*NEWS*KYOCERA MITA’S 2 NEW PRINTERS
*NEWS*KYOCERA MITA’S 2 NEW PRINTERS
2004-03-12 at 10:59:00 am #6509
Kyocera Delivers New Printer Systems for the Large Workgroup/Enterprise
Kyocera Mita America, one of the world’s leading document imaging companies, today launched two new models to the company’s line of cost-effective, network reliable and user-friendly monochrome printers. The new FS-9120DN, positioned to meet the needs of the large workgroup and the FS-9520DN, suited well for the enterprise environment, both deliver fast warm-up times, a high number of pages per minute, large upgradeable memory and additional finishing options for print jobs.
Designed to serve the needs of medium to large enterprise, the FS-9520DN features a 500 MHz central- processing unit and 64 MB of standard memory (upgradeable to 576 MB) for impressive performance and fast handling. It warms up within 25 seconds and prints 51 letter-sized pages per minute. The FS- 9120DN, designed for mid- and large-sized organizations, has a 400 MHz CPU and 32 MB of standard memory (upgradeable to 544 MB). Its 25- second warm-up time is industry competitive and prints 36 letter-sized pages per minute.
“Businesses must work hard to stay competitive and profitable in today’s economic environment. With our cost-effective, reliable monochrome printers we strive to provide customers with the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) over the life of our products,” said Michael Pietrunti, vice president marketing, Kyocera Mita America. “Not only do our newest printers combine impressive print speed and excellent image quality, they also employ a 500,000-image drum and 40,000-image toner container. This translates into considerable cost-savings – possibly saving an organization thousands of dollars in printing costs over the life of the printer. It’s what we mean by, ‘Work hard. Print smart’.”
The FS-9120DN and FS-9520DN printers incorporate Kyocera’s cartridge-free ECOSYS® printer technology, which allows toner to be replenished in the unit without disposal of the print drum. This not only cuts down on the amount of waste material but also reduces toner replacement costs by two thirds compared to other laser printers in this class. Both models print documents at an average cost of roughly 0.3 cents per print, compared to as much as 0.8 to 1.9 cents per page for other comparable printers. Also, the FS-9120DN and FS-9520DN are covered by a one-year warranty and three-year drum guarantee – significantly longer protection than other comparable printer vendors currently offer.
Kyocera printers yield a TCO that is up to 50 percent lower than comparable products, as validated by ARS, Inc., a competitive market intelligence analysis company. Customers can view the comparisons for themselves by using the Kyocera “TCO Tracker,” a free, Web-based application that incorporates third-party analyst research to help CFOs track spending, and show how their companies can significantly reduce costs over time. The TCO Tracker can be found at http://www.kyoceramita.com/us
Availability and Pricing: The FS-9120DN and FS-9520DN printers are available through authorized Kyocera Mita resellers and independent dealers at an estimated street price of $2,720 for the FS-9120DN and $3,500 for the FS-9520DN. To find the nearest reseller or dealer, log onto Kyocera Mita America’s locator at http://www.kyoceramita.com/us.
Kyocera Mita America and Notable Solutions, Inc (NSi) Announce a Joint Development Agreement Agreement will Provide Simplified Information Capture Workflow – Solutions include document capture work flow software “Powered by AutoStore,” NSi’s content capture middleware technology, authentication through an increased level of security and centralized device address book management tool and bi-directional data validation from the device
Kyocera Mita America and Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi) a recognized leader in content capture solutions, have announced a strategic joint product development agreement. Under this agreement, Kyocera Mita America and NSi are planning to jointly develop a strategic portfolio of document capture and workflow solutions fully integrated with Kyocera Devices. The solutions will optimize document workflow for the office by providing intelligent capture, processing and routing.
The integrated products will be able to capture document and content from Kyocera devices, process documents with leading edge technologies including OCR, ICR, Forms Recognition and others and route documents to existing document management systems including Microsoft SharePoint Portal server, Documentum, iManage and others. As part of the joint development effort, NSi and Kyocera Mita America will release a seamless address book management and synchronization tool for MS Exchange and Lotus Notes/Domino, bi-directional data validation from the device and lastly an increased level of security on multi-functional products and printers which utilize LDAP, Novell and Microsoft Windows Security.
All products are targeted for release in late 2004.
“Enterprise Content Management growth is fueling the expansion of Kyocera Mita America’s solutions strategy into the world of document workflow and network scanning security,” said Michael Pietrunti, vice president of marketing for Kyocera Mita America. “By aligning itself with NSi, Kyocera Mita America will be able to offer the best in class document capture and workflow solution that allows our products to easily work in any enterprise environment and business application.”
“AutoStore framework is fast becoming the standard for intelligent capturing, processing and routing of content in corporate office environments” said Ali Tehranchi, president and founder of NSi. “Working hand in hand with Kyocera Mita America, we will be able to fully integrate AutoStore framework technology with intelligent devices of Kyocera and provide the most comprehensive, practical and effective document capture workflow solutions to our customers and partners”
Interoperability between Kyocera devices and NSi solutions will be demonstrated at the Kyocera Mita America 2004 National Dealer Meeting held in Las Vegas on April 14 – 16, 2004.