MELVILLE, N.Y., August 20, 2018 – To build upon the uniFLOW
Online cloud-based print management solution, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in
digital imaging solutions, announces the latest quarterly update with enhanced
features delivered automatically through the cloud to help businesses improve productivity
and control costs through a cloud print and scan management solution with
security features. Designed to improve usability and broaden its functionality,
uniFLOW Online 2018.1 offers users easier setup tools, enhanced security
features, and the option of a new scanning subscription at an additional cost.
With uniFLOW Online 2018.1,
enterprises and employees can enjoy the combination of printing and scanning
with security features, as well as cost tracking features, without needing to
invest in a server infrastructure for this solution. With the new scan
subscription and the goal to help foster workplace flexibility given the rising
remote working trends in the Office of the Future, users can now scan directly
to any of the following cloud-based destinations: Box®*, Google
Drive®, Microsoft OneDrive®/OneDrive® for Business, Dropbox®,
Evernote®, and Microsoft SharePoint® Online.**
uniFLOW Online 2018.1 and the
latest update of the Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE firmware will release together
to simplify the setup and configuration of these new solutions into a workflow
environment. With the firmware update, customers can install the required MEAP
applets and establish the connection to a uniFLOW Online tenant directly via a
new button on the device’s user interface.
By using personal,
authenticated print queues, the enhanced uniFLOW Online 2018.1 solution allows
employees to print confidential documents to a compatible, networked
imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFP from compatible mobile devices from virtually any
location. The Single Sign on to Cloud Service function allows users to access
and scan documents directly to themselves, or into their cloud storage account,
without entering an ID or password.
uniFLOW Online 2018.1 aims to
improve workplace productivity by giving administrators the ability to track
and assess printing, copying, faxing and scanning costs directly within the
cloud. Reporting capabilities and a real-time online dashboard can allow
administrators to pinpoint areas in need of attention or adjustments to
As with all uniFLOW editions,
administrators will be able to restrict printer access to authorized users
only, helping to limit the misuse of print, scan, copy and fax functionalities
by unauthorized users. Employees will additionally be able to save time by
modifying finishing options before their print jobs are released. Administrators
can allocate costs to individual users.
The updated uniFLOW Online 2018.1 is compatible with Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE products
and select imageCLASS solutions. uniFLOW Online 2018.1 is available now through
Canon authorized dealer channels and Canon Solutions America. Prices are set by
dealers and may vary.
For more information,
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2017† and is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies in 2018. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company’s RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by
United States Patent and Trademark Office.
* Canon U.S.A., Inc., through its
subsidiary Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), has a
strategic partnership with Box and mxHero.
** Subscription to a third-party cloud
service required. Subject to third-party
cloud service providers terms and conditions. Neither Canon Inc. nor Canon
U.S.A., Inc. represents or warrant any third-party product or feature
Canon offers security features that can help your
business. Many variables can impact the security of your devices, solutions and
data. Canon does not warrant that the use of its features will prevent
malicious attacks, or prevent misuse of devices or data or other security
issues. Nothing herein should be construed as legal counsel or regulatory
advice concerning customers’ compliance with laws. Customers must have their
own qualified counsel determine the feasibility of a particular solution as it
relates to regulatory and statutory compliance.
Some security settings may
affect device or solution functionality or performance. You may want to test
these settings before deploying them in your environment to ensure you
understand their effects.
Availability, prices and specifications
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