Copier MFP Line of the Year
After more than two million prints output on the models tested over this past year, Buyers Lab’s team of researchers deemed Canon’s A3 imageRUNNER ADVANCE lineup as Copier MFP Line of the Year as a result of its industry-best reliability, strong security feature set, easy maintenance procedures, proactive device management, intuitive ease of use, well-designed touchscreen, and universal capabilities and features across the entire line.
“When it comes to reliability and usability, Canon’s copier MFP line is the standard bearer in the industry,” said George Mikolay, associate director of copier MFP/production analysis, Keypoint Intelligence. “We tacked on more than two million impressions on Canon’s copier engines this year and experienced just three misfeeds, which is simply outstanding and unmatched by any other vendor.”
Buyers Lab’s team also found that these devices were complemented by its software line designed to further improve workflow efficiency, address security concerns, and help control costs, which includes Canon’s MEAP platform, uniFLOW and uniFLOW Online Express.
Outstanding Cloud Output-Management Solution – Evolving as a preeminent cloud-based output management platform, uniFLOW Online again stands out to Buyers Lab’s analysts amongst most online print management packages due to its advanced features, including secure printing, cost tracking, mobile printing and scan workflows, and advanced usability. Through the addition of uniFLOW Online Express, which is included at no charge with the latest Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE MFPs, Canon provides its customers with cloud-based authentication, reporting, centralized user management, the ability to scan documents to Google Drive*, and the room to expand their current businesses and portfolios.
Outstanding Scan Capture & Processing Solution – Recognized for its ability to reduce the manual hassle of scan/capture/processing tasks, Canon’s IRISPowerscan 11 accepts input from mobile devices, scanners, emails, watched folders, or cloud services, and applies an array of image cleanup capabilities in order to help streamline workflow for users. As seen through its several intelligent automation features including the IRIS Fingerprint technology, this solution allows the program to learn how to recognize certain documents based on their particular layout.
Information Governance Solution – As a result of its strong security and information governance features, Therefore™ 2019 has been recognized with Buyers Lab’s award for Outstanding Information Governance Solution. Therefore™ 2019 offers customers a highly customizable information management workflow and analytics platform that helps organizations utilize their information as an asset using its many embedded security and governance capabilities. Features including its user rights management, version control, audit trails and automated retention policies provide organizations with ease of mind as it helps them to work within the confines of regulations and compliance strategies.