ScanSource Communications, a leading value-added distributor of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource Inc., [Nasdaq: SCSC], today announced it has been named Global Distributor of the Year and North America Distributor of the Year by Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC). ScanSource Communications received the awards at TEAM Polycom 2012, the company’s annual sales and partner conference, held April 1-3 in Orlando, Fla.
ScanSource Communications was honored for its excellence in selling and supporting Polycom’s solutions on a global level, as well as in North America. The annual TEAM Polycom Partner Awards showcase partners who exhibited outstanding sales performance in 2011 in each of the major partner categories and for excellence in innovation, industry focus, customer services, and integration.
“We are working hard to make Polycom ® RealPresence ® video and voice collaboration widely available for people throughout the world, and we couldn’t do it without partners like ScanSource Communications,” said Ron Myers, Polycom’s senior vice president of worldwide channels. “In both established and emerging markets worldwide, we’re proud to be represented by the best this industry has to offer.”
“To receive this high-level of recognition from Polycom for the second year in a row is a testament to our strong partnership, the hard work of our team and the commitment of our reseller partners,” said Buck Baker, president, ScanSource Communications. “We appreciate this acknowledgement from Polycom and thank our reseller partners for their loyalty to ScanSource Communications. We are excited about the opportunities that lie ahead with Polycom’s industry-leading unified communications solutions offering.”“Our reseller partners are finding great success in offering Polycom’s solutions to their end-user customers. And we are also very excited to have expanded our relationship into Europe and Latin America, so that ScanSource resellers worldwide will have access to Polycom’s solutions,” said Scott Benbenek, president of worldwide operations, ScanSource, Inc.