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Jonathan Clark - Product Line Manager for Microsoft

Jonathan Clark

Jonathan is a Product Line Manager for Microsoft at PC Connection with over 12 years of experience in software, product management & marketing. He holds multiple sales specialist certifications across the Microsoft stack of products, including Small Business, Cloud, Digital Marketing & Devices. When not at work, he enjoys sailing, skiing & golf and spending time with his family.

Articles by Jonathan Clark


Migrating From Server 2003 The First Step

Planning Makes Perfect When Moving to Server 2012

by Jonathan Clark | 03.25.15

As you no doubt know, support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 is coming to an end. It’s been a great 12 years, but it’s time for a change—and a change to Server 2012 will keep your organization safe under Microsoft’s watchful eyes for years to come. But it’s not as simple as just pushing a button.

Tags:End Of SupportHP windows server 2003 eosIntel windows server 2003 eosMicrosoftMicrosoft Ended SupportServer migrationServersWindows ServerWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2003 EOSWindows Server 2003 Vulnerability AssessmentWindows Server 2012Windows Server 2012 DatacenterWindows Server 2012 StandardWindows Server Enterprise

Remember when Windows Server 2003 debuted? A highlight that had us all excited were the advances in IT security built in by design. We’re talking about a re-engineered Internet Information Services with strong administrator control both over how Web applications run and user authentication to websites, folders and documents; a standards-based TCP/IP infrastructure, including support for IPv6; and software restriction policies to thwart inadvertently introduced gotcha code and unauthorized program installs.

Tags:BudgetComplianceGovernmentHealthcare ITITMicrosoftMigrationNext-generation serverOS EfficiencySecuritySupportTechnologyVirtualizationWindows Server 2003 EOSWindows Server 2012

Cyber Threats

U.S. Department of Homeland Security Has Issued a Cybersecurity Alert for Windows Server 2003

What You Need to Know to Prevent Cyber Threats to Your Organization

by Jonathan Clark | 12.09.14

The US Department of Homeland Security issued a cybersecurity alert this month for Microsoft’s Windows Server 2003, support for which is ending this July 2015. With over 12 million physical servers still running this 11-year-old operating system, organizations will face significant cybersecurity concerns if they continue to run this server OS after July 14, 2015. The impact to both public and private companies running Windows Server 2003 after Microsoft ends support on this product could potentially be astronomical. Are you ready to make the transition? Read on to find out how your business may be affected—and what you can do to prepare.

Tags:CiscoDellHardwareHPHybrid CloudHybrid DrivesIntelLenovoMicrosoftOffice 365SecurityWindows Server 2003Windows Server 2003 EOS

How Much Will Your XP Migration Cost?

Support will end, but your expenses could last forever

by Jonathan Clark | 05.08.14

Organizations worldwide are struggling to control the costs associated with parting ways with Microsoft XP. Some costs are fairly predictable; for example, software licenses, hardware needs, and training. Others, however, are more troublesome to estimate. There are the costs associated with lost productivity, security risks, compliance violations, and the loss of value in existing assets—just to name a few. With so many variables, you need a path that can help protect your exposure.

Tags:MicrosoftMigrationSoftware UpgradeWindows 8

Windows 8 Running On Multiple Devices

Now Is the Time to Upgrade to Windows 8

3 Reasons for Making the Move

by Jonathan Clark | 04.07.14

You’ve heard it many times by now: Extended Support for Windows XP Service Pack 3 is ending soon. We know that moving your whole organization to a new OS can be a daunting project, the consequences of running old technology can soon outweigh the benefits. Looming security risks, performance lags, and costly management and requirements mean now is the time to move to Windows 8. Read on for three reasons why upgrading now makes sense.

Tags:MicrosoftSoftware UpgradeWindows 8