Technology

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

Media Servers Will Play an Increasingly Important Role for Telco Apps

by Jim Machi March 11, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

Media servers play an important role in enabling many of the real-time communications applications many of us use every day. When you retrieve a voice mail, have an email read back to you while in the car or get on a conference call, a media server is involved. Media servers provide the back-end voice and/or […]

ScanSource Communications is the only distributor to offer ShoreTel Premises and Cloud Solutions!

by Donna Cooley March 11, 2015 Business
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ScanSource Communications is the only distributor to offer ShoreTel Premises and Cloud Solutions. ScanSource Communications, a leading value added distributor of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., today announced it is now offering ShoreTel Sky, a secure hosted Voice over IP (VoIP), unified communications (UC) service. By working with ScanSource Communications, resellers […]

Mobile Markets in Healthcare

by Manuel Figueroa March 10, 2015 Healthcare

Mobile markets growing in healthcare. Big growth in the mHealth makes for great headlines, but is it true and verifiable? According to yet another study, 49% growth by 2020. In February of 2014, Grand View Research published mHealth Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020. http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/mhealth-market Here are some key questions answered by the report. […]

Why Carriers and WebRTC Don’t Have to be the Same Magnet Polarization and Can be Partners Part II

by Jeremy Burton March 4, 2015 Business

Last week, I started exploring why WebRTC is interesting for carriers and wrote about extending existing applications with WebRTC to keep the offerings fresh.   But WebRTC may also be a way to compete with OTT apps that are riding on top of their network.   Apps that are free and don’t provide revenue to the carriers. […]

WebRTC Video Codec Debate: A Transcoding Vendor’s Perpective

by Chad Hart March 4, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

Here we go again. The Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) is scheduled to discuss WebRTC Mandatory to Implement (MTI) codecs again this week at IETF 91. We have been here a few times before – the community failed to reach a consensus on this issue last year. Will this time be any different? What does […]

Unified Communications and the User Experience

by Fran Farrell March 3, 2015 ScanSource Communications

There’s a lot of chatter out on the internet these days about Microsoft Lync, Unified Communications, and Interoperability. I’d like to chime in about maybe the most important interconnection in a business system – The Human Interface. Computers, laptops, and tablets were not designed with voice communications in mind. To maximize the user experience in […]

Polycom VBP Is Back! What it Means for SMEs

by LaVonda Huskey March 3, 2015 Market Segments
Polycom

One of the greatest changes to enterprise businesses in the past decade has to be the introduction of video conferencing. Allowing large companies to cut travel costs, boost productivity and improve collaboration between teams has made it possible for businesses to become even more widespread while maintaining ever-improving connections. But what about smaller companies? With […]

ShoreTel Social Media Contest

by Elizabeth Tarry February 25, 2015 Business
ShoreTel

Join ShoreTel in Orlando for FREE! During the next month, ShoreTel is giving away four free registrations to ShoreTel One 2015, along with two free nights at the Gaylord Palms Resort for each free registration! All you have to do is share a Tweet each week on your company Twitter handle to be entered into […]

SoundPoint IP 335 buy 2, get 1 free while supplies last!

by Pearce Whitmire February 25, 2015 ScanSource Communications

Who doesn’t love to get something for FREE? Today’s featured product for “ScanSource’s Favorite Things” promotion is the Polycom SoundPoint IP 335 (2200-12375-025)! Today you can buy 2 IP 335s and get 1 FREE. But quantities are limited so you have to move fast! Give your sales rep the code “BOGO” to take advantage of […]