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Surviving in an iDevice World

by The Source March 20, 2013 Mobility

ScanSource, Inc. CTO, Greg Dixon, shares an informative presentation at the POS & Barcode breakout session at the 2012 ScanSource, Inc. Partner Conference.  The title of the presentation is “The New Mobility – Surviving in an iDevice World”.  Greg gives some interesting perspectives including a SWOT analysis and a few strategies that ScanSource partners can […]

Ride the Wave of the Future with Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions TCxWave

by The Source March 14, 2013 POS

You may have heard that IBM Retail Store Solutions is now Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions – read more about that here.  There are a lot of things about Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions that are very reminiscent of IBM, including the personnel, the R&D, the SurePOS product set, the retail-hardened features of their products, etc., but […]

Cisco Aironet 3600 Series Access Point: Need More Coverage?

by The Source March 13, 2013 Mobility
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Did you know that the Cisco Aironet 3600 Series Access Point delivers up to three times more coverage versus the competition for tablets, smartphones, and high- performance laptops? Not only that, but it’s the industry’s only 4×4 MIMO access point and has three spatial streams delivering mission- critical reliability. Current solutions struggle to scale to […]

IBM Retail Store Solutions is now Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

by The Source August 13, 2012 POS
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Back on April 17, 2012, Toshiba TEC acquired IBM Retail Store Solutions (IBM RSS).  IBM RSS consists of the retail point-of-sale solutions from IBM, including the SurePOS product line, AnyPlace Kiosk, Self Checkout and software.  Through the acquisition, Toshiba TEC and IBM RSS formed a new company called Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions, and phase 1 […]

The IBM SurePOS 300: Powerful Performance, Small Footprint

by The Source May 25, 2012 POS
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You want to have your cake and eat it too, right?  Well here’s your point-of-sale piece of cake!  IBM has recently released a new version of the SurePOS 300 (4810-350) with upgrades.  The IBM SurePOS 300 is the most compact POS offered by IBM.  The small footprint helps save space and improves flexibility for environmental […]

Why use NET in LYNC Deployment

by The Source October 17, 2011 ScanSource Communications

Learn how Microsoft Lync can improve your success in winning more customers who are deploying Unified Communications! We have a unique position in the UC market with our professional offerings that can supplement your organization’s capabilities to help you win UC opportunities – no matter where the customer has seats deployed. Why use NET in […]

Empowering Collaboration with Polycom UCIC

by The Source October 10, 2011 ScanSource Communications

Polycom makes it easier than ever to meet the ever-demanding needs of your customers! Gain knowledge around Polycom’s Core Solutions for Leading UC Environments, as well as how to strategically position Polycom’s POCN network and UC Intelligent Core to address pain points that end users today face. Empowering Collaboration with Polycom UCIC View more presentations […]

Andy Miller, President and CEO, Polycom Keynote

by The Source October 10, 2011 ScanSource Communications

The Polycom vision is clear: to make it possible for millions of people to use video collaboration as their preferred method of communicating – easily, reliably and securely – regardless of network, carrier, protocol, application or device. Look inside as Andy Miller, CEO, takes a dive into all of the UC collaboration opportunities in the […]

Partnering with Polycom & ScanSource Communications – Tools and Programs to take your business to the next level

by The Source October 10, 2011 ScanSource Communications

Discover all of the FREE programs and tools that are available to you and your teams, including Partner Programs, Demo Programs, Promotions, Polycom PAYS, Marketing Tool Kits, Playbooks, and much more! Partnering with Polycom & ScanSource Communications – Tools and Programs to take your business to the next level View more presentations from ScanSource

Capitalize on the SMB Market Opportunities with Polycom Solutions

by The Source October 9, 2011 ScanSource Communications

You can improve your customers’ ability to communicate and collaborate with employees, partners, and end-user customers – anytime, anyplace and on any device! Learn more about Polycom® RealPresence™ Ready – the affordable, easy-to-use video collaboration solution for small and medium-sized businesses. Capitalize on the SMB Market Opportunities with Polycom Solutions View more presentations from ScanSource