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How to Monitor Microsoft Teams Key Metrics

The pandemic has made Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) Platforms like Microsoft Teams essential for remote work. As organizations rely on Teams (and similar applications) for meetings, user experience becomes critical. Many DEM solutions promise effective Microsoft Teams monitoring. However, many such solutions lack data acquisition to measure and quantify results. Many DEM tools struggle with the nomadic nature of work today and can't capture or partition metrics depending on where employees work; hybrid, at home, or at the corporate HQ. This article assesses the effectiveness of performance monitoring compared to other solutions.


Best Practices for Implementing Microsoft Teams QoS

Microsoft Teams has emerged as a vital communication and collaboration platform for modern workplaces. As organizations increasingly rely on Teams to conduct meetings, share files, and collaborate on projects, ensuring a seamless user experience becomes paramount. To achieve this, the implementation of effective Quality of Service (QoS) measures is crucial.


Guide to Office 365 Compliance and Data Governance

In the digital era, businesses face an intricate web of legal and regulatory requirements. Navigating these complexities is crucial for maintaining customer trust, protecting sensitive information, and avoiding legal repercussions. The adoption of cloud services like Microsoft Office 365 has transformed how businesses handle data, bringing both opportunities and challenges in compliance.


Ensuring Robust Security in Office 365

In an era where digital threats are evolving rapidly, securing your Office 365 environment has never been more crucial. Office 365, a suite known for its robust productivity tools, also demands a proactive approach to security. This blog post delves into essential practices and strategies to fortify your Office 365 setup against various cyber threats.


Exoprise Digital Workplace Insight 2023

In the constantly shifting sands of the IT landscape, keeping pace with the rapid technological advancements and fluctuating economic conditions is a challenge that IT professionals face daily. The Exoprise Digital Workplace Insight 2023 Survey provides a crucial barometer for these changes, offering a comprehensive view of the industry through the lens of those who navigate its complexities every day.


The Limitations of Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams has emerged as a cornerstone of modern workplace collaboration, offering a suite of tools designed to streamline communication and project management. Despite its widespread adoption, it’s crucial to acknowledge that no platform is without its limitations. Understanding these constraints is essential for organizations to navigate potential roadblocks effectively and make informed decisions about their communication infrastructure.

Monitoring and Diagnosing AVD

In this overview video, we'll be walking you through monitoring and diagnosing Azure Virtual Desktop utilizing CloudReady Synthetics and Service Watch. With a large number of organizations moving towards virtual desktops for end users, it is critical to have the right monitoring in place. Performance issues and outages can greatly impact the end user productivity and cause frustration due to a poor user experience.
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Service Watch and Desktop Virtualization

This article covers the benefits and instructions for deploying Service Watch Desktop for end-user devices and Desktop Virtualization platforms such as Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, or Amazon Workspaces. The use of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) is on the rise because of remote work, and increased need for security, and outsourcing. The rise of these environments brings the need to proactively monitor and troubleshoot remote virtual desktops - there are lots more moving parts, for sure.

Create a dedicated Microsoft Teams channel for an existing alert

With the ilert Microsoft Teams integration, you can create a separate MS Teams channel for a specific alert, allowing quick collaboration. You can bring together your team members in a shared chat to discuss the issue, share findings, and coordinate your response. This feature is also helpful for reviewing incidents and creating postmortems.