e-mail migration >2x faster than their expected timeline or previous methods.

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Case Study: Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company


This case study of a medium enterprise industrial manufacturing company is based on a January 2015 survey of Quest Software Windows customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Quest Software was recommended by a consulting partner that had success migrating from Lotus Notes/Domino to Office 365. Quest also provided a lower total cost of ownership.”


  • Solved the following challenges after implementing Quest Software solutions:
    • Reduced IT infrastructure costs
    • Preserved critical data with high fidelity
    • Met project timelines

Use Case

  • Migrated less than 1,000 mailboxes from IBM Notes to Microsoft Office 365 using Quest solutions


  • Before choosing Quest solutions, the customer also evaluated Binary Tree
  • Chose Quest Software because of the following reasons:
    • Software was easier to install and use
    • Ensured higher fidelity of migrated data with minimal or no data loss
  • Recommends Quest Software for the following reasons:
    • Speed and performance of the migration solutions
    • Fidelity of the data migrated
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Quality of pre-migration solutions

Migration Manager for Active Directory Customer Testimonial

Everything went according to plan. No surprises.

IT Manager, Medium Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

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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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