|[April 04, 2012]
ScanSource Communications Named Polycom Global Distributor of the Year
GREENVILLE, S.C. --(Business Wire)--
ScanSource Communications (News - Alert), a leading value-added distributor of
communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource Inc., [Nasdaq:
SCSC], today announced it has been named Global Distributor of the Year
and North America Distributor of the Year by Polycom,
Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based
unified communications (UC). ScanSource Communications received the
awards at TEAM Polycom (News - Alert) 2012, the company's annual sales and partner
conference, held April 1-3 in Orlando, Fla.
ScanSource Communications was honored for its excellence in selling and
supporting Polycom's solutions on a global level, as well as in North
America. The annual TEAM Polycom Partner Awards showcase partners who
exhibited outstanding sales performance in 2011 in each of the major
partner categories and for excellence in innovation, industry focus,
customer services, and integration.
"We are working hard to make Polycom® RealPresence®
video and voice collaboration widely available for people throughout the
world, and we couldn't do it without partners like ScanSource
Communications," said Ron Myers, Polycom's senior vice president of
worldwide channels. "In both established and emerging markets worldwide,
we're proud to be represented by the best this industry has to offer."
"To receive this high-level of recognition from Polycom for the second
year in a row is a testament to our strong partnership, the hard work of
our team and the commitment of our reseller partners," said Buck Baker,
president, ScanSource Communications. "We appreciate this
acknowledgement from Polycom and thank our reseller partners for their
loyalty to ScanSource Communications. We are excited about the
opportunities that lie ahead with Polycom's industry-leading unified
communications solutions offering."
"Our reseller partners are finding great success in offering Polycom's
solutions to their end-user customers. And we are also very excited to
have expanded our relationship into Europe and Latin America, so that
ScanSource resellers worldwide will hav access to Polycom's solutions,"
said Scott Benbenek, president of worldwide operations, ScanSource, Inc.
In addition to offering these industry-leading solutions, ScanSource
Communications is also committed to delivering the value-added services
its resellers partners need so that they can focus on sales and customer
service. One such service is Total Coverage, which is offered
exclusively through ScanSource Communications. The Total Coverage
service offering includes maintenance contracts, software upgrades,
installation services, among others. By obtaining this coverage,
ScanSource Communications resellers are covered for any and all
maintenance services required on Polycom equipment for the term of the
For more information on ScanSource Communications and Polycom, please
About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor
of specialty technology products for resellers in North America, Latin
America and Europe.
ScanSource POS & Barcoding delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst
Telecom and ScanSource Communications provide voice, video and converged
communications equipment; and ScanSource Security offers physical
security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #839 on the
Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone
number at 800.944.2432 or visit www.scansourceinc.com.
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified
communications (UC) solutions for telepresence,
and voice powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform. The
RealPresence Platform interoperates with the broadest range of business,
mobile, and social applications and devices. More than 400,000
organizations trust Polycom solutions to collaborate and meet
face-to-face from any location for more productive and effective
engagement with colleagues, partners, customers, specialists, and
prospects. Polycom, together with its broad partner ecosystem, provides
customers with the best TCO, scalability, and security for video
collaboration, whether on-premises, hosted, or cloud-delivered. Visit www.polycom.com
or connect with Polycom on Twitter,
POLYCOM®, the Polycom "Triangles" logo, and the names and marks
associated with Polycom's products are trademarks and/or service marks
of Polycom, Inc. and are registered and/or common law marks in the
United States and various other countries. All other trademarks are
property of their respective owners.
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