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Troubleshooting SharePoint Performance Issues with MS Diagnostic tool

Posted by Pavan Reddy on Tue, Sep 18, 2018

What do you do when users outside of the main office complain about SharePoint performance? Is it the application or the network that’s slowing them down?

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Tags: Office 365 monitoring, office 365 performance, End user Experience, APM, User Experience, Service Delivery, SharePoint Performance, SharePoint Monitoring

Troubleshooting SharePoint Performance Issues with F12

Posted by Pavan Reddy on Tue, Sep 04, 2018

What do you do when users outside of the main office complain about SharePoint performance? Is it the application or the network that’s slowing them down?

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Tags: Office 365 monitoring, office 365 performance, End user Experience, APM, User Experience, Service Delivery, f12, SharePoint Performance, SharePoint Monitoring

SharePoint Performance: Slow is the new Down

Posted by Jean-Francois Piot on Tue, Aug 14, 2018

SharePoint has always been a sensitive topic. When it was on-premises, it was often complex to deploy and manage. It got better with SharePoint Online. But, the management of the user experience is still a real headache.

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Tags: Office 365 monitoring, office 365 performance, End user Experience, APM, DEM, User Experience, Service Delivery, SharePoint Performance, Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint Monitoring

SCOM and GSX Monitor & Analyzer: the best pair to manage your alerting systems?

Posted by Tosin Vaithilingam on Tue, Feb 24, 2015

The constant availability and performance of Messaging and Collaboration applications is business-critical.

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, SharePoint Monitoring, Exchange monitoring

Make your SharePoint application rock solid

Posted by Alice Vibert on Tue, Nov 25, 2014

The web application platform has had a large impact on the business world all sorts of ways since its release in 2001. Companies with multiple locations are able to communicate in real-time and accomplish their day-to-day tasks in no time. When you think about it, all you need is a web browser to get a secure place to store, share, organize and access information from all types of devices.

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Tags: SharePoint Connect 2014, SharePoint Monitoring, Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint, SharePoint Reporting, Amsterdam

IT Governance frameworks for Microsoft Application Performance

Posted by Xenia von Wedel on Wed, Nov 05, 2014

All companies, large and small, must ensure that their business and IT strategies are in alignment in order to meet critical business goals and objectives.To do this, IT service providers need to be able to show respective business lines that the IT department is functioning properly, and demonstrate that the overall investment in the infrastructure that supports business applications, like collaboration and messaging, is justifiable, and in fact, giving back to the business as a whole. A solid IT governance framework that considers all stakeholders' interests - from the business line, to the IT department and, most importantly, the end user experience - needs to be established to ensure that businesses are not only sustainable, but successful.

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Tags: Lync monitoring, Governance, SharePoint Monitoring, Exchange monitoring

Monitoring SharePoint Web Front-Ends servers

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Wed, Oct 22, 2014

SharePoint Web Front-Ends (WFEs) can be quite challenging to monitor and troubleshoot. We often hear administrators scheduling IIS restarts, Application pool recycling or even server restart on a daily basis. Therefore it is really important to have monitoring in place so that you can tell when and what is affected in case of service disruption. Apart from parsing the SharePoint diagnosis logs manually or with tools (LogParser, PowerShell, …) it gets really tricky to check the status of individual SharePoint Web Front-Ends.

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Tags: SharePoint web front-ends servers, SharePoint Monitoring, SharePoint Reporting

Drive User adoption and boost ROI of SharePoint

Posted by Alice Vibert on Mon, Sep 15, 2014

SharePoint's rapid adoption in the business community has created additional challenges for companies especially within the IT department. Since 2007, Microsoft has done an incredible research work to understand administrators’ main challenges regarding opportunities and threats when managing a collaboration environment successfully.

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Tags: Migration, remote monitoring, SPTechCon 2014, SharePoint Monitoring, Microsoft SharePoint, SharePoint Performance

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

Spotlight on Horus Technology Solutions, a premier GSX Partner

Posted by Adam Chadderdon on Fri, Jun 27, 2014

Being in business since 2004 and reliantly serving the Washington, DC market, HORUS Technology Solutions, Inc. is an enterprise solutions provider, with mastery of both Microsoft and non-Microsoft technologies. They are a government focused Systems Integrator that builds solutions for government agencies. HORUS also works in the commercial space, but the majority of their customers are government entities like, The U.S Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and U.S Department of Veterans Affairs. As a well-established partner of GSX Solutions, HORUS specializes in engineering collaboration and office automation solutions for the enterprise based on Microsoft SharePoint, Java, Enterprise Search, Big Data and many others.

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Tags: GSX Monitor, Horus, Partner Spotlight, SharePoint Monitoring, Microsoft SharePoint