Technology

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

The Hidden Costs of Collaboration

by Lauren Eckstein March 13, 2018 Business

In 2018, chances are your company is going through an evaluation of their technologies to make sure they have what they need to maximize collaboration.  Those same chances apply to the possible lack of awareness your company’s IT department has on their true current collaboration expenses.

Smart Homes and Devices: The Future is Now

by Angela Diamantis March 1, 2018 Business

“OK, Google, wake me up at 7 am with Frank Sinatra’s version of Summer Wind, and turn the hall lights up to 50%. Then, hey Siri, knock the thermostat up to 72 degrees at 6:45 am. And, Alexa, add English muffins to my grocery order to be delivered tomorrow at 8 am.” If you think […]

Tips for Resellers to Sell Digital Touch Displays

by Jennifer Clark February 27, 2018 Digital Signage

Resellers know that interactive digital touch displays, also thought of as kiosks, are becoming a staple in the retail market. They’re everywhere from airports to fast food restaurants to shopping malls. And whether they help check you in or out, kiosks add a new level of efficiency and automation customers are coming to expect from […]

Complete Your UC Offering with Professional Headsets

by Kristin Gaboriault February 26, 2018 Unified Communications

There are three big reasons why you should be attaching headsets to your UC solutions, and they’re the reasons you should do anything in this business: your customers need them, your customers want them, and they add significantly to your bottom line. Today’s open offices paired with the growing trends of working from home/on the […]

Access Your Heritage ShoreTel Marketing Funds through Mitel OneView

by Jessica Duvall February 26, 2018 Business
Mitel

If you’re a heritage ShoreTel partner and you’re worried about accessing you’re accrued MDF, don’t be. Mitel’s new OneView portal makes it easy to see and manage your fund requests and access a variety of marketing assets. The good news is, Mitel’s OneView was designed with heritage ShoreTel partners in mind. It’s very similar to […]

19th Century School Gets 21st Century UC System

by Jessica Duvall February 13, 2018 Business
Mitel

The Taft School in Connecticut was founded in 1890, a time when a new invention called the “telephone” was just coming into acceptance as a recognized form of communication. While the mission and integrity of this private boarding school remains as true today as it did at its founding more than a century ago, other […]

Hot Off the Press.  Mitel Moves to #2 in the UCaaS Market Worldwide.

by Shea Kopelman January 17, 2018 Cloud Computing
Mitel

On January 9, 2018, Mitel was announced the #2 UCaaS Vendor worldwide by an independent research firm Synergy Research Group. Not only did Mitel surpass one million subscribers, but they are within one percentage point of the #1 market share position based on subscribers. This news is another major milestone in Mitel’s rapid emergence as […]

ScanSource CTO Shares IoT Predictions for 2018

by Jennifer Clark January 17, 2018 Business

ScanSource Chief Technology Officer Greg Dixon shared his predictions with Channel Executives magazine to discuss where the Internet of Things, or IoT as it’s more fondly called, is heading into 2018. With these predictions, Dixon addresses seven reasons resellers and MSPs should consider adding IoT solutions to their portfolio. Want to find out why you’re behind […]

Vidiquette Series: TMI

by Gabby Giles January 9, 2018 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains how to navigate content sharing while video conferencing. She reminds us that there is an option to share your entire desktop or just a file. Sharing your entire desktop could lead to embarrassment, as there could be personal content that does not need to be shared with your co-workers. […]

Vidiquette Series: Sour Cream and Onion Breath

by Gabby Giles December 29, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains how to handle background noise. Background noise affects everyone’s ability to hear and be heard, which can be frustrating while video conferencing. Noise from sirens, dogs barking, and chewing can affect important meetings. Polycom makes video conferencing easy through Polycom® NoiseBlock™ technology that does the muting for you, and […]