Technology

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

Join Mitel & ScanSource Communications for Happy Hour

by Vanessa Koechli July 28, 2016 Cloud Computing

Join Mitel & ScanSource Communications for Happy Hour on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 from 5:30 – 7:30 PM at the famous Sweetwater Brewery in Atlanta. Come by for a drink and get the opportunity to exchange ideas with some of the brightest minds from the Unified Communications & Collaboration industry. In addition to great conversation, […]

Barco and Polycom: Collaboration Solution

by Matthew Sekuras July 20, 2016 Business

Barco’s newest ClickShare models were a major point of interest at this year’s InfoComm! If you’re not familiar with Barco or how it complements Polycom’s RealPresence Group Series line, this post outlines how it can help create a complete unified collaboration solution. Last year, Barco was honored with Polycom’s Technology Partner Innovation Award and was […]

Phone System Deployment Options: How to Avoid Buyer’s Remorse

by Jessica Duvall July 20, 2016 Cloud Computing
ShoreTel

There’s nothing worse than investing a significant amount of time and money in a new technology solution only to eventually realize the product will not live up to your expectations. For those with limited budgets, an investment that fails to deliver can damage both profits and reputations.

Could your business survive a $50,000 loss?

by Andrew Runion July 18, 2016 Business
Intermedia

The high cost of phone downtime: Could your business survive a $50,000 loss? By Mitchell Berenson – Intermedia Director of Marketing When I talk to companies about the importance of proper business continuity planning, I find that most businesses still rely on premises-based PBX systems or service from the phone company. And while that seems […]

Sennheiser + ShoreTel = Seamless Plug-n-Play

by LaVonda Huskey July 6, 2016 Enterprise
ScanSource Communications Sennheiser ShoreTel

ScanSource Communications is excited to announce that Sennheiser’s headsets and speakerphones have been validated by ShoreTel as interoperable. Sennheiser’s premium headsets and speakerphones make the perfect audio companions for ShoreTel’s IP phone or UC client. By using Sennheiser headsets with ShoreTel systems, clients are now able to manage the call-control functions such as the answer […]

A Quick Recap of InfoComm 2016

by Lauren Eckstein June 27, 2016 Cloud Computing
Array Avteq Barco Elo Jabra Plantronics Polycom Revolabs ScanSource Communications

by Lauren Eckstein With the lights of Vegas, it is easy to get lost in the crowd. At a show of 38,833 visitors, the InfoComm 2016 crowd was filled with over 35% first-time attendees, trying to navigate their way through a sea of ProAV solutions. ScanSource was a spotlight to many of these visitors – with […]

Mobility Trends in the Workplace Extend Beyond BYOD

by Jennifer Clark June 27, 2016 Mobility

BYOD is nothing new, with companies encouraging the use of personal laptops, tablets, and smartphones in the office. While they often provide flexible workplaces, they can also pose a security threat for many IT departments. But having a well-defined BYOD policy, alongside mobile device management, allows employees to be strategic and still protect their privacy […]

Most Forgotten App Development Best Practice

by Jeremy Burton June 8, 2016 Business
Dialogic ScanSource Communications

By Jim Machi   On April 19, Dialogic’s Alan Percy hosted a web seminar on “Application Development Best Practices.” To listen to the web seminar, please click here. While I was listening to that web seminar, I had my Product Management hat on. In my blogs, I typically write about what’s going on in the […]

A Business Guide to Cloud Communications

by Jessica Duvall June 7, 2016 Business
ScanSource Communications ShoreTel

It’s inevitable that your traditional, trusted phone system will eventually show signs of age or weakness. Perhaps it isn’t flexible enough to keep up with the needs of your business as you add branch offices or move applications to the cloud or is becoming unreliable with more dropped calls and degrading call quality. Is your […]

IP Desk Phones – A Phone is Just a Phone Right?

by Jenna Watts June 7, 2016 Business
AudioCodes Catalyst Telecom ScanSource Catalyst ScanSource Communications ScanSource Security

by Ewan Haig Being nearly three months into my new role at AudioCodes, it’s been a steep learning curve given the breadth of products and markets we address. Before I started, I was curious as to why AudioCodes was making such significant investments in the IP phone range, given we were primarily known for more […]