TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Case Study: Educational Institution


This case study of a educational institution is based on a February 2014 survey of Quest SharePoint Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Time constraints on the migration project
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users
    • Limited internal resources

Use Case

  • Migrated 1 – 5 terabytes of content from the following platforms using Quest SharePoint migration solutions:
    • SharePoint 2010
    • SharePoint 2007
    • Office 365
  • Migrated to the following platforms using Quest solutions:
    • SharePoint 2010
    • Office 365
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions


  • Purchased Quest Software migration solutions over the following competitors:
    • Metalogix/Axceler
    • AvePoint
  • Selected Quest solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Customer support from Quest
  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users

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