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.

Motorola Solutions WiNGExpress: Scaleable and Affordable

by Manuel Figueroa December 5, 2014 Barcode Printing
Motorola

WiNG Express is so easy and simple to set up one might think it’s only offered for Motorola’s entry-level APs. In fact, WiNG Express is offered in a wide range of APs from wall plates to outdoor mesh. One of WiNG Express’ standard features is the ability to create a local virtual controller for up to […]

The Motorola Solutions WiNG Express Value Proposition

by Manuel Figueroa December 4, 2014 Barcode Printing
Motorola

Even for small operations, a robust wireless network is not an option, it is an essential tool for doing business. Unfortunately, quality wireless infrastructure has traditionally required expensive and knowledgeable IT help, pricing it out of the reach of many small- to medium-sized businesses. Simply put, enterprise wireless solutions were just not designed or priced […]

HIMSS Executive to Headline Chicago Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

by Nathan Lord July 11, 2014 AIDC

If you haven’t heard yet, you’re missing out! ScanSource and Business Solutions Magazine are partnering to offer resellers some business-changing information in the healthcare vertical through a joint effort called, the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit. Kicked off in New Jersey in May, more than 100 attendees were on hand to hear industry experts and end-user […]

Ruckus Brings Together Smart Wi-Fi with Cloud Computing to Simplify the Provisioning, Management and Monetization of Wi-Fi Access with SAMS

by Jake Shehan May 6, 2014 Cloud Computing
Ruckus

The Ruckus Team at ScanSource is really excited about the introduction of Ruckus’ Cloud-Based Smart Access Management Service, SAMS for short. The ability to manage a Wi-Fi network in the cloud is yesterday’s news. Unlike the dozens of other offerings already in the market, SAMS enables partners to manage and monetize the access points they […]

I have a back-up plan in place, why do I need a disaster recovery plan?

by Bryan Gaines May 1, 2014 Cloud Computing

This week I decided on a topic that gets a lot of buzz around the IT community.  I would like to educate some, from my point of view, on why disaster recovery should be an important piece of every end-user’s plan.  Only around 3% of server failures come from natural disasters.  The most common factors […]

Can Premise and Hosted Video Thrive in Same Marketplace?

by Bryan Gaines April 28, 2014 Cloud Computing
AGT AvayaRadvision Cisco PGi Polycom

In considering a good topic for this week, I thought about something that is probably on a lot of our customer and vendor minds. Can premise and hosted video thrive in the same marketplace?  Absolutely!  In fact, they should be used to complement one another. Even with the popularity of the cloud, video hardware sales […]

How the Cloud is changing the Dynamics for Merchants and Shoppers

by Bryan Gaines April 21, 2014 Cloud Computing

So last week I told you all about the “Rule of 78” and why you should be adding a cloud strategy and portfolio into your imminent plans.  This week I am going to touch on one industry and how it is changing daily due to the cloud and mobility products.  If you are a shopper, […]

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 […]