K-12

Does My Application Require a Session Border Controller (SBC) or a Gateway?

by Philip Weeks January 7, 2015 Enterprise

When working in a modern Voice over IP environment, we often come across questions regarding the type of appliance needed for a particular application.  In particular, we are asked when an SBC is required vs. a gateway. Both products perform similar functions.  That is, they take an input from one source and output it to […]

Session Border Controllers – Why are they necessary?

by Philip Weeks January 6, 2015 Business

Session Border Controllers (SBCs) are increasingly necessary in modern Voice Over IP environments due to provider requirements and customer needs. These are typically grouped into three primary areas: Security Routing Media conversion (transcoding) Protocol normalization Let’s look at each of these in turn. The term “security” encompasses many concepts, but it primarily boils down to […]

Motorola Solutions WiNGExpress: Scaleable and Affordable

by Manuel Figueroa December 5, 2014 Barcode Printing
Motorola

WiNG Express is so easy and simple to set up one might think it’s only offered for Motorola’s entry-level APs. In fact, WiNG Express is offered in a wide range of APs from wall plates to outdoor mesh. One of WiNG Express’ standard features is the ability to create a local virtual controller for up to […]

The Motorola Solutions WiNG Express Value Proposition

by Manuel Figueroa December 4, 2014 Barcode Printing
Motorola

Even for small operations, a robust wireless network is not an option, it is an essential tool for doing business. Unfortunately, quality wireless infrastructure has traditionally required expensive and knowledgeable IT help, pricing it out of the reach of many small- to medium-sized businesses. Simply put, enterprise wireless solutions were just not designed or priced […]

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 […]

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, […]

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

by ScanSource Catalyst Tech Support 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!