If you’re here, you must be looking for ways to grow in the Government space! This section provides daily stories, commentary, interviews, podcasts and videos related to opportunities in the public sector.

Sequestration and Government Spending in IT

by The Source March 1, 2013 Government

As a reseller, you may be asking yourself “with all of this sequestration talk, will the government have any money to spend on my products and services?”  As a distributor that prides itself in providing you with those products, we’ve been asking that question around here as well. Our friends at Onvia recently put on […]

Mobility in a Secure Environment

by LaVonda Huskey January 24, 2013 Enterprise

The public sector recognizes that commercial mobile devices – laptops, tablets and smartphones – deliver many of the same efficiencies and modernization benefits that enterprise organizations enjoy. But as more and more commercial devices require network access, mobile security becomes a greater concern, especially in areas that deal with classified or highly sensitive data. Aruba’s […]

Wi-Fi all the time has new meaning with Aruba Instant

by LaVonda Huskey November 20, 2012 Enterprise

Written with Dave Dunlap, Distribution Sales Engineer, Aruba Networks For many customers who work in a campus environment, employees and guests often face the challenge of continuous network connectivity, as users travel from building to building. With the recent Aruba Instant firmware update, users are now able to stay connected all the time, anywhere. Enhancements […]

Learn how to penetrate the state and local government market

by The Source October 4, 2011 Government

Recently the Government Source and Healthcare VAR Source teams hosted an event for a small group of resellers that have a focus in the government and/or healthcare vertical markets.  This event included an expo with several key vendors, as well as presentations from leaders in government and healthcare sales.  Please take a moment to view […]

Insights From SLED Decision Makers – Cisco Survey Reveals!

by Cory Patrick September 29, 2011 Government

Cisco is committed to supporting and providing secure, reliable solutions for local government and education customers as part of their SLED initiative. As part of that focus, Cisco recently conducted a study with decision makers from local governments and smaller education institutions (K-12 and higher education) to reveal the priorities and buying behaviors prevalent in […]

Break into the government market with Motorola Solutions and ScanSource

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin August 25, 2011 Government

Right now is a great time to break into the government market, but it can be challenging if you’ve never sold into this space before.  Motorola Solutions and ScanSource have plenty of tools to help you get started.  Below are some great resources to help answer your questions about selling to government agencies or to […]

Evaluating Total Cost of Ownership for E-Citations

by The Source August 18, 2011 Government

Guest Contributor: Dan Bodnar, Director of Product Management, Intermec Total Cost of Ownership, or TCO, is often considered for e-citation applications in large part due to the mission-critical nature of law enforcement. Here are some key takeaways around TCO: First, a critical aspect of any successful TCO analysis needs to include the business elements of […]

California Highway Patrol Pilot Program for E-Ticketing

by The Source August 11, 2011 Government

The California Highway Patrol is going to test out an e-ticketing system using rugged mobile computers.  This pilot will pave the way for the whole state to implement an e-ticketing solution for traffic citations. The six month pilot will begin on Sept. 30 and is using 400 Motorola devices.  It will cost $2.4m, which the […]

Main Benefits of Adopting E-Citation

by The Source July 28, 2011 Government

Guest Contributor: Dan Bodnar, Director of Product Management, Intermec Intermec has long been helping public sector organizations do more with less. With declining budgets and increasing demand for services, public sector organizations are under more pressure to tighten processes and spend tax dollars wisely. Police are among a growing list of public sector organizations that are […]

A Proud Moment for ScanSource – Wireless in Education

by The Source July 26, 2011 Government

Government Source has done several blog posts and tweets and even hosted a web seminar a few weeks back all about Wireless Infrastructure in Education.  You’ve heard about new installations across the US and we all know the benefits to learning when students have a wireless environment.  Wireless in Education is not going to be […]