Konica Minolta solutions named “2018 Document Imaging Software Line of the Year” by Keypoint Intelligence
Konica Minolta Business Solutions has been named “2018 Document Imaging Software Line of the Year” by Keypoint Intelligence – the world’s foremost authority on imaging software, hardware and services. The prestigious accolade was awarded following an in-depth study of the portfolios of the leading document imaging OEMs by analysts at Keypoint Intelligence’s Buyers Lab. The award recognises Konica Minolta’s exceptional portfolio of in-house software solutions and its highly successful eco-system of third-party offerings. In the Buyers Lab evaluation, Konica Minolta scored best among leading OEMs in the key categories of Capture and Workflow, Document Management and Device Management, with a breadth and performance of solutions that was described as “unmatched”.
In our research, Konica Minolta Business Solutions demonstrated that it offers an outstandingly rich portfolio of software solutions developed by their own team and 3rd party ISVs. When combined with their well-designed and easy-to-use bizhub MarketPlace, we believe that Konica Minolta is well positioned to meet the document-centric needs of both general business customers and key vertical industries such as healthcare, education and financial services. More importantly, the company has the expertise to deploy those solutions and support them on an ongoing basis so customers are never left without capable assistance – should an issue arise.
Given once a year, the Buyers Lab Line of the Year award recognises the document imaging OEM that offers the strongest solutions portfolio across a range of software categories that includes Capture and Workflow, Document Management, Output Management, and Device Management. In the award citation, Buyers Lab analysts highlighted several of Konica Minolta’s class-leading software offerings including the Dispatcher Phoenix capture/workflow platform, an advanced document capture/processing/routing solution that enables the creation of timesaving workflows which can be tailored to customer’s needs.
Analysts also noted the “strong selection of output management solutions from class-leading ISV partners”, the “wide assortment of apps and customisable MFP user interfaces available via the bizhub MarketPlace online portal” and “vertical market expertise and solutions tailored to key industries”.
We are very honoured by this award. It recognises the outstanding value our document capturing and managing solutions have for our customers – boosting the efficiency of their business processes and workflows. The award shows the merits of working in close collaboration with our customers to develop our solutions. This collaborative approach has proved vital to our success in providing uncompromising quality solutions for the incredibly diverse European markets.
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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