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Quest MMAD Case Study: Staples Solutions


This case study of Staples Solutions is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

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  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • To manage merger/acquisition activity

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrated <5,000 users


  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within 3 months
  • Performed an AD migration >2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

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