GSX Blog

Digital Experience Monitoring and the New Governance of the Cloud

Posted by Antoine Leboyer on Thu, Jan 04, 2018

The painting on the wall is clear: the growth of the cloud is a new driver of innovation and projects worldwide. Cloud computing started as a way to improve servers, initially used for development purposes and startups wanting to avoid unnecessary expenses. When IT departments realized the ability for cloud deployments to scale, the cloud became an attractive value proposition. This has allowed IT departments to refocus on value-added tasks, rather than spending days patching servers at data centers.

Much like Google once accelerated learning by popularizing search technology, cloud computing is now accelerating the adoption of new innovations. For example, Artificial Intelligence APIs are now ready for integration into cloud-based platforms.

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Tags: Cloud, Hybrid Monitoring, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Governance, Exchange, APM, Office 365 monitoring, End user Experience, office 365 performance, DEM, Digital experience monitoring

ExpressRoute & Office 365 performance - GSX Puts Rumors to the Test

Posted by Clementine Crozier on Fri, Dec 15, 2017

There are many contradictory rumors surrounding ExpressRoute.
Many believe that ExpressRoute can make mailboxes move significantly faster, while others think that ExpressRoute can make Microsoft Exchange Online slower since it was designed to improve security. Still others believe that ExpressRoute improves overall Office 365 performance.

So what really is ExpressRoute and what are its limitations?

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Tags: Hybrid Monitoring, Hybrid, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Office 365 monitoring, End user Experience, office 365 performance, DEM, ExpressRoute, Azure ExpressRoute

GSX’s new assessment gives clear insights into Office 365 experience

Posted by Clementine Crozier on Thu, Nov 23, 2017

Providing the best possible experience to your end-users should be the goal of any IT department. Ultimately, the user experience is what separates a productive, profitable company from a frustrated and inefficient one. At GSX, we understand the end-user experience more than anyone, and continue to build products that help IT administrators be the heroes instead of the scapegoats. 

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Tags: Hybrid cloud monitoring, Office 365, Office 365 monitoring, End user Experience, office 365 reporting, office 365 performance, Office 365 Assessment

How GSX measures the end-user experience in Office 365 hybrid deployment

Posted by Jean-Francois Piot on Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Office 365 provides the best collaborative SaaS solution on the market. Keep in mind that a Microsoft SLA is only valid within a Microsoft datacenter. Once outside it, and without the GSX Robot User User, you have no data and hence no visibility into the quality of the service delivered to the end-user.

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Tags: GSX Robot User, Hybrid Monitoring, Hybrid, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Office 365 monitoring, cloud migration, End user Experience, office 365 performance, DEM

Public Sector is accelerating transition to Hybrid Cloud

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Tue, Oct 17, 2017

The United States government is starting to take its own technology infrastructure more seriously, increasing its focus on security and efficiency by moving away from outdated IT systems. Next year, the federal technology budget could increase by up to $1.6 billion, to a total of $95.7 billion a year. The U.S. government plans to move agencies off of legacy IT systems that are eating up budgets, and onto more secure, cloud-based systems.

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Tags: Hybrid Monitoring, Hybrid, public cloud, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Office 365 monitoring, cloud migration, End user Experience, office 365 performance, DEM

Friday Podcast - Who should be your Hybrid Cloud Sidekicks?

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Wed, Jul 01, 2015

We would like to thank everyone for joining Paul and Tim last week and find out how the Hybrid Cloud reality has changed the role of IT administrators.

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Tags: Hybrid cloud monitoring, Exchange monitoring

Common Beliefs associated to the IT Cloudification

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Thu, Feb 12, 2015

According to IDC, global expenses in the Public Cloud should be multiplied by 2 in the next 4 years to reach 177 billiards in 2018. That is an average yearly increase rate of 30% in 4 years.

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Tags: Hybrid cloud monitoring, Cloudification, Exchange monitoring, Cloud monitoring

Voilà! The GSX Team is in Paris for Microsoft TechDays

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Mon, Feb 09, 2015

GSX Solutions is sponsoring the Microsoft TechDays 2015 which will beggin tomorrow in Paris, and we are so exciting about it. Check out our booth, the team just landed and we are all set to meet with you tomorrow!

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Tags: TechDays 2015, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Migration to Office 365

The Hybrid Cloud Wonderland: Wonders and … disenchantments

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Fri, Feb 06, 2015


Congratulations you are now part of an every-day growing community of organizations who have moved to the Cloud! As most of your pairs, I guess you moved some aspects of your environment into the cloud, while keeping either part of all your implementation in-house.

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Tags: Microsoft Monitoring, Hybrid cloud monitoring, Exchange monitoring, Cloud monitoring

Perfecting the Art of Service Delivery with Hybrid Microsoft Exchange

Posted by Xenia von Wedel on Wed, Feb 04, 2015

By now, the benefits of leveraging the public Cloud to run critical business applications are widely known. Lower and predictable subscription-based costs, increased performance due to virtualization and automation technologies, and the outsourcing of tedious management and maintenance tasks to a third-party are among the reasons that many businesses are already making the move. And, IT administrators are increasingly under pressure from management and various lines of business they serve to lower TCO by outsourcing at least some workloads, including Microsoft Exchange, to third-party hosted infrastructures.

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Tags: Hybrid cloud monitoring, Exchange monitoring, GSX Monitor & Analyzer, Cloud monitoring