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Coffee with Craig and James Episode 136: ScanSource 'NewCo'

In this episode of the Channel Futures podcast, Craig and James get reaction to ScanSource's controversial plan to create a customer-facing agency.

Craig Galbraith, Editorial Director

April 19, 2024

49 Min Listen

Distributor ScanSource created quite a stir at the 2024 Channel Partners Conference & Expo when it formally announced plans to create a subsidiary that will operate alongside Intelisys, its tech services distributor company.

Immediately, social media lit up with concerns that technology advisors who work with Intelisys might have more competition as a result, and that potentially their customer data could be exposed to a new rival.

But is that concern overblown? In this episode of the Channel Futures podcast, we talk with one consultant and one longtime Intelisys partner who consider both sides of this issue.

Check out the archive of Coffee with Craig and James podcasts here.

About the Author(s)

Craig Galbraith

Editorial Director, Channel Futures

Craig Galbraith is the editorial director for Channel Futures, joining the team in 2008. Before that, he spent more than 11 years as an anchor, reporter and managing editor in television newsrooms in North Dakota and Washington state. Craig is a proud Husky, having graduated from the University of Washington. He makes his home in the Phoenix area.

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