Q&A: ScanSource CEO On Cisco Reshuffling, Windows 10 And Payment Card Opportunities


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What do changes at Cisco mean for ScanSource?

ScanSource has set the industry on fire in its most recent quarter, increasing sales by 18 percent to a quarterly record of $856.7 million and boosting profits by 5 percent to $19 million.

ScanSource CEO Mike Baur spoke with CRN after the earnings call about partner opportunities around the payment card industry liability shift, how Windows 10 will enable Microsoft to challenge Android in the rugged mobility space and how the distributor's physical security business could get left behind as a result of Cisco's decision to focus on fewer product areas.

Read on to learn what Baur thinks of the growth in networking, integrating new acquisitions and ScanSource's new enterprise resource planning system.




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