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  • Technological Evolution of the Education Vertical

    Ryan Pelc, Design Engineer, Technical Services, ScanSource

    Over the last year to year and a half, many industries have been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare providers, retailers, grocers, and other businesses of all kinds have had to adjust the way they operate. When it comes to operational changes, perhaps one of the most widely impacted verticals continues to be the education space.

  • What Our Partners Need to Know About the Restaurant Revitalization Fund

    Jason Weidman

    As part of the latest American Rescue Plan Act, which was signed into law in March, $28.6 billion was allocated to the Restaurant Revitalization Fund – a program aimed at sending monetary aid to one of the industries hit hardest by the pandemic: the restaurant industry.


  • Healthcare's Rapid Digital Transformation Offers Vast Opportunity to Partners

    Carrie Henderson, Account Executive, ScanSource

    COVID-19 has forced every industry to “go digital” and healthcare is no exception. From virtual patient visits to provider digital collaboration, the pandemic has accelerated healthcare’s transformation. Healthcare providers report 46% of patients are using telehealth to replace canceled in-person visits, a dramatic jump from 11% in 2019. Physicians saw telehealth visit volume increase by a factor of 50 to 175. For providers to keep up, there are 3 key areas of investment.


  • 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

    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.