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Konica Minolta Launches Upgrade to Dispatcher(R) Phoenix Document Workflow Solution for Improved Productivity

RAMSEY, N.J., Dec. 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management, today announces a new release of the award-winning Dispatcher Phoenix family of document workflow automation product offerings, which include industry-specific versions for the Education, Healthcare, Government, Finance and Legal markets. With the introduction of Dispatcher Phoenix 5.6, users will experience enhanced functionality and new features to help improve and maximize their business efficiencies.
The new array of product features and enhancements include:

  • An automated Barcode Writer process, which provides an easy way to insert barcodes with labels directly onto documents and files. Dispatcher Phoenix can place barcodes and labels anywhere on the page, using static text, dynamic content from documents, numeric counters, and much more.
  • A new connector to Microsoft's popular OneDrive for Business cloud storage platform, which provides our customers with a quick and secure way to scan, process, and upload their files to OneDrive for Business for future collaboration, access, and sharing. Our customers can now leverage the power of their bizhub® Multi-Function Printer (MFP) by accessing their OneDrive for Business account directly at the bizhub touchscreen. For a hands-free solution, files can also be automatically processed and stored in the correct OneDrive for Business directory as well.
  • A Google Cloud Print input node. Now our users can print from their PCs, Chromebooks, phones, or tablets using the Google Cloud Print service and send their files directly into Dispatcher Phoenix for seamless processing, routing, and printing.
  • SharePoint Connector enhancements, which include support for SharePoint Online as well as new NTLM and Negotiate authentication mechanisms as part of SharePoint 2013 support.

Integrating directly into the Konica Minolta bizhub MFP control panel, Dispatcher Phoenix streamlines document scanning, indexing, processing, and routing using a visually enhanced display. Especially useful for sharing files with teams securely and conveniently, Dispatcher Phoenix includes connectors to leading content management systems and cloud storage solutions, such as SharePoint, Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, FileAssist, and others. Dispatcher Phoenix also offers a large variety of processes to suit any business need or vertical market requirement, follow-you print capabilities, and iOS/Android apps for mobile users to access and submit files to their workflows.

"We're responding to the needs of our customers who want a powerful, end-to-end solution that accelerates their workflow," says Gavin Jordan-Smith, vice president, Solutions and Production Planning. "This new version of Dispatcher Phoenix helps companies run their businesses more efficiently and meet their productivity challenges."

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers' speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

Press Contact:
Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.236.4399
kmarchitto@kmbs.konicaminolta.us

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CONTACT: Kristina Marchitto kmarchitto@kmbs.konicaminolta.usSource:Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.