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Kevin O'Connor - Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Group

Kevin O'Connor

Kevin is the Senior Director, Cloud Solutions Group at PC Connection with over 20 years of experience in the areas of software, cloud computing, and data center technology. He has been a contributor to Apache open source projects, the Java Specification Working Group, and AIIM. In his free time, he enjoys baseball, hockey, surfing, and spending time with his family.

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Protect Your Data in the Cloud

Achieve Maximum Uptime and Availability

by Kevin O'Connor | 10.21.15

Effective backup and disaster recovery are must-have components of a comprehensive IT strategy. Containing both a business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) plan will ensure your organization can retrieve critical files and application data if your data center encounters a prolonged outage­—or worse a disaster.  Creating an effective plan, however, requires you first know and understand all of your options. We can help. Our experts will map out your current or desired practices and propose solution patterns that leverage Cloud technology to reduce costs and improve performance.

Tags:CloudDatacenterDisaster RecoveryITPC ConnectionPodcastTechnology

Expand Your Connectivity in the Cloud

With Solutions Tailored for You

by Kevin O'Connor | 10.20.15

Let’s face it, the number of people that will accept a delay in connecting to any application, from anywhere in the world, is growing fewer by the day. In fact, that number may already be zero. Organizations necessarily want to eliminate any delays to improve the productivity of their workforce and keep associated costs in check. This means that connectivity must come in all shapes and sizes to fit your unique business needs. At PC Connection, Inc. our experts will look at your requirements and customize a solution to meet the needs of the smallest to the most complex IT environments.

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Organization’s need a fast and flexible IT infrastructure to operate in today’s always-on, always-connected world. Cloud-based infrastructures offer significant advantages when compared with traditional on-premises data center models. Look no further than your desk to see the difference: Cloud-based Unified Communications platforms—offering greater capabilities, managed performance, and leveraging mobile and presence technologies—can help you elevate your organization’s communication internal and external experience.  Let our experts review three of the leading reasons to redefine the way you communicate:

Tags:Cloud ComputingCloud Solutions

Data Center Virtualization and Cloud Computing

What to Look for in a Data Center Partner

Make the Most of Cloud and Virtualization Innovations

by Kevin O'Connor | 12.30.14

Every organization is searching for ways to reduce the costs and complexity of running a data center. Nearly all IT operations look first to the technology they want to use to address that challenge. Few organizations look first to leverage a partner for that journey. The demands on IT seem to be increasing every day—everyone wants everything on demand, without having to wait for it and in accordance with the governance, risk, and compliance requirements that their organization must adhere to. To address those challenges and to offload some or all of that work, organizations are increasingly turning to the cloud and hyper-virtualized IT infrastructures. VMware has been leading the way in delivering innovative products to solve these challenges—and at PC Connection, our team is working closely with VMware and our clients to realize these outcomes. Read on to learn more about how you can benefit from making the first step of your journey in partnership with PC Connection.

Tags:CloudColocationComplianceData CenterHorizon SuiteHybrid CloudHyper-virtualizedInfrastructureInnovationITNSXOff-premises cloudOn-premises cloudPartnershipPC ConnectionSoftware-defined data center managementTechnologyvCloud AirVideoVMwarevRealize SuitevSANvSOMvSphere

What Do I Do with My Azure Cloud Anyway?

Practical Strategies to Unlock Performance Gains and Scalability

by Kevin O'Connor | 12.02.14

Every day, another PC Connection customer comes to us and asks how to leverage the cloud for one of their workloads. Our cloud team regularly works with organizations that are looking for a hybrid cloud solution to help them meet growing capacity requirements—often in an environment that’s already reached its maximum capacity. Outgrown, over-taxed data centers (and, in some cases, computer closets) have many IT professionals listening closely to what our experts are doing with Microsoft Azure and the cloud. Check out what all the excitement is about.

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