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Network Assessment Tool Plus

Microsoft, back in 2016, released the Microsoft Network Assessment Tool for doing a basic check of connection quality to Skype for Business Online / Teams / O365 (see Randy's blog for more info). This tool gives you a Pass/Fail based on four network metrics (Packet Loss, Round Trip Time, Jitter, Packet Reorder) for the 90th percentile average of the time you ran the tool. I decided that while the tool is pretty helpful it could do so much more, so with a bit of PowerShell and a splash of PowerBI I've hopefully transformed its output into something richer and far more useful. Come explore your network with me :)

Auto provisioning snom phones for Lync

At work & home we have quite a few snom 7xx Lync phones deployed. I’m quite a fan of the snom devices & their Lync implementation particularly around things like directory search etc… With the newer snom UC Firmware it...

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Network Assessment Tool Plus

Microsoft, back in 2016, released the Microsoft Network Assessment Tool for doing a basic check of connection quality to Skype for Business Online / Teams / O365 (see Randy’s blog for more info). This tool gives you a Pass/Fail based on four network metrics (Packet Loss, Round Trip Time, Jitter, Packet Reorder) for the 90th percentile average of the time you ran the tool.

I decided that while the tool is pretty helpful it could do so much more, so with a bit of PowerShell and a splash of PowerBI I’ve hopefully transformed its output into something richer and far more useful.

Come explore your network with me 🙂

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Network Assessment Tool Plus – Running

Post series: Overview | Running the tool | Processing the data This post covers how to loop the Microsoft Network Assessment Tool using PowerShell for use later in the Network Assessment Plus process Saving the tool to your...

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Ignite, SfB, Teams and UCDay

So if you are following industry news (and twitter!) there is a lot of speculation kicking around about the future of Microsoft Teams and Skype for Business. One of the reasons for this is that we are building up to...

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