GSX Blog

Je suis Niçois

Posted by Antoine Leboyer on Mon, Jul 18, 2016

Words cannot express the horror that took place in Nice on Bastille Day.

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Tags: Jesuisnice

Gain Better Visibility into your Cloud Services with Monitoring Tools

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Jul 14, 2016

The public cloud services market is skyrocketing, and many IT administrators are realizing they don’t have the same visibility into their infrastructure as they once did. The worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 16.5 percent in 2016 to total $204 billion, according to Gartner. They predict the highest growth will come from cloud system infrastructure services, which is projected to grow 38.4 percent in 2016.

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Tags: Office 365, Cloud monitoring, cloud performance

Be proactive about authentication issues in ADFS

Posted by Pavan Reddy on Thu, Jul 07, 2016

Active Directory Federation Services (AD Federation Services) is a feature of the Windows Server operating system that extends end users' single sign-on access to applications and systems outside the corporate firewall.

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Tags: ADFS, ADFS monitoring, Microsoft identity management

Why Azure AD Connect monitoring is important

Posted by Dan Krief on Tue, Jul 05, 2016

Microsoft Azure AD Connect formerly known as Windows Azure Active Directory Sync (DirSync) or Azure AD Sync, combines all scenarios supported by these both deprecated tools. It is the best way to connect your on-premises directory with Azure AD and Office 365. The main purpose of using Azure AD Connect is that it makes the users more productive thanks to a common identity for accessing both cloud and on-premises resources.

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Tags: Microsoft identity management, Azure AD Connect

Bringing GSX Solutions into the Azure World

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Jun 30, 2016

Earlier this year, we launched a connector to monitor Active Directory (AD) and ensure that its server is able to authenticate users and guarantee the Identity service. We’re pleased to announce that we’ve now added new monitoring capabilities for ADFS and Azure AD Connect.

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Tags: ADFS, Active Directory, Microsoft identity management, Azure AD Connect

Find out how much Office 365 reporting costs to your organization

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Tue, Jun 28, 2016

You need information and key data about your Office 365 environment. Perhaps you’re looking to calculate ROI, or understand end-user adoption trends. A common approach we hear is “why don’t I just use PowerShell to extract this data?” The reality is that using PowerShell to retrieve data from your Office 365 environment is a tedious and inefficient process, and results in data that is incomplete and not very useful.

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Tags: Office365, Powershell, office 365 reporting, Office 365 usage

Lync to Skype for Business: Beyond the change of name

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Jun 23, 2016

It’s now been more than a year since Microsoft transitioned its Lync unified communications suite into Skype for Business (early 2015). The Skype for Business client is inspired by the look and feel of Skype but provides the same level of security and control as the Lync client. For users, this change represented far more than just a new name and new user interface, and Microsoft learned a great deal from the transition.

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Tags: Skype for Business, skype for business adoption, Skype monitoring, skype for business usage

GSX for IBM Connections: Reaching new levels of visibility

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Tue, Jun 21, 2016

We’re pleased to announce the release of GSX for IBM Connections! This new release will provide comprehensive, end-to-end monitoring of the application environment, from the webpage to the WebSphere component, including DB2 databases

If your organization is utilizing IBM Connections, then you’re already well-aware of its integral role in helping your teams maximize collaboration and productivity

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Tags: Websphere, IBM Connections, DB2 database

GSX Prepares for Windows Server 2016 with Brand New Monitoring Tool

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Jun 16, 2016

The release of Windows Server 2016 has the IT world buzzing, and rumors are swirling that the announcement could come at Microsoft Ignite. With the release imminent, GSX Solutions is happy to introduce the brand new GSX for Windows Server. Since it’s compatible with every version of the Windows Server, you’ll be able to fully monitor and provide end-user satisfaction immediately upon upgrading to the 2016 version.

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Tags: Microsoft Ignite, Windows server monitoring, Windows Server 2016

Product Tips: Skype for Business DB Offline

Posted by cyril leroy on Tue, Jun 14, 2016

Skype for Business has quickly risen to become a leading enterprise communication tool. With its seamless integration of messaging, live presence, and Office 365 apps, it’s far more than just a redesigned version of the free Skype-for-consumer edition. In fact, it’s a completely reenvisioned platform with extensive capabilities to take your organization from simply “communicating” to collaborating full-force on business-critical matters.

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Tags: Office365, sql, Office 365, Product tips, DB Offline, Skype for Business