Cloud

What is MSRP?

by Jolene Pierangeli March 26, 2015 Business
Dialogic

What is MSRP? What are the advantages? Message Session Relay Protocol (MSRP) is a protocol for text or multimedia instant messaging (SMS), which exchanges a series of related instant messages across an IP Network in the context of a session. There are many ways to do messaging, but MSRP offers some unique advantages like: Transmission […]

SmartPhoneMan and His Interaction with Media Servers on St. Patrick’s Day

by Jim Machi March 26, 2015 Business
Dialogic

Last week we made it about halfway through SmartPhoneMan’s day. Let’s finish his day. Right now, he’s in a rush to get home for the fantasy baseball draft. Everyone is scattered across the country and uses different methods to call in – people call in from POTS phone, though not as many as the year […]

The Latest Look at Media Servers

by Jim Machi March 25, 2015 Business
Dialogic

We’re delighted with the informative byline article that our own, Jim Machi, senior vice president of product management and marketing at Dialogic, had published in Internet Telephony recently. A true thought leader, Jim has been publishing articles on telecomm infrastructure and technology for over a decade, and just in case you missed his latest piece […]

Why Would Any Network Need to Support Transcoding and Transrating?

by Hamid Bahadori March 16, 2015 Business
Dialogic

How do you take a sample of analog voice and digitize it? This is what a codec basically does, and there are several different codec flavors used in telecommunications networks to transport voice and video across IP networks. What is the reason for this multitude of coding/decoding (thus the term codec) approaches? The way that […]

Media Servers Will Play an Increasingly Important Role for Telco Apps

by Jim Machi March 11, 2015 Cloud Computing
Dialogic

Media servers play an important role in enabling many of the real-time communications applications many of us use every day. When you retrieve a voice mail, have an email read back to you while in the car or get on a conference call, a media server is involved. Media servers provide the back-end voice and/or […]

Ruckus Brings Together Smart Wi-Fi with Cloud Computing to Simplify the Provisioning, Management and Monetization of Wi-Fi Access with SAMS

by Jake Shehan May 6, 2014 Cloud Computing
Ruckus

The Ruckus Team at ScanSource is really excited about the introduction of Ruckus’ Cloud-Based Smart Access Management Service, SAMS for short. The ability to manage a Wi-Fi network in the cloud is yesterday’s news. Unlike the dozens of other offerings already in the market, SAMS enables partners to manage and monetize the access points they […]

Can Premise and Hosted Video Thrive in Same Marketplace?

by Bryan Gaines April 28, 2014 Cloud Computing
AGT AvayaRadvision Cisco PGi Polycom

In considering a good topic for this week, I thought about something that is probably on a lot of our customer and vendor minds. Can premise and hosted video thrive in the same marketplace?  Absolutely!  In fact, they should be used to complement one another. Even with the popularity of the cloud, video hardware sales […]

Step into the Cloud with ScanSource Services Group

by Bryan Gaines December 17, 2013 Cloud Computing

You have been asking for the cloud, and we are now ready to deliver with our 1st cloud vendor.  ScanSource Services Group has partnered with Green Cloud Technologies, a Greenville, SC-based business that will ease you into the cloud and recurring revenues with their solutions.  Every customer should be thinking, what do I do if something […]

Aruba Raises the Bar Once Again with Their New Cloud WiFi Solution

by ScanSource Catalyst Tech Support October 25, 2013 Market Segments
Aruba

Back in 2011, Aruba Networks released a game changer in the wireless landscape – their Instant Access Point portfolio.  The Instant Access Point took market share from many of the large players due to their ability to offer a complete solution in a small, easy-to-manage, cost-conscious package.  The Access Points formed their own internal controller […]

It’s time your video surveillance was as smart and easy as your other tech gadgets, don’t you think?

by Jake Shehan April 8, 2013 Business
Axis

With all of the advancements in the network video market over the past several years, our friends at Axis Communications continue to push the envelope as the market continues to migrate from analog to network-based solutions. In the spring of 2012, they released Axis Camera Companion, and in just a years’ time they have had […]