Unified Communications

To learn more about UC, this is the place to be! In this section, you will find the general resources you need to develop a strong unified communications strategy and ensure you are proposing UC solutions, platforms and products that meet the business and ROI expectations of the end-user enterprise.

Goodbye, traditional workspace. Hello, future.

by Elizabeth Tarry January 20, 2017 Business
Polycom

The traditional office workspace as we’ve known it is dead. As is the career progression from interior cube space to private office to the corner with sweeping views. And for a new generation of millennial workers, it won’t be missed. Always mobile, connected, and looking to collaborate, they have a new way of working— and […]

How do you Connect Your Internal Users to Skype?

by Jennifer Clark January 17, 2017 ScanSource Communications
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You’re probably aware by now that Skype for Business (Enterprise Voice version) streamlines interactions with employees as well as customers around the world. The communication and collaboration software is utilized across one interface and can be used in a desktop, mobile, and conference room environment. As more businesses come on board with deploying Skype for […]

Unified Communications: Transforming the Way We Work

by Jessica Duvall January 11, 2017 Business
ShoreTel

Thanks to the nature of work in the digital age, there’s a good chance you’re reading this in your home office, at the airport or while working in your local coffee shop. As technology continues to untether us from the traditional desk and office, working remotely has become increasingly common. In fact, more than 50% […]

ShoreTel Spotlight: Kyle DeWitt, Technical Services

by Jessica Duvall December 28, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

Have you ever wondered what Technical Services is and what kind of value it provides for you? For starters, Technical Services provides pre-sales support through solution engineering, design assistance and validation, as well as general technology advice. Our in-house expert and passionate problem solver, Kyle DeWitt, has been with ScanSource for 13 years. He began as a Technical Support […]

Find the Best Business Phone System for You

by Jessica Duvall November 30, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

What’s Best: Cloud, Onsite or Hybrid? Purchasing a new business phone system is a big decision. Unified communications (UC) capabilities can give your organization new ways to communicate and collaborate. But you have more choices when it comes to deploying your new phone system–onsite, in the cloud, or hybrid. Take the ShoreTel assessment quiz to […]

Marketing: How ScanSource Communications Can Help You

by Jessica Duvall November 11, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

ScanSource focuses on adding value to our ShoreTel resellers in many ways. We invest our time and energy in marketing and enablement programs for our partners, such as customized marketing packages, strategic marketing planning, lead generation and more. Here is a look at trends and hot tips to help you keep your marketing initiatives on […]

Taking Action on IoT Challenges

by Eric Hanselman November 4, 2016 Business

We’ve been deluged with information about the Internet of Things and its impact on the world, but there’s a critical aspect that’s been missed – the way in which all of that IoT potential is turned into action. Addressing that transformation can be a challenge, but there are ways to make it work. The new […]

ShoreTel Spotlight: Chris Giordanelli

by Jessica Duvall October 26, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

Chris, a superhero buff, works in the Information Technology department (Development Branch) as a Senior Software Engineer/Architect. Here he spends his time building web applications that are designed to make it easier for our resellers, vendors and employees to buy and sell, while overall enriching the ScanSource experience. In his role, Chris loves the problem-solving […]

Say Goodbye to Communications Complexity

by Jessica Duvall October 25, 2016 Business

Tired of managing multiple vendors and dial plans, complicated phone system protocols, or restrictive network solutions?  Want a business phone system that “just works,” no matter your size, industry or need? ShoreTel IP business phone systems are designed from the ground up to streamline the work of administrators and end users alike.  Whether you want to […]

Unified Communications: 6 Considerations for Vendor Selection

by Jessica Duvall October 11, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

So you’ve done your homework with regard to unified communications (UC) and have decided that your business could benefit from the improved collaboration capabilities it offers. You’ve also explored the various UC deployment models – onsite, cloud and hybrid – and have a good sense for which you’d choose. It’s time to start talking to […]