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Jack Dillman - Enterprise Business Development Manager

Jack Dillman

Jack Dillman is an Enterprise Business Development Manager at Connection. He has 9 years of experience in Microsoft licensing, product use rights, and license optimization. Additionally, he is certified in MCP for Microsoft and VSP for VMware. In his spare time, Jack enjoys playing guitar, cooking, and playing golf.


Areas of expertise:MicrosoftVMware

Articles by Jack Dillman


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Windows 10—More of What to Expect

An Update on Our Windows 10 Rundown

by Jack Dillman | 09.09.15

Earlier this year, I wrote a post detailing what to expect with the release of Windows 10 and what it would mean for users. Since then, we’ve learned a few more things. Probably the biggest news is the licensing options.

Tags:LicensingOffice 365Windows 10

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Windows 10, the last version of Microsoft Windows, will pack new productivity features and security updates to accommodate enterprise users. From a specific business edition to Universal Windows Apps, there are a few key differences that set it apart from its predecessors for enterprise deployments. Read on to discover how…

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Licensing Renewal

5 Tips to Streamline Your Enterprise Licensing Renewal

What you need to know before your re-sign your EA

by Jack Dillman | 03.27.15

Enterprise Agreement (EA) licensing has become a common term in today’s business world. They present a significant opportunity for productivity benefits and cost savings, but how often do you sit down to examine your EA options? If you’re like most organizations, it’s once every 3 years—when your renewal date comes up. A lot can change in 3 years, which is why it helps to have someone on your side who lives and breathes EA details year round. Here are my top 5 tips to consider when you’re getting ready to re-sign your contract.

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Microsoft EA 101

Who It’s for and How It Works

by Jack Dillman | 03.18.15

Chances are you’ve probably heard of a Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (EA) before. It’s just a volume licensing deal for software, right? What’s the big deal? Well, a few years ago, a volume licensing program was just a better way to get bigger savings on big orders. Today, it’s a whole different ballgame.

With the rise of cloud, big data, and new ways of working, everyone’s looking for greater flexibility. As your technological landscape changes, you need to be able to download products, use them, pay for them, and bring them into the environment at your leisure—not on a transactional basis. Microsoft EA delivers that flexibility.

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Windows Server 2012 Migration: What’s in It for Me?

What to Expect from a Move to Windows Server 2012

by Jack Dillman | 03.02.15

Migrating to Microsoft's Windows Server 2012 is focused on changing technology landscapes, work environments, and compatibility with the cloud. All of the new features and editions of the migration are very cloud ready. Although Microsoft has retired some products, it’s been in an effort to make the new Server more streamlined and efficient across the board. Read on for a list of the benefits you can expect from migrating to Windows Server 2012

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