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  • Accurate Azure Estimates Lead to More Business

    Scott Watkins, Microsoft Cloud Architect, ScanSource

    We often get the question from our partners – how do I accurately provide Azure estimates to my customers? We understand there are so many choices and variables, which is why our team of Microsoft experts is here to walk you through the Azure Pricing Calculator, demonstrate various scenarios, and help you optimize costs. 

  • The Payments Payoff, How Integration is Winning the Day

    Brooke Turner, Payments Product Manager, POS Portal, a ScanSource company
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    When it comes to Payments technology, Cloud and Semi-Integrated is winning. The market has seen significant growth in banks and processors offering an expanded array of merchant services.

    Most of the leading players in the payments space have achieved this through a slew of acquisitions that have consolidated the payments industry over the last few years. We have seen the acquisition of CardConnect by First Data who then was acquired by Fiserv. Additionally, FIS completed the acquisition of Worldpay who had originally acquired Mercury Payments and Element.

  • Deploying only one solution to streamline mobility? It’s possible, with Zebra.

    Ansley Hoke
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    End-user customers experience an assortment of technology challenges in their workplaces. They need their employees to be mobile and nimble while staying connected to everyone in the business—whatever that business may be. Workers being tied to their desk phones for communication no longer is an option. Collaboration not only is required inside the brick-and-mortar walls, but also between multiple facilities in the same country and around the globe. Devices must be reliable, and workers need to know, in real time, when those devices are experiencing technical problems—so IT departments can fix them promptly and limit as much downtime as possible.

  • How IoT Continues to Modernizing the Oil and Gas Industry

    Kyle DeWitt, Vice President, Technical Service
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    Last year, we reported on some of the new and exciting IoT-based opportunities that have come about in the oil and gas industry. While 2020 did not go as expected, many of our trend predictions remained true. Over the last year, we have seen many changes in the solution delivery channel, ultimately leading to new opportunities for VARs, ISVs, and those in the agent community. As we look ahead to 2021, these opportunities will continue to grow and expand their role in the oil and gas industry, making some of the most isolated sites in the world safer for workers and decreasing the likelihood of environmental disasters.

  • ScanSource’s RetailVision Virtual Event Drives Optimism for the Future of Retail Space

    ScanSource
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    ScanSource’s first-ever RetailVision recently wrapped up, and partners are raving about the exclusive, educational content and insight they received during the one-of-a-kind virtual event. ScanSource’s virtual booth was ripe with displays of the best-selling solutions that are most relevant in today’s evolving retail landscape, and attending partners enjoyed access to a special selection of curated content and thought leadership articles from industry-leading suppliers and ScanSource subject matter experts.