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ScanSource New Pan European Value-Added Distributor for Ruckus Wireless Smart Wi-Fi

ScanSource® POS and Barcode, the leading international value-added distributor of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) solutions and services and sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., (NASDAQ: SCSC), has signed an agreement with Ruckus Wireless Inc. to act as a Pan European value-added distributor for Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi products and technology. The new partnership strengthens ScanSource’s offering of complete solutions in the fast-expanding wireless networking and mobile data markets. 

The increased adoption and use of mobile devices, such as smartphones, tablets and laptop computers, is creating significant opportunities for resellers, as they look to deliver scalable, secure, reliable solutions to meet their end-user customers’ needs. ScanSource provides resellers with access to Ruckus ZoneFlex™ indoor and outdoor access points, and best-in-class ZoneDirector™ controllers, software and services. ScanSource also provides education and training, pre-sale support, technical support, and marketing assistance, among other services, to support resellers in offering these Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi solutions to their end-user customers. 

The expansion of the Ruckus relationship in Europe builds on the already-successful alliance between ScanSource and Ruckus in North America. “Ruckus manufactures high-quality wireless solutions that enable our resellers to fulfill growing end-user demand in a variety of vertical markets,” said Maurice van Rijn, managing director, ScanSource POS and Barcode, Europe. “We look forward to providing these solutions to our reseller partners, along with the value-added services and tools that can help them grow and enhance their business.”  

“ScanSource brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in distributing mobility, point-of-sale and barcode solutions to Ruckus,” said James Calderbank, sales director for Ruckus EMEA. “This new relationship will make it easier for specialists in the retail, warehousing and logistics space to integrate Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi technology into their solutions.” 

About Ruckus Wireless
Headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS) is a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market. The company offers a wide range of indoor and outdoor “Smart Wi-Fi” products to mobile carriers, broadband service providers, and corporate enterprises, and has over 48,000 end-customers worldwide. Ruckus technology addresses Wi-Fi capacity and coverage challenges caused by the ever-increasing amount of traffic on wireless networks due to accelerated adoption of mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. Ruckus invented and has patented state-of-the-art wireless voice, video, and data technology innovations, such as adaptive antenna arrays that extend signal range, increase client data rates, and avoid interference, providing consistent and reliable distribution of delay-sensitive multimedia content and services over standard 802.11 Wi-Fi. For more information, visit http://www.ruckuswireless.com.

Ruckus, and Ruckus Wireless are trademarks of Ruckus Wireless, Inc. in the United States and other countries. 

About ScanSource POS and Barcode
ScanSource POS and Barcode is the leading international value-added distributor of automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) solutions, including barcode printers and scanners, touchscreens, POS systems and mobile data terminals. The distributor provides a full suite of value-added services in support of these solutions, including education and training, certification, pre- and post-sale support, technical support, marketing services and financial support. ScanSource POS and Barcode’s vendor partners include Datalogic, Honeywell, Motorola, Toughshield and Zebra. ScanSource POS and Barcode sells only to resellers and is a sales unit of international value-added distributor ScanSource, Inc. [NASDAQ: SCSC].