GSX Blog

A few take-aways from Microsoft Ignite- The rise of the AdminOps

Posted by Antoine Leboyer on Tue, Oct 11, 2016

More than 23 000 people attended the yearly Microsoft Ignite conference at Atlanta last week.

This is a huge turnout and the organization, logistics… were professional. Even the Wifi worked flawlessly … The only little negative was the food located at inconvenient places in the center. However, this enabled us like many attendees to quickly drop in at the CNN food court. So many – and I am sure you as well – could not resist when arriving practicing your James Earl Jones voice and attempt to say with a deep voice: “this is CNN” (OK and we said “This is GSX”). It was also fun for us coming from Switzerland to be able to feel the heat of the first Presidential Debate.

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Tags: Office365, microsoft azure, ignite 2016

How to fortify Azure Active Directory in Office 365

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Tue, Sep 06, 2016

For a five-hour period on December 3, 2015, European Office 365 tenants discovered that some of their users were unable to access their mailboxes or SharePoint sites. Interestingly, the problem was not caused by an issue with the Office 365 infrastructure, but with a configuration error in Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) that affected critical authentication processes. Based on Microsoft’s post-incident report, it seems that this configuration snafu was due to human error in the management of Azure AD, which goes to show how critical Azure AD is in keeping Office 365 services up and running.

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Tags: Office365, microsoft azure, Azure AD Connect performance, Azure AD Connect

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

The DAG Witness server finally supported in Azure

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Tue, Jan 13, 2015


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Tags: Exchange reporting, microsoft azure, Exchange monitoring, DAG monitoring, database availability group

TechEd 2013 Release Announcements: Exchange, Visual Studio and TFS

Posted by Vincent Ribeyrol on Wed, Jun 05, 2013

There are some upcoming releases related to Exchange that were announced exclusively to TechEd North America 2013 attendees this week! They are going to be really valuable for the Exchange community, which is why I wanted to share this information with you first. So here’s an in depth overview on what’s coming.

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Tags: Microsoft Exchange, Exchange 2010, Exchange 2013, TechEd North America 2013, visual studio 2013, microsoft azure, TFS 2013, Exchange monitoring, Exchange, teched new orleans