TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Case Study: Small Business Computer Software Company


This case study of a small business computer software 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:
    • Time constraints on the migration project
    • The risk of lost metadata, permissions, version history and settings
    • The risk of downtime and disruption to production systems and users
    • A lack of budget to hire third-party consultants

Use Case

  • Migrated 500 gigabytes —1 terabyte of content from Exchange public folders to Office 365 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions


  • Their migration had minimal impact with expected changes for end users
  • Reduced migration time by 21-40% using Quest SharePoint migration solutions compared to previous solutions

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