A Quick Recap of InfoComm 2016

by Lauren Eckstein June 27, 2016 Cloud Computing
Array Avteq Barco Elo Jabra Plantronics Polycom Revolabs ScanSource Communications

by Lauren Eckstein With the lights of Vegas, it is easy to get lost in the crowd. At a show of 38,833 visitors, the InfoComm 2016 crowd was filled with over 35% first-time attendees, trying to navigate their way through a sea of ProAV solutions. ScanSource was a spotlight to many of these visitors – with […]

Mobility Trends in the Workplace Extend Beyond BYOD

by Jennifer Clark June 27, 2016 Mobility

BYOD is nothing new, with companies encouraging the use of personal laptops, tablets, and smartphones in the office. While they often provide flexible workplaces, they can also pose a security threat for many IT departments. But having a well-defined BYOD policy, alongside mobile device management, allows employees to be strategic and still protect their privacy […]

“The Great Market Reaction to MS Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition”

by Jenna Watts June 20, 2016 Business
Catalyst Telecom ScanSource Communications

by Barry Spielman Why I shouldn’t have been Surprised Among the responsibilities I have in my marketing position at AudioCodes, I manage campaigns. So when I was asked to run a campaign for AudioCodes’ new appliance for Skype for Business Cloud Connector Edition, I treated it like I do any of the other campaign topics. […]

California Dreaming with ShoreTel

by Jessica Duvall June 14, 2016 Business
ScanSource Communications ShoreTel

Selling ShoreTel through ScanSource Communications gives you the competitive advantage you’ve been waiting for – allowing you to take your sales to heights you may not have thought possible. Our program, Beyond Expectations, does exactly that. Not only do our participants experience an average of 69% sales growth, they also get the chance to win […]

Announcing live, instructor-led ShoreTel Academies

by Beth Dameron June 9, 2016 ScanSource Communications
ScanSource Communications ScanSource Services Group

Do you need ShoreTel UC Implementation training, but prefer a classroom experience, rather than the online version of the Academies? Well…now we have it! Introducing instructor-led, classroom versions of ShoreTel UC Installer (UCSI) and ShoreTel UC Programmer (UCSP) Academies. These classroom sessions offer a learning alternative to the existing ShoreTel Academies. Completing these two 2.5 […]

Most Forgotten App Development Best Practice

by Jeremy Burton June 8, 2016 Business
Dialogic ScanSource Communications

By Jim Machi   On April 19, Dialogic’s Alan Percy hosted a web seminar on “Application Development Best Practices.” To listen to the web seminar, please click here. While I was listening to that web seminar, I had my Product Management hat on. In my blogs, I typically write about what’s going on in the […]

A Business Guide to Cloud Communications

by Jessica Duvall June 7, 2016 Business
ScanSource Communications ShoreTel

It’s inevitable that your traditional, trusted phone system will eventually show signs of age or weakness. Perhaps it isn’t flexible enough to keep up with the needs of your business as you add branch offices or move applications to the cloud or is becoming unreliable with more dropped calls and degrading call quality. Is your […]

IP Desk Phones – A Phone is Just a Phone Right?

by Jenna Watts June 7, 2016 Business
AudioCodes Catalyst Telecom ScanSource Catalyst ScanSource Communications ScanSource Security

by Ewan Haig Being nearly three months into my new role at AudioCodes, it’s been a steep learning curve given the breadth of products and markets we address. Before I started, I was curious as to why AudioCodes was making such significant investments in the IP phone range, given we were primarily known for more […]

What’s new in RealPresence Debut 1.1.0?

by Mike Hubble June 7, 2016 Enterprise
Polycom ScanSource Communications

The RealPresence Debut was announced during Polycom’s 25th Anniversary celebration in the fall of 2015. Here on the ScanSource Communications Tech Team, we were able to get our hands on these devices in March of 2016. These video codecs are extremely easy to setup. The Debut includes the traditional H.323 and SIP protocols as well as […]

Skype for Business in UC Environments…Are You Ready?

by Beth Dameron June 7, 2016 ScanSource Communications
ScanSource Communications ScanSource Services Group

Have your customers asked you about using Skype for Business in their UC environments yet? If not, they will! With the growing popularity of both VoIP systems and collaboration tools, like Skype for Business, it is inevitable. Skype for Business is increasingly on the minds of IT administrators migrating from legacy phone systems to a […]