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Enterprise Reporter Case Study

State & Local Government finds Enterprise Reporter to be “unique” and rates it a 9 out of 10

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on an April 2020 survey of Enterprise Reporter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

9 out of 10 Rating for Enterprise Reporter:
“Unique of its kind. Efficient, able to deliver what we want outside a big Identity Manager platform.”

How did Enterprise Reporter help you gain visibility and improve security?
“Be able to list account access in almost all of our Microsoft infrastructure and manage individual permissions.”

Recommend Enterprise Reporter to a peer?
“Like it, strong, scalable, able to query database if need.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization to evaluate and ultimately select Enterprise Reporter:

  • Solved the following challenges after using Enterprise Reporter:
    • An inability to meet auditor requests
    • Time-consuming scripting
    • A lack of full visibility
    • A lack of tools for effective reporting
    • Help manage daily staff movment and remove creeping accumulation of rights

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Enterprise Reporter that the surveyed organization uses:

  • Uses Enterprise Reporter to collect info on:
    • SQL Server
    • Windows Server

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Enterprise Reporter:

  • Greatest benefits of Enterprise Reporter to their organization:
    • Strengthened internal security controls
    • The ability to assess environment pre and post-migration
    • Greater compliance
    • Reduced workload with automation
    • Increased visibility into permissions and configurations
  • Top Enterprise Reporter reports:
    • Active Directory Permissions for Account
    • Domain Computer Information
    • File Permissions with Membership
  • Enterprise Reporter helped them achieve their goals for security and compliance.




About This Data

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

TechValidate verifies the identity and organizational affiliation of all participants that contribute to published research data. When research participants so desire, we also guarantee their anonymity so that they may share information honestly and freely.


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