Technology

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

Using Digital Transformation to Better Connect People

by Alyssa Schaffer April 18, 2018 ScanSource Catalyst

When we think of the term “Digital Transformation,” we tend to think of electronic devices and software. But these are merely the tools required to transform the way we connect with others (both internally and externally) and the way we operate our businesses. Just about all industries are using digital advances, such as analytics, mobility, […]

ScanSource Receives Cisco’s 2018 Global Distributor of the Year Award

by Jason Weidman April 18, 2018 Technology

ScanSource was honored to be recognized as a 2018 Cisco Collaboration Partner Award winner in the category of Global Distributor of the Year. The recognition came during Cisco’s annual Collaboration Summit in Phoenix, Arizona – the company’s exclusive event that brings together Cisco partners from across the globe for two days of learning, networking, collaboration, […]

A Few Things to Know about IoT

by Jessica Duvall April 12, 2018 Business
Mitel

It seems you can hardly pop on the TV, or call up your favorite news app, or even remotely start your coffee maker in the morning, without some reference being made to the Internet of Things (IoT). This is, of course, the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances and other items that can be […]

New Ideas on Display with USAV

by Ryan Puls April 3, 2018 ScanSource Communications

USAV, a group of integrators, manufacturers and service providers with a shared passion for the audio-visual industry, gives ScanSource the platform to collaborate with partners at events throughout the year. After being purchased by PSA Security Network in 2017, this year’s Spring Integrator Meeting offered a crossover and convergence of the audio-visual and security industries.

Enterprise Connect

by Gabby Giles April 3, 2018 Business

Announcements, lessons learned and post-conference application Fresh off the tradeshow floor, we’re sharing what we took away from Enterprise Connect, one of the industry’s top conferences focused solely on the needs of key decision makers in enterprise communications and collaboration spaces. The show was jam-packed with exciting announcements, presentations, keynotes and access to the groundbreaking […]

Stop. Collaborate. Commission.

by Angela Diamantis March 30, 2018 Collaboration

Understanding Huddle Rooms With the growing millennial demand for flexibility, faster connections and more efficient meeting spaces, huddle rooms are becoming the ideal environment to quickly gather, collaborate and interact with one another. In order to reach top productivity within these spaces, huddle rooms still require key communication devices. Here are five essential things to […]

How to Decide Which Products and Services Make Sense for Your Business

by Jennifer Clark March 30, 2018 Technology

You’ve probably been there before: meeting with a customer who mentions a new technology or product and you’re not familiar with it. Or they want to know when XYZ will be available to them. Only you’ve never heard of it or haven’t yet had a chance to dive deep into the specs and training on […]

Mitel Marketing Made Easy

by Jessica Duvall March 27, 2018 Business
Mitel

All marketing starts with an objective. After all, nobody is marketing just for the fun of it. In the case of Mitel partners, the objective is to grow their Mitel business. Now that that’s taken care of, all you need to do is come up with clever messaging, dynamic layouts, campaign and promotion ideas, and […]

Cloud vs On-Premises: How to Decide

by Jessica Duvall March 19, 2018 Business
Mitel

Some decisions are easy: like hitting the snooze button in the morning. Still, others require a bit more thought: sandwiches or sushi for lunch. Then there are the kinds of decisions that require not only thought, but discussions, meetings, and the prediction of future needs. Deciding whether your customer’s business communication server should be cloud-based, […]

The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Lauren Eckstein March 13, 2018 Business

In 2018, chances are your company is going through an evaluation of their technologies to make sure they have what they need to maximize collaboration.  Those same chances apply to the possible lack of awareness your company’s IT department has on their true current collaboration expenses.