Technology

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

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 […]

Low-Cost, High-Performance Imaging Technology from Datalogic

by Nathan Lord April 30, 2014 AIDC
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In early 2012, Datalogic released a low-cost imaging scanner in limited markets called the Quickscan Lite. After deploying hundreds of thousands of these units in those markets, in September 2013, they made these units available to the US market.

Can Premise and Hosted Video Thrive in Same Marketplace?

by Bryan Gaines April 28, 2014 Cloud Computing
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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 […]

The Path Forward Part 2: Our Plan Ahead

by Kevin Price April 7, 2014 Business

In my last blog I laid out my expectations for some of the big trends in the technology sector in 2014 and forward. Here’s a link to Part 1 of this post. Part 2 is going to dig deeper into some of Accucode’s strategic plans as we move forward. I’m going to share things that […]

How Do You UC?

by ScanSource Catalyst Tech Support March 26, 2014 Mobility
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In addition to the blog, you can learn more about UC and how to begin offering a total solution by attending these three web seminars by industry expert Jim Sevier. Using a puzzle-solving theme, he will explain how to first put together the easy pieces and then fill the gaps with ScanSource. Solve the Puzzle Overview – […]

Honeywell Dolphin 70e Black

by George Brown March 26, 2014 AIDC
Honeywell

The Dolphin 70e Black successfully combines the size, stylish form factor and optimal communication of consumer-grade devices with the durability, integrated scanning and long life cycle of traditional rugged mobile computers. For more information, visit www.dolphinblack.com.

Need to create GHS labels? ScanSource can help.

by Ken Campbell March 20, 2014 AIDC
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GHS (Globally Harmonized System), created by the United Nations, is designed to standardize the classification and labeling of chemicals worldwide.  While most countries have a regulatory system in place for the handling and transportation of chemicals, historically there has been a lack of consistency on how these regulations were implemented.  GHS is designed to bring […]