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GREENVILLE, SC - April 27, 2009 - ScanSource Security, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), and leading distributor of physical security solutions, has created customized professional services for security dealers offering IP Video and wireless solutions.

With the addition of these services, which include network assessments, design services, Wi-Fi site surveys, virtual design services, and outdoor point-to-point surveys, dealers can offer an enhanced level of service and support to their end-user customers. Professional services such as these ensure more accurate planning, enhanced performance and reliability, and a more successful installation. What’s more, security dealers will find that providing these services to their end-user customers leads to enhanced customer satisfaction and strengthened partnership opportunities.

“As video surveillance continues to move to IP, it’s critical that dealers ensure their customers’ existing network infrastructure can support network video and has the necessary bandwidth for technological advancements,” said Paul Constantine, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security. “Our services are designed to help dealers assess the suitability of their end-user customers’ infrastructure, while also identifying opportunities for enhancements and upgrades. The customer satisfaction and cost savings tied to identifying issues in advance is further proof of the value these professional services can add to the dealer’s business.”

ScanSource Security’s Professional Services offering includes the following:

Network Assessment and Design Services
• Remote Metrics Testing and Reporting
• QoS Consultation
• Convergence Strategy Development
• Equipment QoS Verification
• Summary and Recommendations Document
• Final Consultation and Test

Wi-Fi Site Survey and Virtual Design Services
• AP type and location recommendations
• Antenna Recommendations
• AirWise Report
• Wired LAN Integration Report

Outdoor Point-to-Point Survey
• Confirmation of line-of-sight access and frequencies
• Equipment Recommendations
• Signal strength, noise, signal-to-noise ratio and channel interference maps

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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; highly trained sales representatives and technical support specialists with extensive product knowledge; and custom configuration services.

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 #854 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit