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ScanSource Communications Named Polycom North America Distributor of the Year

ScanSource Communications, a leading value-added distributor of communications products and a sales unit of ScanSource Inc., [Nasdaq: SCSC], is pleased to announce that it has been named North America Distributor of the Year by Polycom, Inc. (Nasdaq: PLCM), the global leader in open standards-based unified communications (UC). ScanSource Communications received this honor at TEAM Polycom 2013, the manufacturer’s annual sales and partner conference, in recognition of its significant impact in growing Polycom’s presence in North America. ScanSource Communications has been recognized by Polycom for its strong partnership for a record tenth year in a row.

The annual TEAM Polycom Partner Awards showcase partners who exhibited outstanding sales performance in 2012 in each of the major partner categories and for excellence in innovation, industry focus, customer services, and integration.

“Polycom has been a longstanding valuable partner to ScanSource. And to continue to be recognized for our commitment to providing the services and support our resellers need when offering Polycom’s solutions validates the hard work and dedication of our team,” said Brian Cuppett, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Communications. “We thank Polycom for this honor and our reseller partners for their continued partnership.”

"In an ever-changing, rapidly growing market, it’s critical to have partners like ScanSource Communications who can help us meet our customer’s complete business needs with transformative solutions and tailored unified communications and collaboration offerings that enable people to work and collaborate better," said Ron Myers, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Channels, Polycom. "We congratulate ScanSource Communications for their continued excellence."

For more information on ScanSource Communications and Polycom, please visit http://www.scansourcecommunications.com/polycom.

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 & Barcoding delivers AIDC (automatic identification and data capture) and POS (point-of-sale) solutions; Catalyst Telecom 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.

About Polycom

Polycom is the global leader in open standards-based unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) solutions for voice and video collaboration, trusted by more than 415,000 customers around the world. Polycom solutions are powered by the Polycom® RealPresence® Platform, comprehensive software infrastructure and rich APIs that interoperate with the broadest set of communication, business, mobile and cloud applications and devices to deliver secure face-to-face video collaboration in any environment. Polycom and its ecosystem of over 7,000 partners provide truly unified communications solutions that deliver the best user experience, highest multi-vendor interoperability, and lowest TCO. Visit www.polycom.com or connect with us on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to learn how we’re pushing the greatness of human collaboration forward.

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