• The Rise of Telemedicine

    Posted 07/30/2019 by Kristin Hill
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    The healthcare industry is booming, but it isn’t always an area that partners may think of when it comes to delivering unified communications (UC) and security solutions. However, as healthcare providers continue to look for ways to cut costs without sacrificing quality of care, many have decided to invest in telemedicine, a revolutionary way to remotely diagnose and treat patients. While it won’t ever replace the necessity of some in-person doctor visits, it can boost efficiency and outcomes for both the provider and the patient.

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  • Communication Security with AI

    Posted 02/18/2019 by Sami Melton
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    Artificial intelligence is a hot topic in the communications world today but it raises many questions. Is it helpful for my business? What are the security concerns? And so on. While implementing AI into the UC solution may also add some challenges, this solution has the ability to transform communications and collaboration within businesses, while also increasing employees’ productivity. AI enhances UC solutions through improved collaboration, easier access and use of data, increased productivity, and enhanced efficiencies. With the addition of artificial intelligence into the system also comes the need for added security with new protocols and standards being created to assist with security concerns. Mitel shares some interesting insight into artificial intelligence and how it adds to UC solutions, communication security, and more. Read more here.

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  • You Asked, We Answered - New Polycom Demo Units Available Now

    Posted 01/22/2019 by Kristina Team
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    The Polycom Demo Pool is a resource that ScanSource Partners can use to provide a five-day demo at no cost to them or their end users. This allows end users to take a trial run with actual Polycom products in order to make sure that they are receiving the best possible option for their business.

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  • Have you booked your visit to a Polycom Experience Center yet?

    Posted 01/08/2019 by Kate Menzer
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    Do you have a customer interested in seeing Polycom solutions in person? If so, our ScanSource team would love to help you schedule and coordinate a visit to one of Polycom’s four Executive Experience Centers, located in New York City, San Jose, Herndon or Austin. During your visit, you and your customer will get to experience Polycom solutions in a customized briefing for your industry and specific business needs. Senior leaders and solutions experts will be on hand to discuss Polycom solutions, as well as any questions you and your visitors may have. Visiting a Polycom EEC is one of the many approved activities in which you can earn points for the Polycom Partner Program!

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  • Working on Digital Transformation to Evolve Your Enterprise

    Posted 11/29/2018 by Stephen Brown
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    If you told me 20 years ago humanity would be looking through the doorway to a digitally transformed world, I might have laughed to myself and said not a chance. Maybe in a hundred years, but never in a few short decades, would we be seeing autonomous cars, virtual reality, humanoid robots, and handheld computers and devices interconnected and communicating with each other all over the world. Ironically, though, nothing could be farther from the truth.

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  • ScanSource 1COMM Solution Summit Highlights Key Areas for Growth in 2019

    Posted 10/26/2018 by Jennifer Clark
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    If you’ve attended more than one ScanSource event then you’ve probably noticed a few consistent themes: great food, engaging networking opportunities, enjoyable entertainment, unique locales, and outstanding content related to global technology solutions.

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  • Migration Season has Begun!

    Posted 10/24/2018 by Samantha Melton
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    Time to Migrate Your Customers to MiCloud Connect or MiVoice Connect We interrupt this blog post to bring you a very important and timely message. One that concerns you and your customers… Your attention is required - this season – on the migration of your customers’ phone systems to Mitel. ALL MITEL SYSTEMS 14.2 AND BELOW SYSTEMS, ALONG WITH TOSHIBA PRODUCTS, ARE GOING END OF LIFE IN DECEMBER 2019. There’s no need to hit the panic button just yet, but only if you get s...

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  • Simplify Your Huddle Room Deployment

    Posted 10/12/2018 by Angela Diamantis
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    In today’s global corporate environment, collaboration is essential for productivity and innovation. In order to successfully deploy a reliable and intuitive end-user friendly huddle room, there are a couple of key points you should take into consideration.  —Source equipment that is professional grade but also easy to install.  —High quality audio is mandatory. Poor audio is the biggest reason why meetings fail.  —Meeting participants expect high-resolut...

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  • 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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  • The Importance of Networking and Infrastructure in Your Next Communications Deployment

    Posted 09/27/2018 by Cory Shehan
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    For many partners who sell into the UC, CC or video space, selling networking and infrastructure solutions might seem like a daunting task. This segment spans a wide range of components – from routers and Wi-Fi to battery backup and gateways – all of which are critical to successful communications deployments. Want to be a trusted advisor to your customers about these technologies? What questions should you ask to get the conversation started?

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