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  • From Tandberg to Cisco to Your Desk: Why You Want a Personal Video Device

    Posted 06/19/2020 by Espen Loberg
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    It was the simplest product requirement I have ever written. Just one sentence: “Bring Telepresence to the desktop and make it CEO-proof”. When we launched in March 2010 industry analyst Andrew Davies at Wainhouse Research wrote: “For most of my life I wanted a Porsche, now I think I want a Tandberg EX90 instead.” At a time where PC-based video was still pretty useless and the iPad was not even invented, it became very clear to us that we had totally nailed it.

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  • ScanSource Go Remote Virtual Event Highlights

    Posted 06/09/2020 by ScanSource
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    Thanks to recent events, working from home has become more of necessity than a privilege, and many say that it’s not likely we’ll ever make it back to the “business as usual” we had pre-pandemic. In fact, the entire channel has turned its head toward the remote workforce, enticing many experts to give it a nod as a hotbed of future growth. According to Matt Soseman, a Modern Workplace Architect from Microsoft, “I think #WorkFromHome is here to stay. The technology is here—let's take advantage of it.” And Scott Kinka, CTO and Founding Partner of EvolveIP, put it this way, “How do we position the business so the first strategy is the remote strategy?”

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  • The Rise of Remote Education

    Posted 06/08/2020 by Kyle DeWitt
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    Among the many things COVID-19 has exposed about our society, the varying degrees of technological preparedness among schools ranks high. When stay at home issues were ordered, many schools were able to quickly adapt to remote learning, while others realized they lacked the resources and solutions needed to ensure student success outside of the classroom. What once seemed to be a non-urgent, multi-year lift for school districts to upgrade has now become a necessity for ensuring that students don’t fall behind. Fortunately, there is great opportunity for VARs and agents to work with school systems to help them enter a more digital world, whether that be a complete overhaul or a few minor upgrades.

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  • How Microsoft is Supporting our New Normal

    Posted 05/06/2020 by Janice Thompson, Vice President of Supplier Services at ScanSource
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    With COVID-19, the amount of people working from home has increased exponentially. I recently chatted with Mike Karban—Microsoft’s Senior Partner Technology Strategist—about how they’ve acclimated to our new normal, enabling people (including many of their own employees) to work remotely.

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  • Maximize your Revenue by Building a Full Solution around Microsoft Teams

    Posted 05/05/2020 by Sarah Leitner
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    Microsoft Teams presents a huge market opportunity for partners—but if you’re just selling the licenses, you’re missing out on potential revenue. Conversely, if you’re selling Teams-enabled hardware, but not selling the licenses along with it, you’re probably leaving money on the table.

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