ScanSource Announces Distribution Agreement with Panasonic
In a move that greatly expands the international distributorâ€™s product offerings, ScanSource Security Distribution, a sales unit of ScanSource Inc., Greenville, S.C., partnered with Panasonic, Secaucus, N.J., to distribute the companyâ€™s line of video surveillance solutions ranging from analog-based systems to IP video security systems.
â€œPanasonic Security Systems is pleased to work with ScanSource Security, a specialty technology products distributor,â€ commented Keith Ridings, national sales manager at Panasonic Security Systems. â€œScanSource Securityâ€™s exceptional capabilities and commitment to the security marketplace, combined with Panasonicâ€™s innovative and intelligent technology, will create a strong team providing an enhanced business relationship to a larger dealer and reseller base.â€
Through this partnership, ScanSource Securityâ€™s reseller customers have access to Panasonicâ€™s range of video surveillance and security products, including the companyâ€™s new and expanded i-Pro Series of intelligent and professional IP/networking solutions, as well as its range of IP remote monitoring solutions for residential and small office/home office use. ScanSource Security also will distribute Panasonicâ€™s cameras and lenses, including the Super Dynamic III (SDIII) intelligent technology line-up of cameras, biometric access control, digital video recorders, management software, lenses and housings, and network interfaces needed to deliver a total physical security solution.
â€œPanasonic is a leader in bringing IP-enabled security solutions to the market,â€ said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security Distribution. â€œAt ScanSource Security, we are committed to helping our resellers grow their business and, for those wanting to offer IP-based security solutions, we believe our partnership with Panasonic will help move them to the next level.â€
ScanSource Security Distribution offers access control, surveillance/ CCTV, intrusion, fire and identification products exclusively to the reseller community.