TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Case Study: Global 500 Industrial Manufacturing Company


This case study of a Global 500 industrial manufacturing company is based on a February 2014 survey of Quest SharePoint Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.


  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • The risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings
    • Limited internal resources

Use Case

  • Migrated < 250 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2007 to Office 365 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions


  • Purchased Quest Software solutions over Idera
  • Selected Quest SharePoint migration solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Ability to migrate from SharePoint, Google Drive, Windows file shares and Exchange public folders from a single tool
    • Post-migration synchronization
    • Recommendation by partner or consultant
  • Their migration had zero impact on end users
  • Reduced migration time by 21-40% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

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