TechValidate Research on Quest Microsoft Platform Management

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Services Company


This case study of a large enterprise computer services company is based on a March 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.

“The most beneficial feature is the ease of adjusting search filters and sorting to find the exact event log data you’re looking for.”


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

  • Collecting large volumes of event log data from different systems, devices and applications

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest InTrust that the surveyed company uses:

  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)


The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Collected and stored all client workstation logs in one place
    • Increased the speed of security investigations and audits with full-text search on all native logs
  • Reduced storage costs by 21-40% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 20,000 events per day using InTrust

About This Data

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

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