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Teched North America 2014 Keynote - Unleash the Cloud

Posted by Olivier Raynaut on Tue, May 13, 2014
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Tags: System Center, Office 365, Exchange, BYOD, TechED 2014

User-Centric Management in the BYOD Age

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Thu, Apr 24, 2014

We are so excited to be here at TechED 2014 where there will be much discussion about new trends in IT and the cloud. In particular, the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon is really driving many of Microsoft's latest innovations, and unlike the past when IT administrators focused on managing the end user devices, BYOD is shifting that focus to the end users themselves. Market research highlights that the phone is becoming the only screen that matters for communication and email. With the proliferation of devices, it appears that smartphones will soon be more important than PCs in personal and professional workplaces. 

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Tags: System Center, Office 365, Exchange, BYOD, TechED 2014

Get Ahead! Overlay Microsoft SCOM To Manage Messaging Complexity

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Tue, Oct 22, 2013

With the emergence of multiple new communication services and devices, many corporate communication systems are exhibiting signs of choking on internal communications. This has posed a challenge to IT managers in geographically dispersed organisations, as various common Web-based applications are running critical aspects of the business on top of the bedrock of corporate email and collaboration apps.

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, SCOM, System Center, White Paper, server monitoring software, APM

TechEd Europe 2013: Highlights from Madrid

Posted by Yannick Goubet on Fri, Jun 28, 2013

Loads of people have come from all around Europe to attend TechEd this week. I met attendees from the United Arab Emirates and Eastern European countries such as Qatar, Ukraine, Russia. I was also really surprised to see such a large Norwegian community coming to get some sun in Madrid!

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Tags: Microsoft Exchange, Exchange 2013, Microsoft, SCOM, System Center, TechED Europe, Microsoft SharePoint, windows azure

Weekly Hot Topics: Creating Apps for SharePoint

Posted by Meryll Moreau on Tue, Apr 30, 2013

A "Hot Topic" from the past week that I would like to discuss is the growing popularity of developing apps for SharePoint. 

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, GSX Monitor, messaging and collaboration, application performance management, SCOM, GSX Analyzer, GSX Exchange, application monitoring, System Center, SharePoint Monitoring, Exchange monitoring, server monitoring software, Powershell, System center operations manager

SharePoint Evolution Conference 2013 - I was there!

Posted by Juliette Ollagnier on Mon, Apr 22, 2013

Last week I attended the SharePoint Evolution Conference in London along with 800 other lucky attendees, and it was truly a great experience. I am delighted to confirm with Spencer Harbar who said "This conference is simply the best SharePoint event outside of North America, with the best speakers, the best content, and the best entertainment".

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, GSX Monitor, messaging and collaboration, application performance management, SCOM, GSX Analyzer, GSX Exchange, application monitoring, System Center, SharePoint Evolution Conference, SharePoint Monitoring, Exchange monitoring, server monitoring software, Powershell, System center operations manager

My week at MMS 2013

Posted by Jean-Francois Piot on Wed, Apr 17, 2013

MMS is already finished. These 5 days flew by so fast.

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, GSX Monitor, Cloud, messaging and collaboration, application performance management, SCOM 2012, Microsoft, SCOM, GSX Analyzer, windows server, Big Data Monitoring, GSX Exchange, application monitoring, System Center, microsoft server 2012, SharePoint Monitoring, Exchange monitoring, server monitoring software, MMS 2013, Powershell, APM, BYOD, System center operations manager

Create your Management Pack using the Visio Management Pack Designer in 20 minutes

Posted by moncef ghaoui on Mon, Apr 15, 2013

Today I will show you how to easily create a Management Pack in Visio (for a two-tier distributed application with a Microsoft SQL Server back-end database and a Web site hosted on Microsoft IIS). I have to admit that the tool is really powerful and straightforward, so I wanted to make sure to share this information with the community here. Try it out and tell me if you came to the same conclusion!

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Tags: GSX Monitor, messaging and collaboration, SCOM 2012, Management Pack, Microsoft IIS, Microsoft, GSX Analyzer, Visio, System Center, sql server, Exchange monitoring, tutorial

Evolving IT Management from Device Centric to User Centric

Posted by cyril leroy on Thu, Apr 11, 2013

We are so excited to be here at MMS 2013! Day one has just ended and there was a lot of information about what's new for IT managers.

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, Cloud, Microsoft, SCOM, System Center, big data, server monitoring software, APM, BYOD

3 Major Issues caused by SCOM for IT Professionals

Posted by Jean-Francois Piot on Thu, Mar 14, 2013

The energy last year at the Microsoft Management Summit was just incredible, and the new release of SCOM seemed to be really impressive…At first glance.

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Tags: SCOM Monitoring Tool, GSX Monitor, SCOM, System Center, server monitoring software, APM