• Get on the FASTPATH: Q&A with Chris Blackwell, Vendor Business Manager, Cisco Security

    Posted 10/12/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    Benjamin Franklin once said, “In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes,”—we believe that if he were still alive today that he would add cybersecurity attacks to that list. Security attacks are prevalent in every industry and often take different forms making them difficult to keep up with. Malware, phishing, SQL injections, zero-day exploits and many other forms of attacks threaten businesses of all sizes and routinely get in the way of normal business functions.

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  • Get on the FASTPATH: Q&A with Phillip Heaton, Vendor Business Manager, Cisco Networking

    Posted 09/17/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    When it comes to running a business, there’s no denying that a strong, reliable network is at the core of its long-term success. That’s why we are proud to offer a number of Cisco training and acceleration programs and services to get your networking practice on the FASTPATH. Our offerings have you and your team covered from short-form classes that serve as a resource for training, sales positioning, and building a strong model to longer programs featuring full product positioning and hands-on labs for configuration of Meraki's security, switching, wireless, and mobile-device management platforms. Not sure which suits your needs best? Our team of skilled business managers is on-hand to help you build your skillset in the appropriate areas through our available courses.

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  • Six Things to Consider When Selling UCaaS

    Posted 06/27/2018 by Chris Spearman
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    ScanSource makes selling UCaaS simple and lucrative for your team! It’s official, Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is here to stay. As customers look to reduce costs, streamline resources and enhance security, IT managers and service providers alike like are happy to turn to the cloud for customizable, scalable options that instantly improve communications infrastructure. The need to stay connected to colleagues now reaches beyond the constraints of office walls and demands a hi...

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  • 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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  • What’s Next for 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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  • Using Digital Transformation to Better Connect People

    Posted 04/18/2018 by Alyssa Schaffer

    When we think of the term “Digital Transformation,” we tend to think of electronic devices and software. But these are merely the tools required to transform the way we connect with others (both internally and externally) and the way we operate our businesses.

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  • ScanSource Receives Cisco’s 2018 Global Distributor of the Year Award

    Posted 04/18/2018 by Jason Weidman
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    ScanSource was honored to be recognized as a 2018 Cisco Collaboration Partner Award winner in the category of Global Distributor of the Year. The recognition came during Cisco’s annual Collaboration Summit in Phoenix, Arizona – the company’s exclusive event that brings together Cisco partners from across the globe for two days of learning, networking, collaboration, and celebration.

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  • Enterprise Connect 2018: Announcements, lessons learned and post-conference application

    Posted 04/05/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    Fresh off the trade-show floor, we're sharing what we took away from Enterprise Connect, one of the industry's top conferences focused solely on the needs of key decision makers in enterprise communications and collaboration spaces. The show was jam-packed with exciting announcements, presentations, keynotes and access to the groundbreaking solutions that are molding our industry. We were thrilled to see emerging trends that will directly affect our markets-strong focuses on the customer experience, team collaboration and unified communications.

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  • New Ideas on Display with USAV

    Posted 04/03/2018 by Ryan Puls

    USAV, a group of integrators, manufacturers and service providers with a shared passion for the audio-visual industry, gives ScanSource the platform to collaborate with partners at events throughout the year. After being purchased by PSA Security Network in 2017, this year’s Spring Integrator Meeting offered a crossover and convergence of the audio-visual and security industries.

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