It’s busy season for Public Sector. Is YOUR company ready to compete?

by Cory Patrick June 6, 2011 Government

Public sector’s busy season is here and ScanSource wants to make sure you have the resources you need to succeed in this highly budget and security-sensitive vertical. As an established leader in mobility, core network infrastructure, and network security, Cisco offers innovative, validated products that are highly scalable, secure, and easy to use. And as […]

Cloudy With a Chance of Pain…

by Tom Walker April 18, 2011 ScanSource Catalyst
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Pain for whom? Pain for YOU if you aren’t paying attention to the Cloud. Friday, I wrote about the idea of using Google Apps to short-circuit Microsoft’s plan for inter-stellar domination in the UC space.  Today, my proposed strategy received a worthy retort by early signs that Microsoft just may be getting it right with […]

Five Key Benefits of Unified Communications

by Impact Now March 28, 2011 LAUNCH Magazine

From Kerry McDonough, Director, Cisco Small Business Sales, US Collaboration UC features a venue where coworkers, business partners, and clients can come together and collaborate using advanced data sharing and communications devices. Communication UC enhances business communications by bringing all available devices and modalities under one roof. The implications go beyond access. With UC, you […]

Recap of the 2011 Digital Signage Expo

by The Source March 3, 2011 Digital Signage

I got the opportunity to attend the 2011 DSE (Digital Signage Expo) in Las Vegas last week, along with Chris Burrell from the POS Technical Support team. Since Digital Signage is such a natural add-on fit with point of sale in the retail and hospitality markets, ScanSource POS & Barcoding is putting some additional focus […]

Video Killed the Radio Star

by Tom Walker March 1, 2011 ScanSource Catalyst

In this case, the “radio star” is your wireless network (hey, it’s a radio frequency isn’t it?) Take a look at the hot new technologies coming out in the collaboration space. We’re going to see a lot of action from companies like Avaya and Cisco and their latest tablet-based video collaboration. This will be the sizzle du […]

Finding the Right 802.11n Access Point Has Never Been Easier!

by Cory Patrick January 7, 2011 ScanSource POS & Barcode

As part of the Cisco Borderless Network platform, Cisco’s wireless portfolio helps you facilitate real-time access to people, applications, and network resources at any location, using Cisco wireless technology. And, with the many options in Cisco’s 802.11n mobility lineup, which provides six times the performance of 802.11a/g networks, you can find the specific access point […]

4 Reasons that Cisco Smart Care Can Help You Close the Deal

by Cory Patrick December 7, 2010 Wireless

You’ve sold the customer new Cisco hardware to expand their infrastructure, help them migrate to new technologies (such as 802.11n or intrusion protection), and/or to fill a gap in their business’ needs. And now it’s time for the service. Before you sigh with frustration, consider Cisco’s newest and most revolutionary service offering, Cisco Smart Care, […]

Cisco 5500: How do I use the USB Console port?

by ScanSource Technical Services November 16, 2010 Mobility
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A USB Console driver will need to be installed if you have a Windows OS (2000, XP, Vista) (This is not a requirement for MAC or Linux) It is important to note that when you use the USB console port, the RJ-45 Console port becomes inactive. Only one console port can be active at a […]

Cisco 1200: How can I quickly see the IP address using CLI?

by ScanSource Technical Services November 16, 2010 Mobility
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You will need: Console cable part # CSC-AIRCONCAB1200= Windows PC with Hyper-Terminal and SERIAL port Hyper-Terminal to the AP (9600 baud, 8 bits, none parity, 1 stop bits, none flow control) Login (username: Cisco password: Cisco) prompt shows: ap> type: enable (password: Cisco) prompt shows: ap# type: show ip interface brief The result of this […]

Cisco AP1260 Access Point: How to Reset Defaults

by ScanSource Technical Services November 3, 2010 Mobility
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Applies to APs running IOS only Resetting the Device to Default Settings If you need to start over during the initial setup process, you can reset the access point to factory default settings. Resetting to Default Settings Using the MODE Button/span Follow these steps to reset the access point to factory default settings using the […]