Canon Returns to Compete in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards with Therefore™

Therefore™ information management software enables you to store, manage and process all kinds of business information efficiently, economically and securely throughout your organization.
Therefore™ information management software enables you to store, manage and process all kinds of business information efficiently, economically and securely throughout your organization.

Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, and a Double Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, in pleased to announce multiple products have been nominated to compete in the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program.

ASTORS Platinum 2018The consumerization of IT is transforming the way workers collaborate and share information, with 68 percent of U.S. chief information officers and senior IT decision makers surveyed citing profitability and productivity as key benefits to utilizing the cloud in business processes over the next two to five years1.

To help businesses better manage operation workflows in this evolving environment, Canon U.S.A. offers Therefore™, an information management, workflow, and business analytics solution that offers multiple features to help ensure that business information is stored in a secure manner.

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What is Therefore™?

Whether you import and integrate, share and compare, store and retrieve, or distribute and print documents, Therefore™ gives you and your employees the opportunity to access and work with needed information in an easy and quick way.

Therefore™ revolutionizes the way information is managed and shared in your business.

No more missing information.

No wasting time looking for documents.

Just fast, efficient information flow that gives you a productive business edge.

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Therefore™ makes certain that business information is correctly backed up with the ability to audit the information, and can only be accessed by company-authorized employees and those given access through a secure portal.

Each document saved to Therefore™ automatically gets signed with a digital signature to verify every time the document is retrieved to ensure its authenticity.

Documents are never kept in the database; they are moved to primary and backup storage.

System permissions make sure only authorized users have access to the system.

Store, manage, process and analyze all kinds of business information throughout your organization.

Further, with its mobile app and web access, employees can continue to access their business documents and process their workflows without the need to save paper documents locally or save them outside the network.

And in the end, the organization can pull business analytics based on saved documents, index information and workflows to use the information as an asset and make intelligent business decisions.

What can you expect from Therefore™?

You can expect a tailor-made workflow system that captures, manages and distributes information throughout your organization.

Therefore™ offers: Higher productivity, lower document-related operating costs, real-time and secure web access to company information, enhanced business process management, faster response times and improved customer service.

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Therefore™ includes a multi-language feature, allows for cloud collaboration with popular EFSS providers like Box®2 and OneDrive®3, as well as a bi-directional Therefore™ Portal for customers where they can both upload and access information to folders that they have access to, based on their login credentials.

The solution’s direct integration with Canon’s award-winning document capture and distribution software, uniFLOW, allows for the automation of many common customer workflows, such as paperwork related to invoice processing, purchase-to-pay, HR onboarding, sales order processing, general business communications, and approval processes.therefore-facts

Additional benefits of Therefore™ include direct access to office documents from Therefore™ Navigator, the ability to edit documents in Therefore™ Web Access, the capability to integrate with compatible DocuSign® software, new index data types, and the ability to stamp PDF documents automatically in workflow.

In addition, Therefore™ Online comes preconfigured with six horizontally focused folders with 21 categories with index values.

This enterprise information management, automation, and business analytics solution minimizes the complexity often associated with typical information management solutions.

Therefore™ is now available for purchase through Canon authorized dealer channels and Canon Solutions America. Prices are set by dealers and may vary.

Canon U.S.A. Competes in 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program

Canon U.S.A.

2018 ASTORS Platinum

  • Best Data Storage Security Solution

  • Therefore™ Information Mgmt, Workflow & Business Analytics


2018 ASTORS Gold

  • Best Access Control & Authentication System

  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE + uniFLOW + imageWARE Secure Audit Manager

  • *Canon U.S.A. was also recognized in the 2017 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program.

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program is specifically designed to honor distinguished government and vendor solutions that deliver enhanced value, benefit and intelligence to end users in a variety of government, homeland security and public safety vertical markets.

William "Bill" Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will speak at the 2019 'ASTORS' Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center (Courtesy of Teneo Risk)
Bill Bratton, former police commissioner of the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Boston Police Department (BPD) and former chief of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD), will speak at the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Luncheon at ISC East 2019, on Wednesday, November 20th, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center (Courtesy of Teneo Risk)

The 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Program drew an overwhelming response from industry leaders with a record high number of corporate and government nominations received, as well as record breaking ‘ASTORS’ Presentation Luncheon Attendees, with top firms trying to register for the exclusive high – end luncheon and networking opportunity – right up to the event kickoff on Wednesday afternoon, at the ISC East registration!

Over 130 distinguished guests representing National, State and Local Governments, and Industry Leading Corporate Firms, gathered from across North America, Europe and the Middle East to be honored among their peers in their respective fields which included:


  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • The Federal Protective Service (FPS)
  • Argonne National Laboratory
  • The Department of Homeland Security
  • The Department of Justice
  • The Security Exchange Commission Office of Personnel Management
  • U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • Viasat, Hanwha Techwin, Lenel, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, Verint, Canon U.S.A., BriefCam, Pivot3, Milestone Systems, Allied Universal, Ameristar Perimeter Security and More!

The Annual ‘ASTORS’ Awards is the preeminent U.S. Homeland Security Awards Program highlighting the most cutting-edge and forward-thinking security solutions coming onto the market today, to ensure our readers have the information they need to stay ahead of the competition, and keep our Nation safe – one facility, street, and city at a time.

The 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program is Proudly Sponsored by ATI SystemsAttivo NetworksAutomatic Systems, and Desktop Alert.

Time is Running Out to Enter the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland SecurityAwards at


Comprehensive List of Categories Include:

Access Control/ Identification Personal/Protective Equipment Law Enforcement Counter Terrorism
Perimeter Barrier/ Deterrent System Interagency Interdiction Operation Cloud Computing/Storage Solution
Facial/IRIS Recognition Body Worn Video Product Cyber Security
Video Surveillance/VMS Mobile Technology Anti-Malware
Audio Analytics Disaster Preparedness ID Management
Thermal/Infrared Camera Mass Notification System Fire & Safety
Metal/Weapon Detection Rescue Operations Critical Infrastructure
License Plate Recognition Detection Products And Many Others!

Don’t see a Direct Hit for your Product, Agency or Organization?

Submit your category recommendation for consideration to Michael Madsen, AST Publisher at:

2018 Champions Edition

See the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Champions Edition – ‘Best Products of 2018 ‘ Year in Review’ for in-depth coverage of the outstanding products and services of firms receiving American Security Today’s 2018‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards.’

Enter today to Maximize Media Coverage of your Products and Services, and Get the Recognition Your Organization Deserves!

And be sure to Register Early for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Awards Presentation Luncheon at ISC East 2019 to ensure your place at this limited- space event!

Why the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program?

Kristen Goldberg, Director, Marketing and Product Planning at Canon USA, accepting a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award at ISC East
Kristen Goldberg, Director, Marketing and Product Planning at Canon USA, accepting a 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Award at ISC East.

American Security Today’s comprehensive Annual Homeland Security Awards Program is organized to recognize the most distinguished vendors of physical, IT, port security, law enforcement, and first responders, in acknowledgment of their outstanding efforts to ‘Keep our Nation Secure, One City at a Time.’

Why American Security Today?

American Security Today is uniquely focused on the broader Homeland Security & Public Safety marketplace with over 70,000 readers at the Federal, State and local levels of government as well as firms allied to government.

The old traditional security marketplace has been covered by a host of security publications that have changed little over many years.

American Security Today brings forward a fresh compelling look and read with our customized digital publications that provides our readers with solutions to their challenges.

Our Editorial staff provides a full plate of topics for our AST monthly digital editions, AST Website and AST Daily News Alerts.

The editorial calendar and AST’s high drawing website features 23 different Technology and Marketing Sectors such as Access Control, Perimeter Protection, Video Surveillance/Analytics, Airport Security, Border Security, CBRNE Detection, Border Security, Ports, Cybersecurity, Networking Security, Encryption, Law Enforcement, First Responders, Campus Security, Security Services, Corporate Facilities and Emergency Response among others.

These sectors are part of the new integration, where these major applications communicate with one another in a variety of solutions to protect our cities and critical infrastructure.

AST has Expanded readership into vital Critical Infrastructure audiences such as Protection of Nuclear Facilities, Water Plants & Dams, Bridges & Tunnels, and other Potential targets of terrorism.

Other areas of concern include Transportation Hubs, Public Assemblies, Government Facilities, Sporting & Concert Stadiums, our Nation’s Schools & Universities, and Commercial Business Destinations – enticing targets for extremist or lone wolf attacks due to the large number of persons and resources clustered together.

Canon U.S.A., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets.

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With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2018 and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2018.

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1 IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Canon, Digital Transformation & Emerging Technologies: The Canon Office of the Future Survey, Conducted by IDC, December 2017.
2 Canon U.S.A., Inc., through its subsidiary Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), has a strategic partnership with Box and mxHero.
3 Subscription to a third-party cloud service required. Subject to third-party cloud service providers terms and conditions. Neither Canon Inc. nor Canon U.S.A., Inc. represents or warrant any third-party product or feature referenced hereunder.
4 Separate purchase for DocuSign is necessary. Neither Canon Inc. nor Canon U.S.A., Inc. represents or warrants any third-party product or feature referenced hereunder.
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