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.

Why Should I Start Selling Cloud?

by Bryan Gaines April 10, 2014 Cloud Computing

As I sit here at my desk on this beautiful sunny day in South Carolina, I was thinking about how to encourage our partners to start seeing cloud in a positive manner. Yes, it is true that as cloud solutions become more and more popular with end-user demands, hardware sales generally will decrease.  Also, it […]

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining! Epson® and AppCard™ join forces to bring printing technology to the cloud!

by Cate Tyson January 24, 2014 Cloud Computing
AppCard Epson

Introducing the next generation of POS Printing Technology and cloud-based Loyalty Management Bundle. Retailers can reach the next level with Epson’s OmniLink TM-T88V-I receipt printer and the AppCard Mobile Application Platform.  This fast and versatile printer is designed to support mobile POS, cloud services and information display applications. Bundle that with the AppCard platform to […]

Step into the Cloud with ScanSource Services Group

by Bryan Gaines December 17, 2013 Cloud Computing

You have been asking for the cloud, and we are now ready to deliver with our 1st cloud vendor.  ScanSource Services Group has partnered with Green Cloud Technologies, a Greenville, SC-based business that will ease you into the cloud and recurring revenues with their solutions.  Every customer should be thinking, what do I do if something […]

Tool Cool: Cisco’s “The SELL”

by Ashlee Dufek December 2, 2013 Business
Cisco

The SELL is an amazing online resource for Cisco partners to assist them in becoming more productive, knowledgeable, and competent in selling Cisco solutions.  The Sales Enablement Learning Lifecycle is divided into five key areas, making it super easy to navigate.

The “Nightmare” That is BYOD

by Nathan Lord October 25, 2013 AIDC

Apparently, either I’ve subscribed to too many healthcare pubs, or it was “bombard Nathan with healthcare e-mails” this week. As I’m catching up from a few days on business travel, I got eight e-mails from various healthcare organizations in ONE DAY (and these were just healthcare… there were more from various other vertical pubs to […]

Am I ready for the Internet of Everything???

by Ashlee Dufek October 7, 2013 Cloud Computing
Cisco

Has anyone else seen Cisco’s “Here’s To Humanity” video about the Internet of Everything?  Like most Cisco videos, it seems to have the perfect combination of sound, sparkle, and light that draws my mind into a euphoric state where all seems right with the world.  But when I watched it a second time and read […]

What Is Your Mobile Engagement Strategy?

by Kevin Price March 14, 2013 Cloud Computing

We are in the middle of one of the biggest technological advancements in human history. Of course, I suppose that could be said about almost every period in time, but this one is ours, and it will have a greater impact on society and business than any other advancements up to this point. It is […]

Successful Tablet and Smartphone Deployment Takes Planning, Tools and Partners

by Kevin Price January 31, 2013 Cloud Computing

Mobile computing has exploded the past few years. Businesses are expanding the use of smartphones and tablets at an unprecedented pace.  This massive new population of end-point computers brings with them all the same challenges and considerations as legacy mobile computing deployments, along with a few new issues. Mobility has always presented a challenge to […]

Retail Analytics & Cloud-Based Tools

by Kevin Price January 29, 2013 Cloud Computing

This is a time of unprecedented change in the retail sector.  Big macro trends are putting more pressure on the old way of doing things than ever before. Online competitors, like Amazon, are and have been using technology as a very effective competitive advantage for years now. Then comes the smartphone and tablet revolution. Mobile […]

Consumer Devices in the Enterprise and Mobile Apps

by Kevin Price January 11, 2013 AIDC

Every company on the planet either is, will be, or should be formulating their mobile engagement strategy with every major population in their ecosystem. From customers and partners to employees, the plan really should include EVERYONE. The enterprise should focus on the business objectives for each group within the ecosystem. The next step is to […]