James Nagurney - National Business Development Manager
James Nagurney
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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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Software Solutions

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Microsoft Student Advantage - Office 365 Plus Pro in the Classroom

Take Advantage of Microsoft's Student Advantage

Ready Your Students for the Real World

by Brian Hanson | 03.06.14

Recently, Microsoft announced a new program called Student Advantage, which allows academic organizations to get Office 365 Pro Plus for their students for free. Read on to find out what the Student Advantage program can do for your school.

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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.

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Microsoft Licensing Optimization (MLO) Concierge Services
All Microsoft investments require constant care and feeding, ensuring ongoing cost-efficiency and relevance to the evolving needs of today’s computing environments. Our software gurus got together, interviewed many customers in all industries and sizes, and determined that there are nine fundamental care and feeding activities that every Microsoft customer needs.

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Our Revealed video provides an overview of the four steps we use in every Microsoft Licensing Optimization (MLO) engagement. Each customer is unique, and we’ve employed our signature four-step process for every customer, since case file #1. Microsoft licensing and their technology stack are constantly changing, but our four-step process is the constant that delivers sanity, due-diligence, and most importantly—results. Our gurus designed our tools, and you work directly with them through all four steps, and beyond.

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Microsoft Licensing Optimization (MLO)

What's Your Microsoft Licensing Strategy?

Make Sound Decisions with Microsoft Licensing Optimization

by Lane Shelton | 01.24.14

The Microsoft Licensing Optimization (MLO) overview gives you a high level look at the MLO process—what is it, how it works, how long it takes, how you will benefit. The MLO process and deliverables are unique.  They were designed 100% from the ground up by our team of licensing and technology gurus. What’s more, they’ve been battle-tested and refined in the field for years with customers large and small, in every industry and sector.

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