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Quest Metalogix Migration Case Study

Small Business Industrial Manufacturing Company uses Metalogix to migrate from File Shares and SharePoint to SharePoint Online


This case study of a small business industrial manufacturing company is based on a March 2019 survey of Quest Metalogix Migration customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Most beneficial feature: “Versatility in using SPF or file servers, as well as breaking down how we want to import lists and libraries.”

Lesson learned: “Make the area owners commit to permissions and use cases and guide them through architecture first. Then there is no rework during/after data migration.”


The business challenges that led them to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Metalogix Migration:

  • Evaluated the following solutions before choosing Metalogix:
    • Microsoft Native Tools
  • Metalogix solutions helped solve challenges with:
    • Moving content while keeping users productive
    • Consolidating content from multiple platforms
    • Migrating large amounts of content quickly
    • Allowing them to migrate what other solutions couldn’t

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Metalogix Migration that they use:

  • Metalogix migration solutions used in their environment:
    • Metalogix Content Matrix
  • Migrated from the following environments:
    • File Shares
    • SharePoint
  • Migrating to the following environments:
    • SharePoint Online
  • Reports that their migrated collaboration environments were between 1TB and 3TB.


They achieved the following results with Quest Metalogix Migration:

  • Metalogix helped them successfully migrate their complex collaboration environment.
  • Their content migration was 2x faster versus their expected timeline.

About This Data

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