VIVOTEK, global IP surveillance solution provider, has named ScanSource Inc., a hybrid distributor connecting devices to the cloud and accelerating growth for partners across hardware, SaaS, connectivity and cloud, as its new U.S. and Canadian distributor. Effective immediately, Greenville, S.C.-based ScanSource will carry VIVOTEK’s full line of surveillance solutions.

“As VIVOTEK continues to grow its hardware and software solutions throughout the U.S. and Canada, we need a distributor that knows these markets intimately with a long-proven track record, and ScanSource is that partner,” said David Liu, president of VIVOTEK USA Inc. “We are looking forward to working and growing with ScanSource for years to come.”

For nearly 30 years, ScanSource has connected businesses with technology solutions from the world’s leading suppliers. Today, as a hybrid distributor, ScanSource stays on top of emerging technologies to help its partners discover new opportunities in ever-changing markets.

“VIVOTEK has an impressive combination of market-leading security solutions, coupled with top-level customer service that our partners expect,” said Brian James, vice president of sales, networking and security for ScanSource. “Our partners are looking for new ways to meet their ever-changing end-customer needs as our markets continue to grow and evolve. We look forward to providing VIVOTEK’s solutions.”

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