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GREENVILLE, SC - April 02, 2008 - ScanSource Security, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), and leading distributor of electronic security products, has added GE Security, Inc., a wholly owned indirect subsidiary of the General Electric Co. (NYSE: GE), to its line card. ScanSource Security will provide the company’s broad line of security solutions to its dealer partners.

GE Security is an industry leader in the development of innovative, reliable security solutions, enabling ScanSource Security’s dealer partners to have a wide range of options when looking for high-quality, easily managed security solutions for most any application – from education to government to retail.

“GE Security is a valuable partner to ScanSource Security, as they have an extensive product line, a strong position in the market and are committed to manufacturing superior security management systems – all of which will be of great benefit to our dealers as they look to deliver comprehensive, integrated security solutions to their end-user customers,” said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security.

“GE Security is excited to add ScanSource to its list of distribution partners, as they offer us an avenue to reach value-added resellers and IT professionals that we currently do not have access to,” said Tom Minerich, distribution sales manager, GE Security. “We expect this relationship to assist us in building a better distribution model to sell IP-related security products, while also allowing us to work closely with other ScanSource vendors who sell complementary IP-related equipment into this same space.”

ScanSource Security exclusively serves the reseller community and is committed to never competing with its dealer or reseller partners. The company offers access control, surveillance/CCTV, wireless infrastructure, intrusion, and identification products. ScanSource Security also provides competitive pricing; free ground shipping; products in stock and ready to ship from a centralized location, allowing for improved efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and highly trained sales representatives and technical support specialists with extensive product knowledge.

For more information about ScanSource Security, visit

About GE Security
GE Security is a wholly owned subsidiary of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE) focused on communication and information technologies for security, safety and lifestyle enhancements. Security has operations in more than 30 countries and is represented by some of the best-known brand names for intrusion and fire detection, access and building control, video surveillance, explosive and drug detection, key management and , structured wiring. For more information about Security and our product offerings, please visit

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 (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