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Greenville, SC - January 03, 2007 - GREENVILLE, S.C. – January 3, 2007 – ScanSource, Inc., {Nasdaq: SCSC}, a leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has been named to Forbes Magazine’s Platinum 400, Best Big Companies in America list for 2007. Based on its five-year total return percentage of 23.7% as computed by Forbes, ScanSource ranked 6th out of all technology companies and number 131 overall. ScanSource is one of only two technology distributors included in the list and the only specialty technology distributor to make the list.

Forbes Magazine develops its Forbes Platinum 400 list by screening more than 1,000 corporations with $1 billion or more in revenue, using metrics such as the latest 12-month and five-year stock market returns, sales and earnings-per-share growth and debt-to-capital ratios.

“We’re honored to be named one of Forbes’ Best Big Companies for the third straight year,” said Mike Baur, president and CEO, ScanSource, Inc. “To be included on a list with such industry-leading companies is further validation of the hard work of our employees and the loyal support of our manufacturer partners and customers. Our commitment remains the same: to be a true partner to our reseller customers and deliver high-quality products, solutions and services to help them grow their businesses.”

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About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The Company markets specialty technologies through five sales units: ScanSource [automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products]; Catalyst Telecom (Avaya communications products); Paracon (communications products); T2 Supply (video conferencing and telephony products); and ScanSource Security Distribution (electronic security products).

ScanSource serves the North America marketplace and has an international segment, which sells AIDC and POS products, in Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #982 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit