TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company


This case study of a large enterprise telecommunications services 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.

“InTrust is a good product and provides many benefits in terms of security features.”


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

  • Collecting large volumes of event log data from different systems, devices and applications
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • ArcSight
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest Knowledge Portal
    • SQL Server Reporting Services


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
  • Collects 1000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 500 events per day to their SIEM solutions
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 11 TB

About This Data

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

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