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  • How to Survive—and Thrive—While Working Remotely

    Posted 04/29/2020 by Jeff Nicoll, Vice President, Sales
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    During a recent Q&A, I had the pleasure of talking with John Brookbank—Vice President of Americas Distribution Sales for Cisco—about the company’s 70-billion-dollar business in the US, Canada, and Latin America, and how working remotely during the COVID-19 pandemic has affected both Cisco employees and customers.

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  • From our tech experts: Ten quick tips, tricks and best practices for those working remotely

    Posted 04/10/2020 by ScanSource
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    The majority of businesses and organizations that have gone remote made the transition a few weeks ago. While many might be settled in and getting used to the work-from-home lifestyle, there are always ways to make collaborating and communicating remotely even better. Through our Go Remote program, ScanSource is working to equip our partners – and their customers – with all of the solutions, education, and resources they need to operate effectively through this challenging time. Last week, our very own Kyle DeWitt and Gerry Davis shared some of the most recent FAQs we’ve received from our partners regarding remote workforce solutions. You can read those here. This week, our teams of ScanSource Solution Architects and Intelisys Solution Engineers want to share ten helpful tips, tricks, and best practices to make communicating and working remotely easier for our partners.

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  • Working remotely? Here are some FAQs our tech teams have recently received that might just help make work-from-home life a little easier

    Posted 04/03/2020 by Kyle DeWitt, Vice President of Technical Services, ScanSource and Gerry Davis, Director of Solution Engineers, Intelisys, a ScanSource company
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    Thousands of businesses around the globe are navigating the current challenges of going remote, and our partners are no exception. ScanSource is working to not only equip them with all of the work-from-home solutions they need to operate at a high level, but through our Go Remote initiative, we want to enable our partners to provide the solutions their end-customers need to continue to work seamlessly and efficiently. Throughout the last few weeks, our technical teams have received some questions from our partners regarding some of the challenges they or their customers are facing, including questions about products, collaboration tools and features, bandwidth, and more. Below are some of the most frequently asked questions, along with some general tips and tricks to make remote work life more successful. We hope you find these FAQs helpful, and as always, ScanSource partners can contact their dedicated tech support team and Solution Architects at 833.231.1746 or presalestech@scansource.com. Intelisys partners can find their assigned Intelisys Solution Engineer through MyIntelisys, or by working with their Channel Manager for support.

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  • The ins and outs of working from home

    Posted 03/24/2020 by Ansley Hoke, Sr. Vice President, Marketing NA, ScanSource
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    With more people working from home than ever before, there are growing concerns about work continuity and productivity. As a society, we’re accustomed to 8-to-5 workdays in offices with designated seats. But, because of environmental factors and travel restrictions, many companies are asking employees to work remotely. With this sudden shift, many managers are concerned about engagement, and companies quickly are aligning their technology resources and changing the way work is done—to keep their businesses running smoothly and efficiently while also keeping their teams engaged.

    Here are 10 valuable tips to help ease your business, and your employees, through this work-from-home transition:

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  • A Message from ScanSource Chairman and CEO Mike Baur regarding COVID-19

    Posted 03/18/2020 by Mike Baur
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    Dear Partner, With all the news and concern surrounding the coronavirus pandemic and its market impact, we wanted to reach out and share our thoughts and plans.

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