June 29, 2018 – Quest Software, a global systems management and security software provider, today announced the acquisition of Metalogix, a leading provider of migration, management and security solutions for Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365.
With organizational adoption of Office 365 on the fast track, SharePoint has become the leading collaboration platform for organizations of all sizes. The acquisition of Metalogix strengthens the Quest Microsoft Platform Management solution portfolio by extending capabilities to support SharePoint, SharePoint Online, and OneDrive for Business. Additionally, it advances Quest’s commitment to delivering the industry’s most complete set of solutions that help organizations easily manage workloads across Microsoft infrastructure and productivity platforms.
“Today’s announcement reinforces our commitment to investing in technology that drives innovation and delivers more value to our customers and partners,” said Jeff Hawn, Chairman and CEO, Quest. “The acquisition of Metalogix is a prime example of this commitment and the value it brings in addressing our customer challenges.”
“We’re excited to join the Quest family and add our technology and expertise to the company’s fast growing portfolio of solutions that help organizations maximize the value of their Microsoft investments,” said Trevor Hellebuyck, Chief Executive Officer, Metalogix. “With today’s announcement, Metalogix’s customers, prospects and partners will be able to benefit from our market-leading SharePoint migration, management and governance tools within the broader stack of first-class solutions in Quest’s Microsoft Platform Management portfolio that has a legacy and heritage rooted in providing tools that help migrate, manage and secure Microsoft platforms. Together with Quest, we can create new opportunities for our customers and partners by delivering the most complete set of tools to address every aspect of an organization’s Office365 and SharePoint management needs.”
Increasing Productivity Across Microsoft Platforms
As organizations move more workloads to the cloud, the risk and complexity of securing, managing and ensuring compliance for multiple environments increases. The Quest Microsoft Platform Management solutions have been used to move, manage and secure more than 180M users globally for on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. As one of the leading Microsoft ISVs, organizations for years have turned to Quest solutions to help manage workloads across a number of Microsoft platforms, including Active Directory, Exchange, Azure AD, OneDrive for Business and Office 365.
Metalogix’s rich set of SharePoint migration and management solutions has made it one of Microsoft’s most valued ISV partners. Adding these solutions to the Quest Microsoft Platform Management portfolio supports Quest’s commitment to offering the most complete set of migration, management and security solutions for Microsoft environments in the industry.
“The addition of migration, management and governance software for SharePoint and OneDrive solidifies Quest’s leadership position and strengthens our commitment to helping organizations easily migrate and manage their Microsoft workloads, whether on-premises, in the cloud or in hybrid environments,” said Michael Tweddle, President and GM, Quest Microsoft Platform Management. “The Metalogix portfolio brings us the needed management and governance solutions to support SharePoint, SharePoint Online, and One Drive for business – further extending our ability to help organizations manage workloads across every aspect of their Office 365 environment.”
Terms of the Transaction
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Quest helps solve the complex technology and security problems that stand in the way of organizations’ ability to always be ready for what’s next. With Quest solutions, companies of all sizes can reduce the time and money spent on IT administration and security, so they have more time to focus on and invest in business innovation. Quest has more than 100,000 customers worldwide across its portfolio of software solutions spanning information management, data protection, endpoint systems management, identity and access management, and Microsoft platform management. For more information, visit www.quest.com.
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