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GREENVILLE, SC - March 03, 2008 - ScanSource, Inc., {Nasdaq: SCSC}, a leading international value-added distributor of specialty technology products, has entered into an agreement with PC4, a wholesale distributor of point-of-sale (POS) hardware, to purchase certain assets of the company, including PC4’s commercial POS product inventory.

Through this acquisition, PC4’s customers will now have access to the industry’s most comprehensive menu of value-added services, as well as the first-class logistics services on which ScanSource has built its business. ScanSource is committed to delivering the highest-quality POS products and solutions to resellers, while helping them to grow their businesses with education and training programs, industry leading pre- and post-sale technical support, system integration services and marketing support.

PC4 is owned by the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA), the industry association for retail technology. PC4’s commercial POS revenues were approximately $8 million a year.

“PC4 has performed a valuable role in the POS channel,” said Jeff Yelton, president of ScanSource POS and Barcoding. “This investment is part of our commitment to growing the indirect retail channel. We are excited about working with the POS resellers represented by PC4; our goal is to provide these and other resellers with the tools, services and support they need to build their businesses. In addition, we hope they benefit from access to the world's largest POS product inventories, world-class logistics provided through our new state-of-the-art distribution center in Southaven, MS, and our first-class sales and technical support teams.”

“When our members approved the industry association initiative in 2006 we recognized changes would be required at PC4," said Bob Bauer, president, PC4 Board of Directors and president, Business Machines Company, Inc. "We are thrilled to work with ScanSource as we transition out of the finished goods distribution business, and appreciate having a partner with their capabilities and resources among our supporters as we continue the evolution of the RSPA. We have no doubt our customers will get a warm reception and excellent customer experience during the transition."

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About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. {NASDAQ:SCSC} is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products. The Company markets specialty technologies through four sales units: ScanSource POS and Barcoding [automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products]; Catalyst Telecom (Avaya communications products); ScanSource Communications (video conferencing, telephony and communications 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 #956 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit