Education

Gaining a Foothold in the K-12 Market with Aruba Networks

by LaVonda Huskey September 2, 2013 Enterprise
Aruba

I read an online article earlier this month that spoke to the technology needs in our nation’s educational system.  It specifically centered on their outdated, poor performing wireless infrastructure.  Many K-12 schools realize their need to invest in technology to catch up with the ever-growing demands from students and staff. As our children already know, […]

Happy National S’mores Day – August 10, 2013

by Mike Hickey August 12, 2013 Business
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Graham crackers are really good. And who doesn’t love chocolate? In my house, a bag of marshmallows will disappear in an instant. We all know that these three independent tastes combine to make S’mores.  No one knows exactly who decided to place a marshmallow with chocolate and sandwich it between graham crackers. We do know […]

Why Avaya IP Office Virtual Classes?

by Marty Bullen July 12, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst
Avaya

Our Virtual Classroom IP Office Avaya Training provides interactive, instructor-led training that delivers the content you need to obtain your Avaya Certifications (AIPS and ACSS). Why Virtual Classroom? Continuous student interaction – Small class size Each student involved in the class and lab experiences No travel expense

The Latest & Greatest Zebra ZXP Series 7 Card Printer

by Pressly Yost June 24, 2013 Card Printing
Zebra

Zebra Technologies and ScanSource Security offer a best-of-breed card printer lineup for all your card printing needs.  The newest printer addition to Zebra’s ZXP portfolio, the ZXP Series 7TM offers premium performance, productivity, adaptability, and cost efficiency.  The ZXP Series 7TM printer is ideal for settings that require high-quality, secure card printing, such as government and […]

If we wanted applause, we would have joined the circus.

by Mike Hickey March 15, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst

Miracles happen. I saw Argo in the same year that it won an Oscar for best film. It is incredible to me because I’m not usually that prompt. My family and I (those old enough to watch it) enjoyed Argo immensely. (If you want to know more about the story, read below.) The movie is […]

One virtual step for man…

by Marty Bullen January 3, 2013 ScanSource Catalyst

Virtual education is an advance that has grown tremendously. We use it at ScanSource to train employees. Kids take online classes for high school. Some of our vendors offer online training options. But ask 100 people and you can get 100 different answers on what virtual education is. One definition in Wikipedia said, “Virtual education […]

What are Common Core State Standards and Why Should I Care?

by The Source December 12, 2012 K-12

If you are tuned in to the K-12 education space, one of the biggest topics of discussion (along with BYOD) focuses on Common Core State Standards (CCSS).  The website http://www.corestandards.org defines the initiative as: “… a state-led effort coordinated by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA Center) and the Council of Chief […]

E-rate: Is it for me?

by The Source December 11, 2012 K-12

It’s been said that the only thing that saves us from a bureaucracy is its inefficiency.   There are a sea of forms to fill out, multiple hoops to jump through, deadlines to meet, “I”s to be dotted and “T”s to be crossed.  But understanding how to clear those hurdles can give you a tremendous advantage […]

Expiring Avaya SME Certifications

by Marty Bullen September 7, 2012 ScanSource Catalyst
Avaya

Do you know if you are one of the 1700 people that have an Avaya ACIS/ SME Certification that is going to expire on Sept. 30, 2012?  One way to keep your Certification current is to attend the R8 Avaya IP Office Implementation Workshop (Boot Camp) – Course 4S00004I.  You attend one of the classes […]

Ruckus Dog Days WiFi Technical Training Series

by Jake Shehan September 7, 2012 Mobility

Our good friends at Ruckus Wireless are hitting the road this fall across North America hosting free, one-day technical Wi-Fi seminars. All of the content will be delivered by a Senior Ruckus System Engineer and is well suited for both VAR technical teams and end users. VARs may invite mid-sized to large Wi-Fi prospects to […]