Cloud Computing

When it comes to cloud computing, you need information, education and solutions. This section of blogs is written about cloud computing based on the products offered by ScanSource, Inc. and the vertical markets we sell into. Get news and analysis of the data center industry, cloud computing, the private cloud, energy efficient IT and Internet infrastructure.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How to Transition into a Cloud Service Provider

by Jennifer Clark January 14, 2016 Cloud Computing

How to Transition into a Cloud Service Provider Transitioning to a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) from a traditional managed service provider could be extremely beneficial if done correctly; however, there are several issues to consider. Below are a few points to weigh before making the switch.

Services and Applications are the Jewels of NFV

by Jim Machi November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

As readers of this blog know, I have been travelling to conferences to attend, speak, and have in-depth discussions. One item I am talking about, and asking about, and interfacing with people about is NFV.  Everyone gets that NFV can reduce CAPEX and OPEX. The telcos get it, and believe me, the vendors get it […]

NFV is About to Turn Three

by Tom Schroer November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

There was a lot of buzz around the state of NFV at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress held in Dusseldorf recently. Both operators and vendors had a lot to say about NFV, but one thing was certain – going back to the old way of deploying network functions using proprietary hardware is not going to […]

Calling All Guest Bloggers

by Angela Diamantis November 5, 2015 Business

The Source is the place for valuable, engaging content to be shared and, with over 150,000 unique visitors this year, a place to have your voice heard! ScanSource is currently accepting posts from our reseller and vendor partners, as well as channel consultants. In order to be considered, please submit the form below.

NFV and Open Source Explored at ITExpo

by Jeremy Burton October 27, 2015 Business

By Alan Percy – Dialogic, Inc. Alan Percy at the panel discussion Open Source in the Service Provider Network at ITEXPO   Network Function Virtualization (NFV) got plenty of attention this last week at ITExpo in Anaheim, CA.  With a dedicated track of sessions and presentations, NFV was covered by a long list of “who’s […]

ITEXPO West Forecasts a Bright Outlook for Clouds

by Jeremy Burton October 27, 2015 Business

By Jim McLaughlin – Dialogic, Inc. I’ve just returned from the ITEXPO west conference, held in sunny Anaheim California, where Dialogic hosted an exhibitor booth, and also participated in three dynamic panel discussions.  By all measures, the event was a great success!  With informative keynotes and panel sessions that delved into current industry trends ranging […]