Sagem-Interstar announces new Cisco UCM 6.1 support using SIP trunking

Montreal, Canada, March 17, 2008 – Sagem-Interstar Inc. (Sagem Communications), the global leader in advanced fax solutions for IP networks, announced today that its new XMediusFAX 5.5.2 fax server will support Cisco Unified Communication Manager, version 6.1, using SIP trunking. This will enable SIP deployments to be standardized across the network, thereby ensuring higher interoperability with SIP providers.

Sagem-Interstar’s ( XMediusFAX Release 5.5.2 will be showcased at this week’s VoiceCon Orlando 2008 event (Booth 1212), which highlights how to build and leverage unified enterprise communications. VoiceCon is being held March 17–20 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center, Orlando, FL.

New B930 Series from OKI Printing Solutions Delivers Fast, Feature-Rich Monochrome Printing at Best-in-Class1 Price

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., March 13, 2008 - OKI Data Americas, which markets its products under the OKI® Printing Solutions brand, today launched the B930 Series providing large workgroups with fast monochrome printing speeds, advanced media functionality, superior finishing options, and large paper capacity at an industry-leading value. Ideal for back office and front office applications, the new B930 Series is the solution designed specifically for businesses that have heavy printing loads and require a reliable workhorse to consistently support their everyday use.

Ricoh Introduces the Aficio MP 2550B/MP 2550 and MP 3350B/MP 3350 Digital Imaging Systems

West Caldwell, NJ, March 13, 2008 - Ricoh Americas Corporation, the leading provider of digital office equipment, today introduced the Aficio MP 2550B/MP 2550 and MP 3350B/MP 3350 Digital Imaging Systems. Ideal for small and mid-sized businesses, the MP 2550 and MP 3350 models have color scanning capabilities that produce clear images, store documents securely and boost productivity and efficiency.

The MP 2550/MP 3350 models are replacing the MP 2510 and the MP 3010. The Aficio MP 2550 and MP 3350 come standard with monochrome printing, copying and color and black-and-white scanning capabilities out of the box in two pre-configured models - the SP and SPF (the SPF includes faxing capabilities). The Aficio MP 2550B and MP 3350B come with copying capabilities and have a flexible upgrade path which includes monochrome printing, scanning and faxing that allows features to be added as users' document management needs evolve over time.

Samsung Launches MFP Certified Partner Program

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 12, 2008 - Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the world's second largest manufacturer of laser printer engines, expands its business printer programs with the introduction of the MFP (Multi Function Printer) Certified Partner Program (MCP).  This new channel program, announced today at the spring Press and Reseller Summit in New York City, offers Samsung's strategic channel partners optimal printing products, services, and support.

Samsung Introduces Environment-Friendly Printer Program

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y., March 12, 2008 - Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the world's second largest manufacturer of laser printers, today announced the launch of PrintCycleTM at the spring Press and Reseller Summit in New York City.  PrintCycleTM is a printing and toner recycling program aimed at businesses that want to help protect the environment. This latest program is part of Samsung's newly redesigned PrintCentivesTM campaign, offering increased benefits and convenience to the end-user through their participating Samsung Reseller.As part of Samsung's ongoing effort to reduce the consumption of natural resources, PrintCycleTM will offer participating businesses a three-year product refresh, along with a toner purchase and recycle program. This program extends the already environmentally friendly functions of the printers, such as duplexing and toner saving features that are standard on the professional products offered through this program.

Canon imagePRESS C6000 Digital Press Wins 2008 OnDemand Best of Show Award

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., March 11, 2008 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in document imaging and office solutions, is proud to announce that the Canon imagePRESS C6000 digital press received the Best of Show Award in the Process Color Digital Printing Equipment category at this year's third annual ON DEMAND Best of Show Awards.

Building upon the success of its revolutionary imagePRESS C7000VP digital press, at this year's ON DEMAND Expo, Canon expanded its line of digital presses with the introduction of the imagePRESS C6000. The new imagePRESS C6000 provides entry level production environments a level of quality, speed and versatility never before available at such an attractive price point, making this press the best value in the market.

I.R.I.S and eCopy Extend Relationship to Bring Advanced Document Services to eCopy Open Platform

Brussels and London, March 11, 2008 – I.R.I.S. Group (Euronext Brussels: IRI) and eCopy, Inc. today announced the companies have extended their relationship so all I.R.I.S. intelligent document recognition (IDR) technologies will be available on the eCopy Open Platform (eOP) document imaging software architecture. The initial results of this close collaboration will enable eCopy customers to purchase two I.R.I.S. software applications as add-on products to eCopy ShareScan document imaging software.

The first I.R.I.S. technologies available on eOP will include image enhancement, image cleanup, advanced compression, bar code recognition and automated metadata capture. These advanced imaging capabilities are typically associated with production scanning operations that require highly-trained document imaging specialists. I.R.I.S and eCopy are bringing these technologies out of the back office, making them available to front office workers.

Colortrac Production Plant Awarded ISO14001 Certificate

St Ives, Cambridgeshire, UK.,10th March 2008 - Colortrac UK, the leading wide format color scanner innovator, reports that its Colortrac Imaging Systems (SuZhou) subsidiary, the manufacturer of Colortrac SmartLF large format scanner main assemblies, has been awarded an ISO14001 Certificate. This is a voluntary Environmental Management System which requires constant commitment to environment planning and improvement.


The ISO14001 Certificate is No. 08908E0017ROS (29th Feb 2008 to 28th Feb 2011).

DocuWare Group concludes most successful year ever

Newburgh, NY - March 10, 2008 - In 2007 DocuWare won 845 new customers for its integrated document management system - these are 130 more than the previous year. Growing by 14 percent, sales topped the 10 million euro mark, which is approximately 15 million US dollars, for the first time.

The past financial year saw a real upturn in sales. A year after the launch of the DocuWare 5 product generation in 2006, DocuWare recorded excellent results with its first successor - DocuWare 5.1. Worldwide sales in the DocuWare group grew by 11 percent, the previous year to 10.5 million euros, almost exclusively from license sales. The project revenue generated from this by partners was around 46 million euros. When adjusted for the exchange rate losses in the US dollar and the British pound, total growth even reached 14 percent. This means that in the twentieth year of the software developer's existence, 2007 has been the most successful year ever. The number of employees has also risen, for the first time, to over 100.

Kyocera Mita America Reaffirms Gold Certified Partner Status In Microsoft Partner Program

FAIRFIELD, New Jersey – March 10, 2008 – Kyocera Mita America, Inc., one of the world's leading document solutions companies, proudly announced today that it has once again obtained Gold Certified Partner status in the Microsoft Partner Program. Acquiring a competency in Information Workers Solutions (IWS) and Networking Infrastructure Solutions competency, Kyocera remains dedicated to improving customer productivity in conjunction with streamlining the overall work process.

Achieving the IWS competency allows Kyocera to address key customer challenges through the development of solutions and deployed services based on the 2007 Microsoft Office system and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007. Key benefits include increased employee productivity by simplifying everyday business activities, such as document review and approval, issue tracking and signature collection. Further, IWS allows customers to make well-informed decisions through the consolidation of business-critical information into one central location.