• How to Prepare for the Rising Prominence of Working Remotely

    Posted 02/14/2019 by Brian Cuppett
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    The number of U.S. employees who work remotely is on the rise, largely due to advancements and improvements in unified communications (UC) systems. In fact, a 2016 Gallup survey found 43% of respondents worked from home at least once in the last year, and the U.S. Employee Workforce report cited a 115% increase since 2005 in the number of workers who worked from home at least half of the time. So, why the rise in popularity? It turns out that the ability to work remotely benefits not only employees, but the company, too. That’s why having a discussion with your partners about the implications of working remotely represents an investment in their business and in their human capital.

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  • What's a Ship Experience Access Room (SEAR)? Read on!

    Posted 12/19/2018 by Jason Weidman
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    ScanSource was honored to be part of a wonderful project at the USS Wisconsin Museum in Norfolk, Virginia. Our partners IPConfigure and Axis Communications offered a great deal of support, providing the equipment and manpower to set up cameras and run cables as part of the Museum’s Ship Experience Access Room (SEAR). The SEAR provides a wheelchair accessible room full of large monitors for veterans and their families to get an in-depth look at several areas on board the Battleship USS Wisconsin, many of which are very hard to gain access to. Using pan-tilt-zoom security cameras on the ship and joysticks back in the SEAR, veterans can control the cameras to explore the spaces.

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  • How to Talk to Your Customers About When to Upgrade

    Posted 12/14/2018 by Brian Cuppett
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    As technology advances at an exponential rate, it is easier than ever for businesses to fall behind on the technology needed to operate efficiently and effectively. From faster communication to vastly improved security, newer technology can lead to higher returns, increased productivity, and peace of mind. It’s crucial that resellers have regular discussions about upgrades with their customers. These conversations should be rooted in understanding their business objectives so that you can ensure your customers have the most innovative, up-to-date technologies in place to most effectively run, grow and scale their business.

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  • ScanSource Named Distributor of the Year Three Years in a Row

    Posted 12/13/2018 by Jason Weidman
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    ScanSource has been named Distributor of the Year by Channelnomics, one of the industry’s leading providers of IT news and analysis, in the 2018 Channelnomics Innovation Awards (CIAs). The CIAs are designed to recognize channel players across North America who bring innovation, forward thinking and excitement to the channel. This year marks the third consecutive year ScanSource has received the recognition.

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  • Another Successful Week of Giving

    Posted 12/06/2018 by Jason Weidman
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    University of South Carolina Athletics has wrapped up another successful Week of Giving, the annual charitable initiative to give back to non-profit organizations in the greater Columbia, South Carolina area. ScanSource has been honored to participate alongside USC student athletes for three consecutive years – volunteering with organizations like the Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army, and Palmetto Children’s Hospital in Columbia. This year, ScanSource employees packed and prepared boxes at Harvest Hope – one of South Carolina’s largest food banks serving 20 counties and 27 million meals across the state – and sorted donated clothes at the Salvation Army, which will go to families and individuals in need.

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