3 Reasons You Should Never Use CAPEX Funds to Buy AV Technology

Mar 11, 2021 9:59:29 AM by: Paul Metzheiser

Businesses and organizations should never use capital expense (CAPEX) funds to pay for their audio visual solution equipment like displays, cameras, speakers, mics, control panels, and related components, even if they have the cash to do so. Period. It may seem like a bold statement since customers have been exchanging cash for AV systems since the infancy of the industry. The truth is, when you ... Read More

VIDEO: Why Technology As-A-Service is Better Than Cash/Capital Expenditures for Everyone

Mar 2, 2021 4:32:38 PM by: Paul Metzheiser

  When analyzing the right payment option to pay for an organization's technology solution there is more to consider than the lump sum price nowadays. Integrators are becoming more concerned with things like building recurring revenue, contractual customer loyalty, profitability, and customer lifetime value. Customers are more interested in the use of their technology opposed to the need for ... Read More

Security Integrator Partner Uses As-A-Service To Add Value & Sell Peace of Mind For One Low Monthly Payment

Feb 11, 2021 9:00:00 AM by: Jill Duran

TAMCO Partner Highlight: Danner's Security In business for 80 years, Danner’s Security is a fourth-generation and family-owned security company based in Pasadena, Texas. The company was started by retired Houston Police officer D.D. Danner, who signed his first security account with Walgreens Drug Stores. For $15 a day he provided on-site security guard services to the drug store. Over the years ... Read More

How Adopting Technology As A Service Models Help You Build RMR

Jan 5, 2021 5:00:00 AM by: Jill Duran

The coveted “recurring revenue”. It’s not a new concept, but after the year we had in 2020 it is something many businesses had wished they had more of. It is the system integrators who had taken the time to build their recurring revenue streams who were able to weather the pandemic storm a lot more gracefully than those without it.  Knowing now just how fast things can change and the economy can ... Read More

How COVID Is Creating Demand for OPEX Within Security Integration

Oct 19, 2020 9:45:00 AM by: Jill Duran

One of my favorite quotes, even before the COVID chaos is, “adapt or die.” I love its jarring nature. Straight to the point! There is so much truth in those three words. Unfortunately, it’s exactly what most businesses and organizations are theoretically being faced with. Personally or professionally, the idea of becoming so comfortable with how things are that you stay in the same state and are ... Read More

COVID-19 Continues to Impact The Economy, But a Proactive Response is Key

Sep 18, 2020 3:46:49 PM by: Scott Morgan

The U.S. economy remains unsettled during COVID-19. While many businesses have reopened, a majority continue to operate in limited capacity, either due to reduced occupancy numbers to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines, such as is the case for fitness facilities, restaurants and retailers, or because customers are not comfortable enough to fully return to their pre-COVID consumer habits. Read More

3 Reasons You Should Never Use CAPEX Funds to Buy Security Equipment

Sep 7, 2020 10:11:00 AM by: Paul Metzheiser

Businesses and organizations should never use capital expense (CAPEX) funds to pay for their security solution equipment like cameras, DVRs/NVRs, VMS, monitors, and related components, even if they have the cash to do so. Period. It may seem like a bold statement since customers have been exchanging cash for security systems since the infancy of the industry. The truth is, when you unpack the ... Read More

Technology As A Service | What? Why? How?

Sep 2, 2020 12:59:22 PM by: Jill Duran

What is Technology as a Service? Technology as a Service (TaaS) is a method of acquisition for any of your technology solutions; AV, security, voice, video, data, IoT, etc. It is a way for you to make one monthly payment for all of your needed equipment and services. TaaS creates a solution that you can use or have access to, much like a subscription. Unlike the traditional methods of ... Read More

The Secret System Integrators Need to Know to Build Loyal Customers

Aug 5, 2020 1:41:31 PM by: Scott Morgan

How do you build customer loyalty, especially when today’s financial climate makes winning new sales more difficult than ever? This is a serious issue integrators struggle with on a daily basis, particularly considering the time, effort, and resources necessary to establish a new customer. Read More

How the Best System Integrators Build RMR and You Can Too

Jul 27, 2020 5:16:41 PM by: Jill Duran

Even the most successful technology integrators who sell audiovisual, security,  video, data, telecommunications, unified communications, and any other related technology equipment see peaks and valleys in their cash flow over the course of any year. If you have not had this experience, you must have the magic potion for ensuring your sales team hits home run quotas each month. And if that’s the ... Read More

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