Voice

Today, everyone relies on a myriad of communications systems to conduct their business. This section of blogs focuses on helping you provide affordable (and profitable) voice and data solutions to your customers, including Telephone Systems, VoIP, IP, CTI, Call Centers, SIP, Unified Communications, Mobility and more.

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 […]

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…

Enterprise Wireless Voice Technologies

by Doug Rogier December 2, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst
Avaya Spectralink

Wireless voice services have many options ranging from cellular-based solutions to home grown analog solutions. In a typical enterprise, a subset of the staff needs to be mobile. Un-tethering from the desk may allow a manager to keep a closer eye on a call center. An IT member may be able to communicate from the […]

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 […]

Calling All Guest Bloggers

by Angela Diamantis November 5, 2015 Business

The Source is the place for valuable, engaging content to be shared and, with over 150,000 unique visitors this year, a place to have your voice heard! ScanSource is currently accepting posts from our reseller and vendor partners, as well as channel consultants. In order to be considered, please submit the form below.

NFV and Open Source Explored at ITExpo

by Jeremy Burton October 27, 2015 Business

By Alan Percy – Dialogic, Inc. Alan Percy at the panel discussion Open Source in the Service Provider Network at ITEXPO   Network Function Virtualization (NFV) got plenty of attention this last week at ITExpo in Anaheim, CA.  With a dedicated track of sessions and presentations, NFV was covered by a long list of “who’s […]