Greg Dixon

Greg Dixon joined ScanSource in 1992, where he serves as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Greg oversees the technical support services provided by the company, as well as develops and manages strategic technological initiatives for ScanSource customers. Greg has more than 34 years of experience in the technology arena. He is seen as an industry expert and has been a featured speaker at many industry events over the years.

Mobility Defined

by Greg Dixon September 20, 2012 Mobility

Greg Dixon, ScanSource, Inc.’s Chief Technology Officer, demystifies the complicated at the Next is Now conference by taking a deep dive into mobility, looking at trends in rugged and consumer mobility, as well as the ways mobility is being extended and redefined in today’s marketplace.  Dixon also touches on the role the cloud is playing […]

Cloud Basics Part 4: Virtualization – One of the Really Big Things

by Greg Dixon May 11, 2012 Cloud Computing
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When the moon is in the seventh house   and Jupiter aligns with Mars. Then peace will guide the planets             and love will steer the stars. This is dawning of the Age of-…  uh;…  Cloud Computing. People like to ask me questions about the Cloud, as if I were the one with answers.  One […]

Cloud Basics – Part 3: Three Service Models

by Greg Dixon January 5, 2012 Cloud Computing
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Cloud computing is really not such a new thing. I got out of college in 1977 with a degree in Electronics and a 7% loan for my four years of tuition. I didn’t have a clue how to make a living at this, so I went to Radio Shack and asked for a minimum wage […]

Greg Dixon, ScanSource, Inc. CTO, says The Future is Cloudy at ScanSource POS and Barcoding 2011 North America Partner Conference

by Greg Dixon September 22, 2011 Cloud Computing

Cloud Basics – Part 2: Hosting 101

by Greg Dixon August 30, 2011 Cloud Computing
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In medieval times, there was great debate and fear of what lay in the oceans beyond the known world. On maps of the day, in the blank spaces of the great oceans, where nothing was known, there were often painted sea serpents and the ominous phrase, “Here be Dragons.”

Cloud Basics – Part 1: How the Cloud became the Cloud

by Greg Dixon August 1, 2011 Cloud Computing
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I’ve been studying “the Cloud” for some months now.  That’s what I do. I study things. And then I explain them to people who actually figure out how to sell them to someone else.  What I have discovered in my study of the Cloud, is that the subject is still a bit cloudy (sorry) for […]

The ubiquitous barcode is celebrating a birthday today. Bravo for the barcode!

by Greg Dixon June 24, 2011 AIDC

Such a pronouncement caused me to do a little research. That’s natural for a guy like me.  I research every geeky thing that anyone can think up, including how to barcode a pig, and now the birth of the barcode itself.  As it would happen, I’ve had quite a history of my own with my […]

Greg Dixon Presents on Cloud Computing at the 2011 Catalyst Telecom Channel Partner Conference

by Greg Dixon May 26, 2011 Cloud Computing
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Greg Dixon, CTO at ScanSource, Inc. gives a great presentation on the cloud at the 2011 Catalyst Telecom Channel Partner Conference.

The Cloud for Business: Who Needs it and Who Doesn’t?

by Greg Dixon May 16, 2011 Business
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The Cloud is for everyone. The Cloud is not for everyone.  There is so much hype floating around about the Cloud these days, it’s hard to know what to believe. Truth be told, not many people even know what the Cloud is, much less what it can do for them. A recent poll by CompTIA, […]