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.

“Quest InTrust allows me to collect logs, analyze them in real time and trigger alerts for any suspicious events.”


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

  • Limited visibility into workstation and privileged account activity
  • Collecting large volumes of event log data from different systems, devices and applications
  • Need to respond quickly to security incidents

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 Windows servers and workstations
  • Uses Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports) to analyze data


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Increased the speed of security investigations and audits with full-text search on all native logs
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
  • Reduced storage costs by 41-60% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 20,000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 20,000 events per day to their SIEM solutions

About This Data

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

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