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.

Vidiquette Series: Introduction

by Gabby Giles December 22, 2017 Business
Polycom

Vidiquette is defined as simple tips for better video conferencing. Since video has become an integral part of the modern work environment, video etiquette is increasingly important. Polycom’s Polly Calm has a new guide called “The Polycom Guide to Vidiquette”. It is geared toward teaching video users the most common video mistakes and how to […]

Vidiquette Series: Witness Protection

by Gabby Giles December 22, 2017 Business
Polycom

In this episode, Polly Calm explains the importance of remembering that you are on camera. Activities that were acceptable or undetectable while using audio conferencing are now noticeably distracting over video conferencing calls. This includes multitasking, filing your nails, checking your phone, or eating. Another thing to remember is to avoid unnecessary movements. Once the […]

7 Reasons 2017 is the Year of the Video

by Gabby Giles December 6, 2017 Business

Video collaboration is all about the user experience. One of the most important components of successful video collaboration is ease of use. Using platforms that allow ease of use and simplicity are key in the changing work environment. Pat Sullivan, the Sales Manager for Unified Communication Solution Architects, claims that 2017 is the “year of […]

Looking Back at the 2017 ScanSource Global Partner Conference

by Jennifer Clark November 16, 2017 AIDC

The ScanSource Global Partner Conference, or GPC as it was affectionately called, was three full days in beautiful Greenville, S.C., from November 7-9. From incredible evening entertainment, to informative keynote sessions that invoked tears, to a newly unveiled plan for ScanSource in 2018, GPC was a major success that included more than 1,400 attendees from […]

Welcome Our New Vendor StarLeaf!

by Gabby Giles July 25, 2017 Business

StarLeaf has joined the ScanSource team! StarLeaf offers products for rooms, Skype for Business, Desktops, and more. StarLeaf says that three of the most compelling reasons for moving to the cloud and allowing it to replace video infrastructure are mergers and acquisitions, aging infrastructure and migration. Some of the ways the video cloud benefits users is […]

Why Your Office Needs a Huddle Room

by Gabby Giles July 13, 2017 Business
Polycom

ZK Research found that for every hour-long meeting, 15 minutes is spent managing the room’s technology. That means 25% of every meeting is wasted! The modern work environment is constantly changing and doesn’t have time to waste. Employees want spaces that are equipped for short, informal meetings and can quickly adapt to their needs. Unlike […]

Introducing the Polycom® Pano™

by Gabby Giles July 3, 2017 Enterprise
Polycom

Do your meetings always run late? Have you ever been in a meeting where technical difficulties wasted your valuable time? The Polycom® Pano™ is the solution. The Pano is the best way to share content at work with one touch. Simply turn on Apple Airplay or Windows Miracast and your meeting turns into a collaboration […]

InfoComm 2017: Understanding the Evolution of AV Investments and Where to Focus your Efforts

by Jennifer Clark June 30, 2017 ScanSource Communications

2017 proved to be the largest attendance ever for InfoComm with more than 44,000 people descending upon the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. Offering more than 100 educational breakout sessions, and nearly 1,000 booth demonstrations, there were ample opportunities to understand the evolution of AV investments and how to apply it to your […]

ScanSource sUCCess Roadshow Tour Recap (In case you missed us)

by LaVonda Huskey May 16, 2017 Enterprise

ScanSource Communications partnered with Barco, Edgewater Networks, Plantronics and Polycom to take our 2017 sUCCess Roadshow Tour to the Washington, DC area, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas during April and May, 2017. We showcased four top room environments with products in full working order at each location, along with manufacturer representatives and several ScanSource folks. We […]

2017 sUCCess Tour.. one stop down!

by Kate Menzer April 19, 2017 Business
Barco Edgewater Plantronics Polycom

Thank you to all of our partners who attended the first stop of our 2017 sUCCess Tour in Ashburn, VA at TopGolf! We had a room full of vendor specialists and eager partners who were ready to learn more about Polycom, Barco, Plantronics and Edgewater solutions. After the presentation, which highlighted four different room environments, we […]