• The Rise of Remote Education

    Posted 06/08/2020 by Kyle DeWitt
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    Among the many things COVID-19 has exposed about our society, the varying degrees of technological preparedness among schools ranks high. When stay at home issues were ordered, many schools were able to quickly adapt to remote learning, while others realized they lacked the resources and solutions needed to ensure student success outside of the classroom. What once seemed to be a non-urgent, multi-year lift for school districts to upgrade has now become a necessity for ensuring that students don’t fall behind. Fortunately, there is great opportunity for VARs and agents to work with school systems to help them enter a more digital world, whether that be a complete overhaul or a few minor upgrades.

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  • Making Healthcare Facilities More Patient-Centric

    Posted 05/07/2020 by Robbie Cox
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    Learn more about the products offered to help make healthcare facilities more patient-centric. With the right combination of technology, healthcare providers can create a positive patient experience, while providing top-tier care.

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  • Why Healthcare Technology is Never a Purchase

    Posted 04/28/2020 by Ansley Hoke
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    It’s a fair bet that no patient has ever gone to their healthcare provider and said, “I need to buy an x-ray” or “I’m shopping for casts.” People go to the emergency room, or make an appointment to see their doctor, because they have a problem. They might be experiencing pain, shortness of breath, fatigue, or another pressing issue. And while ultimately there will be payment for services and products, most medical professionals would never consider their patients to be customers. Rather, patients go to their healthcare provider, the medical expert, to diagnose and advise them of what they need to treat their symptoms, to cure their illness, and solve their problem.

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  • Social Distancing or Physical Distancing? How ScanSource Employees Continue to Communicate and Collaborate Effectively

    Posted 04/20/2020 by John Harvey, Senior Executive Vice President, Worldwide Human Resources
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    Thanks to the widespread adoption of unified communications solutions, many of us are collaborating more than ever, just remotely. We’re swapping out in-person meetings for video calls and rely on cloud-based platforms to provide alternatives to in-person meetings. Given this new level of virtual connection, perhaps the more appropriate terminology is not “social distancing,” but “physical distancing”. 

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  • Heightening security during an insecure time

    Posted 04/10/2020 by Coy Hollingsworth, Director, IT Security, ScanSource
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    As the number of COVID-19 cases rapidly increases, more businesses must rely on employees working from home. While this helps heighten health and safety, it also can open doors to security issues.

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  • How Mobility is Radically Changing Healthcare

    Posted 09/12/2019 by Nell Alverson
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    Healthcare risks are frightening. A baby is misidentified at birth, or when being discharged from the hospital to go home. A patient is given the wrong medication, and has an allergic reaction. A message doesn’t get from the medical staff to a doctor in sufficient time to deal with an emergency. These are only three of the risks that can be reduced in—or even eliminated from— today’s healthcare settings, simply by using the right barcode scanner. But how do you choose the right scanner for your customer? Looking at how they’ll be employed is a good place to start.

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  • How Integrating Tech Can Transform Cities

    Posted 06/07/2019 by Kyle DeWitt
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    From increased safety to enhanced connectivity, smart cities offer endless possibilities for governments and municipalities, as well as the partners who supply the solutions that make them possible. An interwoven grid on a scale unlike anything we’ve seen before will become the norm as cities recognize and capitalize on the plethora of possibilities and cost-saving potential smart cities offer.

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  • Security: Every Industry’s Top Priority

    Posted 02/07/2019 by Phillip Heaton
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    If you’re heading into 2019 selling Cisco collaboration and networking solutions, we can guess what word sits (or should be sitting!) at the top of your priority list: security. With breaches at an all-time high and new threats entering the network every day, an unprotected solution is not only a missed revenue opportunity, it’s a liability. Thankfully, Cisco’s suite of customizable, simple security solutions fit seamlessly with the enterprise networking and collaboration solutions you’re already selling and is industry-leading for a reason: accelerated visibility, a reduction in attack surface, speedy incident response and a halt to breaches. It’s time to lead with security.

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  • Don’t Change the Channel Podcast: Episode 1, Featuring Meraki’s Kristyn Hogan

    Posted 12/06/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    We’re always thinking of new ways to share knowledge and connect with our partners. Our latest project does just that in an easy-to-consume, sharable format that you can tune into during your morning commute or even during lunch. Introducing the ScanSource KBZ podcast series, “Don’t Change the Channel,” a monthly tech podcast designed to enrich the channel experience for our partners and beyond. The format is simple; we’re inviting influential Cisco experts and other industry folks to discuss hot B2B trends, recent events and the many ways the channel is changing. We’re offering our take on what’s happening in the industry and facilitating debates that will affect the way you think about your practice. Tune in and share your thoughts and suggestions with us on social media!

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  • Have Nine Minutes to Learn About Cisco Security Solutions?

    Posted 11/01/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    The way that we work has changed; our security needs to change too. That is the premise, as ScanSource Security pro Ian Thompson recently led a three-part ‘webinine’ series that walks through Cisco Security offerings and capabilities and take a unique look at how the cloud can provide the security you need in this new world. This unique series is full of useful information that takes just nine minutes - 27 minutes in total - to share. Listen in!

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