Digium Signs Distribution Agreement with ScanSource
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 17, 2018—Digium®, Inc., the Asterisk® Company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with ScanSource, a leading global provider of technology products and services. ScanSource provides a complete range of Unified Communications (UC) products and services across multiple vendor partners, providing pre-sale and design consultancy, as well as project implementation and post-installation support. The agreement allows ScanSource to expand its portfolio with Digium’s award-winning Switchvox UC business phone system, as well as Digium IP phones, gateways, and telephony cards to resellers in the US and Canada.
Switchvox provides enterprise-caliber UC features at an all-inclusive low price, making it ideal for small and mid-size companies, contact centers, schools, universities, government, and nonprofit organizations. Adding Switchvox to ScanSource’s portfolio provides the advantage of being able to offer a single solution that is not only affordable, but has the flexibility of being deployed according to an organization’s business needs and will scale as the business grows.
“Digium’s solutions are a valuable addition to our expanding portfolio of UC offerings,” said Yvette McKenzie, vice president of merchandising, ScanSource Communications. “Their experience in delivering UC solutions for the small- and mid-market arena enables us to provide a broader set of high-quality solutions to resellers looking to meet their end-users’ needs in this space. With our collective knowledge and expertise, Digium and ScanSource can provide the solutions, support and services to help our resellers uncover new UC opportunities.”
“We’re excited to work with ScanSource, a respected technology provider. ScanSource’s knowledge and expertise in the UC industry will be a great benefit to Digium’s existing reseller channel,” said Gayle Magee, Director of Worldwide Distribution Sales at Digium. “This partnership also provides the ideal opportunity for traditional Telecom and IT resellers to converge their expertise and drive new revenue from selling Switchvox UC, Digium’s award-winning IP PBX.”
Digium’s 5-Star Partner Program features multiple levels geared toward a partner’s capabilities and business model. The program includes incentives, benefits, training, certification and marketing promotions designed to help authorized Digium resellers gain a competitive advantage in today’s growing business phone system market.
ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC) is a leading global provider of technology products and solutions, focusing on point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and telecom services. ScanSource's teams provide value-added solutions and operate from two segments: Worldwide Barcode, Networking & Security, which includes POS Portal, and Worldwide Communications & Services, which includes Intelisys. ScanSource is committed to helping its customers choose, configure and deliver the industry's best solutions across almost every vertical market in North America, Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, ScanSource was named one of the 2017 Best Places to Work in South Carolina and on FORTUNE magazine's 2018 List of World's Most Admired Companies. ScanSource ranks #647 on the Fortune 1000. For more information, visit www.scansource.com.
Digium®, Inc. provides Asterisk® software, telephony hardware, and on-premises and hosted Switchvox business phone systems that deliver enterprise-class Unified Communications (UC) and UC as a Service (UCaaS) solutions at an affordable price. Digium is the creator, primary developer and sponsor of the Asterisk project; the world’s most widely used open source communications software. Asterisk turns an ordinary computer into a feature-rich communications server. A community of more than 80,000 developers and users worldwide uses Asterisk to create VoIP communication solutions in more than 170 countries. Since 1999, Digium has empowered developers to create innovative communications solutions based on open standards and open source software, providing an alternative to proprietary phone systems. Digium Switchvox Cloud and other cloud-based products and services are offered through Digium Cloud Services, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Digium, Inc. Digium’s business communications products are sold through a worldwide network of reseller partners. More information is available at www.digium.com and www.asterisk.org.
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