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Arnaud Buonaccorsi

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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

SharePoint 2016

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, May 08, 2015

Ignite isn’t yet over and everyone is still astonished by all new improvements promised by Microsoft related to the future SharePoint 2016. This version will have strong interactions with Office 365. For Microsoft, the O365 market is the future and SharePoint a brick of this future. If we talk about O365 here are some numbers presented at Ignite 2015:

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Tags: GSX Robot User, Microsoft Ignite Conference, Office 365, Microsoft SharePoint, GSX Monitor & Analyzer, Microsoft Lync

How to Maintain QoS during Migration

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, Apr 03, 2015

Most of the time, when a company moves mailboxes from an old system to a new one, the main reason of this process is to improve the quality of service (QoS). To achieve this goal, the new architecture has to be more robust and to offer more services, knowing that the design needs to match with the current needs of the business.

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Tags: Exchange Migration, Domino monitoring, Application Performance, Exchange monitoring, GSX Monitor & Analyzer

Product Tips 1: Use an IP modem to send your alerts with GSX

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, Feb 13, 2015

GSX Monitor is able to send your alerts by email. It is very useful but not when your email server is down. In this case it could be great to receive a text message on your phone. By default GSX Monitor supports regular modems on COM port. However it is less and less frequent to find such equipment in enterprises.

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Tags: GSX Monitor, IP Modem, Troubleshooting, Alert system, Product tips, Configurations

Azure new RemoteApp - Cloudify your desktop applications

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, Jan 23, 2015

Last month Microsoft released a number of great enhancements to Microsoft Azure. These include:

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Tags: Microsoft Applications, microsoft azure, Cloud monitoring, Best practices, windows azure

Best practices: Track usage of Lync Online with PowerShell and REST Web Services

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Wed, Oct 08, 2014

Lync Online was released in 2010. Since end of 2013 you can access nice reports in the interface. However they are a little bit limited and not very flexible. Here is the list of reports you can find in UI: 

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Tags: Lync Monitoring Lync Online Lync Reporting Lync Ou, Best practices

Technical Case Study: How to track SharePoint Log using GSX Monitor

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Thu, Jul 24, 2014

SharePoint has many cool features but it is never enough for your end-users. This is why companies develop applications and web parts so frequently. SharePoint has a lot of nice tools to debug applications: a dashBoard for developers, trace logs, Visual Studio extensions for Windows SharePoint Services,etc.

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Tags: GSX Monitor, Regex, SharePoint Monitoring, Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint Log, Product tips

7 reasons to migrate from your older version to Exchange 2013?

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Thu, May 01, 2014

Avoiding the migration to Exchange 2013?  Many IT administrators are after having experienced the headaches caused by previous migrations, and with good reason - they were cumbersome and time-consuming, and often done with little reward in the end.  However, Exchange 2013 comes with significant improvements and new features to make your life easier, and we have identified the main ones below.

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Tags: Exchange Migration, Exchange monitoring, Office 365, Exchange

Create Graph Reports with PowerShell for Exchange 2010 and ActiveSync

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Mon, Aug 19, 2013

PowerShell is a fantastic tool to administrate our servers. I use it every day. However, I would like to use it to receive better information on my servers. So today I will show you how to create Graph reports with PowerShell scripts.

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Tags: Exchange 2010, Microsoft, Exchange, ActiveSync, Powershell

PowerShell Tip: Easily Manage all of Your "BYOD" Devices

Posted by Arnaud Buonaccorsi on Fri, Jul 26, 2013

The "Bring Your Own Device" Trend (BYOD) has been making significant contributions to the enterprise for quite a few years now. About 44% of developed markets have already adopted their own devices at work! 

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Tags: Exchange Migration, Microsoft, Exchange, ActiveSync, Powershell, BYOD, Best practices