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in quest of someone or something

 and in search of someone or something
seeking or hunting something; trying to find something. They went into town in quest of a reasonably priced restaurant. Monday morning I'll go out in search of a job.
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quest for someone or something

to seek after someone or something. Martin is off questing for a book on baroque organ building. She is questing for a better way to do it.
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in search of

Also, in quest of. Looking for, seeking, as in They went to California in search of gold, or I went to the library in quest of a quiet place to read. The first term dates from the mid-1400s, the second from the second half of the 1500s.
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Army be able to simplify, automate and secure its Microsoft infrastructure," stated Paul Garver, vice president of Public Sector, Quest Software.
Long-time Quest Software customer, Whirlpool, owns both Oracle and DB2 databases and recently transferred its call center data to DB2.
We look forward to continuing our partnership with Quest and expect to achieve full ROI from our Password Manager purchase in less than one year.
The Quest Software strategy for APM is comprised of three integrated product areas that detect, diagnose and resolve application performance issues in major packaged applications including Siebel, PeopleSoft, Oracle e-Business Suite and SAP; major database platforms including Oracle, DB2, SQL Server and Sybase; as well as IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic and other custom Web-based or J2EE applications.
In Jewel Quest 2, players venture into the heart of Africa with Rupert Pack and three all-new characters, as they search for the secrets of the mysterious gold boards.
Red Energy also implemented Quest Password Manager, which allows end users to automatically reset forgotten passwords, greatly reducing the number of help desk requests.
To date, Quest has migrated more than 10 million mailboxes to Exchange Server, and the company will continue to offer tools for efficient, automated migration from:
Similar to how the new MOM management pack extends MOM to monitor ADAM environments, Quest also extends MOM 2005 to provide deep monitoring, analysis and diagnostics of Active Directory with Quest Spotlight on Active Directory.
There is also a need for the transition to the new environment to be seamless for the end user, and Quest continues to deliver ZeroIMPACT[TM] migrations by ensuring that end users are automatically and transparently redirected to SharePoint.
IT organizations face serious challenges when creating highly optimized and maintainable code due to the lack of widely-accepted guidelines for database development best practices," said Steven Feuerstein, PL/SQL evangelist, Quest Software.
Quest Code Tester - constructs comprehensive regression tests easily and quickly for PL/SQL programs, dramatically improving the quality and maintainability of applications.
Quest ActiveRoles to centralize the management of Active Directory, Windows resources and helpdesk tasks.
Jerry is a strong addition to the Quest team," said Paul Garver, vice president of Quest's public sector group.
Auditing and Compliance Reporting - Proper management of user identities and access helps companies address many regulatory compliance issues, and Quest completes the process by providing robust audit and reporting capabilities for Active Directory, Group Policy, Windows systems and non-Windows systems.
A major compliance and IT control concern we hear from customers is the need to terminate account access in a timely manner when a user leaves the company," said Jackson Shaw, senior director, product management, Quest Software.