Lane Shelton

Lane Shelton

Lane Shelton is the VP and Principal Consultant for Connection’s Microsoft Center of Excellence. He’s dedicated the last 23 years to helping clients build software investments that are strategic, successful and sustainable. When he’s not plumbing the depths of licensing arcana or creating gigantic-yet-somehow-appealing spreadsheets, Lane enjoys VR and old-school PC gaming.

How Will Recent Microsoft Price Changes Affect Your Organization?

In late July, Microsoft announced several changes to their pricing models that will land on October 1, 2018. I’ve seen several articles and blogs on it by now, so I…

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Understanding Microsoft’s Re-Org

There was a lot of buzz about the latest re-org at Microsoft last week. The short version of the re-org: Microsoft is pivoting away from Windows-at-the-center-of-the-universe and more towards a…

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Microsoft Is Simplifying Windows Server Licensing

Hold onto your hats, everybody. Microsoft is simplifying Windows Server Licensing. Coming May 2017, Microsoft is introducing a new 16-pack of Core Licenses for Windows Server, System Center, CIS Suites,…

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Softmart Now Stronger than Ever

PC Connection recently invited Softmart to join our family of companies. Softmart is a powerful company in its own right, recently described by CRN as a “solution provider stalwart with…

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Breaking News: Important Microsoft Windows 10 and 6th Gen Support Extension

You may have heard it first when I blogged about Microsoft’s recent announcement which indicated that they would effectively pull the plug on Windows 7 and 8/8.1 support for 6th…

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