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Quest Software and Microsoft Enter Into Strategic Relationship to Provide Seamless GroupWise Migration to Microsoft Exchange Online

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., March 31, 2011
Quest Software, Inc. (Nasdaq: QSFT) today announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft that names Quest GroupWise Migrator for Exchange the preferred tool for migrations to Microsoft Exchange Online, part of the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) .

Quest GroupWise Migrator for Exchange reduces downtime and data loss by providing a ZeroIMPACT migration from GroupWise to Exchange, Exchange Online and hosted Exchange. Customers can quickly and accurately migrate email, calendars, tasks, personal address books, frequent contacts and archives with fewer resources than they thought possible.

With the recent acquisition of Novell, GroupWise customers face additional uncertainty about the future of their legacy email platform. Recent industry analyst reports are advising customers to migrate away from GroupWise over the next several years. Working together, Microsoft and Quest will help GroupWise customers transition with minimal risk and zero impact on end users.

“Customers need proven tools to migrate customers from GroupWise to Microsoft Exchange Online,” said David Scult, general manager for Microsoft Online Services.  “Quest GroupWise Migrator for Exchange will help transition GroupWise customers and their data to Microsoft Exchange Online.”

Quest Software is also one of Microsoft’s valued independent software vendors for helping customers migrate from Lotus Notes to on-premises and online versions of Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint, including Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite.

“For more than a decade, Quest has helped move nearly 30 million end users to Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint and Microsoft’s Business Productivity Online Suite,” said Bill Evans, vice president and general manager, SharePoint and Notes Transition, Quest Software. “With the recent acquisition of Novell, more and more GroupWise customers are turning to us to simplify their migration to Exchange. Migrations can be complex, expensive, and disruptive, but through this strategic relationship, Microsoft and Quest will help organizations complete their migrations on-time, on-budget and with minimal risk.”

For more information or a free trial of Quest GroupWise Migrator for Exchange, please visit


About Quest Software, Inc.

Quest Software (Nasdaq: QSFT) simplifies and reduces the cost of managing IT for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. Our innovative solutions make solving the toughest IT management problems easier, enabling customers to save time and money across physical, virtual and cloud environments.  For more information about Quest solutions for application management, database management, Windows management, virtualization management, and IT management, go to


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Sue Hetzel of HetzelMeade Communications, on behalf of Quest Software, Inc.