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Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Quest MMAD Case study: Medium Enterprise Professional Services Company in France

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise professional services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Greatest lesson learned: “Test, test, test.”

Why would you recommend Quest for AD migration? “Console is easy to use and report with.”

Challenges

  • Migrated to Active Directory for the following reasons:
    • Restructure / consolidate

Use Case

  • Evaluated the following solutions just prior to selecting Quest Migration Manager for Active Directory:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Migrated 1,001-5,000 users

Results

  • Achieved the following outcomes with their Quest migration solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration
  • Experienced ROI on their AD migration immediately
  • Performed an AD migration 2x faster in comparison to their expected timeline or previous methods

Quest InTrust Case Study

Capgemini

Introduction

This case study of Capgemini is based on a March 2018 survey of Quest InTrust customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The web-based UI is very simple to use. Storage required to retain data has been drastically reduced.”

Challenges

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
  • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • 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:
    • ManageEngine
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Exchange
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)
    • Quest Knowledge Portal
    • SQL Server Reporting Services

Results

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
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Increased the speed of security investigations and audits with full-text search on all native logs
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Automated responses to specific events
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
    • Improved pre-defined best practice reports
  • Reduced storage costs by 61-80% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 10,000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 7,000 events per day to their SIEM solutions

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Computer Services Company

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

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)

Results

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

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

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.

“InTrust is a good product and provides many benefits in terms of security features.”

Challenges

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
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention

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 the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest Knowledge Portal
    • SQL Server Reporting Services

Results

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
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
  • Collects 1000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 500 events per day to their SIEM solutions
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 11 TB

Quest InTrust Case Study

Small Business Computer Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a small business computer 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.

“Real-time event log collection is easy to set up from various sources and the search in the Repository is really fast.”

Challenges

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
  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Expensive storage costs for event logs

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • LogRhythm
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Custom/scripted data source
    • Firewalls (CheckPoint, Cisco PIX)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Automated responses to specific events
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
  • Reduced storage costs by 61-80% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 100,000 events per day using InTrust

Quest InTrust Case Study

Global 500 Beverage Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 beverage 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.

“The best feature which I like is the collection of event logs proactively regarding security incidents.”

Challenges

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
  • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • Expensive storage costs for event logs
  • 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:
    • LogRhythm
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)
    • Quest Knowledge Portal

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Automated responses to specific events
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
    • Improved pre-defined best practice reports
    • Integrated with Quest IT Security Search to correlate data
  • Reduced storage costs by 61-80% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 1,000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 100 events per day to their SIEM solutions
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 2 TB

Quest InTrust Case Study

Inova Health System Foundation

Introduction

This case study of Inova Health System Foundation is based on a February 2018 survey of Quest InTrust customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Very helpful tool to search AD logs. Explains the events in details for better understanding.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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
  • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • Expensive storage costs for event logs

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses Quest IT Security Search to analyze Trust data

Results

The surveyed organization 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
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
  • Reduced storage costs by 61-80% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository

Quest InTrust Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport 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.

“We use InTrust for the protection of the event log from malicious deletion and real-time alerting on local security group management.”

Challenges

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 protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • 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:
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Exchange
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)

Results

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
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
  • Collects 50,000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 1,000 events per day to their SIEM solutions
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 4 TB

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Telecommunications Services Company

Introduction

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.”

Challenges

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

Results

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

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Retail Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise retail 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.

“Intrust can easily and efficiently collect and store all events from any system. It’s also very easy to deploy.”

Challenges

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
  • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
  • 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:
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Firewalls (CheckPoint, Cisco PIX)
    • Exchange
  • Uses Quest IT Security Search to analyze InTrust data

Results

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 the full-text search on all native logs
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Automated responses to specific events
    • Integrated with Quest IT Security Search to correlate data
  • Reduced storage costs by 41-60% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 1,000,000 events per day using InTrust
  • Sends 1,000,000 events per day to their SIEM solutions

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise automotive & transport 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.

“We use InTrust for gathering logs in one place and protecting their integrity. It works seamlessly.”

Challenges

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 protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • Expensive storage costs for event logs
  • Need to respond quickly to security incidents

Use Case

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

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

Results

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
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Forwarded log data to their existing SIEM solution for security analytics
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
  • Reduced storage costs by > 101% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository

Quest InTrust Case Study

Medium Enterprise Engineering Company

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise engineering 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.

“The greatest benefits of InTrust are its high availability and quick time it takes to obtain necessary information”

Challenges

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

  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • SIEM tools are too expensive to be used as long-term data stores

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Custom/scripted data source
    • Firewalls (CheckPoint, Cisco PIX)
    • Exchange
    • Proxies (Microsoft ISA, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, TrendMicro InterScan Web Appliance)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Forwarded log data to their existing SIEM solution for security analytics
  • Reduced storage costs by 61-80% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository.
  • Collects 150 events per day using InTrust.
  • Sends 100 events per day to their SIEM solutions.
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 2.

Quest InTrust Case Study

Federal Government Agency

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a February 2018 survey of Quest InTrust customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We use InTrust for quick log gathering and aggregation”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled organization 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
  • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
  • Need to respond quickly to security incidents

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • ManageEngine
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)
    • Quest Knowledge Portal
    • SQL Server Reporting Services

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Collected and stored all client workstation logs in one place
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Increased the speed of security investigations and audits with full-text search on all native logs
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
  • Reduced storage costs by 21-40% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository.
  • Collects 15,000 events per day using InTrust.
  • Sends 7,000 events per day to their SIEM solutions.

Quest InTrust Case Study

IBM Corporation

Introduction

This case study of IBM Corporation is based on a March 2018 survey of Quest InTrust customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“Being able to search security logs quickly for security information needed is the most valuable feature of Quest InTrust.”

Challenges

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
  • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
  • Need to protect logs from tampering or erasure
  • Need to respond quickly to security incidents

Use Case

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

  • Is collecting data from Windows servers and workstations
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)

Results

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 41-60% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Collects 800,000 events per day using InTrust
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 2 TB

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Industrial Manufacturing Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise industrial manufacturing 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 of InTrust is having all logs in one protected place for analyzing.”

Challenges

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
  • A need for protecting logs from tampering or erasure

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 the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
    • Improved pre-defined best practice reports
  • Reduced storage costs by 41-60% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository

Quest InTrust Case Study

Global 500 Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a Global 500 financial 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.

“We use InTrust to collect huge amounts of events on DCs for compliance requirements.”

Challenges

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
  • Strict compliance regulations for data retention
  • 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 the following systems:
    • Domain Controllers
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Integrated with Quest IT Security Search to correlate data
  • Reduced storage costs by 41-60% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository

Quest InTrust Case Study

Large Enterprise Financial Services Company

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial 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 features of InTrust are its single data repository and powerful search engine”

Challenges

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
  • A 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 the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • Custom/scripted data source
    • Exchange
    • AD, file servers, sharepoint
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search
    • SQL Server Reporting Services

Results

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
    • Stored massive volumes of data in a highly-compressed repository to reduce costs
    • Increased the speed of security investigations and audits with full-text search on all native logs
    • Forwarded log data to their existing SIEM solution for security analytics
    • Integrated with Quest IT Security Search to correlate data
  • Reduced storage costs by up to 20% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 5 TB

Quest InTrust Case Study

Fortune 500 Automotive & Transport Company

Introduction

This case study of a Fortune 500 automotive & transport 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.

Challenges

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

  • Solved for the following challenges:
    • Native event log data is cryptic and hard to interpret
    • Expensive storage costs for event logs

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Improved pre-defined best practice reports
  • Reduced storage costs by 81-100% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 12 TB

Quest InTrust Case Study

Federal Government Agency

Introduction

This case study of a federal government is based on a February 2018 survey of Quest InTrust customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“We are using Quest InTrust for management of event logs in an environment where auditing is turned up way too high. We are looking at Splunk for analytics and are in the process of setting up ingestion of the InTrust repository contents.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved for the following challenges:
    • Collecting large volumes of event log data from different systems, devices, and applications
    • Strict compliance regulations for data retention

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools:
    • ArcSight
    • Splunk
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
    • Linux/Unix (HP-UX, IBM AIX, Solaris)
    • Web Servers
    • DB Server (SQL Server, Oracle)
    • Custom/scripted data source
    • Firewalls (CheckPoint, Cisco PIX)
    • Exchange
    • Proxies (Microsoft ISA, Microsoft Forefront Threat Management Gateway, TrendMicro InterScan Web Appliance)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (Searches and Reports)
    • Splunk

Results

The surveyed organization achieved the following results with Quest InTrust:

  • Realized the following benefits with InTrust:
    • Forwarded log data to their existing SIEM solution for security analytics
    • Protected event log data from tampering or erasure
  • Reduced storage costs by 61-80% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository.
  • Total size of their InTrust repositories is 10 TB.

Quest InTrust Case Study

S&P 500 Professional Services Company

Introduction

This case study of an S&P 500 professional 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.

“We use InTrust for log collection from domain controllers and monitoring events for SOX compliance auditing. I love the repository viewer, it is great for researching account lockouts and other login events for security purposes.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved for the following challenges:
    • Collecting large volumes of event log data from different systems, devices and applications
    • Strict compliance regulations for data retention

Use Case

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

  • Uses the following SIEM tools in their environment:
    • Splunk
    • QRadar
  • Is collecting data from the following systems:
    • Windows (servers and workstations)
  • Uses the following systems to analyze InTrust data:
    • Quest IT Security Search
    • Quest InTrust Repository Viewer (searches and reports)

Results

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
    • Improved real-time alerting of suspicious activity
    • Automated responses to specific events
  • Reduced storage costs by 81-100% with InTrust’s highly-compressed repository

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Small Business Security Products & Services Company – Successful O365 Migration

Introduction

This case study of a small business security products & services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“It works.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Solved the following challenges with their Quest solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Maintained end-user productivity
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions for e-mail migration:
    • On Demand Migration for Email
    • SharePoint Migration Suite
  • Migrated from the following source platforms:
    • Exchange
    • Office 365
  • Migrated to the following target platform:
    • Office 365

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated 500-999 mailboxes.
  • Experienced ROI immediately on their e-mail migration.
  • Completed their e-mail migration right on the targeted timeline.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Medium Enterprise Computer Services Company – Successful Migration to O365

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise computer services company is based on a July 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Used/evaluated the following solutions prior to selecting Quest:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • BitTitan
  • Solved the following challenges with their Quest solution:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Reduced help desk volume
    • Minimized risk and disruption

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions for e-mail migration:
    • Migration Manager for Exchange
    • On Demand Migration for Email
    • Migrator for Notes to Exchange
    • Migration Manager for PSTs
    • Migration Manager for Email Archives
  • Migrated from the following source platforms:
    • IBM Lotus Notes
    • Exchange
    • Gmail
    • POP/IMAP
    • Office 365
    • Zimbra
  • Migrated to the following target platform:
    • Office 365

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated <500 mailboxes.
  • Experienced ROI immediately on their e-mail migration.
  • Completed their e-mail migration >2x faster than their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Microsoft Platform Management Case Study

Facts & Figures

Introduction

This case study of Facts & Figures is based on a June 2017 survey of Quest Microsoft Platform Management customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We love Quest.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Used/evaluated the following solutions prior to selecting Quest:
    • Microsoft native tools
    • Binary Tree
  • Solved the following challenges with their Quest solution:
    • Reduced IT costs
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Reduced help desk volume
    • Minimized risk and disruption
    • Maintained end-user productivity
    • Allowed for coexistence during migration

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Microsoft Platform Management that the surveyed company uses:

  • Uses the following Quest solutions for e-mail migration:
    • Migration Manager for Exchange
    • Migrator for Notes to Exchange
    • Migrator for Groupwise
    • Coexistence Manager for Notes
    • Coexistence Manager for Groupwise
  • Migrated from the following source platforms:
    • IBM Lotus Notes
    • Novell GroupWise
    • Exchange
  • Migrated to the following target platforms:
    • Exchange 2013 or an earlier version
    • Exchange 2016
    • Office 365

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Microsoft Platform Management:

  • Migrated >10,000 mailboxes.
  • Experienced ROI within 3 months on their e-mail migration.
  • Completed their e-mail migration >2x faster than their expected timeline or previous methods.

Quest Enterprise Reporter Case Study

Medium Enterprise Energy & Utilities Company finds Enterprise Reporter “easy, intuitive, fast”

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise energy & utilities company is based on a December 2017 survey of Quest Enterprise Reporter customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Enterprise Reporter is easy, intuitive, and fast.”

Challenges

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

  • Solved the following challenges after using Enterprise Reporter:
    • Manual and time intensive reporting
    • A lack of full visibility
    • A lack of tools for effective reporting

Use Case

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

  • Used or evaluated the following tools before purchasing Enterprise Reporter:
    • Native tools
    • Netwrix

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Enterprise Reporter:

  • Greatest benefit of Enterprise Reporter:
    • Increased visibility into permissions and configurations
  • Saw a return on their investment immediately.
  • Very satisfied with Enterprise Reporter.
  • Saves < 5 hours per week after automating manual reporting

Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint Case Study

Fenner Dunlop – rates MNSP a 10 out of 10

Introduction

This case study of Fenner Dunlop is based on a November 2017 survey of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“We had a large well established Lotus Notes presence which needed to be migrated to SharePoint with minimal impact on users and the Quest Migrator tool allowed this to occur without issue.”

Challenges

The business challenges:

  • Solved for the following challenges:
    • Rationalized application environment
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Preserved critical data with high fidelity
    • Met project timeline

Use Case

The key features and functionalities:

  • Cited the following as their target platforms:
    • Microsoft Office 365
  • Was migrating the following Notes applications:
    • Document library
    • Team room
    • Critical business applications
  • Migrated 100-500 Notes databases
  • Had the following groups perform the Notes migration:
    • Performed the migration themselves
  • Took less than 3 months to migrate their Notes applications.

Results

Achieved the following results:

  • Was extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migrated
  • Chose this solution for the following reasons:
    • Its recommendation by a partner or consultant
  • Recommends it for the following reasons:
    • A variety of migration requirements
    • Reliability and fidelity of the data migrated
    • Improved migration process over previous methods

Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint Case Study

Trans Alta Corporation – very satisfied with Migrator for Notes to Sharepoint

Introduction

This case study of TransAlta Corporation is based on a November 2017 survey of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Challenges

The business challenges:

  • Solved for the following challenges:
    • Rationalized application environment
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers

Use Case

The key features and functionalities:

  • Cited the following as their target platforms:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • Microsoft Office 365
  • Was migrating the following Notes applications:
    • Document library
    • Custom built internal applications
  • Migrated Less than 100 Notes databases
  • Had the following groups perform the Notes migration:
    • Performed the migration themselves
  • Took less than 2 years to migrate their Notes applications.

Results

Achieved the following results:

  • Was very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migrated
  • Chose for the following reasons:
    • Its pre-migration analysis features
    • The quality of Quest Pre-Sales & Post-Sales Technical Support
  • Recommends for the following reasons:
    • A variety of migration requirements
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Ease of project and budget approval by management

Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint Case Study

State & Local Government – extremely satisfied with MNSP

Introduction

This case study of a state & local government is based on a November 2017 survey of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled organization asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

Challenges

The business challenges:

  • Solved for the following challenges by migrating to Migrator for Notes to SharePoint:
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Met project timeline

Use Case

The key features and functionalities:

  • Cited the following as their target platforms:
    • SharePoint 2013
  • Was migrating the following Notes applications:
    • Custom built internal applications
  • Migrated Less than 100 Notes databases with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Had the following groups perform the Notes migration:
    • Performed the migration themselves
  • Took 6 months-1 year to migrate their Notes applications.

Results

Achieved the following results:

  • Was extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migrated with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Chose Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Its recommendation by a partner or consultant
  • Recommends Quest Notes to SharePoint migration solutions for the following reasons:
    • A variety of migration requirements
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools

Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint Case Study

Large Enterprise Financial Services Company – 10 out of 10 rating for MNSP

Introduction

This case study of a large enterprise financial services company is based on a November 2017 survey of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Simply the reliability and fidelity of the data migrated is key! Our clean-up is to fix embedded links that point to migrated content – we have never had an issue with field values (except name fields in the first couple of migrations, but those have been resolved in past couple of migrations). The product is wonderful!”

Challenges

The business challenges:

  • Solved for the following challenges by migrating to Migrator for Notes to SharePoint:
    • Preserved critical data with high fidelity
    • Met project timeline
    • Reduced help desk volume
    • Saved hundreds of hours of manual migration efforts

Use Case

The key features and functionalities:

  • Cited the following as their target platforms:
    • SharePoint 2013
    • SharePoint 2010
  • Was migrating the following Notes applications:
    • Document library
  • Migrated 4 Notes databases with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Had the following groups perform the Notes migration:
    • Performed the migration themselves
  • Took more than 2 years to migrate their Notes applications.

Results

Achieved the following results:

  • Was extremely satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migrated with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Chose Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Its improved fidelity of migrated data
    • The availability of global technical support 24/7
    • The quality of Quest Pre-Sales & Post-Sales Technical Support
  • Recommends Quest Notes to SharePoint migration solutions for the following reasons:
    • A variety of migration requirements
    • Expertise of professional services and support
    • Reliability and fidelity of the data migrated
    • Ease of project and budget approval by management

Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint Case Study

Lynden Door Inc – rates Migrator for Notes to Sharepoint a 10 out of 10

Introduction

This case study of Lynden Door Inc is based on a November 2017 survey of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“It allowed us to move our QuickR data to SharePoint Office 365 all by ourselves. Which saved us a ton of money and time.”

Challenges

The business challenges :

  • Solved for the following challenges by migrating to Migrator for Notes to SharePoint:
    • Eliminated dependency on legacy platforms/servers
    • Preserved critical data with high fidelity
    • Met project timeline

Use Case

The key features and functionalities:

  • Cited the following as their target platforms:
    • Microsoft Office 365
  • Was migrating the following Notes applications:
    • Team room
    • QuickR applications
  • Migrated Less than 100 Notes databases with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Had the following groups perform the Notes migration:
    • Performed the migration themselves
  • Took 6 months-1 year to migrate their Notes applications.

Results

Achieved the following results:

  • Was very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migrated with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Chose Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Its recommendation by a partner or consultant
    • Currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
  • Recommends Quest Notes to SharePoint migration solutions for the following reasons:
    • A variety of migration requirements
    • Ease of project and budget approval by management

Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint Case Study

Medium Enterprise Automotive & Transport Company – rates MNSP a 9 out of 10

Introduction

This case study of a medium enterprise automotive & transport company is based on a November 2017 survey of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service. The profiled company asked to have their name blinded to protect their confidentiality.

“Simply put, we saved a lot of time using MNSP. Analysis of Notes DB’s was also a huge help in the process.”

Challenges

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint:

  • Solved for the following challenges by migrating to Migrator for Notes to SharePoint:
    • Improved IT efficiency
    • Preserved critical data with high fidelity

Use Case

The key features and functionalities of Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint that the surveyed company uses:

  • Cited the following as their target platforms:
    • SharePoint 2016
  • Was migrating the following Notes applications:
    • Discussion
    • Document library
    • Custom built internal applications
  • Migrated Less than 100 Notes databases with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Had the following groups perform the Notes migration:
    • Performed the migration themselves
  • Took more than 1 year but less than 2 years to migrate their Notes applications.

Results

The surveyed company achieved the following results with Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint:

  • Was very satisfied with the quality and completeness of the data migrated with Migrator for Notes to SharePoint.
  • Chose Quest Migrator for Notes to SharePoint for the following reasons:
    • Its pre-migration analysis features
    • Currently using (or had previously used) other Quest products
    • The quality of Quest Pre-Sales & Post-Sales Technical Support
  • Recommends Quest Notes to SharePoint migration solutions for the following reasons:
    • A variety of migration requirements
    • Reliability and fidelity of the data migrated
    • Quality of pre-migration and preparation tools



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