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Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions Case Study

Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company chose Metalogix Essentials for O365 over Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool and Mover


This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on a February 2020 survey of Quest Metalogix Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

9 out of 10 rating for Metalogix Essentials for O365:

“The ease with which it can be configured to run the migration, the accuracy of migration and the very minimum system required to run the tool.”


  • Factor driving their SharePoint migration:
    • Moving to O365
  • Greatest challenges related to their SharePoint migration:
    • Determining which content should be migrated
    • Determining the organizational structure within the new environment
    • People-challenges with various workload owners
  • Vendors evaluated/considered prior to choosing their Metalogix migration solution:
    • Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool
    • Mover

Use Case

  • Metalogix migration solution used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Essentials for O365
  • Uses Office 365 Only (SharePoint Online, Teams, OneDrive) in their environment.
  • Migrated the following platforms:
    • File shares
    • Box
    • Dropbox
  • Migrating to the following environment:
    • SharePoint Online
  • Size of the migrated collaboration environment was up to 3TB.


  • Challenges solved with their Metalogix solution(s):
    • Moved content while keeping users productive
    • Consolidated content from multiple platforms
    • Migrated large amounts of content quickly

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