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Konica Minolta Advances Position in the Market with Mobile Printing Solution from Lantronix Compatible with Apple iOS Devices and Android Phones and Tablets

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario, Jan. 4, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta) today announced its new xPrintServer Office mobile printing solution embedded with the Konica Minolta Print Driver specifically designed for an extensive range of Konica Minolta MFPs available in the Canadian market. The xPrintServer Office, developed by Lantronix – a specialized networking company focusing on IoT (Internet of Things) enabling solutions - empowering businesses of all sizes the convenience to print quickly, securely and easily from their mobile device – iPad, iPhone, iPod using Airprint and Android, Chromebook, Chrome browser using Google Cloud Print. While a convenient and affordable plug-and-play solution, the xPrintServer allows users to also take advantage of Konica Minolta's advanced and secure printing options such as User Authentication, Account Track and Secure Print preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to their Konica Minolta device.

xPrintServer Office can be used in any work environment across all industries to meet their printing needs:

Education: Educators and students can access lesson plans, textbooks, campus information and student records.

Finance: Professionals can have access to timely and accurate information, investments and individual accounts.

Healthcare: Doctors can access insurance information while knowing that patient information is safe in compliance with PIPEDA, HIPAA, HITECH and other healthcare regulations.

Legal: Lawyers and court officers can have fast, secure access to legal case files, eDiscovery documents, trial schedules and depositions.

Real Estate, Insurance Agents and Sales Reps

The xPrintServer Office offers:

AirPrint Support on bizhub MFP and Printers

Google Cloud Print support on bizhub MFPs and Printers

Ease of use, plug-and-play

Automatic printer discovery and set up

Sophisticated authentication features

The new xPrintServer Office is the only mobile print solution on the market certified by both Apple and Google.

"As xPrintServer Office is launched, Konica Minolta is able to provide enhanced opportunities and improved options for our channel partners by providing optimal mobile printing solutions to meet customers' business demands. Konica Minolta will continue to progressively develop solutions for the rapidly expanding mobile workforce with instant access from anywhere, anytime using cloud technology," says Norm Bussolaro, director, product marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd.

"While the xPrintServer is the simplest mobile printing solution on the market, it is also fast becoming a B2B vehicle to promote mobile adoption in the enterprise," says Kurt Busch, president and CEO of Lantronix. "Lantronix is thrilled to partner with Konica Minolta in fulfilling a much needed gap to provide a simple and secure mobile printing solution to its partners and customers worldwide."

About Lantronix

Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix products have applications in every industry, including education, medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail, POS, financial, government, consumer electronics, and IT/data center. The Company's headquarters are located in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is one of the world's leaders 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. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized asthe #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for four years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.KonicaMinolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta LinkedIn, Twitter @KonicaMinoltaCA, and YouTube.

Konica Minolta bizhub is a registered trademark of Konica Minolta, Inc. All other trademarks mentioned in this document are the property of their respective owners.

CONTACT: Rebekah Fougere, Director, Marketing & Sales Support Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. +1 905.890.6600 rebekah.fougere@bt.konicaminolta.ca

Source:Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd.