Coffee Break

Microsoft launches new M365 Management Pack for Office 365

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In this month’s Coffee Break, Aakash Basavaraj, Program Manager at Microsoft, joins Cookdown's Director of Products, Bruce Cullen, and SquaredUp’s Technical Evangelist, Sameer Mhaisekar, to showcase the much-anticipated SCOM Management Pack for Microsoft 365!

The Microsoft 365 Management Pack for SCOM helps to continuously measure M365 user experience from multiple locations using synthetic transactions that users perform, alerting you in cases of service degradation. It also provides you with actual Quality of Service delivered to M365 users.

During this webinar, you will learn about the following features and use cases of the M365 MP:

  • All in one - get centralized reports on Microsoft 365 monitoring on the SCOM console.
  • Add Microsoft 365 subscriptions and configure endpoints (watcher nodes) to perform synthetic transactions for them to be monitored in the Operations Manager.
  • Visualize the subscriptions’ health and corresponding alerts via H5 dashboard and alert view.
Meet the speakers

Webinar speakers

Aakash Basavaraj

Microsoft Program Manager for SCOM team

Aakash is Program Manager at Microsoft's System Center Team. He has been with Microsoft for over 10 years now, and has had immense customer facing experience in different industries. His passion for technology, hunger for trying new things and for being part of product designing lead him to Program Management.

Bruce Cullen


Bruce is the Director of Products at Cookdown and a founding member, he was Program Manager at SquaredUp having run SquaredUp 4.0, 3.4 and multiple tech preview programs which where the seed for Cookdown being spun out of SquaredUp. He spent 10 years at Citrix, initially as a software tester but then he release managed XenApp and XenDesktop (aka CVAD) cloud and OnPrem, he also release managed the Citrix SCOM Management Packs through their journey from acquisition. Bruce started his career in IT support and is happy to be among IT Pros once more.

Sameer Mhaisekar


Sameer represents SquaredUp in India. He is based in Hyderabad and has been working in the industry for over 5 years. He started as a SCOM Admin and later got involved in Azure consultancy briefly before joining SquaredUp as a Technical Evangelist, where he writes extensively about SCOM and Azure Monitor. He's been awarded the rare "Community Hero" and "Content Hero" Badger by Microsoft. Sameer is also the founder and main organizer of Experts Live India.