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GREENVILLE, SC - June 11, 2008 - ScanSource Security, a sales unit of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), and leading distributor of electronic security products, has added Firetide, a leading provider of wireless mesh and access networks, to its line card. By partnering with Firetide, ScanSource Security’s dealer and reseller partners will have access to the company’s industry-leading wireless network solutions.

End users are increasingly seeing the need for secure, high-performing wireless mesh infrastructure and access solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. Firetide’s solutions are especially well suited for video surveillance needs where mobility, rapid deployment, and ease of installation are a necessity. Firetide wireless surveillance networks have been deployed in numerous U.S. cities, including Chicago, Dallas, Phoenix and West Palm Beach, Fla.

“Firetide leads the industry in wireless mesh video solutions, delivering fast throughput, outstanding reliability, and seamless operation – all features our reseller customers are looking to provide to their end-user customers,” said Tony Sorrentino, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security.

“ScanSource’s strength in the IP security space, combined with Firetide’s leadership in wireless video surveillance networks, offers a winning combination to dealers and resellers interested in advanced wireless solutions for public safety and industrial security,” said Arturo Cazares, vice president of worldwide sales, Firetide.

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.

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About Firetide Inc.
Firetide is the leading provider of wireless mesh and access networks that enable concurrent video, voice, and data for municipal, public safety, and enterprise applications. Firetide HotPort® mesh nodes, HotPoint® access points, HotClient™ CPEs, HotView Controller™, and HotView Pro™ network management platform provide a reliable high performance wireless infrastructure and access solution for video surveillance, Internet access, public safety networks and temporary networks wherever rapid deployment, mobility and ease of installation are required. Headquartered in Los Gatos, Calif., Firetide is a privately held company with worldwide product distribution.

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, Inc. serves the North America, Latin America and Europe markets. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #901 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit