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Lane Shelton - Vice President of Software Business Development

Lane Shelton

Lane Shelton is Vice President of Software Business Development at PC Connection with over 18 years of experience in the areas of Microsoft technology and licensing, software asset management, cloud computing, and software investment management. In addition, he is an SIIA-certified software asset management professional. When he has free time, Lane enjoys old-school PC gaming.

Articles by Lane Shelton


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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Microsoft Windows 8.1 For Business

Windows 8.1 for Business: Is It Worth the Upgrade?

Three Reasons to Make the Switch Now

by Lane Shelton | 10.03.13

In this final installment of our Windows 8.1 series, we’ll get right down to it and let you know why we think this is the OS version that will make your upgrade worthwhile. So if you’re thinking about how your future computing environment should look and planning some kind of transformative element in your next refresh cycle, we say give Windows 8.1 a serious look for three reasons:

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Windows 8.1 Interface

Windows 8.1: The New Modern Experience

4 Big Changes to the New UI

by Lane Shelton | 10.01.13

In this series, we’re presenting a first look at Windows 8.1. Today, we’ll be looking at the changes to the Windows 8 “Modern” interface. For those of you who are fans of the new Modern UI backbone of Windows 8, here are the changes we noticed immediately. These are four of our initial impressions, the things that jumped out at us as we’ve been using Windows 8 on our companion devices since launch.

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Microsoft Licensing: Untangled

The PC Connection Microsoft Practice

by Lane Shelton | 09.30.13

Are you struggling to make sense of your Microsoft licensing situation? We know how important Microsoft’s products are to your organization, as well as how frustrating and confusing their licensing can sometimes be. PC Connection is here to help you gain clarity and control over your licensing. We’ve built our Microsoft licensing services specifically to help you simplify your licensing programs and make smarter investments that deliver exactly what your organization needs. 

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Windows 8.1 Start Menu - Shut down

Behold! The Start Button!

What Was Old Is New Again in Windows 8.1

by Lane Shelton | 09.26.13

In this series, we’re presenting a first look at Windows 8.1. Today, we’ll be talking about the famous Start button. 

One of the major barriers to 8 adoption in the first place was the radically different user experience of the “Modern” interface, which was too different to justify for day-to-day users. We’d heard that Microsoft was adding the Start button back, along with the ability to boot to desktop, bypassing the unfamiliar tile screen. We also heard they would establish lock-downs at the corporate IT level to give managers the ability to re-create the more familiar Windows 7 experience for traditional users. Here’s what we experienced:

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