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.

Mobile Markets in Healthcare

by Manuel Figueroa March 10, 2015 Healthcare

Mobile markets growing in healthcare. Big growth in the mHealth makes for great headlines, but is it true and verifiable? According to yet another study, 49% growth by 2020. In February of 2014, Grand View Research published mHealth Market Analysis And Segment Forecasts To 2020. http://www.grandviewresearch.com/industry-analysis/mhealth-market Here are some key questions answered by the report. […]

STAT 2.0… It’s alive!!!

by Nathan Lord February 20, 2015 3D

At ScanSource, we like to think we do a lot of things pretty well. One of those things… really great collateral! Well the latest and greatest is here, designed specifically for the healthcare vertical. We launched our first STAT guide in late 2013 and the feedback was great. VARs found it to be a great […]

What’s Happening in the Contact Center?

by Jim Machi February 9, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

When I started writing my blog about why the fax is still relevant a few weeks ago, it got me thinking about the contact center in general. I spend a lot of time talking about mobile networks and service provider-related things like signaling, but in my early years at Dialogic, I learned a lot about […]

WebRTC and the Enterprise

by Jeremy Burton January 29, 2015 Cloud Computing

I was reading an article titled, “How WebRTC can serve the Enterprise” but when I originally saw the headline I thought it read “How WebRTC can SAVE the Enterprise.” So I was like “wow, that’s an interesting thought” because I didn’t know the Enterprise needed to be saved. The enterprise though has always been about […]

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 […]

Zebra’s WiNG Express: Scalable and Affordable

by Manuel Figueroa December 5, 2014 Barcode Printing
Zebra

WiNG Express is so easy and simple to set up one might think it’s only offered for Zebra’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 Zebra’s WiNG Express Value Proposition

by Manuel Figueroa December 4, 2014 Barcode Printing

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 […]