James Nagurney - National Business Development Manager
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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


Stay on Top of Recent Windows Licensing Changes

Sleeper Updates May Affect Your Organization Sleeper Updates May Affect Your Organization

by James Nagurney | 04.29.14

There have recently been some quiet but important licensing changes to Windows. They’re not going to change your life, but they’re definitely worth knowing more about. If staying on top of your Windows licensing situation is important to you—and it should be—read on.

Tags:LicensingMicrosoftWindows 8

Microsoft Windows XP on Life Preserver

Windows XP Is Barely Hanging On

It's Time for You to Let Go

by James Nagurney | 02.20.14

Recently, I have noticed considerable buzz regarding a Windows XP support announcement by Microsoft. What I have been hearing from customers over the last couple of weeks is, “Hey, did you hear Microsoft extended XP support again?” Unfortunately, this is not completely accurate; Microsoft will not be patching Windows XP after April 8th. What Microsoft did announce last month was that it would be delivering security signatures through its anti-malware products that will help to protect systems, including those still running Windows XP. For more on what this really means for your organization, read on.

Tags:MicrosoftSoftware UpgradeUpgrading

The Microsoft Licensing Corner, #4

Your Rundown of the Latest Releases, Reviews, News, and More

by James Nagurney | 12.19.13

As you know, Microsoft generates a lot of talk in tech circles. You want to keep up on the latest news, but you don’t want to have to sift through every article and post to find the information most useful to you. That’s where I come in. As a person obsessed with Microsoft software licensing, I’ve hand-picked the best articles about the most relevant updates and product releases, from around the Web. Read on for information about Microsoft Server and Cloud Licensing, Windows 8.1 updates, and more.

Tags:MicrosoftSoftware

The Microsoft Licensing Corner, #3

Navigating the Windows Server and System Center Roadmap

by James Nagurney | 12.03.13

Microsoft released new versions of Windows, Windows Server, and System Center in October, furthering their trend of releasing major upgrades every 2 years or less. In light of these new releases, I think now is the time to review the updated roadmap for these products. Read on to delve further into what the latest upgrade schedule means for your Microsoft licensing situation.

Tags:MicrosoftSoftware

The Microsoft Licensing Corner #2

What’s the Deal with Subscription Licensing?

by James Nagurney | 11.19.13

This month, I think it makes sense to take a look at a trend that has been growing over the past couple of years: subscription vs. perpetual licensing. You may not recognize the distinction between these two types of license entitlements when you look over your Microsoft Licensing Statement, but it’s crucial that you’re aware of the difference. Read on for the main differences between perpetual and subscription licensing, as well as more information about Microsoft’s subscription-only product offerings.

Tags:LicensingMicrosoftSoftware