|[September 07, 2017]
ScanSource Expands Video Collaboration Offerings with Lifesize Solutions
ScanSource (News - Alert), Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading global provider of technology
products and solutions, today announced the addition of Lifesize, a
global innovator of video conferencing technology, to its line card
through ScanSource Communications (News - Alert) in the US and Canada and ScanSource
Imago in Europe. The addition of Lifesize will provide partners with an
integrated, cloud-based application and industry-leading, connected
conference room devices for audio, video and web conferencing alongside
ScanSource's support services.
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The addition of Lifesize solutions addresses the growing customer demand
for hosted and cloud video services, as well as plug-and-play HD camera
and HD conference phone systems for any meeting room. These solutions
will enable resellers to round out their video collaboration portfolio,
in order to provide complete customer solutions.
"As the hosted video conferencing market continues to grow, our partners
are looking for additional ways to deliver video solutions to fit their
varying customer needs," said Rich Long, president, ScanSource
Communications. "The Lifesize portfolio will be a strong addition to our
video solutions offerings within our ProAV practice."
"Partnering with Lifesize, a company that has long been at the forefront
of video collaboration, provides our customers with additional cloud
solutions and services to enhance their range of AV applications," added
James Vickerage, president, ScanSource Imago.
Lifesize's market-leading products deliver scalable audio, web and video
conferencing, combining an integrated, cloud-based conferencing
experiene, with easy-to-use HD camera and HD conference phone
systems. Its cloud platform also easily integrates with third-party
customer endpoints, allowing for seamless and flexible video
"As today's workforce becomes more geographically distributed, there is
a growing need for more effective virtual collaboration - a gap that
video conferencing is uniquely poised to fill," said Tim Maloney, senior
vice president worldwide channels, Lifesize. "Partnering with ScanSource
broadens our global reach substantially and enables us to provide more
companies across the world a collaboration solution that addresses the
needs of their IT administrators and end users alike with unmatched
flexibility, reliability and security."
To complement the addition of the Lifesize solutions, ScanSource will
also provide robust services to help resellers grow and optimize their
business in the AV marketplace, including education and training,
technical services, marketing support and demo equipment. This
partnership will allow customers to purchase comprehensive video
conferencing solutions and services for all needs - from one trusted
The Lifesize enterprise-class audio, video and web conferencing
cloud-based application and equipment will be available through
ScanSource Communications in the US and Canada and ScanSource Imago in
For more information on ScanSource and Lifesize solutions, please visit www.scansource.com.
At Lifesize, we understand the power of connecting people to make the
workplace great. For more than a decade, Lifesize has been at the
forefront of video collaboration, delivering high-quality solutions
designed to bring people together. We combine a best-in-class,
cloud-based video conferencing experience, with award-winning,
easy-to-use devices that are designed for any conference room so you can
connect to anyone, anywhere. It's a meeting experience like no other.
Our video conferencing solutions are designed for the demands of today's
modern enterprise, yet fully accessible to businesses of any size. For
more information, visit www.lifesize.com
or follow the company @LifesizeHD.
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, please visit www.scansource.com.
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