More Small Businesses Are Turning to Unified Communications

by Jessica Duvall January 22, 2016 Business
ShoreTel

SMBs have several weapons in their arsenal to address challenges – from developing new products and services, to cost cutting, to more aggressive hiring techniques. But they are also using technology to create an advantage. In fact, one of the most accessible and easily adoptable technologies – unified communications – also has high potential for […]

Best Practices for a Skype for Business Deployment

by Jennifer Clark January 21, 2016 ScanSource Communications

When talking with your customers about deploying Skype for Business, you’ll want to make sure they understand the scope of the transition and how to best plan for the deployment. Below are seven helpful tips for you and your customers to consider before deploying Skype for Business.

What are successful AV Integrators doing?

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin January 20, 2016 Business
Polycom

On November 30, AV Network released its annual Top 50 System Integrators list. Congratulations to all of our partners who are named here! Second, this article made us wonder, “What makes an AV integrator successful?” While many of these partners have developed their own brand of “magic,” industry research suggests there are a few common […]

TEAM Polycom 2016 Recap

by Jimmi Leigh Griffin January 19, 2016 Business
Polycom

Last week many of our ScanSource Communications team members attended TEAM Polycom 2016 in Nashville, TN.  As usual, it was an incredible, action-packed event.  For those of you who missed it, here are just a few of the highlights…

How to Transition into a Cloud Service Provider

by Jennifer Clark January 14, 2016 Cloud Computing

How to Transition into a Cloud Service Provider Transitioning to a Cloud Service Provider (CSP) from a traditional managed service provider could be extremely beneficial if done correctly; however, there are several issues to consider. Below are a few points to weigh before making the switch.

Knowledge workers are the heroes of your organization

by Karl Bateson January 13, 2016 Business

It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Knowledge Superhero! Maybe they aren’t able to leap tall buildings with a single bound, but knowledge workers are the real-life superheroes in our organizations. Let’s go behind the mask and see what makes them so indispensable to our success. What’s the most important position in your organization? Easy, […]

Your Warehouse Customers Can Win – You Can’t Lose!

by Amanda Williams January 6, 2016 AIDC

As a reseller, your value rests in providing the best solutions possible to your end-user customers.  What better way to do that than to give your warehouse customer base the chance to win a best-in-class $100K warehouse automation solution from five technology supply-chain management solution leaders – Printronix, Datalogic ADC, Seagull Scientific, AccuSpeechMobile, and Foxfire […]

5 Healthcare trends for 2016

by Jennifer Clark January 6, 2016 Healthcare

Specimen Gathering In the past, traditional hardware like barcode scanners and label printers saturated the market as they solved early problems such as tagging patients in admissions and printing labels that were once handwritten. But to answer, “What next?” resellers need to start thinking about specimen gathering. Keeping up with biopsied tissues and vials of […]

&More Mitel Value Adds

by Kim Posey January 6, 2016 Business

By Vanessa Koechli &More Mitel Support So what can ScanSource do for you around your Mitel Business… the possibilities are endless to excel with Mitel at ScanSource. Here are some ways ScanSource can do more & add more for your Mitel business: The ScanSource Communications’ Technical Support team provides you with reliable and knowledgeable support […]

Forget the 8 hour workday

by Karl Bateson January 6, 2016 Culture

By Karl Bateson The days of putting in a 9-to-5 at the office and then heading home and unplugging are over. Work/life balance has been replaced by work/life integration. Here’s how to combine job and family time for less stress and more success. I shouldn’t have been surprised at what I was seeing, but I […]