Vertical Markets

The following section offers current information about vertical markets across the spectrum, including Education, Hospitality, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing and more. Resellers, business partners, dealers, and integrators can search various topics, such as communications, networking, physical security and AIDC.

How the Cloud is changing the Dynamics for Merchants and Shoppers

by Bryan Gaines April 21, 2014 Cloud Computing

So last week I told you all about the “Rule of 78” and why you should be adding a cloud strategy and portfolio into your imminent plans.  This week I am going to touch on one industry and how it is changing daily due to the cloud and mobility products.  If you are a shopper, […]

STAT: Solutions, Tools, Applications and Trends in Healthcare

by Nathan Lord November 8, 2013 AIDC
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Looking for a resource that puts your hands on some of the latest healthcare products in the industry? Look no further! Here at ScanSource we just released our new solutions guide from Healthcare Connect. It’s a new name, new logo, new format, and all of the newest products from our vendor partners.

The “Nightmare” That is BYOD

by Nathan Lord October 25, 2013 AIDC

Apparently, either I’ve subscribed to too many healthcare pubs, or it was “bombard Nathan with healthcare e-mails” this week. As I’m catching up from a few days on business travel, I got eight e-mails from various healthcare organizations in ONE DAY (and these were just healthcare… there were more from various other vertical pubs to […]

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).  […]

Polycom Video Collaboration Lets North Carolina Central University School of Law Expand Reach

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin September 13, 2013 K-12
Polycom

North Carolina Central University’s School of Law is putting Polycom’s video collaboration solutions to work!  NCCU is using Polycom’s RealPresence video collaboration solutions to offer 10 (and counting!) virtual courses for students pursuing law degrees, as well as undergraduate students.   Plus, they have installed video solutions at over 20 locations throughout the state that allow […]

Gaining a Foothold in the K-12 Market with Aruba Networks

by LaVonda Huskey September 2, 2013 Enterprise
Aruba

I read an online article earlier this month that spoke to the technology needs in our nation’s educational system.  It specifically centered on their outdated, poor performing wireless infrastructure.  Many K-12 schools realize their need to invest in technology to catch up with the ever-growing demands from students and staff. As our children already know, […]

Mobility is Changing the Way We Do Business

by Mike Hickey August 30, 2013 Networking

Mobility is a huge driving force in the technology adoption of retailers.  According to IHL, mobile in retail is now a $5.5 billion business worldwide and continues to grow. It’s the biggest trend in retail since the Internet was added to the stores. The limiting factor, according to Retail Systems Research, is a lack of […]

Mobile Carts and Wall Mounts – Healthcare and More from Enovate!

by Nathan Lord August 27, 2013 AIDC
Enovate

ScanSource recently announced the addition of Enovate to its product offerings. Enovate is a manufacturer of point-of-care mobile carts and wall stations that enable flexibility, space savings, and maximized efficiencies across the spectrum of Healthcare environments. In addition, they offer basic laptop carts that are great for applications, such as education, government, and others.

Aruba Networks Has the First Purpose-built Enterprise 11ac Access Point to be Certified!

by Doug Rogier August 1, 2013 Catalyst Tech Support
Aruba

802.11ac is the current buzz of the networking world.  As with most emerging network technologies, speed is typically the first feature that catches the eye.  The 802.11ac standard brings blazing fast wireless connectivity of more than 1GB (1.3 gigabits per second).  That speed competes with wired connectivity on the level of a workstation allowing high-bandwidth […]

FASTPATH’s Loaner Demo Kit Can Help You Close Aruba Wireless Deals

by LaVonda Huskey June 3, 2013 Healthcare
Aruba FastPath

Catalyst’s FASTPATH Partner Program offers many advantages to our resellers interested in selling Aruba’s best-of-breed wireless solution in the small- to mid-sized market.  If you aren’t currently selling a wireless solution today, or feel you could increase your wireless knowledge, FASTPATH is your go-to program for that!