In November of this year, Microsoft intends to retire its Global Service Monitor product.
Per Microsoft, existing GSM tests will stop working after 11/07/2018 and the company strongly encourages customers to migrate any custom tests to its replacement service, Azure Application Insights.
GSM has been offered for free as part of the software assurance benefit of the System Center purchase. Microsoft states that this will continue with customers that are migrating from GSM to Azure Application Insights – but it also seems to indicate that this may be a chargeable service in the future.
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