Videoconferencing

Face-to-face meetings that sound and look like you’re in the same room? Money- and time-saving opportunities? Better collaboration? Who wouldn’t want that? In this section of blogs, you’ll discover the value of high-quality videoconferencing solutions and what they can do for your organization, including enhanced performance and efficiency.

5 Ways to Create the Conference Room of the Future

by Jennifer Clark February 12, 2016 ScanSource Communications

If you’ve ever seen the comical YouTube video that portrays a conference call in real-life, you know sometimes a long-distance meeting can be frustrating as you talk over one another and often don’t know who is at the end of the line. Videoconferencing, and the creation of a virtual conference room, allows you to chat […]

What to expect at MWC 2016

by Jeremy Burton February 3, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi   The biggest, baddest (and I mean that in the best way possible!) communications show on the planet, Mobile World Congress, is only three weeks away.  What are we to expect to see there, at least from a perspective of messaging and marketing?  Typically this is the show where overboard on marketing is […]

How to Drive Video Adoption?

by Jennifer Clark February 1, 2016 ScanSource Communications

Because communication is often learned visually more than any other method, organizations can implement visual communication at work via videoconferencing. If your customers are sold on the technology but are still hesitant to adopt and integrate videoconferencing into their workplace, here are a few ideas to get them over the hurdle:

What are the Deployment Options for Skype for Business?

by Jennifer Clark February 1, 2016 ScanSource Communications

What are the Deployment Options for Deploying Skype for Business? Microsoft’s Skype for Business is an enterprise-level messaging platform that gives customers two choices for deployment: on-site deployment (or on-premises), and a cloud-hosted option through Microsoft’s Office 365 Enterprise offering. Both options come with their own set of benefits and challenges. Helping your customers understand […]

Are Public Safety Mobile Apps a Good Idea?

by Jeremy Burton January 26, 2016 Business

By Alan Percy, Dialogic, Inc.   I recently posted a summary of a visit to Towson University on my NoJitter blog about how the university has deployed a WebRTC mobile application from SaferMobility to their students and faculty.  It’s an intriguing story that mixes the latest in WebRTC technology, location services, and public safety.  Interestingly, […]

What Would an IoT Service Provider Even Do?

by Jeremy Burton January 26, 2016 Business

By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. The Internet of Things means everything is connected. All machines will have sensors and network connectivity that will allow them to communicate with each other and exchange data. It’s the thing that will take the world from having just smart phones to smart everything.  The CEO of Orange, Stephane […]

Best Practices for a Skype for Business Deployment

by Jennifer Clark January 21, 2016 ScanSource Communications

When talking with your customers about deploying Skype for Business, you’ll want to make sure they understand the scope of the transition and how to best plan for the deployment. Below are seven helpful tips for you and your customers to consider before deploying Skype for Business.

TEAM Polycom 2016 Recap

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin January 19, 2016 Business
Polycom

Last week many of our ScanSource Communications team members attended TEAM Polycom 2016 in Nashville, TN.  As usual, it was an incredible, action-packed event.  For those of you who missed it, here are just a few of the highlights…

Services and Applications are the Jewels of NFV

by Jim Machi November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

As readers of this blog know, I have been travelling to conferences to attend, speak, and have in-depth discussions. One item I am talking about, and asking about, and interfacing with people about is NFV.  Everyone gets that NFV can reduce CAPEX and OPEX. The telcos get it, and believe me, the vendors get it […]

NFV is About to Turn Three

by Tom Schroer November 20, 2015 Business
Dialogic

There was a lot of buzz around the state of NFV at the SDN and OpenFlow World Congress held in Dusseldorf recently. Both operators and vendors had a lot to say about NFV, but one thing was certain – going back to the old way of deploying network functions using proprietary hardware is not going to […]