Enhanced Output Management Solution Maximizes Fleet Control;
Expanded Third-Party Support and Modular Implementation Options
MISSISSAUGA, ON, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Leveraging the capabilities of its
innovative multifunction product (MFP) portfolio, Canon Canada Inc., a
leader in digital imaging, announces the availability of the uniFLOW v5
Fleet Management Solution. Offering a modular design and emphasis on
enhancing document security, uniFLOW v5 is an ideal solution for IT
managers requiring an easy-to-integrate tool that offers a strong level
of control over networked environments seeking to streamline fleet
"Offering expanded deployment options and global scalability, uniFLOW v5
facilitates enterprise-level control of document management costs
associated with office workflow processes," said Ian Macfarlane, Vice
President of the Consumer Imaging Group at Canon Canada Inc., a wholly
owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc.
uniFLOW v5 offers a number of new features developed to facilitate
management of MFP and printer fleets, as well as improve document
security and workflow capabilities including:
Key New features in uniFLOW v5
Canon MEAP and non-MEAP devices: uniFLOW v5 natively integrates with Canon Multifunctional Embedded
Application Platform (MEAP) devices, such as its imageRUNNER ADVANCE
series, and allows businesses to implement a secure print solution to
non-MEAP enabled Canon MFPs, without the need to install additional
hardware, boosting document security across the entire fleet. Examples
of non-MEAP enabled Canon devices with uniFLOW integration are the
imageRUNNER 2500 series and Color imageRUNNER C1030.
Third-Party Device Support: uniFLOW v5 extends third-party device support through the availability
of popular functionality such as secure print and card authentication
for several non-Canon models.
microMIND: NT-ware's microMIND is a cost-effective hardware solution that supports
card authentication and simple, secure job release on Single Function
Printers (SFP) and third-party devices.
Global Workflows: Advanced function for network administrators enabling the rapid
administration of printers in large fleet deployments. Customized
workflows developed by IT departments can be pushed to an
organization's entire fleet.
Workflow Elements: uniFLOW v5 introduces "decision-based" workflow objects, allowing
several workflows to be executed, through a simple workflow editing
tool, based on pre-defined conditions enabling seamless and flexible
setup for IT administrators.
SQL Connector for Import/Export of Data:New task-based application allowing greater customization of back-end
functions including importation of cost centre and other essential data
directly into accounting and management systems.
Universal Driver Enhancements: uniFLOW Universal Driver has been enhanced to support Booklet printing
Advanced Scanning Workflow: A dynamic scanning solution is introduced in uniFLOW v5, which offers
optical character recognition (OCR), barcode recognition, document
conversion/compression and integrates natively with, among others,
Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint and several other DMS
Enhanced Document Security: uniFLOW v5 integrates with imageWARE Secure Audit Manager to provide a
new level of security of documents in an organization. imageWARE Secure
Audit Manager and uniFLOW v5 can be used in combination to both help
deter and prevent any unauthorized scanning or duplication of hardcopy
or digital documents and to quickly identify unauthorized disclosure of
uniFLOW v5 is now available through Canon Canada Authorized Dealers with
support for third party devices, scanning workflow and enhanced
document security being introduced in the second half of 2011. Canon's
Professional Services organization and Canon Canada Authorized Dealers
can assist customers in determining how uniFLOW v5 can best be deployed
to enhance fleet management in their particular environment. Pricing
varies depending on the size and scope of the implementation.
About Canon Canada Inc.
Headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, the company employs 1,200 people
at its offices nation-wide, servicing the Canadian market from coast to
coast. Innovation and cutting-edge technology have been essential
ingredients in Canon's success. Canon's leadership in imaging, optical
and document management technology and solutions is based in large part
on the thousands of patents the company has secured throughout its
history. Canon Inc. is among the top four US patent recipients.
The company's comprehensive product line includes networked
multifunction devices; digital copiers (colour and black and white);
printers, scanners, image filing systems and facsimile machines;
calculators, digital camcorders, digital and analogue cameras and
lenses; semiconductor, broadcast and other specialized industrial
Canon supports programs that help preserve and protect the environment.
The company instituted the Clean Earth Campaign in 1990, which assists
various environmental and recycling initiatives. The Campaign has also
supported leading environmental organizations, such as World Wildlife
Fund - Canada and the Canon Envirothon.
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Specifications, availability, and prices are subject to change without
notice. Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary.
SOURCE Canon Canada Inc.
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Senior Manager, Corporate Communications
Canon Canada Inc.
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