As I sit here at my desk on this beautiful sunny day in South Carolina, I was thinking about how to encourage our partners to start seeing cloud in a positive manner. Yes, it is true that as cloud solutions become more and more popular with end-user demands, hardware sales generally will decrease.  Also, it can be very hard to get into a mindset that instead of deploying a $50,000 hardware solution on which you instantly make $5-6k profit, you offer it virtually to make only $100 each month of the contract.  [Read More…]

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In my last blog I laid out my expectations for some of the big trends in the technology sector in 2014 and forward. Here’s a link to Part 1 of this post. Part 2 is going to dig deeper into some of Accucode’s strategic plans as we move forward. I’m going to share things that many business leaders would not be willing to share publicly and certainly not with those they consider peer-competitors. I am doing so for a number of reasons and those in the industry that know me personally won’t be surprised by my candor. Today, however I have new reasons for being exceptionally open and transparent.

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April 2014 Discounts from ScanSource Services Group

by Amanda Williams April 1, 2014 Business
Avaya GreenCloud Polycom ShoreTel

ScanSource Services Group is FUELING your business with exclusive discounts to help you MAXIMIZE your business this year!  Check back each month for new discounts.  Read about the April discounts below: CLOUD SERVICES Get an extra 2% discount when you sign a new Green Cloud deal through ScanSource Services Group!  Green Cloud Technologies is a […]

How Do You UC?

by Doug Rogier March 26, 2014 Mobility
Aruba Avaya Jabra Spectralink

In addition to the blog, you can learn more about UC and how to begin offering a total solution by attending these three web seminars by industry expert Jim Sevier. Using a puzzle-solving theme, he will explain how to first put together the easy pieces and then fill the gaps with ScanSource. Solve the Puzzle Overview – […]

Honeywell Dolphin 70e Black

by George Brown March 26, 2014 AIDC
Honeywell

The Dolphin 70e Black successfully combines the size, stylish form factor and optimal communication of consumer-grade devices with the durability, integrated scanning and long life cycle of traditional rugged mobile computers. For more information, visit www.dolphinblack.com.

Need to create GHS labels? ScanSource can help.

by Ken Campbell March 20, 2014 AIDC
Epson SeagullScientific

GHS (Globally Harmonized System), created by the United Nations, is designed to standardize the classification and labeling of chemicals worldwide.  While most countries have a regulatory system in place for the handling and transportation of chemicals, historically there has been a lack of consistency on how these regulations were implemented.  GHS is designed to bring […]

Axis at The Oscars… but did you see them?

by Thomas Peery March 3, 2014 ScanSource Security
Axis

Axis Communications was present at The Oscars last night, but did you even know they were there?  Just call them the “Eye-in-the-Sky” as Axis teamed up with LAPD to provide surveillance last night at the 2014 Academy Awards to help ensure the safety of everyone in attendance with some of their industry-leading Pan, Tilt, & […]

Change your security strategy so you’re not the TARGET!

by Doug Free March 3, 2014 Technology

Target is just another example of a stellar company investing millions to secure sensitive data and comply with industry regulations and yet still losing to the bad guys.  The lesson here is stop relying on a losing strategy of keeping the bad guys out with passwords, firewalls, network segmentation, and simply change your strategy so […]

What Are Your Customers Saying About You?

by Phoebe Underwood February 18, 2014 Business
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Think you don’t need to implement customer surveys? Are you really sure you know what your clientele is saying about you? Customer satisfaction is the lifeblood of every company. Here are five reasons why businesses should gather and measure the satisfaction of their customers.

Under The Hood Of An Enterprise Access Point

by Jake Shehan February 13, 2014 Networking
Ruckus

When looking at an enterprise-level access point typically you do not see much difference from one manufacturer to another on the surface. They usually have a plastic casing and typically are in a rectangular shape and come in some shade of off-white. You have some with external antennas and some with internal and they all […]