AVAD Partners with PSA Security Network to Offer Enhanced Dealer Support

AVAD to introduce security systems integrators to unique dealer programs and the custom AV installation industry's best roster of brands at PSA-TEC 2010

AVAD LLC, North America's leading distributor of custom electronics, has announced it has partnered with PSA Security Network, the world's largest electronic security cooperative, to offer PSA security systems integrators access to a complete array of security, residential AV and commercial AV products and support programs available at AVAD. To kick off the new partnership, AVAD will present at PSA -TEC 2010, PSA's annual trade show featuring the security industry's top product suppliers and educational opportunities held May 24 -26 in Rosemont, Ill.


"AVAD is deeply committed to providing integrators with the best in products and support," said Jim Annes, vice president and general manager of AVAD. "Through our partnership with PSA Security Network, AVAD is now bringing its unique service offerings -including 26 US locations, fully -stocked showrooms, in -depth training opportunities, unique dealers programs and the industry's most respected roster of security, residential AV and commercial AV brands -to PSA owners and customers."

"We are pleased to welcome AVAD as our newest PSA Security Network Vendor Partner," said Bill Bozeman, president and CEO, PSA Security Network. "We choose our vendor partners carefully according to the changing and ongoing needs of our owners and customers. AVAD is a great addition to PSA's vendor mix and provides our members and their customers with outstanding technologies for integrated systems."

PSA Security Network is the recognized leader in promoting growth of security systems integrators by providing access to more than 200 manufacturers and service providers. PSA Security Network provides integrators with the educational, financial and other resources they need to manage and grow their businesses. Together, AVAD and PSA Security Network will partner to develop and host a series of regional training events.

AVAD will demonstrate how "One Call Does it All" for complete product solutions for security, home theater, home automation, commercial AV, distributed audio/video, lighting controls, HVAC, central vacuum and more at PSA -TEC 2010. Every year, PSA -TEC brings together thousands of security systems integrators and vendors for in -depth training and highly -effective networking opportunities to help build profitable business opportunities.

For more information on AVAD and PSA Security Network, visit www.avad.com and www.psasecurity.com.

Talking Points
AVAD has announced it has partnered with PSA Security Network, the world's largest electronic security cooperative.
AVAD's partnership with PSA will offer PSA members access to a complete array of security, residential AV and commercial AV products and support programs available at AVAD.
AVAD will present at PSA -TEC 2010, PSA's annual trade show held May 24 -26 in Rosemont, Ill. featuring the security industry's top product suppliers and educational opportunities.

About AVAD LLC
AVAD LLC, a wholly -owned subsidiary of Ingram Micro Inc., is the most complete custom electronics provider in North America. Offering customers the most trusted brands, AVAD stocks complete systems solutions for home theater, home automation, pro AV, lighting controls, security, distributed A/V, central vacuum, HVAC and more. Further, the company is dedicated to dealer education, training and skill advancement, as evidenced by AVAD University's over 450 online and classroom continuing education classes held each year. AVAD ensures just -in -time delivery from each of its 28 North American facilities.

Product lines that AVAD distributes and supports include: APC, Artison, Aton, Atlantic Technology, B&K Components, Bogen, Bose, Calrad, C.O.P.S. Monitoring, Crestron, Crown International, dbx Professional, Denon Pro, DirtDevil, DSC, Dymo/RhinoPRO, Draper, Gefen, HAI, iPort, JBL Pro, JDSU, JVC Professional Products, Key Digital, Lutron, Luxul Wireless, Marantz, MartinLogan, Middle Atlantic, NetStreams, Niles Audio, OmniMount, Onkyo, OnQ, Optoma, Panamax, Panasonic Phones, Parasound, Peerless, Philips, Polk Audio, Pro -Connect, Pro -Flex, Rockustics, RTI, Samsung, Screen Innovations, Sharp, SIRIUS|XM, Speco Technologies, Sunbrite, TiVo, TZ, URC, Velodyne, ZeeVee and more.

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About PSA Security Network ®
PSA Security Network (www.psasecurity.com) is the world's largest electronic security cooperative with owners and customers responsible for over $2 billion annually in security, fire, and life safety installations. These leading security systems integrators specialize in the design, installation, integration, and maintenance of access control, video surveillance, intrusion detection, fire, and life safety systems.

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AVAD Contact:
Steve Honig, Senior Manger of Marketing and Training
AVAD
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