ScanSource Communications Announces Comprehensive Unified Communications Education Program

Distributor to offer education, training, solutions guide

GREENVILLE, S.C.--()--ScanSource Communications, a leading value-added distributor of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), announces its 2011 Unified Communications (UC) Education Program, designed to educate resellers on the value of UC, the benefits of offering UC solutions, and the most effective ways to take advantage of the opportunities available to them.

Businesses are quickly realizing the benefits achieved by implementing UC solutions into their operations – from optimizing business processes to enhancing communications and connectivity throughout the workplace and beyond. To that end, the demand for UC solutions is growing and ScanSource Communications is armed with the education, training and comprehensive communications solutions resellers need to be successful in offering these solutions to their end-user customers.

ScanSource Communications’ UC Education program includes:

  • A six-part web seminar series designed to educate resellers on the power, benefits and ROI of UC
  • A comprehensive web-based Guide to UC Solutions, in-depth technical specifications, recommendations for small-to-medium businesses and enterprises, as well as applications for voice, video, collaboration and wireless
  • Regional events held across the country to provide convenient access for resellers looking for face-to-face meetings with UC vendors and ScanSource Communications representatives, as well as an opportunity to demo the industry-leading UC solutions ScanSource Communications offers
  • Addition educational and networking events at top industry venues, such as Enterprise Connect, UC Summit and Channel Partners

“We are excited to offer our reseller partners the education, training and support they need to be successful in offering UC solutions,” said Buck Baker, president, ScanSource Communications. “The time is now to enter the market and, through our UC Education program, we are lowering the barriers to entry, while helping resellers hone their skills, improve their knowledge and have access to the industry’s leading UC solutions.”

The ScanSource Communications UC Program is supported by many of the company’s vendor partners, including: Allworx, Aruba, AudioCodes, Dialogic, Edgewater, NET, Plantronics, Polycom and ShoreTel. What’s more, ScanSource Communications has worked extensively with, a leading UC industry resource, to assist in the development and creation of educational materials.

“Unified Communications is gaining rapid acceptance by enterprises of all sizes, based on the many examples of proven cost savings and improvements to business operations,” said Marty Parker, co-founder of “We are pleased to be part of this important ScanSource Communications education program, providing resellers with UC information to assist them in delivering UC benefits to their customers.”

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


ScanSource, Inc.
Melissa Andrews, 864-286-4425

Release Summary

ScanSource Communications announces its 2011 Unified Communications (UC) Education Program.


ScanSource, Inc.
Melissa Andrews, 864-286-4425