TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

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6,814 Customers Surveyed

43,433 Data Points Collected

1351 Published TechFacts

355 Published Charts

608 Published Case Studies



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Quest Enterprise Reporter Customer Testimonial

Share how Enterprise Reporter helped you gain visibility of your Microsoft environment and improve your security.

I have used Enterprise Reporter on numerous occasions to run reports for security compliance audits and licensing audits. This allowed us to satisfy these audits in a timely manner, craft better policies to better control our data, and save costs.

Engineer, Small Business Health Care Company

Why Engineers chose Change Auditor

What were the top purchasing drivers for buying Change Auditor?

Ability to meet external compliance regulations
41%
Operational risk management
41%
User and Administrator activity monitoring
71%
Tracking changes across platforms
38%
Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
18%
Failed audit
9%

Why small business customers chose Change Auditor

What were the top purchasing drivers for buying Change Auditor?

Ability to meet external compliance regulations
30%
Operational risk management
38%
User and Administrator activity monitoring
66%
Tracking changes across platforms
38%
Manual data collection efforts for audits that were complex and time consuming
28%
Failed audit
9%

Case Study: Company Migrates Thousands of Users from Novell Directory Services to AD

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a August 2014 survey of Active Directory 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 by migrating Active Directory with Quest Software:
    • Ensured access to critical data for users during migration

Use Case

  • The scope of their Active Directory migration was:
    • Restructuring/consolidating
    • Upgrading from legacy versions
    • Migrating from Novell Directory Services
  • Migrated over 10,000 users with Quest.
  • The following performed the Active Directory migration/consolidation:
    • Internal IT resources

Results

  • The migration/consolidation had a significant impact on users.
  • Satisfied with the quality and completeness of the AD objects and resources migrated with Quest.
  • Chose Quest migration solutions over other tools because:
    • Of the seamless access preserved business productivity throughout the migration
  • Would recommend Quest solutions for their next migration project because of the:
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

State & Local Govn’t uses Recovery Manager for Exchange for Freedom of Info requests

We had a freedom of information request and had to provide emails for a handful of users in PST format. We did not have tools to easily accomplish this prior to purchasing Recovery Manager for Exchange.

Engineer, State & Local Government

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Australian customer H-E Parts International Crushing Solutions 10x faster and saves up to 4 hours/week with Quest migration

Introduction

This case study of H-E Parts International Crushing Solutions is based on a January 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The migration happened without any disruption and within the timeframe given to us.”

Challenges

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

  • Previously used or evaluated the following solution before purchasing Quest to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Microsoft native tools

Use Case

The key feature and functionality of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solution to Migrate/Manage/Secure their platforms:
    • Migration Manager for Exchange / ODME

Results

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

  • Purchased Quest over competitors for the following reasons:
    • The ease of use installing the software
    • Better time / cost savings
    • Better scalability to accommodate project size and deadline
  • Completes tasks up to 10x faster than their previous solution.
  • Benefited in the following ways:
    • Minimized risk or disruption to business operations
    • Reduced help desk burden
  • Saved up to 4 hours per week using Quest
  • Spends their extra time:
    • On the business needs


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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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