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Re: Discussion about Sharp Corp & Possible Foxconn Take Over

Jason H ·
I don't care how much the copier division makes as far as profitability goes when that division is probably a small percentage of the overall company. My guess is it will go up for sale at some point. My bet would be to Samsung. I also don't see how that division is profitable based on what I see down the street. I kind of believe it about as much as I believed Ricoh in the dealer meeting a few years ago saying "regardless of the rumors your hear, the direct operations are profitable." From...
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Re: Is "Tired of Trying" an Excuse Not to Innovate?

Jf ·
I agree so much!
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Re: Temporary Growth

Bob Sostilio ·
Nicely said! Bob Sostilio
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Re: Are we Lying to Ourselves?

GAR ·
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Re: Are we Lying to Ourselves?

Larry Kirsch ·
Well put.
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Re: Are we Lying to Ourselves?

Jf ·
Absolutely true, Ray! The Life Cycle (of a product, a concept...) is a fundamental fact. There will be blood for those who do not react in time!
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Accelrys Acquires Compliance and Quality Management Leader QUMAS

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"As Accelrys continues to extend its research, laboratory and manufacturing informatics capabilities to deliver first-in-class scientific innovation lifecycle management (SILM) solutions, we're delighted to welcome the QUMAS team and the extensive...
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Canon ME highlights opportunities at 2013 Partner Conference

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Canon Middle East, a world leader in imaging solutions, held its 2013 Partner Conference in Dubai under the theme "Steering to Our Vision," which discussed opportunities to create value in the market through diversifying the innovative product offering, focusing on managed print services (MPS) and enhancing online activities. Building on the company’s mission to become closer to its customers, the recent three-day conference brought together over 100 partners from 45 countries in the Middle...
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Canon’s Focus on Innovation Once Again Lands Imaging Leader a Top Five Spot Among U.S. Patent Holders for 32nd Consecutive Year

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MELVILLE, N.Y., January 10, 2018 – As part of its mission to redefine the boundaries of innovation and expand the possibilities of imaging technology, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., based in Tokyo, Japan, ranks third among U.S. patent holders in 2017. According to patent results issued by IFI CLAIMS Patent Services, a leading producer of global patent databases, Canon was granted a total of 3,285 patents in 2017.
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Canon’s Wide Format Innovation Day is coming to you

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The Wide Format Innovation Days showcase that takes Canon’s suite of professional print capabilities to businesses around the country. The exhibit rings together professional printers, as well as product and industry experts, to inspire, discuss and share ideas to reimagine Australia’s printing industry. It’s also a great opportunity to see firsthand the latest technologies from Canon in action. The events will showcase the new Océ Colorado 1640's UVgel technology. Designed to deliver...
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Canon Solutions America and George Mason University Collaborate on Innovative Managed Print Program

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Enterprise Managed Services Division designed a dynamic and robust print program that helps reduce costs while simultaneously addressing technical and environmental burdens." data-reactid="11" type="text">MELVILLE, N.Y., April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced the development of a new eco-friendly print program at George Mason University geared toward increasing efficiency and user satisfaction. Canon...
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Canon Solutions America Sparks Innovation at the 2016 Best Value Conference

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MELVILLE, N.Y., Jan. 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced its participation in the 2016 Best Value Conference , a nationally recognized event that educates guests on a leadership-based business model that is designed to decrease risk, stress, cost, and management requirements. During the event, members of Canon Solutions America's Enterprise Managed Services Division spoke on the company's adaptation of...
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Epson SureColor S-Series Solvent Printers Drive Signage Market Leadership and Innovation

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From brilliant outdoor signage displays to transforming million-dollar luxury vehicles into extraordinary automotive masterpieces to creating one-of-a-kind gallery reproductions with superb quality and breakthrough production speeds, Epson America continues to demonstrate its leadership in the professional imaging market with new solvent printing boundaries forged every day. According to InfoTrends data, Epson continued its momentum in the signage market by extending its share to an average...
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Ericsson : ABI Research - Ericsson Retains Top Position in the US$ 10B Network Managed Service Market

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ENP Newswire - 06 January 2014 Release date- 03012014 - Scottsdale, Arizona - The 4Q-2013 Competitive Assessment for the US$ 10B Network Managed Services calls out its leaders. ABI Research finds the lead...
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Foxconn details offer for troubled Sharp, Gou steps in: source

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Taiwan's Foxconn ( 2317.TW ) has detailed its offer for troubled electronics maker Sharp Corp ( 6753.T ), a person with direct knowledge of the talks said, potentially complicating a rescue bid led by a Japanese state-backed fund. Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), still seen as a front runner, will go head-to-head with Foxconn in the bidding for Sharp, and its third bailout in under four years. Foxconn, formally known as Hon Hai Precision Industry, had already offered over 600...
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drupa cube Program Announced

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Messe Düsseldorf North America 150 North Michigan Avenue Suite 2920 Chicago, IL 60601 drupa cube PROGRAM ANNOUNCED drupa cube, the event and congress destination at drupa 2016, the world's leading trade fair for print and cross-media solutions, will feature some 60 keynote speeches, panel discussions and presentations by international experts (Hall 6, Stand D03). drupa cube sets itself apart from other industry congresses around the globe with its focus on visitor target groups from the...
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Discussion about Sharp Corp & Possible Foxconn Take Over

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In recent news it seems that Sharp Board of Directors is favoring and wants to explore the Foxconn takeover aka buyout more.  Foxconn offer is almost twice that of Japans INCJ (Innovative Network Corp of Japan). From what I've read, is that INCJ is a public-private partnership between the Japanese government and 19 major corporations. (got that from wiki).  The government of Japan also provide monetary guarantees to INCJ.  Foxconn is located in New Taipei City in Taiwan, in...
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Frost & Sullivan Honors CIO Innovators of the Year, CIO Game Changers and Best-in-Class CIO Impact Award

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan honored IT leaders from Ricoh Americas Corp. along with Brown and Toland Physicians as top winners of their CIO Impact Awards program at ConNEXTions 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Frost & Sullivan recognized recipients of the CIO Impact Awards Best-in-Class, Technology Partner, and CIO Game-Changer honors, at the awards gala held at the ConNEXTions 2014...
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Fujitsu Announces Innovative Retail Advancements and Solutions at Retail's BIG Show 2016

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NEW YORK , Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Fujitsu today introduced new solutions for retailers to enable faster and easier transactions, optimize the role of the sales associate, implement wearable technology for employees and ultimately, significantly enhance customer experience. New technologies from Fujitsu are being showcased at the Fujitsu booth (#3805) at the National Retail Federation (NRF) BIG Show on January 17-20, 2016 , at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City .
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How To Stop Talking About Innovation and Finally Do It

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How To Stop Talking About Innovation and Finally Do It By West McDonald, Nov 1, 2016 10:01:32 AM We all talk about innovation and disruption but few of us actually do anything about it. Sometimes we say we don’t need to Innovate, we just need to hunker down and be better at what we already do. That’s okay. Sometimes. But other times we know it’s not okay and that we need to innovate to survive and thrive. The problem: few know the secrets to successfully move thoughts about innovation into...
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HP and ImageNet Partner to Accelerate A3 Innovation and Growth

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LAS VEGAS, April 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today at its most important partner event in the Americas region – Executive Forum 2018 – HP Inc. revealed how it is partnering with ImageNet Consulting, LLC to drive growth in A3 with Smart Device Services (SDS) remote management, lowering its service costs more than 15 percent. Combined with HP’s unique PageWide architecture, ImageNet’s parts and labor burden is up to 10 times less than a traditional laser machine, enabling net new business...
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INCJ Sticks by Rescue Plan for Sharp as Foxconn Talks Continue

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Innovation Network Corp. of Japan is confident Sharp Corp. will see its rescue plan as superior to a competing bid even as the struggling electronics maker enters talks with Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group. “We are not giving up,” INCJ Chief Executive Officer Toshiyuki Shiga said in an interview in Tokyo on Wednesday. “Ours is clearly the better option for Sharp.” While Foxconn is bidding for the whole company, INCJ plans to inject cash and revive individual Sharp businesses by combining...
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INCJ sticks by rescue plan for Sharp as Foxconn talks continue

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Japan’s Innovation Network Corp. is confident Sharp Corp. will see its rescue plan as superior to a competing bid even as the struggling electronics maker enters talks with Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group. “We are not giving up,” INCJ Chief Executive Officer Toshiyuki Shiga said in a recent interview in Tokyo. “Ours is clearly the better option for Sharp.” While Foxconn is bidding for the whole company, INCJ plans to inject cash and revive individual Sharp businesses by combining them with...
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Hon Hai to up investment offer for Sharp to about $5.9 billion: Yomiuri

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Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co ( 2317.TW ) is set to offer to invest about 700 billion yen ($5.9 billion) in Sharp Corp ( 6753.T ), the Yomiuri daily reported, upping its proposal and sending shares in the troubled Japanese display maker soaring. Hon Hai, also known as Foxconn, could make the offer, its final proposal, as early as Friday, the Japanese newspaper said on Friday. It had previously proposed a maximum 500 billion yen investment, the Yomiuri said. The report sent shares in...
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Konica Minolta Hosts Innovation Showcase Featuring New Lineup of Breakthrough Products for the Workplace of the Future™ at The Novo by Microsoft

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Konica Minolta Hosts Innovation Showcase Featuring New Lineup of Breakthrough Products for the Workplace of the Future™ at The Novo by Microsoft RAMSEY, NJ --(Marketwired - June 20, 2016) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ( Konica Minolta ) today announced details for its must-attend Innovation Showcase featuring products that focus on creating the workplace of the future. Experts will provide a unique look ahead at the trends for the workplace on June 21 st , 2016, from...
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Kofax Showcases New Product Innovations at Transform 2015

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March 09, 2015 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time LAS VEGAS--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Kofax ® Limited (NASDAQ and LSE: KFX), a leading provider of smart process applications that simplify and transform the First Mile™ of customer engagement, today debuted a wide range of new product innovations at Transform 2015 , the Company’s annual end user customer and reseller conference at the Aria Resort & Casino in Las Vegas from March 9 -10. “The central theme of Transform 2015 is Igniting Customer...
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Japan fund makes late move to thwart Hon Hai in Sharp battle: sources

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A Japanese state fund is making a final effort to secure a takeover of Sharp Corp ( 6753.T ) as the ailing electronics maker considers a higher $5.8 billion offer from Taiwan's Foxconn ( 2317.TW ), criticizing the composition of the company's board, sources said. Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) officials are taking issue with two of Sharp's board members who they believe have a conflict of interest as they represent a fund that holds preferred shares in the electronics...
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Japan Inc may win Sharp battle, but lose the LCD war

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By Ritsuko Ando and Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) - A state-backed Japanese fund is frontrunner to rescue Sharp Corp, ahead of a rival approach from Apple supplier Foxconn, but industry insiders question whether it can protect the group in the long term amid cut-throat competition. Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), if successful, would represent the third bailout in as many years for Sharp, known for its liquid crystal display (LCD) technology and super-thin screens. The INCJ...
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Lexmark Named Finalist in OC Tech Alliance High-Tech Innovation Awards

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• Lexmark International, Inc., a global technology leader, has been named a finalist in the enterprise software category of the Orange County Tech Alliance Annual High-Tech Innovation Awards for its Kofax Kapow robotic process automation (RPA) solution. • The Kofax Kapow RPA and data integration platform is the fastest and most efficient way to capture, transform and deliver information from virtually any application or data source, including websites and portals, other software applications...
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Sharp to start two-day board meeting on Foxconn's $5.9 billion offer - sources

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TOKYO Loss-making Japanese electronics maker Sharp Corp's ( 6753.T )board begins a two-day meeting on Wednesday to decide if it should accept a $5.9 billion (£4.2 billion) takeover by Taiwan's Foxconn instead of an offer from a state-backed fund, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. A deal with Foxconn, the world's biggest assembler of Apple Inc ( AAPL.O ) products known formally as Hon Hai Precision Industry Co ( 2317.TW ), would pave the way for the largest acquisition by a...
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Ricoh Senior VP of Marketing Dominic Pontrelli to present at The CMO Club Fall Innovation and Inspiration Summit, Los Angeles

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nCSOqmj_J nCGO4aJm8CHZZRA:GGSPKVV&section_key=&site_id=&url=http%3A%2F%2Ftopics.sacbee.com%2FLos%2BAngeles%2F&url_key=_TaCSO0CDSA{SI7GBK&v=1&~boot=1381192267722" rel="nofollow" style="font-family: Georgia,'Times New Roman',Times,serif; font-size: 15px; font-style: normal; font-weight: 400; display: inline; cursor: pointer;">LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Senior VP of Marketing for Ricoh Americas Corporation , Dominic Pontrelli, will present at...
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ServerMania Introduces Innovative Managed Services For Cloud And Dedicated Servers

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ServerMania, a leading provider of dedicated and cloud server hosting, has introduced a new range of server management services, empowering server hosting clients to focus on their business while ServerMania takes care of routine security, configuration, and monitoring tasks. Many of the businesses that rely on servers to support critical applications and services don’t have access to skilled server administrators. Every day, criminals exploit that lack of expertise to compromise servers and...
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Sharp $3 billion overhaul plan could be concluded this week: source

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A $3 billion restructuring plan for Japanese electronics firm Sharp Corp is likely to be finalised as early as this week, a person with direct knowledge of the discussions said on Tuesday. State-backed fund Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) is leading the bailout, which would be Sharp's third major package in three years, and would invest more than 200 billion yen ($1.7 billion) in the plan, the source added, confirming earlier media reports. The Osaka-based company is also...
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Sharp $5.5 billion bailout plan likely to be decided by next weekend: sources

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A Japanese state-backed fund and Sharp's ( 6753.T ) lenders are likely to agree on a new rescue plan worth around 650 billion yen ($5.5 billion) for the struggling display maker by next weekend, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Friday. The plan would represent the third bailout in as many years for Sharp which must also weigh a proposal from Apple supplier Foxconn ( 2317.TW ). The state-backed fund, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan, is widely seen as the frontrunner...
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Sharp Corp Lives to Fight Another Day

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Japan state fund offers Sharp a $1.7B bailout: Nikkei report Japanese government-backed fund has offered to invest 200 billion yen ($1.71 billion) to help bail out electronics maker Sharp , the Nikkei business daily reported on Monday. The Nikkei report said Sharp would also seek 150 billion yen in existing loans from lenders to be converted to preferred shares in a debt-for-equity swap. The news follows a Reuters report that said the fund, the Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ),...
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The OEMs and “Innovation”? One Expert’s Take

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The OEMs and “Innovation”? One Expert’s Take Posted on May 18, 2016 by Print Audit By West McDonald, Vice President of Business Development, Print Audit & Owner, FocusMPS Print Audit has brought together 7 of the leading women in the office equipment industry to bring insight and expertise to a channel undergoing great change. We call them “ The Avengettes ”. This week’s guest blog is written by one of those 7 bright minds, Petra Diener, the CEO of 3 Across The Sea . We asked Petra to...
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Synoptek Named by Equinix as "New Partner of the Year - Americas" for Innovative IT Solutions on a Global Scale

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IRVINE, Calif. , Feb. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Synoptek, an Equinix Gold Managed Service Provider partner, was named as the 2016 Equinix Americas New Partner of the Year at Equinix's 2017 Global Sales Kickoff conference last week by the Executive Team, Channel, and Field Sales organizations. In 2016, Equinix , the global interconnection and data center leader, and Synoptek had introduced the first ever Managed Performance Hub offering . The unique solution was developed to address the needs...
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UL and Ricoh announce Training Collaboration to focus on Additive Manufacturing education

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NORTHBROOK, Ill. and MALVERN, Pa. , Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UL , a global safety science organization, and Ricoh USA, Inc. , a technology and services company, today announced a collaboration through which the two companies will provide training to UL and Ricoh customers. The initial goal of the relationship is to promote the proper usage and advancement of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technologies via UL AM training that leverages Ricoh's proven services and training expertise. The...
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Sony Blazes Paperless Trail With Innovative New Digital Paper

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SAN DIEGO,  March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Professionals overwhelmed with paper now have a new way to read, annotate, and share documents electronically using Sony's Digital Paper. Designed to increase productivity and streamline collaboration in...
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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FROM KONICA MINOLTA’S FIRST 3D INNOVATION CONTEST FOR K-12 EDUCATION

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Ramsey, NJ, May 10, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ( Konica Minolta ), today announced the winners of the company’s first ever Konica Minolta 3D Innovation Contest, which awarded 10 deserving U.S.-based K-12 school teachers a prize valued at $2,200. The prize package includes a Dremel 3D printer, extra spools of filament, and a one-year subscription to the MyStemKits educational curriculum in order to spark student interest in STEM subject areas. The...
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Virtela Named 2013 AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner in Cloud Innovation

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DENVER, Oct. 21, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Virtela , the world's largest independent managed network, security and cloud services company, today announced that it has been named a 2013 AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner. The AlwaysOn Global 250 recognizes leadership among industry peers and game-changing approaches and technologies that are likely to disrupt existing markets and entrenched players in the Global Silicon Valley. Virtela was selected by the AlwaysOn editorial team and industry experts...
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New Research Finds Document Deluge Is Impacting Business Productivity And Security

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SAN JOSE, Calif. , June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network finds an overwhelming majority of professionals are dealing with document-related productivity challenges associated with the inability to locate and track documents, control versions, efficiently complete reviews and approvals, and maintain information security. Based on a survey of approximately 500 professionals worldwide, the study finds 92 percent of managers...
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New EFI IQuote Software Brings Innovation to the World of Estimating

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NEWS -- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New EFI IQuote Software Brings Innovation to the World of Estimating at Print 13 FOSTER CITY, California -- September 8, 2013 -- EFI ™ (Nasdaq: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced that a new version of EFI IQuote estimating software developed for the worldwide market is making its North American debut at the Print 13 trade show in Chicago. The software, one of eight EFI products to win a 2013 MUST SEE ’EMS...
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N-able Wins CRN Tech Innovator Award for Managed IT Services ...

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OTTAWA, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 11/04/13 -- Demonstrating its leader status in IT services automation, N-able by SolarWinds®, a global leader in remote monitoring and management (RMM) and service automation software, today announced it was named a 2013 Tech Innovator by CRN. The win marks the second consecutive year N-able has won the top spot in the managed services category. In 2012, N-able's N-central® platform received the honor , and in 2013, N-able's Automation Manager earned the title...
 
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