• CLUS: A Business Development Guy in an Engineer's World

    Posted 06/19/2018 by Ian Thompson
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    Two months ago, I received an email from my boss stating I would be attending Cisco Live in Orlando, FL. I remember the exact moment of receipt and the coinciding excitement and trepidation I felt because Cisco Live is a summit of some of the smartest minds in the world (I guess my boss thinks pretty highly of me!). After reading the bio of the celebrity keynote and theoretical physicist, Michio Kaku, I feared I would spend the week as dazed and confused as I was going through Orlando’s ai...

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  • Cisco’s Collaboration Distributor of the Year

    Posted 05/28/2018 by Ashlee Kittel
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    ScanSource was named Cisco Collaboration Distributor of the Year at Collaboration Summit. Here’s what that means for our team and our partners.

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  • Communications Platforms: Can You Hack It?

    Posted 04/30/2018 by Chris Blackwell
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    As companies invest in collaboration platforms and dynamic unified communications technologies, the looming threat over and security gaps into their organizations grow exponentially. Because these platforms often house less sensitive corporate data, the gaps take longer to fill and the process around protection is less defined. Although security measures may be in place for other areas of the network, the back door through communications platforms and the users participating often remains open t...

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  • Your Marketing Strategy, Reimagined

    Posted 03/26/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    As new technologies flood the market and acronyms like IoT, VR, AR and AI dominate your water cooler conversations, the demand for intelligent strategy around these technologies will become vital to your success as a marketer. Consumers are leading the charge, investing in new ways to see the world whenever and from wherever they want. With so much to see, consumer attention is harder to hold—quick sales now dominate most landscapes and marketers are being forced to get creative with new w...

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  • Introducing: Vault Security Training from ScanSource KBZ

    Posted 03/12/2018 by Ian Thompson
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    It's no secret that the topic of security currently sits atop nearly every priority list in the professional world. Companies are making calculated, adjacent security efforts to protect the data they gather, the products they develop and the actions of their people. While ages-old security measures came in the form of locks and safes, today's techniques are far more advanced and protect against unseen and often undetectable risk. Hackers have developed multi-vector threats that are often difficu...

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  • The Meraki Experience: Going Beyond the Dashboard

    Posted 01/08/2018 by Ian Thompson
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    Who is ready to take a deep dive into Cisco Meraki!? Join our upcoming web seminar Thursday, January 11, 2018, at 2:00 pm ET.

    ScanSource KBZ is teaming up with our friends at Cisco Meraki to present “The Meraki Experience: Going Beyond the Dashboard,” a web seminar during which our experts will discuss all that Cisco Meraki technology has to offer, beyond their dashboard.

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  • Meraki: The Gift that Keeps Giving

    Posted 12/21/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    With the holiday season in full swing, there’s one thing we have noticed about our days—they seem shorter and more jam-packed with tasks, follow-ups and obligations than ever.

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  • Your Best Thanksgiving Yet

    Posted 11/21/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    We have great news! It’s finally time to bring out the serving dishes and cans of pumpkin pie filling. Thanksgiving is tomorrow and we’re ready for what I call the three Fs – family, food and football! Looking for a few ways to make this year’s Thanksgiving the best yet? Take a look at our suggestions that will keep you balanced and happy moving into the holiday season and let us know your suggestions on Twitter @ScanSourceKBZ.     1).   Maintain work...

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  • Cisco Picks Up BroadSoft for $1.9 Billion to Beef Up Cloud Software and Services Portfolio

    Posted 11/01/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Cisco’s acquisition of the Maryland-based, unified-communications software company, BroadSoft, is the latest in a recent move to grow the brand’s software and services portfolio. At $1.9 billion, the acquisition is the second largest software purchase for Cisco, just behind January’s $3.7 billion deal to purchase AppDynamics.

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA

    Posted 05/05/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Last weeks blog recapping our experience at Cisco Marketing Velocity has spurred a lot of interest. I'm glad to know you guys are paying attention to what we are doing over here!

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  • HOW WE BECAME DIGITAL BELIEVERS IN JUST 3 DAYS…

    Posted 04/28/2017 by Ian Thompson
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    Three days, four flights, and 32 pages of notes later, we are back in Greenville, SC after traveling to Chicago for another incredible Cisco Marketing Velocity, hosted at the historic Palmer House in The Windy City. This year’s event centered on making us all Digital Believers — and understanding how to embrace the pace of digitization.

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  • 5 TIPS TO HELP YOU MASTER A REMOTE WORKLIFE

    Posted 04/28/2017 by Administrator
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    Working from home can be immensely rewarding and as businesses invest in video collaboration tools, adopt BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) policies allowing for flexible work, and invest in cloud collaboration platforms like Cisco Spark, employees are discovering success outside office walls.

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  • CISCO RESOLVES YOUR CYBER SECURITY FEARS WITH SPARK

    Posted 04/21/2017 by Ashlee Dufek
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    There are two topics I spend a good deal of time discussing: Cisco Spark and Network Security. I touched a nerve last week when on this blog, I brought up the latter; nearly everyone I've bumped into since has expressed panic inducing security anxieties.

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  • Cyber Threats-The Dark Side of Digital Transformation

    Posted 04/17/2017 by Administrator
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    Do you remember when times were simple and security meant locking your doors at night and teaching kids to be weary of strangers on the street? As the analog world has made the nearly 360-degree shift to digital, the question of security has evolved.

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  • Digital Transformation, Your Organization and the Customer Experience

    Posted 04/13/2017 by Administrator
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    More and more organizations are beginning to view Digital Transformation as a non-negotiable matter of survival. Digital leaders consistently outperform their peers in every industry and a number of small, agile organizations have displaced their larger more-established counterparts making some executives hot under the collar.

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