ScanSource Communications Named Polycom Global Distributor of the Year
: Melissa AndrewsTitle
: Public Relations ManagerPhone
: Greenville, SC - Worldwide HeadquartersDate
: Wednesday, April 04, 2012
ScanSource Communications, 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 2012, the company’s annual sales and
partner conference, held April 1-3 in Orlando, Florida.
ScanSource Communications was honoured 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 have 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 coverage.
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About ScanSource Communications Europe
A leading convergent distributor, ScanSource Communications Europe adds value by providing a
variety of services and tools. We sell only to resellers, helping them grow their business in the
Voice and Data communications market and building an efficient, effective and successful
partnership. ScanSource Communications Europe customers have access to the industry’s
leading vendors, one of Europe’s largest product inventories and a broad range of value-added
ScanSource Communications Europe is a division of ScanSource Inc. (est. 1992 – NASDAQ:
SCSC), who distributes automatic data collection, EPoS and mobility solutions, together with
telephony and physical security equipment, in North America, Europe and Latin America.
Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC) solutions for
telepresence, video, 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, Facebook, and LinkedIn.