ScanSource Adds VTech and Snom Portfolio to Enhance Unified Communications Offerings

Contact: Melissa Andrews
Title: Public Relations Manager
Phone: 864.286.4425
Location: Greenville, SC - Worldwide Headquarters
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017

ScanSource Communications, a leading global provider of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., [NASDAQ: SCSC], today announced the addition of VTech branded SIP desktop, conference phones and headsets,  as well as  Snom-branded SIP phones from VTech Communications, Inc., a global leader and manufacturer of SIP-based phones, to its line card in North America and Mexico. With this partnership, ScanSource’s customers will gain access to unified communications solutions from both VTech®, and their recently acquired brand, Snom Technology GmbH.

As a result of this expanded product offering, resellers will now be able to benefit from not only the expanded product portfolio, but the three-year advanced part replacement (APR) warranties offered by VTech. VTech and Snom also offer complimentary end-to-end U.S.-based support and services to help resellers meet the needs of their end customers.

“ScanSource is dedicated to providing best-in-class products and services for our customers. The addition of VTech and Snom will allow us to further our commitment of being a total solutions provider by enhancing our offerings in the unified communications space,” said Yvette McKenzie, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Communications, U.S. and Canada.  

“We are pleased to add solutions from VTech and Snom to our portfolio, enabling our partners to continue to deliver the industry’s leading communications offerings and the value-added services to support them,” added Rafael Paloni, president, ScanSource Communications, Latin America.

The addition of the VTech and Snom portfolio enhances the ScanSource advantEDGE program by providing a larger suite of products and services to be easily and cost effectively deployed, saving partners money and time.

"Through our new partnership with ScanSource, we’re excited to help more businesses improve collaboration and increase productivity in their work environments,” said Graham Williams, vice president, strategy and business development, VTech Communications. “We back our SIP products with industry-leading warranties, which include advanced parts replacements to prevent downtime.”

For more information on ScanSource, VTech and Snom solutions, please visit www.scansource.com.

About VTech Communications, Inc.

VTech provides a full portfolio of strong brands and a diverse collection of telecommunications products that elevate the business customer and hotel guest experience through state-of-the-art technology. They are sold through a wide network of trusted partners and are backed by industry-leading warranties and U.S.-based training and support. The company has recently added an award-winning collection of SIP phone systems, featuring compatibility with hosted and open-source PBX platforms.

Founded in 1976, VTech is the world’s largest manufacturer of cordless phones and the global leader in electronic learning products from infancy through toddler and preschool. It also provides highly sought-after contract manufacturing services. VTech’s mission is to design, manufacture and supply innovative and high-quality products, while creating sustainable value for its stakeholders and the community. For more information, please visit businessphones.vtech.com.

VTech® is a registered trademark of VTech Holdings Limited. Snom® is a registered trademark owned by Snom Technology GmbH. ErisTerminal® and ErisStation® are trademarks of VTech Communications, Inc.

About ScanSource, Inc.

ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and telecom services. ScanSource's teams provide value-added solutions and operate from two segments, Worldwide Barcode, Networking & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. ScanSource is committed to helping its customers choose, configure and deliver the industry's best solutions across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company is headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina and was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in South Carolina. ScanSource ranks #647 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.