TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company


This case study of a large enterprise automotive & transport company is based on a February 2018 survey of Quest InTrust customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We use InTrust for gathering logs in one place and protecting their integrity. It works seamlessly.”


The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest InTrust:

  • Limited visibility into workstation and privileged account activity
  • Collecting large volumes of event log data from different systems, devices and applications
  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • Expensive storage costs for event logs
  • Need to respond quickly to security incidents

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest InTrust that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is collecting data from Windows servers and workstations
  • Uses Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports) to analyze data


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Collected and stored all client workstation logs in one place
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Forwarded log data to their existing SIEM solution for security analytics
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
  • Reduced storage costs by > 101% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository

About This Data

This data was sourced directly from verified users of Quest Microsoft Platform Management by TechValidate.

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