TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Case Study: Instron Corporation


This case study of Instron Corporation is based on a February 2014 survey of Quest SharePoint Migration Solutions customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.


  • Solved the following challenges with Quest Software SharePoint migration solutions:
    • Limitations of native migration tools and methods
    • Time and cost 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
    • Limited internal resources
    • A lack of experience required to manage the migration confidently
    • A lack of budget to hire third-party consultants

Use Case

  • Migrated < 250 gigabytes of content from SharePoint 2010 to Office 365 using Quest solutions
  • Utilized internal resources to migrate using Quest solutions


  • Purchased Quest SharePoint migration solutions over Sharegate
  • Selected Quest solutions for the following differentiating factors:
    • Client-side installation requiring no server agents
    • Recommendation by partner or consultant
  • Their migration had zero impact on end users

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