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 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

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 […]

Insights From SLED Decision Makers – Cisco Survey Reveals!

by Cory Patrick September 29, 2011 Government

Cisco is committed to supporting and providing secure, reliable solutions for local government and education customers as part of their SLED initiative. As part of that focus, Cisco recently conducted a study with decision makers from local governments and smaller education institutions (K-12 and higher education) to reveal the priorities and buying behaviors prevalent in […]

Bridging the Gap Between Technology, Business and Education

by Mark Morgan August 29, 2011 Business

Education is the critical path to creating higher paying jobs, and ultimately, more rewarding opportunities.  What role should ScanSource and our partners play in helping to spur this economic growth?  Chris Rezendes outlines the surprising rewards for vendors, resellers, and ISVs who invest in technology, education and training in their local communities.

Managed Service & Support – Getting it Right and Why it’s So Hard

by Kevin Price August 23, 2011 AIDC

The managed service movement has been changing the way information technology is acquired, consumed, and managed for some time. However, so far it has had little impact on enterprise mobile computing, AIDC, or POS technology sectors. Today it is most commonly applied to servers, desktops, storage, and networking. The customers that have embraced it are […]

A Proud Moment for ScanSource – Wireless in Education

by The Source July 26, 2011 Government

Government Source has done several blog posts and tweets and even hosted a web seminar a few weeks back all about Wireless Infrastructure in Education.  You’ve heard about new installations across the US and we all know the benefits to learning when students have a wireless environment.  Wireless in Education is not going to be […]

7 questions to ask customers when selling wireless to the education market

by The Source July 22, 2011 Government
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On June 28th, Government Source collaborated with Motorola Solutions to host a web seminar called Motorola’s Wireless Solutions for 21st Century Learning.  Our presenter, Brandon Williams from Motorola, was a wonderful speaker and was so helpful and informative.  Please take some time to watch this presentation if you have any interest in selling to education […]

College Dorm Rooms are Going High-Tech

by The Source May 9, 2011 Government

Motorola’s AP6511 provides a reliable and affordable wi-fi option for college dorm rooms These days college students expect to have internet connectivity in their dorm rooms as much as they expect to have cable television. Many dorm rooms are equipped with two network drops per room. This is an OK option for students using a […]