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.

Warehouse Trends to Look For and the Technology to Implement

by Jennifer Clark September 15, 2017 Barcode Printing
Honeywell ScanSource POS & Barcode

There are several trends in warehouse environments that can be seen as disruptive by some, but also augment and streamline operations for those in the distribution center environment. ScanSource POS and Barcode outlines seven of these trends below, with some here to stay and others on the horizon. Read below for potential investment opportunities to […]

Lessons Learned from RetailNOW and Investment Opportunities for the Future

by Jennifer Clark September 5, 2017 Barcode Printing

The Retail Solutions Providers Association’s annual RetailNOW show in Las Vegas showcased an abundance of technology and educational sessions for resellers in the POS industry. From cash drawers to printers to invisible cloud services, it was the defining show for consumers and providers to showcase their portfolio of retail technology. And while the expo showcased […]

Six Tips to Stand Out Among Other Service Providers

by Jennifer Clark August 23, 2017 Cloud Computing

Being successful as a service provider is often a challenge and, at times, difficult to navigate. Below are six tips to help you understand what successful service providers are doing, and how you can get ahead to grow your business. Fully comprehend the definition of Managed Services Understanding that your clients want to know their […]

ShoreTel Spotlight: Donna Cooley

by Jessica Duvall June 7, 2017 Business
ShoreTel

Making a move to the cloud is easy when Donna is involved. ShoreTel Connect CLOUD uniquely positions ScanSource as a Cloud Services Distributor (CSD) and that is where Donna comes in. She works with over 200 partners in her role managing the ShoreTel Connect CLOUD relationship at ScanSource and has been instrumental in recruiting, onboarding […]

Maximize Your Cloud Revenue with Cloud Ignite Fueled by ScanSource Catalyst

by Jennifer Clark April 27, 2017 Cloud Computing
Avaya

For those looking to leverage the scalability and innovation of Avaya’s IP Office offering in the cloud, the wait is over. ScanSource Catalyst is hosting a series of road shows, known as Cloud Ignite Fueled by ScanSource Catalyst, that will complement Avaya’s upcoming Cloud Expo and provide the tools and resources you need to win in […]

Highlights from 2017 Avaya ENGAGE

by Jennifer Clark February 15, 2017 Cloud Computing
Avaya

More than 2,300 partners, end users, and affiliates gathered at MGM Grand in Las Vegas this week for the largest Avaya event of the year, Avaya ENGAGE. This four-day event merged together three historically separate events – Avaya Technology Forum (ATF), Avaya Executive Partner Forum (AEPF), and International Avaya Users Group (IAUG) – and brought […]

4 Ways a Cloud Phone System Earns Loyal Customers

by Jessica Duvall February 14, 2017 Business
ShoreTel

Loyal customers are said to be worth up to 10 times their first purchase. Yet, delivering exceptional service can be a challenge, especially if you have tight budget constraints. A cloud phone system can help you to create a highly efficient, yet cost-effective, customer service process. How? Consider these four ways a cloud phone service […]

Plantronics Manager Pro v3.9 Offers Powerful Analytics Services

by LaVonda Huskey January 26, 2017 Cloud Computing
Plantronics

Plantronics just announced its newest release of Plantronics Manager Pro, which provides operational, historical and contextual data on voice interactions and headset usage patterns with the ability to subscribe to new analysis suites. It utilizes a cloud-based architecture to ensure the quality of communications and collaboration experiences by assuring device health. It also offers powerful […]

How to Transition into a Cloud Service Provider

by Jennifer Clark January 25, 2017 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.

Who will you be selling to in 2017?

by Andrew Runion December 15, 2016 Business

Gone are the days of walking into a business, talking to the IT Manager or CIO, presenting a solution, and walking out with a sale. According to Nan Boden, Google’s Head of Global Technology Partners, Google Cloud, 70% of business decisions will be made outside of IT in 2017. This means that product decisions will […]