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No matter your challenge or opportunity, we’ve got a solution for that! Catalyst Telecom provides the right products, technologies and service solutions to meet our reseller partners’ end-user needs. Catalyst Telecom is a leading value-added distributor of communications and networking products. We also provide pre-configured, multi-vendor data center solutions. As a trusted distributor, Catalyst Telecom is committed to delivering solid, customizable business solutions to help our customers grow and remain profitable.

Implementing Skype for Business by Microsoft at Quaero – The Business Model Made all the Difference

by Alan Percy April 7, 2015 Business
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The biggest hurdle in deploying Skype for Business is not always technical, as a case study interview with Quaero explains, sometimes the business model makes all the difference in making Skype for Business work. Earlier this year I had the opportunity to talk with Matt Jones, Manager of Infrastructure Services at Quaero, a data management […]

UCC Professionals Need AV Integrators… and Vice Versa

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin March 12, 2015 Business

I just came across a white paper published by InfoComm International that immediately caught my attention.  The paper’s title is “The Role of the Audiovisual Industry in Unified Communications and Collaboration.”  Considering we have a targeted focus within the ScanSource Communications business unit on both the Pro AV and the UC technology segment I thought […]

Choices, Choices…Business Factors to Consider When Selecting Training

by Beth Dameron March 11, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst

Choices, Choices…Business Factors to Consider When Selecting Training Training is training, who cares how I get it… right?   Maybe you should rethink that. Training can be delivered in traditional classrooms, onsite, virtually, online, through self-study, mixed delivery (a mix of self-study online, lab, instructor time), etc.   Do you know what works best for you and […]

STAT 2.0… It’s alive!!!

by Nathan Lord February 20, 2015 3D

At ScanSource, we like to think we do a lot of things pretty well. One of those things… really great collateral! Well the latest and greatest is here, designed specifically for the healthcare vertical. We launched our first STAT guide in late 2013 and the feedback was great. VARs found it to be a great […]

Virtual or Classroom Training… Does it Matter?

by Beth Dameron February 11, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst

So, you have decided to sell and support a new product line or type of product and need technical training and/or certification. What factors should you consider when deciding what method of training delivery you will utilize? I think much of it depends on your learning style and what you are looking for from the […]

How will schools pay for the solutions to meet their growing needs…specifically WiFi?

by Holly Davis January 29, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst

For years, technology use in schools had a limited role, primarily as a supplemental tool, sometimes only for computer science or word processing by students to type reports. Today, mobile technology access in school is critical for educators and students to meet the most basic teaching and learning requirements. State standards like Common Core and […]

Session Border Controllers – Why are they necessary?

by Philip Weeks January 6, 2015 Business

Session Border Controllers (SBCs) are increasingly necessary in modern Voice Over IP environments due to provider requirements and customer needs. These are typically grouped into three primary areas: Security Routing Media conversion (transcoding) Protocol normalization Let’s look at each of these in turn. The term “security” encompasses many concepts, but it primarily boils down to […]

The Savings are Multiplying!!

by Beth Dameron November 25, 2014 ScanSource Catalyst

Save on Avaya IP Office and Polycom classes booked and completed by 12/31/2014. Book any IP Office class with us (Basic Implementation Workshop, Advanced Applications & Config, or IP Office Contact Center), and get $250 off our already low pricing! Get 10% off any Polycom class. Enter promo code “FALL” with your order. Energize your […]

New! Avaya IP Office Contact Center!

by Beth Dameron November 25, 2014 ScanSource Catalyst
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ScanSource Services Group Education is now offering IP Office Contact Center classes! We are now offering the Avaya IP Office Contact Center Implementation and Maintenance Curriculum and Credential class to prepare you for the ASPS-5001 exam. Avaya IP Office Contact Center extends Avaya innovation in customer experience management to midsize businesses and targets contact centers […]

10 Statistics That Can Help You Increase Your Email Marketing

by Amanda Williams September 16, 2014 Business

Many people think of email blasts as a quick and cheap method of getting their message out and driving leads, but the reality is that email blasts need just as much thought and time put into them as any other marketing vehicle. And that includes researching and understanding your audience. While there is no one […]