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GREENVILLE, SC - June 13, 2008 - ScanSource Security, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), and leading distributor of electronic security products, was recently named Newcomer of the Year in North America by Axis Communications at the company’s annual awards dinner.
ScanSource Security was recognized for its abundant educational offerings for the dealer community; its accessible, highly trained sales team; and the value and opportunity brought to Axis Communications in a short period of time.

“As one of Axis Communications’ newest distribution partners, we are very excited to be recognized in this manner,” said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security. “Axis has been a great partner to us and their network video products have been a valuable addition to our solution offering.”

“In our two-tier channel model, having strong partnerships and open lines of communications on all levels, is key for mutual success in the fast-growing network video market,” said Fredrik Nilsson, general manager of Axis Communications. “We congratulate ScanSource on receiving the Axis Communications 2007 North American Newcomer of the year award for outstanding efforts growing and educating the reseller community about network video.”

ScanSource Security exclusively serves the reseller community and is committed to never competing with its dealer or reseller partners. The company offers access control, surveillance/CCTV, wireless infrastructure, intrusion, and identification products. ScanSource Security also provides competitive pricing; free ground shipping; products in stock and ready to ship from a centralized location, allowing for improved efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and highly trained sales representatives and technical support specialists with extensive product knowledge.

For more information about ScanSource Security, visit

About Axis Communications
Axis is an IT company offering network video solutions for professional installations. The company is the global market leader in network video, driving the ongoing shift from analog to digital video surveillance. Axis products and solutions focus on security surveillance and remote monitoring, and are based on innovative, open technology platforms.

Axis is a Swedish-based company, operating worldwide with offices in 18 countries and cooperating with partners in more than 70 countries. Founded in 1984, Axis is listed on the OMX Nordic Exchange, Large Cap and Information Technology. For more information about Axis, please visit our website at

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ:SCSC} is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The Company markets specialty technologies through four sales units: ScanSource POS and Barcoding [automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products]; Catalyst Telecom (Avaya communications products); ScanSource Communications (video conferencing, telephony and communications products); and ScanSource Security (electronic security products).

ScanSource, Inc. serves the North America, Latin America and Europe markets. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #901 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit