News | January 28, 2014

Scansource Security To Offer Comprehensive Access Control Solutions

ScanSource Security, a value-added distributor of physical security products and a business unit of ScanSource, Inc., is pleased to announce that it can now provide a comprehensive access control solution to its reseller and dealer partners through products from ASSA ABLOY, Axis Communications, HID Global and Securitron.

By offering these products, resellers are able to deliver a complete open network-based access control solution to their end-user customers. The solution includesAxis Communications’ newAXISA1001 Network Door Controller,ASSA ABLOY's HES electric strikes and other entry hardware, HID Global cards and readers, and Securitron’s electromagnetic locks, exit bars and devices.

“The access control market is migrating from analog to network-based products, and, with our experience and leadership in this market, offering a comprehensive access control solution from these manufacturers, coupled with our value-added services and tools, will enable our resellers to deliver high-quality products and support to their end-user customers – all from one source,” said Christie Hamberis, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Security.

“The access control market is stuck in a closed, proprietary, analog world. With the launch of the AXIS A1001, we aim to revolutionize the industry just as we did in video surveillance through open, IP-based technologytoenable integrators to build flexible access control solutions for their customers,” said Bruce Stewart, business development manager, Access Control, Axis Communications, Inc. “Thanks to open architecture, PoE support and Axis’ deep software partnerships, integrators now have ‘one controller in the van’ to design everything from a single-door solution to an enterprise-sized system that can integrate with other security platforms.

For more information, visit http://www.scansourcesecurity.com/en/products/access-control-and-id/.

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, focusing on point-of-sale (POS) and barcode, communications and physical security solutions. ScanSource’s teams provide value-added services and operate from two technology segments, Worldwide Barcode & Security and Worldwide Communications & Services. ScanSource is committed to helping its reseller customers choose, configure, and deliver the industry’s best products across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company ranks #711 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.

SOURCE: ScanSource, Inc.

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