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MMAD Case Study: Adient US


This case study of Adient US is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Lesson Learned? “Know your data prior to starting the migration. Who are the users, which servers/workstations will migrate, and which applications will migrate. The cleaner your data the easier the migration will be.”

Why would you recommend Quest for AD migration? “Industry leader. Ease of use. Integration with compliance suite. Quality support model.”


  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate
    • Manage merger / acquisition activity

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
    • Home grown solutions
  • Migrated Over 10,000 users


  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Kept end-users productive during migration
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
    • Streamlined project management
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration within 6 months
  • Performed an AD migration 2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

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