The top 10 problems with SCOM and how to fix them fast

SCOM 2019 is a monitoring powerhouse. Its capabilities are unmatched. But it also has some serious issues when it comes to unearthing and visualizing the valuable data locked inside.  The replacement of Silverlight with HTML5 in the SCOM 2019 web console was a welcome enhancement, but the SCOM web console still shares its design with the administration console, which is slow, complex, and makes it downright difficult to get the visibility you need.  How many times...

How to build insightful M365 Analytics Dashboards with SquaredUp and Microsoft Graph API (Part 2)

In the last blog post, I walked you through how to connect to the Microsoft Graph API so you can start pulling in the M365 analytics to create a dashboard in SquaredUp. In this blog post, I’ll walk you through exactly how to create this dashboard. I’m using the new SquaredUp Dashboard Server – download...

Dashboard Server: Working with the WebAPI tile

Now that we’ve familiarized ourselves with the basics of SquaredUp Dashboard Server, let’s get on creating our first dashboard! I spot a familiar tile here, the WebAPI tile. This tile is available in the SquaredUp SCOM and Azure products too. The WebAPI tile is the way you bring external data into SquaredUp. As long as...

How to build insightful M365 Analytics Dashboards with SquaredUp and Microsoft Graph API (Part 1)

It’s incredibly helpful to be able to visualize the data produced by your organization’s M365 tenant so you can manage licenses, usage, capacity, and more. SquaredUp Dashboard Server is ideal for this. And it’s free. You can use the Web API Tile in SquaredUp to connect to the Microsoft Graph API, which offers a broad...

Community Round-Up: March 2021

Catch up on the latest SCOM, Azure Monitor and SquaredUp news.

Dashboard Server: Getting started

SquaredUp Dashboard Server lets you and your team create beautiful dashboards, for any tool or data, that you can share with everyone in your organization. Here’s a quick introduction to the product where we show you exactly what you can achieve, in no time at all. Let’s start with the three tabs on the top left...

Dashboard Server Learning Path

Hey everyone! It’s been a while since we’ve gone on a learning journey together, after the Azure Monitor Learning Path. I’m thankful for the love that series received, and since then, I’ve been looking for another opportunity to take on something new and share my learning experience with you all. Finally, the time has come! Meet Dashboard...

Visualize your DevOps data for free

Visualize your DevOps data for free We recently launched the public preview of a new tool that lets anyone dashboard anything – for free. Meet Dashboard Server! You can download it free because we wanted to get our incredible dashboards in the hands of more people. The SCOM community know us well but our dashboards...

Working with the WebAPI tile – tips & tricks

Regardless of the SquaredUp product you use, the WebAPI tile is very useful when it comes to connecting to external data sources and showing them in your dashboards. It brings you closer to that single pane of glass dashboarding dream that we all have, which is why it is also one of our most used...

The Big SCOM Survey: Results and expert analysis

What’s the future of SCOM? How do others set up their SCOM landscape? What tools are SCOM Managers using to help streamline processes? The answers are all here. The Big SCOM Survey 2021 is the first of what we hope to be an annual survey where we measure the pulse of the SCOM community, get...

The Big SCOM Survey: Full results

Below is the full list of results for the Big SCOM Survey. We surveyed 118 SCOM users with 27 questions. For the key highlights and expert analysis of these results head over here. Our respondents mainly consisted of Infrastructure Engineers (42.4%), IT Administrators (20.3%), Consultants (11.9%), Monitoring Engineers (10.2%) and IT Managers (7.8%). The majority of...

Dashboard competition: Win a Star Wars LEGO set worth $800

Join the exciting dashboard competition as part of our Dashboard Server product launch! Put your best dashboards forward and stand to win a Star Wars LEGO set worth up to $800. The best bit: it’s entirely free to take part! Dashboard competition Who is eligible: Anyone who downloads Dashboard Server (free) or has SquaredUp for SCOM or Azure installed. How to enter: Build...