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DocuWare Web Client: New Era of Document Management - Completely Maintenance-Free

Newburgh, NY – May 1, 2008 – DocuWare, an integrated document management (IDM) solution provider, has announced a revolutionary Web based document management product: DocuWare Web Client. Functionality and performance that had previously only been possible for users working with Windows Clients is now available to users at any location. User-friendly Web 2.0 technology is the foundation of the new DocuWare Web Client, which allows users to quickly access a central document pool, without the need to install additional software or plug-ins on their local PC.

Whether it’s scanned documents, e-mail, PDFs, Microsoft Office files or even CAD drawings – the new DocuWare Web Client provides quick access through a Web browser to any kind of archived document, from anywhere in the world. If product information, a price list, technical documentation or a contract is needed, all of this data can be searched, displayed, downloaded, stored and edited via the Internet. The Web Client even makes it easy to check the status of an order or shipment from anywhere, at any time.


Ricoh Americas Corporation Acquires Associated Business Systems

West Caldwell, NJ,   May 01, 2008 — Ricoh Americas Corporation, a leading provider of office equipment in the United States, announced today it has acquired Associated Business Systems (ABS), a Ricoh dealer headquartered in Portland, OR. This acquisition signals a major expansion by Ricoh in the Pacific Northwest marketplace.



Effective immediately, Associated Business Systems will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Ricoh Americas Corporation and be known as Associated Business Systems – A Ricoh Company. Craig Knouf, president of ABS will remain in his current position and have day-to-day responsibility for all sales, service and administrative operations. Additionally, Knouf will be responsible for Ricoh Business Solutions (RBS), operations in Oregon and Washington and will work to integrate these operations over the next few months. “We are very pleased to have ABS as a member of the Ricoh Group as we expand our operations in the Pacific Northwest, which has proven to be a most competitive marketplace,” said Kirk Yoshida, chairman and CEO of Ricoh Americas Corporation. “By bringing Craig Knouf into the Ricoh Group, we will have an established and successful business owner overseeing Ricoh operations. Craig has been an outstanding Ricoh dealer and is well positioned to help us grow and succeed in this market,” Yoshida added.


IKON Wins Award from Staples Business Depot in Canada for IKON WebPrint(SM)

MALVERN, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 1, 2008--IKON Office Solutions (NYSE:IKN), the world's largest independent channel for document management systems and services, is pleased to announce that STAPLES Business Depot in Canada recently presented IKON with its Best Category Management for Business Services award at the Staples Global Conference. STAPLES Business Depot honored IKON with the award for IKON WebPrint, a web-based print ordering and workflow solution, which provides the backbone of STAPLES Business Depot online print procurement system.

STAPLES Business Depot utilizes IKON WebPrint in its Canadian operations to provide a tool for customers to submit print requests from their desktops via the STAPLES Canada website to any of the 300 STAPLES Business Depot stores. At the STAPLES Business Depot store, IKON WebPrint is used by employees to retrieve the customer files for printing and to track each print job through production.


Lasermax Roll Systems Announces New High-Speed Stack System at Drupa 2008

Ljungby, Sweden (April 30, 2008) – Lasermax Roll Systems will be demonstrating the first modules of its new LX700 product line for roll-fed digital printers at Drupa 2008. This demonstration will be in their stand B61 in Hall 6 and will showcase significant advances in technology for cutting and stacking forms in-line with the fastest continuous feed digital printers.

“The LX700 product line is being developed to support the increasing requirements of new digital printers and the anticipation of even greater speed increases in the years ahead,” says Bill Carroll, President and CEO for Lasermax Roll Systems. “The system that will be shown in our stand at Drupa also includes several new capabilities for handling lightweight paper in response to increasing needs by our customers.”


Netaphor Software, Inc. Introduces User Tracking with New Version of its Printer Management Software

Irvine, Calif. — (April 30th, 2008) — Netaphor Software, Inc. (www.netaphor.com), a provider of printer management software, today introduced an upgraded version of SiteAudit. SiteAudit version 2.0 is the industry’s first fleet management tool to track both printer and user data without agents, allowing organizations to completely assess and manage the printing environment. With its agent-less architecture, SiteAudit requires no client software, making it easy to deploy and maintain.
SiteAudit 2.0 includes a new Jobs Analysis view, which tracks user printed pages, the applications and documents used, when jobs were printed and to what printer—the Who, What and When of user printer management. It provides all the printer data, analytics, notification and reports for organizations to control costs, support help desk operations and improve printer service.


Océ Extends Industry Leadership with Over 60 Percent of US Continuous Feed Printer Market Share

April 30, 2008 – Trumbull, CT– Océ, an international leader in digital document management and delivery, announced today that it continues its leadership in the continuous feed market for the sixth year in a row, according to recently released InfoTrends data. Statistics in the new InfoTrends report, “U.S. Production Copying & Printing Placements: 2007,” place Océ in the dominant market position in the continuous feed category with over 60 percent of roll-fed printer placements in the United States. Océ has held the top spot in the continuous feed segment since 2003, the first year InfoTrends started tracking market share for this category. The InfoTrends report covers a range of production print equipment, including monochrome, spot color, and process color roll-fed printers. InfoTrends is a leading market research and consulting firm in the digital imaging and document solutions industry.


Incubating Inside Xerox Labs: Innovation that Benefits the Workplace, Healthcare, and the Environment

PALO ALTO, Calif., April 29, 2008  -- From adding intelligence and automation to documents to breaking new frontiers in clean tech and biomedical domains, Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) and its global innovation partners today lifted the curtain on a diverse set of innovative projects being nurtured in laboratories around the world.

"Our mission is to deliver innovations that solve the problems our customers face today while creating visionary technologies for tomorrow and beyond," said Sophie Vandebroek, Xerox chief technology officer and president of the Xerox Innovation Group. "Technology touches our lives in major ways and is core to sustainable global growth. Scientists and engineers at Xerox are inspired by the significant impact their work will continue to have on our customers and our company and on society."


Kyocera Mita America’s Data Security Kit Offers Advanced Encryption and Overwrite Capabilities for Company’s Looking to Protect Their Confidential Information

FAIRFIELD, New Jersey – April 29, 2008 - Kyocera Mita America, one of the world's leading document solutions companies, announced today it has been awarded ISO 15408 Certification for Data Security Kit (C) for their monochrome workgroup multifunctional products. Data Security Kit (C) meets Evaluation Assurance Level 3 (EAL3) requirements, conforming to the standards set forth and known as Common Criteria. With the announcement of this certification, Kyocera is building on its strategy to providing innovative products and solutions that meet the security initiatives and requirements of today’s business. Kyocera is committed to ensuring organizations with ways to best protect their confidential documents, information and assets, while providing a reliable deterrent to unauthorized activity and access. Data Security Kit (C) is the latest security kit option to achieve ISO 15408 certification.


Xerox Raises $1.4 Billion Through Senior Notes Offerings

NORWALK, Conn., April 28, 2008  -- Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) closed today on a $400 million offering of senior unsecured notes due in 2013 bearing a fixed rate coupon of 5.65 percent, and a $1 billion offering of senior unsecured notes due in 2018 and bearing a fixed rate coupon of 6.35 percent.

Proceeds from the offerings will be used to repay the company's borrowings under its 2007 credit facility and for general corporate purposes. The offering follows last week's investment grade credit rating upgrade from Standard and Poor's Rating Services from BBB- to BBB.

SYSPRO - Mid-market DM

SYSPRO has announced the availability of Document Management for SYSPRO, which is described as a cost-effective, "green-minded" solution set that enables mid-market manufacturers to gain new cost and time efficiencies while addressing regulatory compliance mandates.

Document Management for SYSPRO, which is optionally available with enhanced workflow features, enables organizations to access, manage and automate the routing of all digital content, including scanned paper documents, e-mails, faxes, print streams, application files, e-forms, Web content and multimedia files. The offering is embedded into SYSPRO’s standard ERP solution set, enabling workers to access and manage these documents directly from their work screens without leaving their applications.


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