James Nagurney - National Business Development Manager
James Nagurney
National Business Development Manager
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Kurt Hildebrand
Director of Practices and Initiatives for Enterprise Storage
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Lane Shelton
Vice President of Software Business Development
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Rich Faille
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Tony D'Ancona
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James Nagurney - National Business Development Manager

James Nagurney

James is a software licensing analyst and Business Development Manager at PC Connection with more than 13 years of industry experience. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional in the areas of Licensing and Software Asset Management.  Nicknamed “the Professor” by his peers, James is a member of the International Association of IT Asset Managers (IAITAM) and has helped negotiate hundreds of Enterprise Agreements for his clients. In his downtime, he enjoys Phillies baseball, horror movies, and playing music.   

Articles by James Nagurney


Keeping Up with Microsoft

How You Can Benefit from Their Accelerating Product Update Schedule

by James Nagurney | 10.09.13

When it comes to releasing new versions of its products, Microsoft has largely stuck to a predictable pattern. Recently, however, it’s become clear that Microsoft has shifted gears. In 2012, we experienced a wave of new releases that left no major product untouched—activity we haven’t seen in almost 3 years. Now it appears that the next 12 months and beyond will see a similar rate of change. Windows Server 2012 R2, SQL Server 2014, Lync 2014, System Center 2012 R2, and Visual Studio 2013 are all expected to be major releases (ie, not free service packs). New Office “Gemini” apps will be available in 2014 in the Windows Store, and Microsoft is hinting at a new Windows desktop OS every year. Read on for 3 benefits you can expect from Microsoft’s need for speed.

Tags:MicrosoftSoftware Upgrade

Are Your Microsoft Products Nearing End of Life?

Make Sure You’re Prepared for the End of Support

by James Nagurney | 09.27.13

With all the buzz about end of support for Windows XP looming ever closer, now is a good time to take a closer look at Microsoft’s Mainstream and Extended Support. What does each type of support provide? Why is it important to you? And what are the upcoming dates that you should be aware of?

Tags:Microsoft

Microsoft Windows 8

The Top 8 Changes to Windows 8

Are You Ready to Upgrade Your OS?

by James Nagurney | 06.21.13
With most users seemingly content to run Microsoft Windows 7 for the foreseeable future, why should you upgrade to Windows 8? This new OS is a response to new trends in the rapidly evolving IT landscape like BYOD, VDI, and an increasingly mobile workforce. Here are 8 important aspects of Windows 8 explained so you can decide if upgrading is the right move for your organization.

Tags:MicrosoftVirtualization