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.

10 Technology Opportunity Areas Poised for Growth within Government Sectors

by Jennifer Clark May 30, 2017 Closing the Deal

For resellers who work with government agencies, selling technology involves a deeper level of detail, and at times, nuances exist within the public sector. Finding the biggest areas for growth can feel like a shot in the dark, as some agencies rapidly adopt new technology, and others are fine with the status quo. Below, as […]

Plantronics Has Great Headsets, but There’s More…

by LaVonda Huskey May 5, 2017 Enterprise

By LaVonda Huskey Who doesn’t love free, even extravagant, items, from time to time? As a Plantronics Authorized reseller, you have access to Rewards Points on the Plantronics Connect Partner portal. You can earn them by attending web seminars and events, purchasing certain products (which change from time to time), and by completing certifications that […]

ShoreTel Spotlight: Yvette McKenzie, Vice President of Merchandising

by Jessica Duvall March 9, 2017 Business
ShoreTel

We are excited to announce that Yvette is rejoining ScanSource Communications as Vice President of Merchandising. This sixteen-year ScanSource veteran started her journey in our POS/Barcode business unit in 2000 and has since then held a variety of executive positions and brought tremendous value to the ScanSource team along her professional journey.

Transform your Printing Business with Zebra Technologies’ Specialized Printing Solutions

by Jennifer Clark August 1, 2016 Barcode Printing
Zebra Technology

Zebra Technologies understands there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution when it comes to designing printers and complementary media. So creating multiple printers that provide specific options for a variety of verticals is at the crux of Zebra’s printing solutions. Understanding the demands and unique needs attached to a vertical like healthcare means the same printer used […]

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 […]

A Business Guide to Cloud Communications

by Jessica Duvall June 7, 2016 Business
ScanSource Communications ShoreTel

It’s inevitable that your traditional, trusted phone system will eventually show signs of age or weakness. Perhaps it isn’t flexible enough to keep up with the needs of your business as you add branch offices or move applications to the cloud or is becoming unreliable with more dropped calls and degrading call quality. Is your […]

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 […]

The Growing Importance of VoWiFi

by Jeremy Burton May 24, 2016 Business
Dialogic

By Jim Machi VoWiFi is not new.  Many of us have been using VoIP through the likes of Skype or Lync for many years and VoWiFi through the mobile versions of these VoIP offerings.  In the context of this blog though, VoWiFi is about getting calls on your mobile phone number.  Since VoLTE is IP-based, […]

Seeking Cloud Nirvana

by Mike Hickey May 13, 2016 Business

As I was thinking about a title – words like ‘cloud’ and ‘transforming’ bounced in my head. Then, I got hooked on ‘Nirvana’, and every time I said it, I thought Kurt Cobain, “Come As You Are”, etc. Nothing to do with the cloud, but I just wanted to get the music playing in your […]

5G Market Status

by Jeremy Burton May 5, 2016 Business

By Jim Machi Last week, I wrote about the status and projections of LTE subscriptions. So I figured I should do a brief update on 5G this week.  First of all, as I’ve written before, 5G is clearly in its hype phase.  It was all over MWC a couple of months ago.  Although there are no […]