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Bill Virtue - Senior Partner Development Specialist

Bill Virtue

Bill is a Senior PDS focused on Dell Security products at PC Connection with over 20 years of experience in Networking Solutions, Information Security and Identity Management. Bill is a founding member of the ISSA NH chapter dedicated to promoting Information Security within the business community. Bill is also a US Navy veteran and held Operations Management positions within the Atlantic Fleet. Bill has broad knowledge in the Security and Compliance space and has consulted on large scale enterprise deployments and security projects and contributed to many technical articles and technology white papers.

When he has free time, Bill enjoys riding his Harley and catching up with friends and family. 

Areas of expertise:NetworkingSecurity

Articles by Bill Virtue


Microsoft Server 2003 Only Has a Year Left

Is Your Organization Ready for a Data Migration?

by Bill Virtue | 08.19.14

I recently delivered training on Dell’s Migration Manager, specifically targeting Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory, and I’d like to share some tips for a smooth migration. Any migration is no small task for IT, and those who have conducted a migration in the past often shy away from doing it again. That said, Microsoft Server 2003 Datacenter, Enterprise, and Standard Editions will go End of Support (EOS) in July 2015, and many enterprises are still running Microsoft Server 2003. Many of those servers house Active Directory, Domain Controllers, Exchange 2003 Servers, SQL Servers, and more. Those Exchange environments will need to move to a newer platform such as Microsoft Exchange Server 2013. As you know, Exchange and Active Directory are tightly integrated, and migrating both Exchange and Active Directory will be a big challenge for many in the coming months. Read on to find out what you can do to ease the transition. [read more]

Tags:Data CenterDell SonicWALLMicrosoftMigrationServers

Think Your Network Is Secure?

Put It to the Test Against Dell SonicWALL

by Bill Virtue | 08.13.14

Security is a major concern for businesses; regardless of size, the risks and challenges remain the same. To further fuel the intensity, threats are on the rise and users need access to unprecedented amounts of data—and they want it anytime, anywhere, and from any device.  

Tags:ComplianceDataDell SonicWALLEfficiencyFirewallsSecurity

Data Security

Users Want More Access—You Need Stronger Data Security

Make Security Management More Manageable

by Bill Virtue | 06.12.14

I have been talking to IT professionals over the past several months, and it’s no secret that users today need access to more data than ever—and they want it anytime, from anywhere and from any device. But before IT can allow a user access to the data, there needs to be some assurance that the user has authorized access to it. How do we ensure user attestation, data availability, and security? Read on to find out. 

Tags:Data CenterIT StaffingMicrosoftMobilityNetworkingSecurity

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