In a move that greatly expands the international distributor’s product offerings, ScanSource Security Distribution, a sales unit of ScanSource Inc., Greenville, S.C., partnered with Panasonic, Secaucus, N.J., to distribute the company’s line of video surveillance solutions ranging from analog-based systems to IP video security systems.

“Panasonic Security Systems is pleased to work with ScanSource Security, a specialty technology products distributor,” commented Keith Ridings, national sales manager at Panasonic Security Systems. “ScanSource Security’s exceptional capabilities and commitment to the security marketplace, combined with Panasonic’s innovative and intelligent technology, will create a strong team providing an enhanced business relationship to a larger dealer and reseller base.”

Through this partnership, ScanSource Security’s reseller customers have access to Panasonic’s range of video surveillance and security products, including the company’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 Panasonic’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.

“Panasonic is a leader in bringing IP-enabled security solutions to the market,” said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security Distribution. “At 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.”

ScanSource Security Distribution offers access control, surveillance/ CCTV, intrusion, fire and identification products exclusively to the reseller community.