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.

ScanSource Has You Covered from Start to Finish on Your Polycom Investments

by Lauren Eckstein January 23, 2017 Sales

Are you familiar with Total Coverage, a service offering by ScanSource?  This service provides total coverage to protect your customer’s Polycom investment, starting with 1-year and 3-year maintenance coverage contract options.  This means unlimited technical support, next business day product replacement, and 24/7 IP and ISDN testing facility.

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 […]

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 […]

Polycom Brings Skype for Business User Interface to Polycom Group Series Video Endpoints

by Elizabeth Tarry September 30, 2016 Cloud Computing
Polycom

On September 26, 2016, Polycom announced that the Polycom Group Series video endpoints will include the Skype for Business User Interface. In addition to that, they are also extending the Skype for Business User Interface to popular voice solutions, including the Polycom VVX 500 and 600 Series Business Media Phones and the Polycom RealPresence Trio […]

Dos and Don’ts When Moving to Office 365 Cloud Voice

by Elizabeth Tarry September 20, 2016 ScanSource Communications

Over the past few years, more and more organizations have started to look at Microsoft Skype for Business as their unified communications (UC) solution. In fact, nearly 40% of Skype for Business customers are now using the platform for voice because of its unique features and capabilities. If you are looking to take S4B to […]

How Can the Right Phone System Make Life Easier for a Small-to-Medium Business?

by Vanessa Koechli August 16, 2016 ScanSource Communications

When we talk to small-to-medium businesses (SMB) about their communications needs, several key themes emerge. First of all, they want a system that just works—totally reliable and something they don’t have to worry about during evenings and weekends. So far, so good. Another recurring theme is around having a system that can grow and develop […]

Could your business survive a $50,000 loss?

by Andrew Runion July 18, 2016 Business
Intermedia

The high cost of phone downtime: Could your business survive a $50,000 loss? By Mitchell Berenson – Intermedia Director of Marketing When I talk to companies about the importance of proper business continuity planning, I find that most businesses still rely on premises-based PBX systems or service from the phone company. And while that seems […]

Most Forgotten App Development Best Practice

by Jeremy Burton June 8, 2016 Business
Dialogic ScanSource Communications

By Jim Machi   On April 19, Dialogic’s Alan Percy hosted a web seminar on “Application Development Best Practices.” To listen to the web seminar, please click here. While I was listening to that web seminar, I had my Product Management hat on. In my blogs, I typically write about what’s going on in the […]

IP Desk Phones – A Phone is Just a Phone Right?

by Jenna Watts June 7, 2016 Business
AudioCodes Catalyst Telecom ScanSource Catalyst ScanSource Communications ScanSource Security

by Ewan Haig Being nearly three months into my new role at AudioCodes, it’s been a steep learning curve given the breadth of products and markets we address. Before I started, I was curious as to why AudioCodes was making such significant investments in the IP phone range, given we were primarily known for more […]

Cool Apps on Agenda at SpeechTek 2016

by Jeremy Burton May 24, 2016 Business
Dialogic ScanSource Communications

Cool Apps on Agenda at SpeechTek 2016 By Tim Moynihan         I am planning my attendance to SpeechTek 2016 next week. After reviewing the agenda, and having attended the event off and on over many, many years, I’m finding it really interesting to see how much the show has matured consistently with […]