Experts Live is one of the largest community conferences with a focus on a broad range of Microsoft technologies including Azure, Office 365, Intune, System Center, Automation, Virtualization (Azure Stack, Docker), and Enterprise Mobility + Security, just to name a few. Top experts from around the world present discussion panels, ask-the-experts sessions and breakout sessions, and cover the latest products, technologies and solutions.
The chief revenue officer walks into your office and says " I am off to a board meeting in 60 seconds. Numbers are down, and I hear it’s because the SaaS we have no longer works like it should. I need to know, is everything ok with the apps used by my sales team? Are you able to provide an accurate answer in 60 seconds? "
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Microsoft recently released a Proof of Concept (POC) for a new tool, the Office 365 Network Performance tool, that shows you the network latency to the nearest Office 365 service “front door” when you input a location.
As I am writing this text, it seems that the issue that affected Office 365 users worldwide has been diagnosed and solved. Users were unable to login due to a DNS issue on the Level 3 of the network that propagated. It is now behind us as you can read here.
Unfortunately, Microsoft and Office 365 suffered their second major outage of the year and this one was even bigger than the first. We say “unfortunately” because even though our business is to help monitor cloud and SaaS services and our business goes up when there are problems, we don’t wish an outage on any cloud provider. Operating a SaaS business at the scale of Microsoft Office 365 is a herculean task and that’s why they get paid the big bucks.
Microsoft SharePoint is one of the most business-critical services in enterprise IT. SharePoint is widely used by organizations to create websites where information is centrally stored, shared, organized and accessed by users from anywhere, any time and any device. Major use cases of SharePoint include knowledge and content management, intranet, file hosting and collaboration, and so on.