• Entertainment Venues Using High Tech Solutions to Keep Up with Customer Expectations

    Posted 10/01/2019 by Frank Blackwell, VP Sales
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    Imagine missing your band’s favorite song at a concert, the unexpected game-changing homerun at the ballgame, or the critical turning point in the movie that everyone will be talking about for days – all because you stepped out to stand in line for popcorn and soda. To avoid this disappointment, when Avengers: Endgame – a three-hour movie – debuted, major news outlets went as far as to publish articles about the best time to pop out without missing too much action. But unless nature calls, why leave the comfort of your seat and risk missing anything at all? To provide superior experiences to their guests, some theaters are beginning to use mobile POS terminals or apps that allow consumers to have concessions delivered straight to their seat, and concert venues and sports stadiums are following suit. After all, a happy customer is more likely to become a repeat customer.

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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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  • Improve your Cisco Practice in the New Year!

    Posted 12/28/2018 by Gabby Giles
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    2019 is going to be a great year for your Cisco practice. We saw exciting updates and announcements from Cisco in 2018 and we’re pleased to have a team of experts poised to help you put those innovations to work for you and your customer base. One of the most effective ways to begin or strengthen your collaboration, networking or security practice is with hands-on training from the ScanSource team. We offer three programs taught by industry leaders that are designed to help you capitalize on market opportunity and drive business outcomes.

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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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  • 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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