State Replaces Quest® with Cayosoft for Secure Hybrid Management, 30% Lower Cost, and Higher Efficiency

Microsoft’s Active Directory, Exchange and Office 365 platforms were mission critical to a large U.S. State’s Department of Information Technology (DOIT). Cayosoft Administrator was chosen by DOIT for completeness of hybrid
administration capabilities, lower administrative burden and lower operating cost.

Cayosoft Administrator is the only complete solution for Hybrid Microsoft Enterprise Management. The solution delivers secure delegation, a unified web-based interface for day-to-day admins, task automation, IT Policy enforcement and Lifecycle management and analysis of Office 365 Licenses.

The Results:

  • Hybrid Office 365 adoption bottlenecks were removed
  • 90% of the added hybrid administrative burden was eliminated
  • 30% reduction in cost of software maintenance
  • Simplified user provisioning and management of on-premises and cloud Microsoft assets
  • 80+ Legacy administration policies consolidation into 2 Cayosoft Rules
  • Extra SQL database, script-add-on and redundant sync engine eliminated

“The Quest product didn’t meet our hybrid needs and the extra script add-on and sync product overlapped with Microsoft.” Sr. DOIT Admin

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