ScanSource’s Managed Retail Solutions Help Customers Stand Out Among Competition

by Jennifer Clark October 13, 2015 Business

Today, retail store business owners and managers depend on POS VARs to oversee their store’s hardware maintenance. When a system fails, frantic calls are made and VARs scramble to fix equipment while owners watch their sales plummet: lose-lose scenario for all. What if — the reseller could manage the store’s Retail IT performance from a […]

Barco’s Affordable and Worry-Free Video Walls

by Matthew Sekuras October 13, 2015 ScanSource Catalyst

Big data is exploding and the need for large-scale visualization solutions that can accurately and reliably display complex information has never been greater. Of rising importance is the desire to collaborate quickly and effectively, so that all stakeholders can contribute to discussions to improve the speed and quality of decision-making.  This need to connect different, […]

What Are You Doing With Old Hardware?

by Phoebe Underwood October 7, 2015 ScanSource Services Group

How to Make More Money without Selling More A major part of your business is replacing and upgrading hardware for your customers, but what are you doing with the old hardware that you are replacing?  Instead of tossing it to the side, CASH IT IN and get money back to spend on your business where […]

Hurry Up and Wait!

by Susan Abernathy September 24, 2015 Networking

You have a simple VoIP or IP Video project that you have implemented a hundred times. You configure the IP solution then run into a problem when the VoIP or video packets do not reach their destination. How do you determine if the problem is in the configuration or WAN facility network? You have double […]

IMS and VoIP Infrastructure Continue Growth

by Jeremy Burton September 23, 2015 Business

By Jim Machi – Dialogic, Inc. I’ve written from time to time (many times), about how both the IMS, and VoIP infrastructure markets continue to grow. The IMS market is growing because of LTE. VoLTE, and VoIP infrastructure markets continue to grow because, even though LTE is growing, everyone has not moved to IMS yet, […]

The WebRTC Codec Conundrum

by Alan Percy September 21, 2015 Business

As someone who has spent most of his career in the Voice over IP industry, I’ve come to recognize the seasonable resurgence of the issues centered on voice and video codecs.   Like the cicadas that emerge from the earth every few years and raise a racket with their mating songs, developers of real-time communications applications […]

Why customers abandon your shopping cart

by Amanda Williams September 21, 2015 Business

It should be a crime to put something in your shopping cart, and then just leave. But I cannot tell a lie, I do it. Mostly from buyer’s guilt – where I’m not 100% sure if it’s justified as a need – or if my husband will find it hidden in my closet and lecture […]

Don’t miss out on the 3D revolution – ScanSource can help.

by Lily Whitaker September 18, 2015 3D

You dream it – we’ll 3D print it! The 3D printing and scanning industry is exploding – and isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. In fact, Gartner projects the 3D printing market globally will grow from $1.6B in 2015 to $13.4B in 2018. Which means one thing – now is the perfect time to […]

NFV and Burgers – A Lunch Discussion

by Alan Percy September 17, 2015 Business

Having spent most of the last few years focused on the enterprise side of the Unified Communications market, it was time to get caught up on the developments that the communications service providers had been working on. What better way to get caught up than to head down to the Dialogic office in Plano, TX […]

Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) ≠ Diameter Routing Agent (DRA)

by Jim Machi September 16, 2015 Business

Many people in our industry confuse a Diameter Signaling Controller (DSC) with a Diameter Routing Agent (DRA). While a DRA was the first and most publicized function of a DSC, and an important one at this, it is not the only function.  With that in mind, Dialogic created a simple “Usages of a Diameter Signaling […]