MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, July 28. 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that it has been named a “Leader” of Quocirca Managed Print Services. Industry Analyst’s 2022 Managed Print Services Report Recognizes Konica Minolta’s Intelligent Connected Workplace (ICW) Hardware and Solutions Portfolio and Its Ability to Provide Integration Across the Entire Workplace Ecosystem workplace.
As many organizations fully embrace the flexibility and stability of hybrid work models post-pandemic, managed print services are more important than ever to ensure cost reduction, IT security, sustainability and efficiency. In its report, Quocirca states, “In partnership with companies of all sizes, Konica Minolta’s 360-degree hybrid approach has evolved by combining the company’s global expertise with local market knowledge and deep knowledge of the vertical market. This has enabled the company to design and build solutions that can be easily adapted to meet the different needs of organizations operating across the globe, regardless of size or market.
“Managed print services have become a critical cornerstone of secure, cloud-based digital workflows that enable flexible, remote working, and Konica Minolta’s comprehensive offering – spanning digital, print, IoT, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality – has helped businesses large and small. transform into smart connected workplaces,” said Chris Bilello, Vice President, Business Solutions Development, Konica Minolta. “We are honored to be named a market leader again in this area by Quocirca, which recognizes our success in providing integrated IT services as a trusted partner for digital workplaces.”
The report also focuses on Konica Minolta’s comprehensive portfolio of services, including the use of remote diagnostics, security services that proactively monitor for potential vulnerabilities, and artificial intelligence to support hardware deployed in automatically scheduling preventive and just-in-time service calls. replenishment of consumables.
Looking at Konica Minolta’s cloud-based MPS fleet management solution, the Quocirca report highlights the lightweight Windows application that runs at the customer’s site and scans MFP IP addresses, detects devices, and forwards public MIB data to the cloud, as well as monitoring MFP diagnostics for optimal fleet performance. Konica Minolta’s Worldwide Remote Service Platform (WWRSPF) also emphasizes enhanced remote support and security for devices.
The report also highlights Konica Minolta’s ever-evolving assessment approach to providing solutions and services, including a range of tiered TCO assessments, environmental assessment, and focused document security issue review. on devices. Assessment of customer printing needs and recommendations for workflow automation, network security, print optimization and information management are also highlighted.
Quocirca also reviews Konica Minolta’s end-to-end security portfolio, which covers print and document security, IT security, physical security (cameras), compliance and risk management. It examines Konica Minolta’s managed print security services with the provision of outsourced monitoring and management of print devices and systems, including managing device security profiles, scanning vulnerabilities and intrusion detection, as well as print policy enforcement.
According to the report, one of Konica Minolta’s main strengths is its use of innovative solutions (hardware, software and services) to meet the needs of hybrid working. Konica Minolta’s managed application services on MarketPlace and its intelligent information management (IIM) solutions were also praised.
Read Quocirca’s 2022 Managed Print Services Report here.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. reshapes and revolutionizes the workplace to achieve true connectivity with the Intelligent Connected Workplace. Through our comprehensive portfolio, we offer solutions to leverage mobility and cloud services and optimize business processes through workflow automation. Konica Minolta’s IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized by Brand Keys as the No. 1 brand for customer loyalty in the multifunction desktop copier market for 15 consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for nine consecutive years. We work in partnership with our clients to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit www.konicaminolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaCA) and Instagram!
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