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.

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  It specifically centered on their outdated, poor performing wireless infrastructure.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, […]

Mobility is Changing the Way We Do Business

by Mike Hickey August 30, 2013 Networking

Mobility is a huge driving force in the technology adoption of retailers.  According to IHL, mobile in retail is now a $5.5 billion business worldwide and continues to grow. It’s the biggest trend in retail since the Internet was added to the stores. The limiting factor, according to Retail Systems Research, is a lack of […]

Mobile Carts and Wall Mounts – Healthcare and More from Enovate!

by Nathan Lord August 27, 2013 AIDC
Enovate

ScanSource recently announced the addition of Enovate to its product offerings. Enovate is a manufacturer of point-of-care mobile carts and wall stations that enable flexibility, space savings, and maximized efficiencies across the spectrum of Healthcare environments. In addition, they offer basic laptop carts that are great for applications, such as education, government, and others.

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!

Analyzing the Healthcare Market and Hardware Opportunities

by Manuel Figueroa May 22, 2013 Healthcare

The Healthcare market can be divided into three major segments. Life Science market – Development and distribution of medications Healthcare providers – Care and delivery of patient care *Acute care market (this is the primary market  for VARs) Sub-acute care market Healthcare services – Insurance and payer/payee process

Criteria to Differentiate Your Organization When Offering Healthcare Solutions

by Koey Nicholson May 22, 2013 Healthcare

In today’s competitive market, you have to be fully committed to investing in a total solution to the healthcare offering.  First, you must know the market.  You need to be fully aware of the needs of the Healthcare facility.   You must be able to provide a full solution.  This includes barcode scanning, barcode printing, mobile […]

Reducing healthcare costs with supply chain best practices.

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Rising health care costs are an issue that affects us all.  While much of the attention has been paid to cutting costs associated with clinical operations, inefficiencies in the healthcare supply chain often remain overlooked, in spite of the fact that one area consumes nearly one third of all hospital operational budgets.

Selecting the right barcode scanner for mission critical healthcare applications.

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Healthcare providers have increasingly turned to barcode scanning to ensure the 5 rights of medication administration.   However, with the myriad of scanner choices how do you choose the perfect one for your healthcare customers?  Motorola has provided some best practices on selecting barcode scanners for use in health care.

Mobility in Nursing

by Ken Campbell May 16, 2013 Healthcare
Motorola

Facing challenges is just part of the job when you’re a nurse.  They are, after all, on the front lines of patient care.  Unfortunately, many of these challenges don’t involve actual patients but inefficient and error-prone processes.  Add to this an overall shortage of nurses and an increase in government and industry regulations and it […]