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Jul 27, 2021   |  By Alex Tsukernik
A Virtual Private Network, or VPN, allows remote employees to create a secure connection to the corporate network for accessing resources. These connections essentially tunnel from a computer or mobile device through a VPN server, often through the public Internet. VPN technology has been around since the mid-1990s, but its usage is now going mainstream due to Covid.
Jul 20, 2021   |  By Patrick Connelly
Exploring the Internet and accessing SaaS applications via a web browser such as Google Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge is commonplace today. At times, end-users visiting apps through multiple channels face performance issues of slow Wi-Fi (Network) speed, increased page response times (TTFB), and long page load times resulting in end-user dissatisfaction and frustration.
Jul 6, 2021   |  By Team Exoprise
Microsoft 365 client applications such as Outlook, OneDrive, and Teams are standalone programs that perform the bulk of the resource and workload processing on a user’s computer. Data retrieval and verification for these applications happen on the client-side, and communication with the server is not continuous. Exoprise customers worldwide use the Office 365 client apps to manage their daily routine and work productively from home, HQ, or branch offices.
Jul 2, 2021   |  By Sid Kumar
Service Watch for Real User Monitoring (RUM) has come a long way. Our last product update announcement talked about new layouts for Service Watch Browser (SWB) and Service Watch Desktop (SWD). These new layouts and widgets provide IT with a holistic end-user experience score. If we try to use business-critical application services from home (or call it #WorkAnyWhere), the experience is often not the same as working from corporate headquarters. Service Watch closes this gap with its browser and desktop passive monitoring solution, enabling IT to collect 1000's of advanced metrics for accelerating troubleshooting.
Jun 11, 2021   |  By Sid Kumar
Waltham, MA - June 10, 2021 - Exoprise, a leading provider of Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM) solution for Microsoft 365, today announced that BCD Travel, a provider of global corporate travel management services, has selected Exoprise to help the company achieve end-to-end visibility of critical Microsoft 365 SaaS application performance to enhance the digital experience, collaboration, and productivity of a large remote workforce.
Jun 8, 2021   |  By Sid Kumar
Headquartered in the Netherlands, BCD Travel manages global business travel. It operates in 109 countries with annual revenues totaling $25 billion and employs nearly 11,000 people worldwide. To meet the current and future needs of a growing virtual workforce, the Network Operations Center (NOC) group at BCD Travel had to adapt and scale its IT infrastructure operations. Additional capabilities were needed to monitor Microsoft 365, Azure, Active Directory, AWS, Teams, and other critical SaaS services.
Jun 1, 2021   |  By Sid Kumar
Digital experience has existed for a while now. We have now begun to scratch the surface to measure it. So that calls for Digital Experience Monitoring (DEM). DEM extends Application Performance Monitoring (APM) and Network Performance Management (NPM) to view and optimize application performance issues from the end-user perspective.
Jun 1, 2021   |  By Sid Kumar
Only Exoprise provides full coverage for synthetic monitoring of the entire Microsoft 365 suite. The use of 8-10 different synthetic sensors per site provides customers and prospects with an ideal start. These site locations may include corporate headquarters, branch offices, or work from home settings with knowledge workers. Exoprise effectively monitors the health, availability, and performance of applications such as Azure AD, Exchange Online, Teams, Yammer, OneDrive, Outlook, Portal, etc. via synthetic sensors and captures real-time metric data in CloudReady.
May 4, 2021   |  By Sidharth Kumar
Working from home is no longer an option but a necessity. Millions of Americans are now part of this "work from home" experiment triggered by Covid-19. There may be no turning back as employees and businesses choose this new emerging model. Remote workers are likely here to stay. According to a Gartner 2020 survey, 82% of business leaders surveyed plan to allow their employees to work remotely for part of the time and half of them intend to allow their employees to work remotely in the future.
Apr 27, 2021   |  By Team Exoprise
This early AM on the East Coast, Teams experienced an access outage. The Exoprise sensors detected this outage an hour before Microsoft published a report on the issue. Here’s an example of what you get when you attempt to sign in, fresh, to Microsoft Teams.
Jul 27, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Exoprise supports Microsoft 365 OneDrive monitoring similar to SharePoint with OAuth credentials as well as full experience monitoring via a headless browser. The sensor emulates a real user signing into OneDrive to collect end-to-end performance metrics such as health score, server latency, login times, etc. across the infrastructure and measure optimal availability.
Jul 26, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Monitor Microsoft 365 Azure Active Directory (AAD) with Exoprise CloudReady. AAD is an enterprise multi-tenant cloud directory and identity management service. In your business, employees who work from home remotely or the office rely on Azure AD to log in to multiple Office 365 services and access them through a single set of cloud credentials.
May 21, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Delivering a digital experience with traditional monitoring tools is a challenge. Most legacy tools are monitoring on servers and websites and lacking coverage on holistic real-time user experience. These tools also have a limited view into cloud services they don't own. Rapid migration to digital tools and platforms creates additional challenges for IT to deliver and manage end-user experience. New expectations as a result of remote work are redefining the new IT landscape. The workplace model is changing fast and a variety of variables such as internet speed, multiple endpoints, limited remote troubleshooting ability, etc. impacts the delivery of a great experience.
May 21, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Optimizing the digital experience monitoring (DEM) strategy should be a priority for businesses. According to Forrester, the five principles to optimize end-user experience management are 1. Holistic 2. Workflow-centric 3. Feedback-driven 4. Automated and 5. Quantified. Exoprise offers businesses a 360 degree DEM solution for cloud, network, and workspace digital transformation. The better together monitoring strategy combines real user and synthetic monitoring to deliver actionable insights to IT for SaaS applications whether consumed from home or office. With complete coverage for ALL of Office 365 cloud productivity applications and crowd-sourced benchmarks, Exoprise leads the way to ensure high productivity for the remote workforce.
May 21, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Exoprise CloudReady effectively benchmarks SaaS application and network capacity performance through the power of crowd intelligence. This unique approach covers a variety of useful metrics for IT administrators such as Network RTT, Audio Jitter, SharePoint Health, Server Latency, Login Times, etc. Combining application monitoring and end-to-end network diagnostics with the power of crowd-sourced data analytics provides complete visibility into business-critical cloud services as well as insights into the health of the Internet. Reduce MTTR and accelerate troubleshooting during outages by instantly finding bottlenecks in the service delivery chain.
May 21, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Businesses need best practices and implementation strategies to improve the end-user experience for their employees. By combining synthetics and real user monitoring, IT can deliver a seamless Microsoft 365 and SaaS application experience. As work anywhere becomes a dominant reality, employee productivity and technology empowerment will be critical goals to measure. Ultimately, business leaders will need to determine key processes and workflows that need effective monitoring. Dedicating specific staff resources to digital workplace experience will impact end-user productivity.
May 20, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Monitoring Microsoft 365 is essential to ensure a superior digital experience with productivity apps and cloud services. Only Exoprise provides full coverage for synthetics and real-user monitoring. The use of 8-10 different synthetic sensors per site provides Exoprise customers with an ideal start. These locations may include corporate headquarters, branch offices, or work from home settings with knowledge workers.
May 7, 2021   |  By Exoprise
End-User Experience Management (EUEM) is evolving post-Covid-19. Businesses are now moving towards phase 4 of the Covid-19 timeline. This includes understanding remote worker behavior and preparing for the new normal. Technology and IT leaders are increasingly using data to measure the employee experience. According to Forrester, 64% of technology leaders will invest in data and analytics technology to improve remote worker experience. Employees will adopt a hybrid work approach and businesses will want to employ broader employee engagement analysis and understand why a problem is happening at remote locations. Engagement and productivity insights will be delivered via synthetic and real user monitoring for Microsoft 365, Office 365, Teams, and SaaS applications.
May 7, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Real User Monitoring (RUM) is becoming increasingly popular during the pandemic as most employees start to work remotely from home. This type of passive monitoring approach captures the real end-user experience of accessing web applications. IT gathers SaaS application performance metric data and leverages those insights to quickly troubleshoot issues for remote workers. On the other hand, Synthetic monitoring emulates real users accessing cloud and infrastructure services like Microsoft 365. Businesses would benefit from a holistic monitoring strategy that includes both RUM and Synthetic tests to cater to the needs of a hybrid remote workforce.
Apr 21, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Digital Experience Monitoring is becoming the norm as the pandemic forces employees to work remotely. Enterprises need to ensure a great end-user digital experience using techniques like Synthetics and Real User Monitoring (RUM). Let Microsoft 365 performance issues not hold you back to transition to a digital remote work future.
May 27, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Founded in 2005 and headquartered in the Netherlands, BCD Travel is a provider of global corporate travel management with offices in more than 100 countries. The company simplifies the complexity of business travel and drives savings for travel and procurement partners. The company's IT department has hundreds of employees worldwide with expertise in managing and supporting infrastructure across North America, Europe, and Asia.
Apr 1, 2021   |  By Exoprise
One of my earliest memories of the cloud is when it dawned on me that I was no longer in control. I'd spent the last 10 years managing on-premises infrastructure, and if something went wrong, I was pretty confident in our ability to fix things. After moving tens of thousands of mailboxes to the new Exchange Online service, then part of a service called Live@EDU, I experienced an outage where there was nothing I could do except wait for someone else to help.
Feb 16, 2021   |  By Exoprise
Businesses around the world are striving to accelerate digital transformation and increase IT visibility but tool incompatibility and API integration can be obstacles. This white paper shows how Exoprise CloudReady can be easily integrated into tools such as ServiceNow, Splunk, PagerDuty, MoogSoft, Slack, etc., and streamline incident management.
Nov 9, 2020   |  By Exoprise
To ensure a successful migration to Office 365 and the required network transformations, Exoprise CloudReady was selected and utilized by this global manufacturer to ensure excellent employee digital experiences, high availability, and superior performance. Download and read this case study to learn about all of the benefits this company receives in utilizing Exoprise solutions.
Nov 8, 2020   |  By Exoprise
With the shift to Software-as-a-Service and Cloud nearly complete, organizations can optimize their end user experience and network operations with the power of crowd-sourcing. For decades, Internet-based sharing has improved the lives of billions. Now, companies can take advantage of sharing when it comes to protecting and optimizing the very the thing that connects us, the Internet!
Nov 8, 2020   |  By Exoprise
Exoprise CloudReady makes it easy to monitor the availability, performance, and quality of the end to end infrastructure that delivers Audio / Video Conferencing (meetings) through systems like Zoom US. Many organizations utilize cloud-based conferencing to service Work From Home mandates, telecommuting or emergency communications.
Jan 14, 2019   |  By Exoprise
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CloudReady utilizes Active Monitoring or synthetic transactions to emulate real users accessing your cloud services like Office 365. Monitor the entire Office 365 suite including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business and everything in-between. Troubleshoot, detect outages and guarantee SLA compliance for any SaaS or Web application from behind the firewall or from locations throughout the world.

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