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.

Warehouse Trends to Look For and the Technology to Implement

by Jennifer Clark September 15, 2017 Barcode Printing
Honeywell ScanSource POS & Barcode

There are several trends in warehouse environments that can be seen as disruptive by some, but also augment and streamline operations for those in the distribution center environment. ScanSource POS and Barcode outlines seven of these trends below, with some here to stay and others on the horizon. Read below for potential investment opportunities to […]

Lessons Learned from RetailNOW and Investment Opportunities for the Future

by Jennifer Clark September 5, 2017 Barcode Printing

The Retail Solutions Providers Association’s annual RetailNOW show in Las Vegas showcased an abundance of technology and educational sessions for resellers in the POS industry. From cash drawers to printers to invisible cloud services, it was the defining show for consumers and providers to showcase their portfolio of retail technology. And while the expo showcased […]

How a Good Phone System Can Increase Business Agility

by Jessica Duvall August 28, 2017 K-12
ShoreTel

In fast-growing companies, agility is much more than a buzzword – it’s an organizational imperative. With every new contract, businesses must determine if they need to add resources to deliver quality goods or services on time. Without this kind of agility, you can’t meet rising customer demands or beat the competition to market. In this […]

How Technology Drives Personalized, Customer-Centric Retail Experiences

by Jennifer Clark July 31, 2017 Barcode Printing
Zebra Technology

The personalized shopping experience is more than having a store associate help you browse for your preferred items. It’s walking in and having a coupon for that store appear on your smartphone. It’s checking in at a hotel directly from your mobile device, allowing you to avoid the lines. It’s not having to comb through […]

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 […]