Networking

FCC Approves E-Rate Plan to Inject $2 Billion into WiFi for Schools and Libraries

by Jake Shehan August 26, 2014 K-12

Even when some WiFi support was available in previous years, it reached just 5% of schools and 1% of libraries across the country; recent legislature has greatly increased the funding and the opportunity to sell more WiFi products into this already-successful vertical. On July 11, the FCC voted to approve FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s revised […]

How Do You UC?

by ScanSource Catalyst Tech Support March 26, 2014 Mobility
Aruba Avaya Jabra Spectralink

In addition to the blog, you can learn more about UC and how to begin offering a total solution by attending these three web seminars by industry expert Jim Sevier. Using a puzzle-solving theme, he will explain how to first put together the easy pieces and then fill the gaps with ScanSource. Solve the Puzzle Overview – […]

Partner with Aruba Now While the Year is New and the Door is Open!

by LaVonda Huskey January 14, 2014 Enterprise
Aruba

Aruba Networks’ PartnerEdge Program Enhancements As the ScanSource Product Manager for Aruba, I’m pleased to announce that they’ve recently enhanced their PartnerEdge Program to help their partners keep pace with the rapid change and growth in the enterprise mobility market and reinforce their commitment to them.  The program enhancements offer improved partner enablement and rewards […]

Gain Your Competitive Edge with FASTPATH

by LaVonda Huskey July 1, 2013 Market Segments
Aruba Avaya FastPath

Co-written by Kelly Heneise and LaVonda Huskey ScanSource Catalyst strives to enable you, our value-added resellers, to be more competitive by offering a full portfolio of products to maximize your wallet share.  When you sell complementary products and technologies, you not only increase your margin but you keep the competition at bay.  Those companies who […]

Going to Extremes

by ScanSource Catalyst Tech Support January 29, 2013 Catalyst Tech Support
Extreme

Summit x440 The Summit X440 portfolio of switches from Extreme is making an impact on small- and medium-sized businesses. Extreme has once again come out ahead with a line of data switches that are cost effective and have a direct impact on the market place. Not to mention, purple is a great color.

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 […]

Effects of Bringing Your Own Device (BYOD)

by Kyle DeWitt November 29, 2012 Mobility
ShoreTel

One of the more popular topics of discussion in Information Technology this year has been Mobility.  The economy has forced companies to cut costs, and corporate decision makers now have an even larger focus on finding ways to improve the efficiency of their employees.  Everyone wants to do more with less.  This is manifesting itself […]

What is the DDI Market and How does Infoblox Lead? Part 3: IPAM

by Eric Carter November 21, 2012 Data Center
Infoblox

Any device connected to a network maintains a unique numerical label (IP Address). The increasingly difficult task to plan, track, and manage the ever-increasing number of IP addresses on a network embodies the field of IP Address Management (IPAM). From simple conversations to financial transactions, IP networks underlie most modern business transactions.

Wi-Fi all the time has new meaning with Aruba Instant

by LaVonda Huskey November 20, 2012 Enterprise
Aruba

Written with Dave Dunlap, Distribution Sales Engineer, Aruba Networks For many customers who work in a campus environment, employees and guests often face the challenge of continuous network connectivity, as users travel from building to building. With the recent Aruba Instant firmware update, users are now able to stay connected all the time, anywhere. Enhancements […]

What is the DDI Market and How does Infoblox Lead? Part 2: DNS

by Eric Carter November 19, 2012 Data Center
Infoblox

Domain Name System (DNS) enables internet-connected devices to transfer information around a network or access a domain. Without DNS, domain names (google.com, scansource.com, etc.) lack meaning, and attempting to reach a site by using its name would prove a useless endeavor. DNS serves as a Dewey Decimal System for the internet.