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.

HIMSS Executive to Headline Chicago Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

by Nathan Lord July 11, 2014 AIDC

If you haven’t heard yet, you’re missing out! ScanSource and Business Solutions Magazine are partnering to offer resellers some business-changing information in the healthcare vertical through a joint effort called, the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit. Kicked off in New Jersey in May, more than 100 attendees were on hand to hear industry experts and end-user […]

We are having a Summer Sale on Avaya IP Office Certification classes!!

by Beth Dameron May 27, 2014 IP Security
Avaya

We are having a Summer Sale on Avaya IP Office Certification classes! The more you buy, the more you save!  Anytime you register two or more seats in any combination of IP Office Basic Implementation Workshop 10S00005K or the IP Office Advanced Configuration Class 5S00004K at the same time, get a $250 discount per class!*  (Classes […]

How Do You UC?

by Doug Rogier March 26, 2014 Mobility
Aruba Avaya Jabra Spectralink

In addition to the blog, you can learn more about UC and how to begin offering a total solution by attending these three web seminars by industry expert Jim Sevier. Using a puzzle-solving theme, he will explain how to first put together the easy pieces and then fill the gaps with ScanSource. Solve the Puzzle Overview – […]

Get Your Piece of a $7B Pie and Tap into the Midmarket with Avaya IP Office!

by Cory Patrick January 15, 2014 Market Segments
Avaya

The fourth largest economy in the world, the midmarket represents a $7B (billion) sales opportunity for our business partners.  And, according to a recent Forrester report, of the 197,000 active midmarket businesses here in the US, 29% will be making a purchase in the next 6 months, a truly enormous market potential for our valued […]

Tool Cool: Cisco’s “The SELL”

by Ashlee Dufek December 2, 2013 Business
Cisco

The SELL is an amazing online resource for Cisco partners to assist them in becoming more productive, knowledgeable, and competent in selling Cisco solutions.  The Sales Enablement Learning Lifecycle is divided into five key areas, making it super easy to navigate.

Cisco: What are you really selling?

by Ashlee Dufek October 18, 2013 Healthcare
Cisco

Sometimes I get bogged down in the day-to-day tasks that my job requires… figuring out quotes and promotions and programs to try to win that next deal or impress the next partner; so, it’s nice to browse the old YouTube and see how the Cisco I’m promoting is impacting the real world (and adorable babies).  […]

Am I ready for the Internet of Everything???

by Ashlee Dufek October 7, 2013 Cloud Computing
Cisco

Has anyone else seen Cisco’s “Here’s To Humanity” video about the Internet of Everything?  Like most Cisco videos, it seems to have the perfect combination of sound, sparkle, and light that draws my mind into a euphoric state where all seems right with the world.  But when I watched it a second time and read […]

Aruba and You – A Winning Combination for the SMB Market

by LaVonda Huskey August 16, 2013 Market Segments
Aruba

Like all businesses in today’s marketplace, small to mid-sized companies have to be very smart with their time and resources.  It’s even a prudent practice to research vendors and their products before deciding to sell and install them since it can have direct impact on your reputation, revenue and long-term success. Aruba Networks realizes quality, […]

Gain Your Competitive Edge with FASTPATH

by LaVonda Huskey July 1, 2013 Market Segments
Aruba Avaya FastPath

Co-written by Kelly Heneise and LaVonda Huskey ScanSource Catalyst strives to enable you, our value-added resellers, to be more competitive by offering a full portfolio of products to maximize your wallet share.  When you sell complementary products and technologies, you not only increase your margin but you keep the competition at bay.  Those companies who […]

Avaya IP Office Caller ID Primer

by Doug Rogier July 1, 2013 Catalyst Tech Support

This article explains how to control outbound caller ID on IP Office. 1)   PRI Send out one DID for a group of phones Send out different DIDs for each user 2)   SIP Send out one DID for a group of phones Send out different DIDs for each user 3)   Analog trunks