TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Case Study: Global 500 Pharmaceuticals Company


This case study of a Global 500 pharmaceuticals company is based on a June 2013 survey of Change Auditor customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“The experience has been great so far. We’re in the process of preparing to deploy the web client to other organizations in the company to provide additional information that they are currently not able to obtain on their own.”


  • Purchased Change Auditor for the following reasons:
    • Operational risk management
    • User and administrator activity monitoring
  • Solved the following problems with Change Auditor:
    • Limited the powers of administrators and other highly permissioned users

Use Case

  • Owns the following modules of Change Auditor:
    • Active Directory
  • Has the following compliance regulations:
    • HIPAA
    • SOX


  • Finds the following the most helpful features of Change Auditor:
    • Object protection and preventing damaging changes
    • Its ability to change event normalization into simple, human readable terms
    • Event logging and integration with other tools

About This Data

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

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