Continually providing customers with solutions to help equip them for advancement in a time of digital transformation, Canon U.S.A., who was recently recognized as a Multi-Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program, is emerging as a market leader in all U.S. A3 Copier/MFP segments, according to the IDC U.S. Quarterly Hardcopy Peripherals Tracker, 2018 Q4.
Canon continues to be the only manufacturer to place in the top three in every U.S. market segment analyzed in IDC’s tracker in both A3 and A4 markets, across both monochrome and color.
“These market leadership positions are a reflection of our commitment to developing advanced digital imaging solutions that meet our customer needs,” says Shinichi Yoshida, executive vice president and general manager, Canon U.S.A. Inc.
“We are proud of the achievement and plan to continue showcasing Canon’s role as a leader in the years to come.”
Canon emerged as a market leader in the following segments:
- 2018 Total U.S. A3 Copier/MFP (Monochrome and Color)
- 2018 Total U.S. A3 Copier/MFP (Monochrome)
- 2018 Total U.S. A3 Copier/MFP (Color)
Furthermore, Canon’s evolving imageRUNNER ADVANCE color and monochrome solutions incorporate an array of security features and support cloud connectivity.
(The imageRUNNER ADVANCE Control security video highlights how the new third edition models provide users and administrators with high levels of control over their MFPs, their network communications, and their documents. Courtesy of Canon U.S.A. and YouTube. Posted on Feb 4, 2019.)
The horizontal and vertical specific workflow options built around NT-ware’s uniFLOW, Kofax’s eCopy ShareScan, and Therefore™ also can provide end users the ability to deploy each solution in a variety of configurations ranging from independent installs for smaller businesses to large, integrated solutions crafted to meet the needs of specific enterprises.
(What is Therefore? Therefore is an information management solution for organizations of all sizes looking to bring order and efficiency to their documents and processes. Courtesy of Therefore and YouTube. Posted on Feb 12, 2019.)
Canon U.S.A.’s growth in the monochrome, color, and monochrome and color categories, allow the company to stand out amongst its competitors and highlight Canon’s advancements from 2018, which are well on their way to paving continued success throughout 2019.
The company’s strategic relationships with Box™ and mxHero* also help to bring about new opportunities, changing the way users store, manage, share and collaborate through the cloud with email, paper and digital content.
(mxHero can connect your existing email system with compatible cloud storage accounts enabling an integrated email to workflow information management solution. By leveraging powerful storage platforms (which are purchased separately), such as, Box, mxHero can help create a cost-effective solution that is superior to single-purpose document/email management products. Scanning to email using a Canon device? Using mxHero these files can now be centrally indexed within the compatible cloud storage account. Brought to you by Canon USA and YouTube. Posted on Jan 10, 2019.)
Additionally, in celebration of Small Business Week, which runs May 5th through May 11th, Canon has unveiled new Color imageCLASS MFPs built to boost productivity and deliver a new class of experience to benefit small businesses.
The Color MFPs feature large-panel displays with intuitive touch-and-swipe technology, three-year standard warranties, a customizable device platform for easy workflow creation, and other advanced tools to help even the busiest business professionals streamline workflow and enhance their creativity.
By offering additional convenience for busy professionals who may not be able to remember and set aside time to purchase new toner cartridge supplies, Canon has put forward an optional Auto Replenishment Service for its new color MFPs, which through smart technology, anticipates the need for – and automatically delivers toner directly to the end user.
Additionally, through the customizable device platform, named Application Library, newly added features to the color MFPs include:
Name and Scan:
- Assign a name (keyword, ID, date & time) to a sent file to assist in sorting into the appropriate storage location.
- Change the default language used on the printer’s screen display.
Copy (Enhance Text):
- Darken light-density text on originals during copying.
Fax and Store:
- Press the Fax and Store button to send a fax to its destination and archive the fax image upon successful transmission.
“Our goal is to help employees feel less overwhelmed by process, which is particularly essential for small businesses with limited time and resources,” added Mr. Yoshida.
“Canon equipped its new imageCLASS models with advanced capabilities and technology that value office workers’ time, and has simplified the printer user experience to help even the busiest businesses boom.”
The new Color imageCLASS MFP models include: MF745Cdw, MF743Cdw, MF741Cdw, MF644Cdw, MF642Cdw and MF641Cw.
Backed by Canon U.S.A.’s award-winning service and support network, these new models include three-year standard warranties, designed to provide users with greater peace of mind and an extended level of service.
(Discover how easy it is to use the Application Library to customize your imageCLASS printers home screen with one touch buttons with the functions you use most. Finally, a printer that’s programmable to meet your needs. Courtesy of Courtesy of Canon U.S.A. and YouTube.)
In addition to these new color MFPs, Canon is introducing a new pre-packaged printer bundle called the MF269dw Value Pack, which includes a black-and-white MFP, up to two years of high-yield toner*, and a two-year standard warranty; as well as a new color single-function printer (Color imageCLASS LBP622Cdw) and a new monochrome MFP (imageCLASS MF113w).
Canon U.S.A. Multi-Award Winner in the 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program
Best Data Storage Security Solution
Therefore Information Mgmt, Workflow & Business Analytics
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.
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 2018 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland Security Awards Program was Proudly Sponsored by ATI Systems, Attivo Networks, Automatic Systems, Desktop Alert, and Royal Holdings Technologies.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2019 ‘ASTORS’ Homeland SecurityAwards at https://americansecuritytoday.com/ast-awards/.
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