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Looking up E Rate Discount Rates

Watch Ronald Sheps, Director of Public Sector Programs for Comstor,  as he provides Cisco resellers a step by step process for looking up E Rate discount rates on the SLD website.

For more information, please contact Ronald Sheps at 888.612.7331 or email Ronald.Sheps@comstor.com 

Direct download: comstor-erate-post4a.m4v
Category:E-Rate -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Looking up E Rate Funding Approval

Watch Ronald Sheps, Director of Public Sector Programs for Comstor, as he shows Cisco resellers how to look up E Rate funding approval on the SLD website.

For more information, please contact Ronald Sheps at 888.612.7331 or email Ronald.Sheps@comstor.com.

Direct download: comstor-erate-post3a.m4v
Category:E-Rate -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Westcon Group Opens New Logistics and Integration Center

For more than 25 years, Comstor has provided the market's most advanced logistics and Integration operations.  Facilities deliver broad-based stock, integration, and assembly activities for both vendors and customers.  Services such as full lifecycle and reverse logistics for managed services and broad-based deployments are core elements of Westcon's offerings -- addressing significant market gaps in delivery of new services.  

The facility is located near major airport, trucking and logistics hubs, including:  Indianapolis International Airport, FedEx Express, and CSX Intermodal. Customers benefit from the highest levels of service via enhanced product availability and reduced ship times at a key North American logistics hub.

Taking this one step further, the Indianapolis location will feature Enhanced Warehouse Management (EMW) capabilities and centralized managed inventory -- with a significantly larger system integration space.  

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For more information on Comstor/Westcon Group’s Logistics and Integration Center go to www.westcongroup.com and learn more.

Direct download: Integration-Logistics-Center-2013.m4v
Category:Logistics Center -- posted at: 10:00am EST

Looking up State Summary Reports

Watch Ronald Sheps, Director of Public Sector Programs for Comstor in this second podcast recording on E Rate, discussing State Summary Reports for E Rate. Ron will review how to use SLD Website to look up State Summary Reports.

For more information please contact Ron Sheps at 888.612.7331 or email Ronald.Sheps@comstor.com

Direct download: Comstor-erate2.m4v
Category:E-Rate -- posted at: 11:00am EST

Selling Through The GSA Schedule Program

In this podcast, watch Larry Allen, CEO of Allen Federal Business Partners and Comstor’s principal Federal Consultant discuss GSA in government.  Larry will review what a GSA schedule provides Cisco resellers; benefits of Comstor GSA schedule and compliance do’s and don’ts of a GSA schedule.

For more information on this Federal podcast series contact the Comstor Federal Team at federalsales@comstor.com or 800.955.9590

 

Direct download: Comstor_Podcast_GSA_5.m4v
Category:Federal -- posted at: 5:56pm EST

2014 E-Rate Overview

Watch  Ronald Sheps, Director of Public Sector Programs for Comstor, provides an overview of the 2014 E Rate program. Ron will review E Rate rule changes, eligible products and how to identify key decision makers in K-12. 

For more information please contact Ron Sheps at 888.612.7331 or email Ronald.Sheps@comstor.com

Direct download: Comstor-erate1.m4v
Category:E-Rate -- posted at: 12:15pm EST

Comstor Partner Project Services: Greater Profits, Lower Costs

Challenged by the prospect of taking on a project that was going to push its logistical resources to the limit, Presidio had to determine its best course of action. Among the challenges were how to manage dozens of pallets of Cisco gear destined for more than 80 sites -- with no local warehousing capacity. Then there were the issues of detailed labeling, complex site bundling and pre-programming.

Recognizing it needed a partner capable of providing such logistical support, Presidio looked to Comstor, a leading distributor of Cisco networking, collaboration, and data center solutions. Access this video to learn how Presidio and Comstor leveraged this partnership to deliver a successful outcome.  

For more information on how you can partner with Comstor to unleash the power of Cisco Solutions, please contact us at 1-800-COMSTOR (266-7867) or visit our website at www.us.comstor.com 

Direct download: Comstor-Presidio-Relationship.m4v
Category:Comstor Value Videos -- posted at: 8:49pm EST

Federal Cloud Opportunities for FY14

In this podcast, watch Larry Allen, CEO of Allen Federal Business Partners and Comstor’s principal Federal Consultant, as he discusses where Cloud sits in government today, where agencies are headed and how Comstor partners can capitalize on new opportunity in the cloud.


For more information on this Federal podcast series contact the Comstor Federal Team at federalsales@comstor.com or 800.955.9590 

Direct download: Federal-Cloud-podcast-11-13.m4v
Category:Federal -- posted at: 1:20pm EST

Federal Partner Services Training

In this podcast, watch Larry Allen, CEO of Allen Federal and Federal Consultant to Comstor as he discusses Federal Initiatives for FY14 how technology is playing a vital role in agency budgets.  

In addition, Steve Rodgers, Comstor Services BDM will discuss how Comstor can help partners increase federal revenue, maximize productivity and reduce human error with Cisco Services.

For more information on this Federal podcast series contact the Comstor Federal Team at federalsales@comstor.com or 800.955.9590

Direct download: Comstor-FED-Podcast-3.m4v
Category:Federal -- posted at: 2:21pm EST

Service Provider P1 E-Rate Opportunity with Comstor HCS

The federal government is spending $2B in E-Rate this year. P1 E-Rate funding requests are expected to exceed the federal budget allocation. This change in E-Rate funding provides an enormous benefit for Service Providers.

Watch this podcast on Service Provider P1 E-Rate Opportunity with Comstor HCS, as Andy Campbell, Cisco BDM, Public Sector will discuss "P1 Erate and Collaboration" and Joe Barnas, collab9, Director of Channels will discuss "Delivery P1 Erate and Collaboration"


For more information on the podcast post Email cloud@comstor.com.

Direct download: Comstor-ERATE_podcast2-iPhone.m4v
Category:Cloud Solutions -- posted at: 10:10am EST

HCS-New Revenue Stream for Cisco Partners

Learn how HCS empowers channel partners to develop significant new revenue streams based on cloud-based collaboration technology from Cisco.  

Watch this podcast as Comstor and collab9 discuss the benefits of HCS; including how HCS can enhance the channel partner business valuation and offer a full Cisco collaboration solution in one model all with attractive margins.

For more information about this podcast post contact Matt Karst, Westcon/Comstor, Senior Director, Cloud Computing for Comstor at matt.karst@westcon.com or cloud@comstor.com

Direct download: Comstor-HCH-podcast2-iPhone.m4v
Category:Cloud Solutions -- posted at: 9:29am EST

Comstor Click Program

Click is an easy to use, on-demand application designed to help resellers like you capture more SMARTnet renewal opportunities. When you register for Click, you'll be automatically alerted of all upcoming renewal opportunities 90 days before expiry. You can then use Click to generate and distribute branded quotes via email. Each quote will be validated with a Cisco quote number prior to being sent.

Once a quote is distributed, a customer can contact you directly to place their order. If you don't get a response to your initial quote, Click will continue to alert you of the pending renewal opportunity every 30 days. You can also arrange for Comstor to assist with follow-up by registering for CustomerClick.

Watch this introduction video on the power of "Click" and visit the Click Program website to learn more:
http://comstorclick.com/sw/common/custom/internet/custompage.asp?SWAPPID=106&SubPageID=56770

Direct download: Comstor-Click-Master.m4v
Category:Comstor Services -- posted at: 4:31pm EST

Doing Business With Comstor

What are the advantages to doing business with Comstor?  Listen to what Comstor partners have to say...

For more information about Comstor go to http://us.comstor.com/content/contact

Direct download: Doing-Business-With-Comstor2013-14.m4v
Category:Comstor Value Videos -- posted at: 11:20am EST

Federal IT Spending Priorities For FY"14

Federal IT Spending Priorities For FY"14, Watch Larry Allen, Allen Federal Business Partners, In this second podcast recording on the federal space. 


Larry will talk about the top areas of spending in FY"14, including Cyber Security, Cloud, _ as-A-Service, Mobile Tech and Data Center Consolidation.


This is a new podcast directory on everything Comstor. Subscribe to the Comstor Podcast Feed and get updates on everything Comstor.

Direct download: bLarry_Allen_Fed_Podcast_2-desktop.m4v
Category:Federal -- posted at: 2:34pm EST

Transforming Your Business to Cloud With Comstor

Transforming Your Business to Cloud With Comstor, in this podcast Matt Karst, Senior Director for Cloud Solutions for Comstor, will discuss a brief overview of Westcon/Comstor, the Cloud strategy alignment with Cisco, our value add focus for helping resellers to offer Cisco powered cloud services, also the Peak laaS solution - powered by Cisco and the next steps to business transformation.


This podcast will also feature John Drake, Director for Channel Development for Peak, will talk about how Comstor and Peek Cloud technology can help transform your business and create profit margin.


For more information about this podcast post contact Matt Karst, Westcon/Comstor, Senior Director, cloud Computing for Comstor at matt.karst@westcon.com or cloud@comstor.com or John Drake, Director of Channel Development, Peak at john.drake@poweredbypeak.com

Direct download: Comstor_webinar_Transform_you_business-desktop.m4v
Category:Cloud Solutions -- posted at: 11:33am EST

Comstor/Cisco: "The Value of the ComMent Event"

The most recent Comstor ComMent Event that was held in June of 2013, featuring Comstor, Cisco and other peer executives, was an exclusive networking event for Comstor Mentor Partners that included discussions around best practices and increasing revenue and profit with Cisco.

In this video/podcast watch the feedback from Comstor and Cisco executives and other peer executives as they talk about the value of having a event like ComMent. 


For more information about the Comstor/Cisco ComMent event or future events. Please contact Bill Maroney, Comstor Senior Marketing Manager, at 303 222-4763 or bill.maroney@comstor.com.

Direct download: Value_Of_Comment_Event.m4v
Category:Events -- posted at: 2:25pm EST

Comstor Academy Introduction

At Comstor, we collaborate with the top training companies in the industry to bring you the largest variety of available dates & locations across learning partners within our Course Finder.

Reseller partners, can now quickly view, compare and purchase training in one place! And, best of all, we strive to meet or beat any competitive pricing -- so get on the road to building your business one class at a time with Comstor Academy today.

Watch Jessica Allman, Comstor Training Manager, discuss the value of Comstor Academy.

For more information about Comstor Academy contact Jessica Allman at 877-528-6888 academy@comstor.com
Direct download: COMSTOR_ACADEMY_PROMO_VIDEO.m4v
Category:Academy -- posted at: 2:09pm EST

Federal Cyber Security Opportunities For FY14

Federal Cyber Security Opportunities For FY14, Watch Larry Allen, Allen Federal Business Partners, In this first of series of podcast recordings on the federal space. 


This is a new podcast directory on everything Comstor. Subscribe to the Comstor Podcast Feed and get updates on everything Comstor.

Direct download: Larry_Allen_Cyber_podcast_recording-20131003.m4v
Category:Federal -- posted at: 8:16am EST

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