SCANSOURCE SECURITY ANNOUNCES 2011 IP WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE
GREENVILLE, SC - February 17, 2011 - ScanSource Security, a wholly owned subsidiary of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), and leading distributor of physical security solutions, has announced the schedule for its 2011 IP Workshops.
The one-day training and networking events provide dealers with an introduction to IP Network infrastructure and the fundamentals of network-based video surveillance solutions during classroom sessions and vendor presentations. What’s more, the latest products, solutions and programs available from the industry’s leading manufacturers are on display at an evening reception and expo sponsored by more than 20 ScanSource Security manufacturer partners. Dealers can attend the entire workshop or only the sessions that fit their business’ needs.
In addition, dealers who attend all training segments will earn up to six BICSI continuing education credits, which help them to document professional development activities, as well as demonstrate their commitment to staying abreast of developments in a rapidly changing industry. BICSI is a professional association supporting the information technology systems industry.
The 2011 Workshops kicked off successfully in Charlotte, NC. Said Emily Mills with Mpact Systems, a ScanSource Communications reseller partner and Charlotte attendee, "Although we primarily sell VoIP and videoconferencing systems, we've become very interested in the opportunities in IP Video Surveillance. Today was very helpful in getting us started down this path.”
Bill Wells, Aim Integrators, a ScanSource Security reseller partner, added, "It was the best training event I've ever been to. Everything about the day was terrific."
The remaining 2011 schedule is:
Dallas, TX - Wednesday, March 23
Jersey City, NJ -Tuesday, May 3
Minneapolis, MN -Wednesday, August 10
Irvine, CA - Wednesday, October 5
Tampa, FL -Tuesday, November 15
“We have had an incredible response to our IP Workshops since their inception in 2007 and are thrilled that our Charlotte workshop was filled to capacity. And over the years, we have continued to evolve the event so that it best meets the changing needs of the industry, providing the most up-to-date information on IP security, while also offering insight into the cutting-edge solutions available in the market today,” said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of sales, ScanSource Security. “Our dealers have seen great value in these events and walk away with the knowledge they need be successful in today’s security industry.”
Presenting sponsors include Axis Communications and Cisco. For more information on all sponsors and to register for the IP Workshops, please visit www.scansourcesecurity.com/ipworkshops
ScanSource Security exclusively serves the reseller community and is committed to never competing with its dealer or reseller partners. The company offers access control, surveillance/CCTV, wireless infrastructure, and identification products. ScanSource Security also provides competitive pricing; free ground shipping; products in stock and ready to ship from a centralized location, allowing for improved efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and highly trained sales representatives and technical support specialists with extensive product knowledge.
About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products for resellers in North America, Latin America and Europe.
ScanSource POS & Barcoding delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom and ScanSource Communications provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security offers physical security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #881 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit www.scansourceinc.com