TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Quest InTrust Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company


This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport company is based on a March 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.


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

  • Solved for the following challenges:
    • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
    • Expensive storage costs for event logs

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Improved pre-defined best practice reports
  • Reduced storage costs by 81-100% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 12 TB

About This Data

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

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