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.

FCC Approves E-Rate Plan to Inject $2 Billion into WiFi for Schools and Libraries

by Jake Shehan August 26, 2014 K-12

Even when some WiFi support was available in previous years, it reached just 5% of schools and 1% of libraries across the country; recent legislature has greatly increased the funding and the opportunity to sell more WiFi products into this already-successful vertical. On July 11, the FCC voted to approve FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s revised […]

ScanSource Offers Value with Polycom Demos

by Alex Britt August 20, 2014 Government
Polycom

Why buy a product before you see it if you have the choice to test it out first? With the Polycom Reseller Demo Program, we offer a testing period of five business days that allows you to use Polycom products before you buy them. Choose from more than 35 Polycom demo products. Once your five […]

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 […]

Healthcare Connect on the Road

by Ken Campbell June 30, 2014 Healthcare
Thumbnail image for Healthcare Connect on the Road

Smart VAR Healthcare Summit Healthcare is the fastest-growing vertical in the channel, but also a notoriously difficult vertical to break into.  While opportunities abound, healthcare has its own set of challenges.  ScanSource Healthcare Connect was created to provide the tools and resources our reseller partners need to overcome these challenges and take advantage of all […]

Low-Cost, High-Performance Imaging Technology from Datalogic

by Nathan Lord April 30, 2014 AIDC
DatalogicThumbnail image for Low-Cost, High-Performance Imaging Technology from Datalogic

In early 2012, Datalogic released a low-cost imaging scanner in limited markets called the Quickscan Lite. After deploying hundreds of thousands of these units in those markets, in September 2013, they made these units available to the US market.

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
Thumbnail image for STAT: Solutions, Tools, Applications and Trends in Healthcare

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 […]