|[February 18, 2013]
ScanSource Makes Wireless Solutions Available Through the Cloud with Addition of Motorola Solutions WLAN Cloud Services Offering
GREENVILLE, S.C. --(Business Wire)--
ScanSource (News - Alert)® POS & Barcode, the leading international value-added
distributor of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and
point-of-sale (POS) solutions and services and sales unit of ScanSource,
Inc., (NASDAQ: SCSC), announces the addition of Motorola
Solutions WLAN Cloud Services to its solutions offering. ScanSource
POS & Barcode US and Canada is the first distributor to offer Motorola's (News - Alert) WLAN
Through this relationship, ScanSource resellers are able to assist their
end-user customers with the management of their WLAN networks from a
hosted controller. Resellers can now enhance their managed services
offering and uncover new opportunities for yearly recurring revenue. By
delivering wireless solutions as a sevice, resellers can provide
alternative options to their end-user customers that do not want to tie
up capital in appliances, controller or software license purchases and
instead prefer an operating expense model with predictable payments.
ScanSource will be providing Motorola's WLAN planner, WiNG controller,
Wireless Intrusion (News - Alert) Prevention and WLAN Network Assurance cloud service
"In support of the burgeoning wireless and mobility market, we recently
announced MobilETC, a comprehensive mobility education, training,
certification and partnering program for our reseller partners that are
looking to sell, deploy and support mobile solutions. Motorola's WLAN
Cloud Services will be a pivotal part of this program," said Paul
Constantine, president, ScanSource POS & Barcode. "There is tremendous
opportunity for resellers employing a Solutions-as-a-Service delivery
model, and we look forward to helping them grow that business with this
new solution offering."
"Motorola Solutions is excited to expand our relationship with
ScanSource and bring the benefits of WLAN management in the cloud to
their North American partner community and to end-user customers," said
Garry Reichert, director of wireless converged technologies channels,
For more information about ScanSource POS & Barcode and Motorola, visit www.scansource.com/motorola.
About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor
of specialty technology products, operating from dedicated business
units in North America, Latin America and Europe. ScanSource POS &
Barcode delivers AIDC (automatic identification and data capture) and
POS (point-of-sale) solutions; Catalyst Telecom (News - Alert) and ScanSource
Communications provide voice, video, data and converged communications
equipment; ScanSource Security offers physical security solutions; and
ScanSource Services Group delivers value-added support programs and
services. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #760 on the Fortune 1000.
For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at
800.944.2432 or visit www.scansourceinc.com.
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