GSX Blog

Boost your Office 365 ROI. Find out how

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Apr 28, 2016

If you’ve worked in IT anytime during the past five years, you’ve probably considered moving your IT applications to the cloud, or have already done so. Whether it’s pressure from the C-level to reduce costs, the increasing complexity of managing virtualized environments, or demand from end-users to be able to access applications anywhere, the transition to the cloud is happening.

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Tags: Office365, Office 365 monitoring, office 365 reporting

How GSX brings additional value to the new Office 365 Admin Center

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Apr 14, 2016

The Microsoft Office 365 Portal is a great tool for managing Office 365. But for IT administrators who want detailed usage reports, custom administrative settings, and overall more effective cost management insights, GSX’ solutions remain crucial tools. Here we’ll delve into some of the differences between our solutions and the new capabilities of the Office 365 Admin Center for reporting and administration of Office 365.

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Tags: Office 365, Office 365 monitoring, office 365 reporting, office 365 admin center

Good Bye Mail Flow Issues - Hello IronPort Monitoring

Posted by Xenia von Wedel on Thu, Mar 31, 2016

The ability to check the status of IronPort's health and usage is critical. When IronPort fails, the entire email flow is shut down, meaning nobody in your organization can send or receive emails.

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Tags: Connectors, IronPort, Network, Antispam, Antivirus, Monitoring IronPort, Email Security

GSX Solutions to Define the Next Generation of Performance Monitoring

Posted by Xenia von Wedel on Wed, Mar 30, 2016

What does it mean for GSX Solutions to reach the 20 year milestone?

Antoine Leboyer, CEO of GSX Solutions: It is certainly a key milestone in anyone's life. I can fully appreciate this when I think back to my younger days and then I look at my eldest daughter, who is 20 years old and in her second year at university.

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Tags: Unified Communications and Collaborations, application monitoring, Application Performance, APM

GSX Extends Exchange Online Monitoring with Network Diagnostic

Posted by Jean-Francois Piot on Tue, Mar 08, 2016

When you move to Office 365, the business-critical part of your IT is outsourced and lives independently from the rest of your IT environment. Managing network connectivity becomes critical to monitoring the availability and performance of your applications.

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Tags: Office 365, Exchange Online, Office 365 monitoring, Network latency, Network Diagnostic

Introducing GSX for DB2 agentless monitoring

Posted by Yann Baudic on Tue, Feb 23, 2016

We’re pleased to announce the release of the latest GSX for DB2. This product is designed to help safeguard the performance and health of IBM Traveler, IBM Connections, and other front-end applications that your business depends on like IBM Sametime for example.


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Tags: IBM, database monitoring, DB2, SQL technology, Db2 monitoring

Get control of your Active Directory by checking replication health and Hybrid performance

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Thu, Feb 04, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that the comprehensive monitoring capabilities of our GSX Monitor and Analyzer is now available for Active Directory!                    

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Tags: Health Monitoring, hybrid environments, Active Directory, Monitoring Active Directory

My 2 cents at Connect...

Posted by Antoine Leboyer on Wed, Feb 03, 2016

I was sick last year and could not attend the new format IBM Connect.
It is a smaller event than during its heydays but is still a well-organized conference where familiar faces can be seen.

The OGS delivered good demos and some were actually funny. The real question is whether all the products they shown can be delivered fast and effectively.

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Tags: IBM Connect, IBM Monitoring, Websphere, DB2

GSX now monitors 100% of Lync 2013

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Fri, Jan 29, 2016

Nowadays, Lync performance is considered critical for every company and represents a challenge from a management point of view. With each Lync edition becoming more prevalent as a PBX replacement, the ability for users to make and receive phone calls with their Lync clients and call into Lync conferences from PSTN devices (such as cell phones) is becoming a necessity in many organizations to reduce phone expenses.

But, how do you make sure that all of your Lync environment's features are working and will continue to work properly from an end-user perspective?

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Tags: Lync monitoring, Lync Reporting, Microsoft Lync

Get a comprehensive view on how SQL Server is performing?

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Thu, Jan 28, 2016

We’re pleased to announce that the comprehensive monitoring capabilities of GSX Monitor is now available for Microsoft SQL Server!

SQL is the standard language for relational database management systems. SQL statements are used to perform critical tasks, such as updating or retrieving information from the database. GSX now monitors Microsoft SQL Server, one of the most common relational database management systems based on SQL.

Properly monitoring your SQL Server will allow you to identify performance trends and determine if key changes are necessary to optimize performance.

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Tags: sql server, Connectors, SQL Applications, Monitoring SQL server