March Networks Announces Distribution Partnership with ScanSource Security

OTTAWA, April 6 /CNW/ - March Networks® (TSX: MN) is pleased to announce a distribution agreement with ScanSource Security that will provide security dealers across North America with expanded access to March Networks' highly scalable and open-standards Command video management platform, high-definition IP cameras, encoders, hybrid recorders and advanced business intelligence applications.

ScanSource Security is a value-added physical security distributor recognized industry-wide for its commitment to serving its reseller customers exclusively and never selling to end users. The agreement, which takes effect on May 1, 2011, allows ScanSource Security reseller customers to immediately access March Networks' complete IP video solutions used by some of the world's largest commercial and government organizations to enhance security, improve operational efficiency and increase return on investment.

The agreement also enables March Networks' Certified Solution Provider community to take advantage of ScanSource Security's comprehensive sales, marketing and logistics services. ScanSource Security offerings include network assessments, wireless site surveys, custom configuration, technical support, financial programs and competitive pricing, plus education and training opportunities that help security dealers expand their overall IP video knowledge. In addition, ScanSource Security's world-class logistics will provide customers with well-maintained quantities of in-stock March Networks inventory, orderable online and largely available for same-day shipping.

"We are excited about adding March Networks to our offering of best-of-breed video surveillance manufacturers," said Tony Sorrentino, Vice President of Sales, ScanSource Security.  "Their intelligent video management solutions, combined with our sales, support, logistics and value-added services, should help solution providers more efficiently and profitably deploy March Networks solutions."

"We are pleased to partner with ScanSource Security, which has the industry knowledge and technical depth we were looking for to effectively support our innovative product portfolio," said Daniel Pulskamp, Executive Vice President of Sales, March Networks. "The company's scalable distribution model is also consistent with our focus on rapid expansion throughout North America, working with an extensive security provider network to deliver our advanced IP video solutions to customers."

Security dealers are invited to learn more about the companies' partnership on Wednesday, April 6, at 2:00 p.m. PT in Titian Room 2202, during March Networks' See More Cinema series at the ISC West International Security Conference and Exposition. March Networks and ScanSource Security representatives will also be available to provide further information at the March Networks Booth 23068 throughout the exhibition, happening April 6 to 8, at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV.

Security dealers may also contact March Networks directly by calling 1.866.563.5564 or emailing info@marchnetworks.com, or contact ScanSource Security at 1.800.964.8994 or sales@scansourcesecurity.com.

About March Networks
March Networks® (TSX:MN) is a leading provider of intelligent IP video solutions. For more than a decade, the company has helped some of the world's largest commercial and government organizations transition from traditional CCTV to advanced surveillance technologies used for security, loss prevention, risk mitigation and operational efficiency. Its highly scalable and easy to use Command video management platform incorporates a web-based client interface to enable rapid system deployment and complete system control. It is complemented by the company's portfolio of high-definition IP cameras, encoders, video analytics and hybrid recorders, as well as outstanding professional and managed services. March Networks systems are delivered through an extensive distribution and partner network in more than 50 countries. For more information, please visit www.marchnetworks.com.

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is the leading international distributor of specialty technology products, consisting of seven sales units in North America, Latin America and Europe. ScanSource POS and Barcoding in North America, Latin America and Europe delivers AIDC and POS solutions; Catalyst Telecom in the US, and ScanSource Communications in North America and Europe, provide voice, video and converged communications equipment; and ScanSource Security in North America offers physical security solutions. Founded in 1992, the company ranks #881 on the Fortune 1000.  For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit www.scansourceinc.com.

*MARCH NETWORKS, March Networks Command and the MARCH NETWORKS logo are trademarks of March Networks Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. 

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For further information:

MEDIA INQUIRIES: 
Erica Miskew
March Networks
+1 613.591.8228 x5760
emiskew@marchnetworks.com

Melissa Andrews
ScanSource, Inc.
+1 864.286.4425
melissa.andrews@scansource.com

INVESTOR INQUIRIES: 
Simon Gwatkin
March Networks
+1 613.271.5978
sgwatkin@marchnetworks.com

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