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Few platforms saw their profile rise as high as Microsoft Teams over the past 18 months, as the solution became the enterprise go-to for keeping newly-homebound workforces connected during the pandemic. As of Microsoft’s most recent earnings call, Teams now claims 145 million daily active users, nearly double the users counted almost a year ago, and the 32 million daily...

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While cloud computing has had broad positive (and transformative) implications across industries, every vertical leverages the cloud differently to suit their unique services and offerings. Microsoft is taking another step in giving specific industries their very own vertical-oriented cloud playgrounds with the introduction of three new suites: Microsoft Cloud for Financial Services, Microsoft Cloud for Manufacturing, and Microsoft Cloud for...

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Tags: enterprise cloud, cloud transformation, cloud computing, Office 365, Microsoft 365, Azure, Microsoft Cloud, financial technology, fintech, financial services, finance, nonprofit, retail, healthcare, manufacturing

Microsoft Teams has seen it’s popularity explode over the past year, establishing it’s position atop the highly competitive market for enterprise communication software in a time when remote collaboration has become essential. With integration and storage capabilities that, until recently, were unrivaled, it only makes sense that Teams would continue to see it’s adoption rise over the course of 2020....

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According to Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield, “the most strategic combination in the history of software” took place this week as Salesforce officially acquired Slack in an all-stock deal valued at $27.7 billion. The acquisition sets up a titanic battle between Salesforce and Microsoft, as Slack is considered the primary competitor to Microsoft’s Teams collaboration platform, which has exploded in popularity...

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Despite competing in a market that has never been hotter, Microsoft Teams has never been more popular. But with Slack and Zoom planning big plays for a larger share of the market for enterprise unified communications as a service (UCaaS), Microsoft unveiled a mile-long list of upgrades to Teams that they hope will maintain its status as the go-to collaboration...

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During Apple’s most recent Time Flies event, rather than unveiling a new series of iPhones (as many had predicted), the tech giant instead announced a suite of service bundles that could cement Apple’s popularity (and ubiquity) for years to come. Called Apple One, the service bundles are designed to get users who already leverage one or more of the company’s...

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Tags: Office 365, Microsoft AWS, APM, NPMD, NPM, network performance monitoring, network monitoring, application performance monitoring, application monitoring, applications, apps, Apple as a service, software as a service, SaaS, Apple one, Apple

In our 2020 Enterprise App Report Card, we touched upon the fact that Microsoft’s comprehensive Office 365 suite of enterprise productivity and collaboration tools is relatively unrivaled among AppNeta customers in terms of sheer users. But the software pioneer may soon be facing some stiff competition from another nearly-ubiquitous tech giant, as it was recently announced that Google is looking...

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Tags: enterprise IT, enterprise, Microsoft Office, Microsoft, Office 365, enterprise applications, applications, SaaS, ucaas, unified communications, UC, Google Cloud, Google, cloud computing, cloud, network performance monitoring

Who's Winning in the Cloud ERP Software Market?
by Andrew Sanders on

For some time, there’s been a quiet war going on between the top three providers of enterprise ERP software—SAP, Oracle and Microsoft. Lately, that war has been taking place on a new front: the cloud. All three major players have pushed out cloud versions of their flagship ERP software within the last few years, with varying degrees of success. Let’s...

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Tags: cloud ERP, erp, Office 365, sa`, SaaS applications

G Suite is still the underdog compared to Microsoft Office 365. What’s keeping enterprises away? With Google dominating the consumer space, introducing it into the workplace seems like a natural fit for employee experience and productivity. The problem is, enterprises are ingrained in the Microsoft stack, and have been building entire workflows around Office products for years now. Even cavemen...

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 Cloud application adoption is a force that can’t be stopped. And honestly, do any IT leaders really want to stop it? There are a lot of benefits to using cloud and SaaS applications. When you move your apps from on-premises to the cloud, life in IT is supposed to get a lot easier. You enjoy faster user adoption, minimize performance...

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Lots of SaaS applications come with their own dashboard to show the metrics they think you in IT might want to see. But like GPS systems in cars, most people choose to use their own phones for driving directions because the built-in system's controls are too complicated. When you’re monitoring a SaaS application like Office 365, you’ll see the dashboard...

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Disbelief is a common theme in our demo process with potential customers. When we use AppNeta Performance Manager to show a customer their own data for a particular office, they almost immediately ask why the capacity metrics are low. If the customer is paying for 250 Mbps out of that office, why is AppNeta only showing them 46 Mbps? The...

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Tags: bandwidth, capacity, end user experience, SaaS, Workday, Office 365, network monitoring, network performance, network performance monitoring, enterprise IT, SaaS performance, apps, applications, application monitoring

SaaS Application Upkeep Requires Visibility, Vigilance
by Christine Cignoli on

The promise of cloud and SaaS was supposed to be that it’s hands-off for IT and won’t take up internal resources. But for Office 365 at least, that’s not the case. One study found that 70% of enterprises using Office 365 report latency issues on a weekly basis, and 33% report them daily. This story has more details about the...

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What Will Office 365 Bots Mean for User Performance?
by Joe Michalowski on

Are you ever tired of all the so-called disruptive technologies that business leaders keep asking you to implement? It’s great to see so much innovation that can impact your business—but sometimes you just want the IT infrastructure to remain stable for a little while. So, when you hear Microsoft’s Harry Shum, executive vice president of AI and research, say “We...

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SaaS Apps and Feature Gaps
by Christine Cignoli on

We’re slowly getting used to cloud and SaaS applications in every area of our lives—including at work. Even huge enterprises are starting to move important business apps to the cloud, like Office 365 and Google Docs. That shift affects IT and end users a lot, as both adjust to using and supporting new, cloud-based tools. Sometimes those SaaS applications lack...

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Moving business applications to the cloud seems like the holy grail for maximizing ROI and supporting an increasingly mobile and remote workforce. However, not all cloud migrations are created equal. Microsoft Office 365, in particular, is presenting challenges for enterprise networks. This isn’t like the old days, when IT upgraded one desktop per user to a new version of the...

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With the increasing use of SaaS applications, companies require new performance monitoring strategies. They need solutions that can provide the visibility and insights needed for continuous monitoring focused on the end user experience and immediate, precise troubleshooting of SaaS application performance. At Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft’s largest and most comprehensive technology event, we’ll be exhibiting our SaaS Application Monitoring (SAM) solution,...

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Office 365: What to Consider As You Migrate
by Team AppNeta on

Many businesses these days are migrating to Office 365. It is important that when implementing a migration, they make sure the user experience is optimized both during the migration and afterwards. Gartner recently released a study indicating that, by 2017, 33% of all users will be on cloud-based business office systems such as Office 365. That’s because business cloud applications...

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Tags: APM, best practices, cloud, NPM, Office 365

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