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TOP 3 messages from Microsoft Exchange Conference 2014

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Tue, Apr 08, 2014

Last week, we attended the Microsoft Exchange Conference (MEC) in Austin, Texas with partners from 41 countries and six continents to discuss current Microsoft Exchange trends. 

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Tags: Cloud, Exchange 2013, MEC, Exchange 2010 monitoring, APM

Delaying Exchange 2013 Migration - How to Overcome Challenges?

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Mon, Feb 24, 2014

In spite of new features and improvements, many companies have decided to hold off on the latest Exchange migration. According to TechTarget's 2014 Windows Server Purchasing Intentions Survey, only 5% of respondents have upgraded to Exchange 2013, while 50% plan to stick with Exchange 2010 in the coming year. So, what's holding organizations back?

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Tags: Cloud, Exchange 2013, MEC, Exchange 2010 monitoring, APM

GSX Monitor and Analyzer: The Next Blockbuster

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Wed, Feb 20, 2013
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Tags: BlackBerry Enterprise server, Microsoft Exchange, GSX Monitor, GSX Analyzer, Lotus Domino Monitoring, server reporting software, application monitoring, quickr monitoring, SharePoint Monitoring, Exchange monitoring, Exchange, GSX Monitor & Analyzer, Exchange 2010 monitoring, server monitoring software, Sametime monitoring, Traveler monitoring

Exchange Capacity Management

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Thu, Mar 29, 2012

Ensuring that your Exchange 2010 environment continues to operate at peak performance requires administrators to keep a constant eye on the growth and evolution of their user population, data storage and client access. These efforts can be time consuming but will ultimately ensure the long term performance of the systems in their charge. Properly monitoring your environments capacity allows administrators to plan for its growth. This information is critical when determining what additional servers or disk space is needed and also justifying their expenses.

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Tags: Exchange 2010, capacity management, Exchange 2010 monitoring

Exchange 2010 Monitoring: Database Availability Groups

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Thu, Jan 12, 2012

Database Availability Groups are the key component for Microsoft Exchange 2010 High Availability. As such it is critical to ensure their overall health and availability. High availability can give a false sense of security, in order to ensure an IT service is highly available the overall solution must include monitoring.

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Tags: Exchange 2010, DAG, Exchange 2010 monitoring, database availability group, mailbox server

Exchange 2010 Monitoring: Database Management (Part 3, Maintenance)

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Tue, Jan 03, 2012

This is the third part of a four part series that addresses database management in an Exchange 2010 environment.  It is meant to provide a good overall introduction into the maintenance and monitoring needed to ensure the health of your Exchange 2010 databases.

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Tags: Exchange 2010, Scripts, Database Management, Exchange 2010 monitoring, Powershell, Exchange Management Shell

Exchange 2010 Monitoring: Database Management (Part 2, Ongoing Management and Statistics)

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Tue, Dec 20, 2011

Last week we looked at Exchange 2010 new features and best practices, this week we’re going to look at ongoing management activities and important database statistics.

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Tags: Exchange 2010, Scripts, Database Management, Exchange 2010 monitoring, Powershell, Exchange Management Shell

Exchange 2010 Monitoring: Database Management (Part 1, New Features and Best Practices)

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Wed, Dec 14, 2011

 

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Tags: Exchange 2010, Database Management, DAG, Exchange, Exchange 2010 monitoring

Exchange 2010 Monitoring: Client Access (Part 3, GSX Monitor)

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Tue, Dec 06, 2011

 

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Tags: GSX Monitor, client access server, GSX Analyzer, GSX Exchange, Exchange 2010 monitoring

Exchange 2010 Monitoring: Client Access (Part 2, Performance)

Posted by Carl Drechsel on Tue, Nov 29, 2011

This is the second part of a three part series that addresses monitoring client access in an Exchange 2010 environment.  It is meant to provide a good overall introduction into client access monitoring. This post will highlight Performance from an access and hardware perspective.

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Tags: Exchange 2010, client access server, counters, perfmon, Exchange 2010 monitoring, Performance