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Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. Names David Hartman Regional Vice President, Dealer Sales, Midwest

Ramsey, N.J. – April 14, 2008 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced that David Hartman has been named Regional Vice President, Dealer Sales, Midwest.  Hartman will report directly to Alan Nielsen, Executive Vice President, Dealer Sales and Administration.

In the position, Hartman will be responsible for managing all aspects of Konica Minolta dealer business within the newly formed Midwest Region. Hartman joins Konica Minolta from Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. where he held various executive positions including his most recent position as Vice President of Subsidiary and Distributor Sales.

"David brings more than three decades of industry experience in creating and growing revenue for our dealers and partners," said Rick Taylor, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  "We look forward to having him join our organization to further establish our market leading position."


Avnet to Distribute eCopy Products

Brussels and London, April 14, 2008 – Avnet Technology Solutions, a value-added distributor of enterprise computing products, and eCopy, Inc., a provider of document imaging solutions that integrate paper documents into business software applications, today announced a distribution agreement for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). The agreement enables Avnet to distribute eCopy document imaging products to its extensive group of channel partners.



Initially, eCopy software will be available through Avnet to its channel partners in the U.K., where Avnet is the largest distributor of standalone document scanners for the office. Avnet will then extend distribution of eCopy software by country throughout EMEA.


Canon U.S.A.'s New PIXMA iP100 Mobile Printer Appeals to Today's On-the-Go Lifestyle

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 14, 2008 – Today's mobile professional has more pressure than ever to be able to conduct business almost anywhere. The new PIXMA iP100 Mobile Printer from Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, not only can address printing needs on-the-go, but can also deliver high-quality text and graphics for printing a last-minute business presentation. It affords users the ability to print beautiful borderless color photos from the car or even at the beach. Continuing Canon's history of outstanding quality in the mobile printer category, this printer has increased color resolution with faster printing speeds than previous models, while offering a number of accessories that make it easier to conduct business outside of the office. The lightweight Canon PIXMA iP100 Mobile Printer fits easily onto a desk with limited space or into a carry-on making it the perfect laptop companion for business or personal travel.

With size being just one-half of the story, today's on-the-go professional demands the highest level of quality and convenience to meet the demands of business. The PIXMA iP100 Mobile Printer's new sleek and stylish design has a number of new exclusive features including increased color resolution to a maximum 9600 x 2400 dpi1, the first-ever mobile printer to have a minimum one picoliter droplet size, and increased print speed as well. In addition, there will be two black inks, one a pigment-based black ink that delivers laser-like sharp text and another for printing rich photos. The overall size of the pigment black ink tank has been increased by 50%, reducing the risk of running out of ink during a last-minute project. A Canon first in the mobile printer category will be the addition of Auto Image Fix technology. When using a laptop, this technology automatically analyzes and categorizes the scenes in photographs and optimizes print output for each individual scene in accordance with the scene type, such as Portrait, Scenery, Snapshot, etc.


Richard Bosworth has joined NSi as Chief Sales Officer

Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 13, 2008 -- Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), a leading provider of distributed content capture and business automation solutions, today announced that Richard Bosworth has joined the company as Chief Sales Officer. With more than 25 years of experience in executive leadership and sales roles, Mr. Bosworth is ideally suited to lead NSi's sales force, as well as to directly contribute to the company's overall growth.

Mr. Bosworth has held senior management positions at a number of high profile technology companies, including View Tech, Picture Tel, MISI. In addition, Mr. Bosworth was Vice President of Sales at Kofax Image Products, DICOM Group (DCM.L), where he increasd revenues from $6MM to $100MM+ while delivering over 31 quarters of growth and expanding software sales channels by 500%.


FMAudit Connects Dealers With Their Customers

JEFFERSON CITY, MO - April 10, 2008 - With the official release Adaptive Service Management™ (ASM), FMAudit connects office equipment and product supply dealers with their customers.  ASM is a complimentary component to automated meters, allowing dealers to automate supplies replenishment.  ASM is comprised of an upgrade to Onsite v2.0 for end-user data collection and a new ASM module for the dealer hosted Central Enterprise.



"In anticipation of our new release, we've already signed up an impressive 90 dealers in the past 6 months." stated Kevin Tetu, President and CEO of FMAudit. "We were reassured that our 2 years of hard work and sizable financial investment was the correct one when we learned that a vast majority of these dealers were making the move to FMAudit from another solution."


Sagem-Interstar to launch industry-leading IP fax solution for the Cisco ISR

Montreal, Canada, April 10, 2008 – Sagem-Interstar Inc. (Sagem Communications), the global leader in advanced fax solutions for IP networks (www.faxserver.com), today launched the world’s first IP fax software solution running on the Cisco Application eXtension Platform (AXP) for the Cisco Integrated Services Router (ISR). The XMediusFAX solution is being announced this week at the Cisco Partner Summit in Honolulu, April 8–11, 2008 at the Hawaii Convention Center. The IP fax solution enables enterprise users to send and receive faxes from desktops, email and Web applications, MFPs and mobile devices at anytime from anywhere. Sagem-Interstar also announced it has joined the Cisco Technology Developer Program as a Cisco AXP partner.


Ricoh Americas Corporation Unveils The Aficio MP 6000 / MP 7000 / MP 8000 Series

West Caldwell, NJ, April 10, 2008 – Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, today launched the Ricoh® AficioÒ MP 6000/ MP 7000/ MP 8000 Series.  These monochrome systems incorporate state-of-the-art copy, usability features, and quick print capabilities as well as advanced technology and security features.  Ideal for mid- to high-volume environments, the Aficio MP 6000/MP 7000/MP 8000 Series provides fast print speeds, superior control and easy-to-use features to help users save time and money.

The Aficio MP 6000/MP 7000/MP 8000 Series replaces the Aficio MP 5500/MP 6500/MP 7500 Series.  To meet the changing needs of the marketplace, Ricoh upgraded the Aficio MP 5500/MP 6500/MP 7500 Series and increased its print speeds to offer users more efficient and productive copiers at an aggressive price point.  With speeds of 60 pages per minute (ppm), 70 ppm and 80 ppm, respectively, the Aficio MP 6000/MP 7000/MP 8000 Series provides users with professional, high-quality, black and white prints.  In addition, quick warm-up times and a single-pass duplexing document feeder that scans up to 75 originals per-minute help accelerate workflow in fast-paced work environments.  Users can also benefit from comprehensive faxing capabilities with the optional facsimile hardware.


IKON Adds KODAK Document Scanners to Its Portfolio

ROCHESTER, NY, (April 9, 2008)—Companies seeking to improve their document management workflow can turn to IKON Office Solutions for KODAK image capture products. IKON, a new national KODAK Authorized Imaging Reseller, now offers KODAK high-end production scanners for customers requiring a high performance image capture system to complete important document-dependent processes.

“Because a variety of workflow challenges may arise when planning a comprehensive document management system, our customers depend on us to develop strategic solutions that integrate the best options of hardware, software and services. Kodak’s production scanners deliver exceptional image quality and innovative features that improve overall productivity,” said Mike Dane, Vice President, Product and Services Marketing, IKON Office Solutions. “Kodak’s image capture products enhance our ability to provide customers with the most options for creating a total solution for minimizing document related costs and maximizing top line performance.”


Kyocera Mita America Launches TCO Tracker Printer Evaluation Tool for its Highly-Successful EcoPro Printer Line

FAIRFIELD, N.J., - April 9, 2008 - Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world’s leading document imaging companies, today launched its innovative TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) Tracker for its line of black and white and color EcoPro printers.  The TCO Tracker™ is an interactive web-based tool that helps businesses compare printer consumable costs such as toner, drums and maintenance kits - across different vendor models.

All TCO Tracker information and pricing is provided by an independent third party, The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research firm, to ensure end-users can best calculate true printer costs and compare competing brands with Kyocera’s EcoPro solutions. 


Stargel Office Solutions Named 2007 Dealer of the Year by Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.

IRVINE, Calif., (April 9, 2008) – Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) proudly announced today that Stargel Office Solutions has captured Toshiba’s “Dealer of the Year” title at the 2008 National Dealer Meeting, held March 3 through 5 at the Four Seasons Resort Aviara in North San Diego, Calif.  This prestigious honor recognizes the one dealer that best represents continued sales success, technical service expertise, and outstanding customer service and satisfaction throughout the previous year.

“We are dedicated to providing our customers with advanced business-enhancing technology and exceptional support, and are thrilled to receive this award recognizing our ongoing efforts,” said Jack Stargel, president, Stargel Office Solutions.  “Being named Toshiba’s Dealer of the Year pays tribute to all of the diligence and dedication put forth by every employee at Stargel Office Solutions.”


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