Langenhagen,
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December
2017
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Europe/Amsterdam

Konica Minolta Introduces Transformed MarketPlace for Applications

Summary

Konica Minolta, Inc. today announces that Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. and Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH have unveiled a brand new version of MarketPlace for users around the world, offering apps and licenses that transform the way work gets done. Formerly known as the bizhub MarketPlace, the new Konica Minolta MarketPlace provides an unprecedented platform for leading-edge applications, customization tools, and centralized device management features, reflecting the company’s forward-thinking direction and global strategy for future advancements.

The MarketPlace’s wide variety of cloud, scan, productivity, information, and security apps allow users to quickly and easily increase the power of their Konica Minolta multifunction printers and meet the challenges of their everyday business. The MFP User Interfaces (UIs) can be quickly and efficiently created and tailored according to the customers’ needs. With the Konica Minolta MarketPlace this designed User Interfaces can promptly be deployed and extended at any time and just in time by necessary functions without the need of having a service engineer on site extra.

Reflecting the evolving needs of businesses today, the Konica Minolta MarketPlace introduces a completely new user experience with a new layout and clean interface to provide users with the applications and solutions they need. The Konica Minolta MarketPlace now offers:

  • A modern, streamlined interface with consolidated navigation so that users can easily find and purchase apps and licenses. Featured apps are highlighted on the Home Page, and all apps can be sorted based on category or filtered based on keyword.

  • Support for single stream billing to provide a unified, comprehensive billing experience consistent with the rest of Konica Minolta product offerings.

  • Simplified account creation to allow first-time users quick access to MarketPlace offerings.

  • Optimized operations for installing apps and custom MFP UIs, managing devices, viewing MarketPlace operations, and much more.

  • Easily accessible online help to ensure that key information is readily available.

Daniel Schellhase, Product Manager of Platform & Technologies at Konica Minolta.
The new Konica Minolta MarketPlace is not just a change in brand name, but a significant evolution of this key platform, including a more modern, streamlined look-and-feel, a simplified user experience, and advanced features. This new platform is in line with the future-ready goals and unified direction of our company as we continue to create a better workplace for today and tomorrow.
Daniel Schellhase, Product Manager of Platform & Technologies at Konica Minolta.

The full range of apps can be found at the Konica Minolta MarketPlace's promotional page: www.konicaminoltamarketplace.com

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About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. Konica Minolta enables its clients to champion the digital era: with its unique imaging expertise and data processing capabilities, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers and solves issues faced by society. As a provider of comprehensive IT services, Konica Minolta delivers consultancy and services to optimise business processes with workflow automation and implements solutions in the field of IT infrastructure and IT security as well as cloud environments. According to IDC, Konica Minolta is a “Major Player in Work­flow Services Hardcopy in the Western European market” (2016). Being a strong partner for the production and industrial printing market, Konica Minolta offers business consulting, state-of-the-art technology and software and, in 2016, was the production printing market leader for the ninth consecutive year (InfoSource). The hardware portfolio covers light and mid production as well as industrial printing machines. Konica Minolta Marketing Services provides value added services that intelligently link print and digital marketing in an effective and efficient way. In the healthcare sector, Konica Minolta drives digitalisation of clinical workflows and offers a broad range of next-level diagnostic solutions. Through its Business Innovation Centre in London and four R&D laboratories in Europe, Konica Minolta brings innovation forward by collaborating with its customers as well as academic, industrial and entrepreneurial partners. Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With over 9,700 employees (as of March 2017), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over EUR 2.4 billion in financial year 2016/17.

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