Technology

In this section, you’ll find a variety of technology information about communications, networking, physical security and AIDC.

Start The Transition to Cloud PBX Today!

by Kim Posey February 5, 2016 Business
AudioCodes

By Jenna Watts One of the biggest challenges today with the vision of transitioning to Microsoft’s recently released Cloud PBX revolves around matching business needs with available features. Although Cloud PBX is on a rapid pace to parity with Skype for Business Server, some of the advanced features are only available on-premises for the foreseeable […]

&More Mitel Education

by Kim Posey February 5, 2016 ScanSource Communications
Mitel

By Vanessa Koechli Did you know ScanSource now offers Mitel Technical Trainings? Well now you do! We at ScanSource know you are busy so we have tried to make trainings as convenient and easy as possible. We have figured out that location is key as well as making sure the trainings are done by a […]

What to expect at MWC 2016

by Jeremy Burton February 3, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi   The biggest, baddest (and I mean that in the best way possible!) communications show on the planet, Mobile World Congress, is only three weeks away.  What are we to expect to see there, at least from a perspective of messaging and marketing?  Typically this is the show where overboard on marketing is […]

How to Drive Video Adoption?

by Jennifer Clark February 1, 2016 ScanSource Communications

Because communication is often learned visually more than any other method, organizations can implement visual communication at work via videoconferencing. If your customers are sold on the technology but are still hesitant to adopt and integrate videoconferencing into their workplace, here are a few ideas to get them over the hurdle:

What are the Deployment Options for Skype for Business?

by Jennifer Clark February 1, 2016 ScanSource Communications

What are the Deployment Options for Deploying Skype for Business? Microsoft’s Skype for Business is an enterprise-level messaging platform that gives customers two choices for deployment: on-site deployment (or on-premises), and a cloud-hosted option through Microsoft’s Office 365 Enterprise offering. Both options come with their own set of benefits and challenges. Helping your customers understand […]

Understanding Software Defined Networking (SDN)

by Jennifer Clark January 28, 2016 Networking

You may be part of the crowd who is excited about the possibilities Software Defined Networking (SDN) will bring to the future. With hopes of simplifying the management capabilities of complex digital networks and their management issues, SDN is the topic du jour. While the definition can be a little vague, SDN is simply a […]

Are Public Safety Mobile Apps a Good Idea?

by Jeremy Burton January 26, 2016 Business

By Alan Percy, Dialogic, Inc.   I recently posted a summary of a visit to Towson University on my NoJitter blog about how the university has deployed a WebRTC mobile application from SaferMobility to their students and faculty.  It’s an intriguing story that mixes the latest in WebRTC technology, location services, and public safety.  Interestingly, […]

What Would an IoT Service Provider Even Do?

by Jeremy Burton January 26, 2016 Business

By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. The Internet of Things means everything is connected. All machines will have sensors and network connectivity that will allow them to communicate with each other and exchange data. It’s the thing that will take the world from having just smart phones to smart everything.  The CEO of Orange, Stephane […]

More Small Businesses Are Turning to Unified Communications

by Jessica Duvall January 22, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

SMBs have several weapons in their arsenal to address challenges – from developing new products and services, to cost cutting, to more aggressive hiring techniques. But they are also using technology to create an advantage. In fact, one of the most accessible and easily adoptable technologies – unified communications – also has high potential for […]

Best Practices for a Skype for Business Deployment

by Jennifer Clark January 21, 2016 ScanSource Communications

When talking with your customers about deploying Skype for Business, you’ll want to make sure they understand the scope of the transition and how to best plan for the deployment. Below are seven helpful tips for you and your customers to consider before deploying Skype for Business.