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GREENVILLE, SC - February 25, 2009 - Catalyst Telecom, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ: SCSC}, and value-added distributor of voice, video and data convergence solutions, has announced plans for its 2009 CommEdge Road Shows, an integral part of its comprehensive CommEdge program, as well as the addition of a well-known channel advocate as a training partner.

CommEdge was created to provide cutting-edge training, education, support, marketing and sales tools for successfully selling convergence technologies through consultative support, a robust web site, as well as comprehensive CommEdge Road Shows, which take in-depth training and education sessions on the road for dealers. The Road Show will feature three tracks that enable dealers to take a deeper dive into new technologies, as well as learn more about new communications manufacturers and the opportunities available.
Providing the keynote for the CommEdge Road Shows is Jim Sevier, president of Convergence Readiness, Inc. Sevier brings more than two decades of communications technology experience to Catalyst Telecom’s dealer partners. At the CommEdge Road Show, Sevier will discuss business opportunities available in 2009, as well as ways dealers can take advantage of these opportunities in a difficult economy.

In addition to the informative keynote session, the three tracks will cover how to accelerate growth with converged networking applications, how to generate additional revenue with voice communication solutions, and how to succeed in SMB.

“Our goal is to deliver the resources and support that our reseller customers need to succeed in the communications market,” said John Gaillard, vice president of sales, Catalyst Telecom. “We are committed to providing in-depth information on how to sell our leading communications solutions, while also having the skills necessary to search out opportunities with new technologies or in new markets.”

The 2009 Road Show schedule is:
March 17 San Jose, CA
March 19 Chicago, IL
April 7 Phoenix, AZ
April 28 Dallas, TX
June 23 Atlanta, GA
July 14 New York, NY

For more information on CommEdge, please visit

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe.

ScanSource POS & Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the US, and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers physical security solutions. 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