Zultys and Paracon Announce Partnership


Paracon distributor for Zultys' award-winning VoIP products
SUNNYVALE, Calif., October 10, 2005 - Zultys Technologies today announced that it has signed Paracon as one of its newest distributors. A sales unit of ScanSource, Inc., (Nasdaq: SCSC), Paracon is a value-added distributor of converged communications products with its headquarters in Greenville, SC, as well as a sales office in Tempe, AZ. Paracon will distribute Zultys products to authorized value added resellers (VARs) in the USA.

"Paracon is an extremely strong distribution partner with a proven track record of distributing telephony products," said Terry Janocko, Vice President of Channel Management for USA at Zultys. "Paracon has a large base of VARs who can potentially sell our products. Our existing VARs will be pleased with Paracon's ability to stock large quantities of product and their flexible financing options. Our channel presence has seen continued growth, but we know that this relationship will quickly move us to the next level."

As a leading manufacturer of communications equipment for businesses and enterprises, Zultys is able to provide VARs with the ability to capitalize on opportunities across business and enterprise communication environments. Specifically, Zultys resellers benefit from access to priority marketing and sales support, as well as training and certification programs on their products and services. Paracon will be able to provide Zultys resellers with fast delivery, system integration services, online ordering, technical support, pre- and post-sales support, sales training, customer financing, marketing services and education.

"Zultys has developed a feature-rich VoIP product portfolio and is an important addition to Paracon's solutions offering," said Clay Sorensen, president of Paracon. "With their line of powerful IP PBXes and phones, they have a device that will fit any business application. And Zultys' ease of implementation, combined with an efficient, cost-effective certification program, makes the solution provider extremely competitive and profitable in terms of total cost of ownership for their customers. Their PoE switches and battery backup units round out a complete, self-contained solution that our resellers can present to their customers with confidence."

About Zultys Technologies
Incorporated in 2001, Zultys Technologies has its headquarters in Sunnyvale, California. Zultys designs and manufactures products that converge telecommunications and data communications for businesses. Zultys develops its hardware and software specifically to create products that deliver completely integrated solutions, allowing for ease of deployment, management, and use. These products support multiple languages and are based on open standards to ensure interoperability in a network. After installation, productivity increases and operating costs decrease. Zultys sells its products worldwide and has distribution today in 115 countries. For more information on Zultys or its products, access: www.zultys.com.

About ScanSource, Inc.
ScanSource, Inc. is a leading international distributor of specialty technology products, including automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and point-of-sale (POS) products through its ScanSource sales unit; Avaya communications products through its Catalyst Telecom sales unit; communications products from Intel and NEC through its Paracon sales unit; and electronic security products through its ScanSource Security Distribution unit.

The Company serves the North America marketplace and has an international segment, which sells AIDC and POS products in Latin America and Europe. Founded in 1992, the Company markets products from more than 100 technology manufacturers to over 16,000 value-added technology resellers and is committed to empowering them with tools and services designed to help them grow. For more information, call the toll-free sales telephone number at 800.944.2432 or visit www.scansource.com.

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