ScanSource's Conference to Showcase Greenville to Hundreds of Companies
ScanSource announces that it will host its largest customer and supplier conference in Greenville, SC entitled Next is Now....
ScanSource Communications Named Polycom Global Distributor of the Year
ScanSource Communications announces it has been named Global Distributor of the Year and North America Distributor of the Year by Polycom....
Catalyst Telecom Named Americas Distributor of the Year by Aruba Networks
Catalyst Telecom is named Americas Distributor of the Year by Aruba Networks, a leading provider of next-generation network access solutions....
ScanSource, Inc. Executives Recognized As CRN Channel Chiefs for Fourth Consecutive Year
ScanSource announces that five of its executives have been named CRN Channel Chiefs....
ScanSource, Inc. CEO Mike Baur Named to CRN Top 100 Executives List
ScanSource announces that Mike Baur, CEO, has been named one of CRN Magazine’s Top 100 Executives in the Channel for 2011. ...
ScanSource, Inc. Launches Global Corporate Communications Group
ScanSource, Inc. announces the creation of a new Corporate Communications group designed to ensure all key stakeholders are actively engaged with the company on a global level. ...
ScanSource Receives Highest Honor from Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA)
ScanSource receives the 2011 Gold Vendor of Excellence award, Distributors Category, from the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA). ...
ScanSource, Inc. Announces Completion of Acquisition of Brazil’s Leading AIDC/POS Distributor, CDC Brasil
ScanSource, Inc. closes its purchase of the share of CDC Brasil, S.A. (“CDC Brasil”), Brazil’s leading distributor of AIDC and point-of-sale solutions. …
Catalyst Telecom Named Distributor of the Year by Aruba Networks
Catalyst Telecom is named Distributor of the Year, North America by Aruba Networks....
ScanSource Communications Receives Highest Distribution Honors from Polycom
ScanSource Communications is named Global Distribution Partner of the Year, 2010, and North America Distribution Partner of the Year, 2010, by Polycom, Inc. ...
ScanSource, Inc. Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Brazil’s Leading AIDC/POS Distributor, CDC Brasil
ScanSource, Inc. enters into a definitive purchase agreement with CDC Brasil, S.A., Brazil’s leading distributor of AIDC and point-of-sale solutions. ...
Steven Owings, ScanSource, Inc. Founder and Former Chairman/CEO, Rejoins Board
ScanSource, Inc. announces the appointment of Steven H. Owings to its Board of Directors.
ScanSource Communications Announces Comprehensive Unified Communications Education Program
ScanSource Communications announces its 2011 Unified Communications (UC) Education Program.
ScanSource, Inc. Executives Recognized as CRN Channel Chiefs
ScanSource, Inc. announces that five of its executives are named to the CRN Channel Chiefs listing.
ScanSource Continues Environmental Focus, Adds ChargePoint Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Greenville Headquarters
ScanSource, Inc. installs a ChargePoint® Networked Charging Station at its Greenville headquarters.
ScanSource POS & Barcoding Named Elo TouchSystems 2010 Distributor of The Year: Highest Revenue
ScanSource POS & Barcoding announces that it has been named Elo TouchSystems' 2010 North America Distributor of the Year: Highest Revenue.
ScanSource Communications Expands Distribution Relationship with ShoreTel
ScanSource Communications expands its distribution relationship with ShoreTel and offers the company’s complete product portfolio of IP phone systems with fully integrated unified communications (UC).
ScanSource Security Named 2010 US Distributor of the Year by Axis Communications
ScanSource® Security is named 2010 Distributor of the Year, United States, by Axis Communications, a global market leader in the network video market.
ScanSource Introduces Suite of Payment Solutions
ScanSource, Inc. begins offering merchant services and key injection to its reseller partners, with the creation of ScanSource Payment Solutions Suite.
ScanSource North America Announces Web Store for Mobile Data Collection Applications
ScanSource announces an innovative web store, AppSource™, that gives resellers convenient access to a library of mobile data collection applications for a range of devices by multiple manufacturers.
ScanSource Communications Creates Customized Online Services Portal for VoIP Partners
ScanSource Communications creates Command Central, a comprehensive web portal designed to provide online services and support for partners offering Voice over IP (VoIP) solutions.
ScanSource, Inc. Announces Retirement of Director James Foody
ScanSource, Inc. announces that James G. Foody has informed the Company of his decision to retire as a director of the Company effective at the conclusion of his present term in December 2010.
Catalyst Telecom to Carry New Avaya Video Line
Catalyst Telecom announces that it will be carrying the new Avaya video collaboration solutions.
ScanSource Creates Industry's First Partner Matching Tool
ScanSource, Inc. announces SUMO™, a powerful online tool created to provide networking and partnering opportunities for value-added resellers (VARs), hardware vendors and independent software vendors (ISVs).
Catalyst Telecom Becomes Authorized to Deliver Certification Training for Avaya Enterprise Communications
Catalyst Telecom becomes authorized to deliver certification training for the Avaya enterprise communications portfolio to its reseller partners.
ScanSource Security Announces 2010 Solution Series
ScanSource Security announces its 2010 Solution Series, a multi-city educational road show created for security dealers and resellers looking to hone their IP video skills and strengthen their knowledge of the industry’s leading video surveillance solutions.
ScanSource Latin America, ScanSource Mexico Expand Communications Portfolio with Addition of Dialogic
ScanSource Latin America and ScanSource Mexico add Dialogic to their communications product portfolio.
ScanSource, Inc. Launches ScanSource360
ScanSource announces its 360 global awareness initiative, a comprehensive program designed to create a culture of environmental responsibility throughout its offices worldwide.
Catalyst Telecom Becomes Authorized to Distribute Avaya NES Solutions
Catalyst Telecom expands its relationship with Avaya by adding Avaya NES solutions to its offering for channel partners. Avaya NES solutions are the former Nortel voice and data solutions that recently joined the Avaya portfolio.
ScanSource Communications Names Polycom Video Distributor of the Year
ScanSource Communications is awarded the esteemed Video Distributor of the Year award from Polycom, the leader in telepresence, video and voice solutions.
ScanSource, Inc. Announces New Chairman of the Board
ScanSource, Inc. announces that Steven R. Fischer has been elected as its new Chairman of the Board of Directors.
ScanSource Europe Announces Expanded Management Team and Completes Purchase of Algol Europe
ScanSource Europe receives German Regulatory approval and completes its purchase of Algol Europe. In addition, the company expands its management team with the promotion of Xavier Cartiaux and the addition of Patrick Zaman and Marianne Nickenig.
ScanSource, Inc. Expands Communications Footprint in Europe
ScanSource, Inc. enters into a definitive agreement to purchase substantially all the assets of Algol Europe, a value-added distributor specializing in convergence and communications solutions.
ScanSource Continues Intensive Education with Creation of Healthcare VAR Source
ScanSource POS & Barcoding enhances its education offering with the creation of Healthcare VAR Source, a comprehensive program designed to educate resellers on all facets of the healthcare market.
ScanSource Announces Government Source
ScanSource POS & Barcoding creates a comprehensive program, Government Source, designed to educate and assist resellers with business opportunities in the public sector, including healthcare, education and federal, state and local government.
ScanSource Communications and Catalyst Telecom Recognized by Polycom
ScanSource Communications is named Video Distributor of the Year and both ScanSource Communications and Catalyst Telecom are named Voice Distributor of the Year by Polycom.
ScanSource, Inc. Moves Up 2009 Fortune 1000 List
ScanSource, Inc. moves up to number 854 on the prestigious Fortune 1000, Fortune Magazine’s annual list of America’s largest corporations, for 2009.
ScanSource Named to Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies List
ScanSource, Inc. is named one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies. According to Fortune Magazine, the new Most Admired list is “the definitive report card on corporate reputations.”
ScanSource, Inc. Names New Board Member
ScanSource appoints Charles R. Whitchurch to its Board of Directors. Mr. Whitchurch served as Chief Financial Officer of Zebra Technologies Corporation from September 1991 to June 2008, where he managed the company’s financial and accounting functions.
ScanSource Makes Forbes’ “Best Big Companies” List
Forbes Magazine names ScanSource to its annual Platinum 400 - Best Big Companies list for the fourth time. ScanSource is included in the Technology Hardware and Equipment industry, one of 26 industries highlighted.
ScanSource Joins GTDC
The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) announces the addition of ScanSource, Inc. as a member. The GTDC is a worldwide association dedicated to the IT distribution industry, its growing value and continually evolving success in meeting the needs of today’s technology resellers, solution providers and retailers across the globe.
ScanSource Enhances Integration and Configuration Capabilities
ScanSource expands its configuration capabilities by nearly doubling its production area and configuration space in response to significant increase in customer demand for the configuration of a larger number of solutions with increasing complexity, in addition to the need for enhanced throughput capability.
ScanSource Security Named “Newcomer of the Year” in North America by Axis Communications
ScanSource Security is 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.
ScanSource Expands Communications Business Internationally, Acquires UK-Based MTV Telecom
ScanSource expands its communications business internationally with the acquisition of MTV Telecom Distribution plc, a UK-based distributor of voice and data solutions.
ScanSource, Inc. Jumps 55 Spots on Fortune 1000 List
ScanSource, Inc. continues to move up Fortune Magazine’s annual list of America’s largest corporations, landing at #901 for 2008.
ScanSource Purchases Point-of-Sale Distributor PC4
ScanSource, Inc. enters into an agreement with PC4, a wholesale distributor of point-of-sale (POS) hardware, to purchase certain assets of the company, including PC4’s commercial POS product inventory.
Get Smart(er) at Catalyst University
Catalyst Telecom creates Catalyst University, a comprehensive curriculum, ideal for reseller sales representatives looking to quickly ramp up their product knowledge and learn how to best close the deal with Catalyst’s best-in-class vendor products.
ScanSource Celebrates Grand Opening of New Distribution Center
ScanSource, Inc. holds the official grand opening of its new 600,000-square-foot North American distribution center in Southaven, MS accompanied by the Mayor of Southaven.
Polycom and AudioCodes Recognize ScanSource Communications for Excellence in Distribution
ScanSource Communications receives the Highest Volume Distributor award from Polycom and the Channel Excellence award from AudioCodes.
Polycom Recognizes Catalyst Telecom
Catalyst Telecom receives the 2007 Distributor of the Year Award from Polycom based on its wireless sales.
ScanSource Rings NASDAQ Closing Bell
In celebration of the company’s 15-year anniversary, Mike Baur, ScanSource, Inc. CEO; the ScanSource, Inc. Board of Directors; several founding employees; and members of the ScanSource, Inc. executive team participate in the closing ceremony.
T2 Supply and Paracon Join Forces to Become ScanSource Communications
ScanSource, Inc. sales units, T2 Supply and Paracon, join forces to create ScanSource Communications. The new company encompasses T2 Supply’s industry-leading video conferencing and telephony products and Paracon’s high-quality communications products and services.
ScanSource, Inc. Holds First IMPACT NOW Conference
ScanSource, Inc. debuts its new series of business-altering, thought-provoking conferences in San Diego to help resellers rise above the challenges having a direct impact on their business.
ScanSource Security Distribution Creates IP Center
The education and resource center includes a comprehensive web site, as well as IP Center Workshops held throughout the country, to help dealers learn more about networking basics and the products and solutions included in this emergent technology.
ScanSource, Inc., Moves Up Fortune 1000 List
ScanSource, Inc. increases its ranking on Fortune Magazine’s annual list of America’s largest corporations to #956.
ScanSource Partners with Cisco Systems
ScanSource partners with Cisco Systems to deliver Cisco Unified Wireless Network products and solutions in the growing wireless market.
CompTIA Recognizes Paracon
The Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA), the leading trade association for the global information technology industry, recognizes Paracon at the CompTIA CT Summit, an annual event targeted at the convergence technology channel. Paracon is given the Best Distribution and Support award for its continued commitment to the channel through its products, support and service offering.
ScanSource, Inc. Purchases T2 Supply
ScanSource, Inc. purchases the assets of T2 Supply, LLC (T2). T2 markets video conferencing and telephony products from leading vendors such as Polycom and Plantronics and is based in Lenexa, Kansas. The acquisition helps ScanSource fill out its long-term convergence strategy, while also providing cross-selling opportunities and complementing the offerings of ScanSource’s other communications sales units – Catalyst and Paracon.
Catalyst Unveils Catalyst Teleport
Catalyst Telecom and manufacturer partner Avaya create a robust web portal aimed at providing resellers with one source for all of their Catalyst/Avaya SMBS needs - www.catalystteleport.com.
ScanSource, Inc., Lands on Fortune 1000 List
ScanSource, Inc. enters Fortune Magazine’s annual ranking of America’s largest corporations at # 982.
ScanSource Security Distribution Adds Panasonic’s Complete Line of Security Solutions
ScanSource Security Distribution partners with Panasonic to distribute the company’s line of video surveillance solutions ranging from analog-based systems to new and expanding IP video security systems.
Catalyst Telecom Signs Juniper Networks
Catalyst Telecom signs an agreement with Juniper Networks, a leader in enabling secure and assured communications over a single IP network, to distribute the company’s networking, security, and application acceleration solutions.
ScanSource Completes First RFID Training Course
ScanSource hosts its first RFID Qualification Course, designed to help eligible resellers get certified to sell and install RFID solutions. The weeklong course is held at ScanSource’s state-of-the-art RFID lab located in the ScanSource Distribution Center in Memphis, TN.
ScanSource Creates Industry’s First 24/7 Remote Monitoring Resource for Hardware and Software Applications
ScanSource VirtualTechnician™ allows for the remote monitoring and proactive management of point-of-sale hardware and software applications, allowing resellers and ISVs to take proactive measures in analyzing potential problems and repairing hardware or software malfunctions, often before the end-user even knows there is an issue.
Paracon Partners with Quintum Technologies
Paracon partners with Quintum Technologies, a leading innovator in voice over IP (VoIP) technology, to distribute the company’s Tenor switches. Quintum’s award-winning switches address the next generation VoIP access needs for the enterprise market by delivering the plug-and-play deployment, intelligent survivability and call management capabilities that are essential for VoIP success.
ScanSource Purchases Europdata Connect
ScanSource, Inc. purchases from Zetes Industries SA (Zetes), the shares of Europdata Connect UK Ltd. (EDC), an auto-ID, RFID and wireless distributor based in the UK.
Catalyst Creates IP Office Bootcamps
Catalyst Telecom strengthens its training offerings by developing a specialized program to educate resellers on selling the Avaya IP Office solutions. The IP Office Bootcamps deliver comprehensive technical training on installation and configuration.
ScanSource Receives National Media Recognition
ScanSource, Inc. joins Forbes Magazine's Platinum 400 list of "Best Big Companies in America."
ScanSource Security Opens for Business
ScanSource Security Distribution provides security dealers with efficient two-tier distribution and easy access to surveillance, access control, intrusion and fire-related products.
ScanSource Launches RFID Edge
ScanSource introduces RFID Edge to help solution providers succeed with RFID technology, offering tools and support from the beginning of learning about the products all the way through implementation and post-sale service.
ScanSource Unveils Solution City
ScanSource launches Solution City -- a complete online sales resource -- to help resellers deliver total solutions to 10 leading vertical markets and to assist them in learning how to sell new technologies in markets they may not currently serve. The program also includes the Solution City Road Show, which offers a first-hand look at how various products work in specific markets.
ScanSource, Inc. Sales Continue to Climb
ScanSource announces more strong sales growth for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2003, with an increase to $991 million in sales from $842 million the previous year.
ScanSource Europe Opens
ScanSource Europe opens for business and begins serving customers in countries throughout Europe. The company is headquartered in Liege, Belgium, with sales offices in several European countries. ScanSource Europe provides European solution providers with faster delivery, larger inventory and more efficient logistics than previously available, plus a variety of value-added services including Custom Solution Configuration, Online Configuration Tools, technical support and more.
Paracon forms as a spin-off of Catalyst Telecom to provide even greater focus to solution providers in the converged communications and computer telephony integration space. The company maintains its strong partnership with Intel and other CTI manufacturers, and is dedicated to providing technical support, training, configuration services, marketing tools and other solutions that specifically serve the needs of converged communications dealers. Catalyst Telecom is now focused exclusively on providing Avaya-based solutions for dealers.
ScanSource Expands into Latin America with Purchase of NetPoint Intl.
With the purchase of NetPoint International, a leading value-added distributor of ADC and POS products to Latin American countries, ScanSource begins serving solution providers throughout South America and the Caribbean, offering customers there a wider variety of products, deeper inventory and more value-added services.
ScanSource Acquires PositiveID Wholesale & Adds Welch Allyn Product Line
ScanSource closes a purchase of the assets of Positive ID Wholesale, a bar code distributor and division of Azerty, Inc., a subsidiary of United Stationers. Based in Buffalo, NY, the Positive ID sales team is combined with ScanSource’s bar code/POS sales unit which markets bar code and point of sale products from leading vendors such as Symbol, NCR, Intermec, IBM, Zebra and Epson.
ScanSource Expands Into Mexico
ScanSource expands into Mexico by opening a sales office in Mexico City, giving the company a strong presence throughout North America. The move strengthens ScanSource’s position as the largest distributor of automatic data collection and point-of-sale products in North America, and enables the company to bring its lineup of empowerment tools and services to a new customer base.
Catalyst Telecom Partners with Intel
Catalyst Telecom becomes the premier distributor of Intel’s ground-breaking Intel® Converged Communications Platform, an “all-in-one” communications solution that integrates software and hardware.
Catalyst Telecom Purchases Pinacor
Catalyst Telecom’s parent company – ScanSource, Inc. – purchases the computer telephony integration (CTI) sales unit of Pinacor, a leading distributor of voice and data communication product solutions. Pinacor is merged with Catalyst Telecom. The acquisition adds an Arizona sales office to Catalyst and further strengthens the company’s sales force and customer base.
NCR Joins ScanSource
ScanSource forms a distribution agreement with NCR, one of the world’s leading suppliers of point-of-sale and scanning equipment. The addition entrenches ScanSource’s position as the industry’s single source for POS and ADC technology.
Fiscal Year 2000
Sales Continue to Increase
Net sales increase from the previous year at a compound annual rate of 67% to $497.4 million, while operating income increases at an 87% compound annual rate to $22.9 million.
ScanSource Receives National Media Recognition
Fortune Magazine names ScanSource, Inc. one of America’s 100 fastest-growing companies.
Catalyst Adds Avaya Data Products
Catalyst Telecom moves one step further to becoming a "one-stop shop" for converged communications solution providers by becoming an authorized distributor of Avaya™ data products. Catalyst now offers a complete lineup of voice and data solutions.
ScanSource Acquires Black Arrow
ScanSource acquires Black Arrow eCom, allowing the company to provide customized web storefronts and eCommerce solutions and services for bar coding, POS and telephony VARs. As a result, ScanSource and Catalyst Telecom customers have the opportunity to offer online ordering, conduct web-base marketing research and more.
ScanSource Opens New Distribution Center
ScanSource opens a new 240,000-square-foot distribution center with a state-of-the-art system integration lab. The company now offers the largest inventory of bar coding, POS and telephony products in the world. The distribution center later expands to 370,000-square-feet in 2005.
ScanSource Receives National Media Recognition
Forbes Magazine names ScanSource, Inc. one of America’s 200 Best Small Companies.
ScanSource Receives National Media Recognition
ScanSource, Inc. lands on Deloitte & Touche Technology Fast 500.
ScanSource Receives ISO 9002 Certification
ScanSource receives ISO 9002 certification, a worldwide standard for quality management and assurance. The company’s headquarters and Memphis distribution center are routinely audited to ensure that its quality system complies with ISO 9002 standards.
ScanSource Introduces E-Logistics Offering
ScanSource, Inc. introduces an e-logistics fulfillment offering for specialty technology manufacturers that is designed to improve delivery lead-times and order fill-rates for resellers while allowing manufacturers to focus less on filling orders and more on developing new technology and products. The service is later named ChannelMax.
Catalyst Acquires The CTI Authority
Catalyst Telecom acquires The CTI Authority, one of nation’s leading distributors of computer telephony products. The merger launches Catalyst into the computer telephony industry by allowing the company to become a distribution partner with Dialogic Corporation, the world’s leading provider of computer telephony products, including fax boards, IP telephony, speech technologies, switching and conferencing, and voice processing equipment. Further, the CTI Authority merger expands the Catalyst sales force with an office in New Jersey and adds several other product lines to Catalyst’s offering, including Artisoft and others.
ScanSource Enters Canada
ScanSource further expands its presence throughout North America by acquiring POS Provisions, a leading Canadian wholesale distributor of POS products. The acquisition adds an experienced sales force, established customer base and strong management team. Further, the distributor opens sales offices in Mississauga, Ontario, and Vancouver, British Columbia, strengthening its position in Canada.
Catalyst Telecom Forms
Catalyst Telecom forms as a division of ScanSource, Inc., creating the first two-tiered distributor in the telephony industry to focus exclusively on resellers. Catalyst reaches an agreement with Lucent Technologies (now Avaya Communication) to distribute the company’s telephony products – including PBXs, key systems, telephone handsets, cabling and voice mail. This strategic alliance allows Catalyst to sell the leading telephony products in the industry.
Intermec Joins ScanSource
ScanSource forms a distribution agreement with Intermec Technologies, helping round out its offering to include all of the bar coding industry’s market leaders. Intermec offers high-quality and innovative bar code scanners, printers and wireless products.
Professional Services Group (PSG) Formed
ScanSource introduces its Professional Services Group (PSG), a team of wireless experts dedicated to helping resellers in the design and integration of wireless and mobile computing systems. PSG provides pre-sales consulting, project management, system configuration, site surveys, installation and support. ScanSource later adds a Wireless Business Development Team to help resellers close deals and build wireless business.
ScanSource Makes Purchase
ScanSource purchases Gates/FA’s remaining interest in the company.
Zebra Joins ScanSource
ScanSource forms a distribution agreement with Zebra Technologies, the world leader in bar code printers. The distributor now offers a complete lineup of scanners and printers, allowing it to provide its customers with total bar coding solutions.
ScanSource Goes Public
ScanSource completes an initial public offering of Common Stock. The company’s stock is sold on the Nasdaq National Stock Market under the symbol "SCSC."
ScanSource Adds IBM
ScanSource forms a distribution agreement with POS industry leader IBM that allows the company to sell IBM’s lineup of point-of-sale systems and peripherals. The move solidifies ScanSource’s position in the POS marketplace and helps the company establish itself as the industry’s largest distributor of POS and ADC products.
ScanSource Acquires Alpha Data Systems, Enters POS Market
In an effort to provide its reseller customers with total solutions, ScanSource rapidly expands into the distribution of point-of-sale (POS) products, initially through the acquisition of Alpha Data Systems, a POS distributor. Because ADC products are often used at the point-of-sale, the extension into the POS market forms a natural extension for ScanSource’s product offering.
Symbol and ScanSource Form Partnership
ScanSource forms a distribution agreement with Symbol Technologies, the industry’s largest provider of bar code scanners, wireless products and other devices. The partnership gives the distributor a firm foothold in the ADC market by linking ScanSource with a world-leading manufacturer of ADC products.
ScanSource is incorporated as a joint venture with Gates/FA Distributing, Inc., a distributor of personal computer products, and begins as a distributor of automatic data capture (ADC) products, including bar code scanners and bar code label printers. The company is the first to focus exclusively on selling bar coding products through the indirect value-added reseller (VAR) channel.