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The BlackBerry Probe - BES monitoring - Part 4

Posted by Steve Bystran on Mon, Dec 06, 2010

Part 4 in the series deals with the concept of bi-directional user level testing for BES in the form of the BlackBerry Probe.

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Tags: BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, domino mail routing, bes mail routing, exhange mail routing, blackberry monitor, Domino monitoring, Exchange monitoring, Blackberry monitoring, lotus domino, bes monitor, bes administration, BES high availability, Service Reporting

BES Monitoring - Part 3 - Advanced Settings

Posted by Steve Bystran on Thu, Dec 02, 2010

BES Part 3 gets into Advanced Settings where you can configure detailed monitoring for the various versions of the BES server including BES 5 HA and BES Express.  This segment also will show you how to configure GSX Monitor to automatically watch your priority mobile users to make sure they are getting the service level your enterprise needs them to.  

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Tags: sla, BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, BES high availability cluster, blackberry monitor, bes statistics, Blackberry monitoring, lotus domino, BES Express, SLAs, bes monitor, BES high availability, Service Reporting

BES Monitoring - Getting into the details - Part 2

Posted by Steve Bystran on Mon, Nov 22, 2010

Continuing where we left of in the BES - Part 1 segment... We now get into BlackBerry Enterpise Server settings.  This segment explains how you can use GSX Monitor as your eyes and ears to keep track of this critical resource...  Whether you are on BES Express, standard BES or have taken advantage of the new HA features available in BES 5.

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Tags: BlackBerry Enterprise server, BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, BES high availability cluster, bes mail routing, blackberry monitor, Blackberry monitoring, lotus domino, BES Express, BES 5 Cluster, bes monitor, bes administration, BES high availability

GSX Monitor for BlackBerry Enterprise Server - Part 1

Posted by Steve Bystran on Fri, Nov 19, 2010

Many of you that viewed the general overview videos last week have indicated that you need to learn more about BES monitoring.  So I decided to jump ahead a bit and provide what people have asked for.  It turns out to be a pretty big topic, so instead of one video, it will be at least 3 to cover everything.

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Tags: BES, BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, bes mail routing, blackberry monitor, Blackberry monitoring, lotus domino, BES Express, BES 5 Cluster, bes monitor, bes administration, BES high availability

Overview Of GSX Monitor and Analyzer in under 7 minutes

Posted by Steve Bystran on Sat, Nov 13, 2010

Hi everybody, Steve Bystran here again with another video in our ongoing series with screen shots and zooming this time. 

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Tags: BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, BES high availability cluster, blackberry monitor, sametime monitor, ltap, Domino monitoring, Blackberry monitoring, Sametime monitoring, lotus domino, BES Express, SLAs, bes monitor, bes administration, BES high availability

GSX Monitor Video Series starts today

Posted by Steve Bystran on Thu, Nov 11, 2010

Hi Everybody, Steve Bystran from GSX here, wanting to announce a new series of short videos that we will be posting over the next several weeks.  The objective of this series is to help clients and evaluators see GSX Monitor in action in small digestible pieces at the time they need the help or have the time to investigate.

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Tags: BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, exhange mail routing, Domino monitoring, Exchange monitoring, Blackberry monitoring, lotus domino, bes monitor

Going to the beach this summer? Take GSX Monitor with you.

Posted by Steve Bystran on Fri, Aug 27, 2010

Wherever you plan to go this summer, GSX Monitor can keep you up-to-date on the status of your servers. Whether you have a shiny new mobile device:

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Tags: monitor on the fly, BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, mobile messaging, monitor for bes, lotus domino, bes monitor

Save your time with Sametime Monitoring

Posted by Steve Bystran on Wed, Aug 18, 2010

IBM Lotus Sametime provides presence and chat capabilities across Lotus Notes, Blackberry, and Microsoft products.

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Tags: sametime statistics, Lotus Domino Monitoring, sametime monitor, Domino monitoring, Sametime monitoring, lotus domino

Get the most out of BES with GSX Monitor

Posted by Steve Bystran on Fri, Aug 13, 2010

 Blackberry Enterprise Server (BES) has become an integral part of most mail system, whether the system is Lotus Notes or Microsoft Exchange. While there are some stand-alone monitoring tools available for BES in the market, GSX delivers monitoring for this server as an integrated part of the monitoring tool.  That means you can monitor your Blackberry Enterprise Server and the underlying Notes or Exchange using the same tool and same user interface.  After all, what is the value of the best blackberry monitoring solution if the underlying Notes or Exchange isn't functioning properly and you're in the dark?

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Tags: holistic monitoring, BES monitoring, BES high availability cluster, blackberry monitor, mixed messaging environment, Blackberry monitoring, BES 5 Cluster, bes administration, BES high availability

Monthly Webinar series-- Your input requested

Posted by Steve Bystran on Wed, Aug 11, 2010

GSX will soon be launching a monthly webinar series, with one hour sessions on topics valuable to messaging admins and managers.  We plan on holding sessions on such topics as using data to help you fulfill your SLAs, capacity management, ITIL best practices, and more. 

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Tags: ITIL, BES monitoring, Lotus Domino Monitoring, Domino monitoring, Server monitoring, Messaging sla, Exchange monitoring, lotus domino