Muratec America, Inc. and silex technology america Partner to Offer Wireless Support24 Apr, 2006
Muratec America, Inc. and silex technology america Partner to Offer Wireless Support
Plano, TX - Muratec America,
Inc., and silex technology america, Inc., have announced a partnership that will
enable wireless network printing and scanning support on Muratec’s line of
“This is an important partnership for Muratec as it enables end-users to utilize Muratec multifunction devices in a wireless environment,” said Sean Takasaki, Director of Product and New Technology, Muratec America, Inc. “In contrast to traditional wireless print servers, the silex SX-2000WG wireless device server is a unique solution that enables users to not only network the printing function, but also the scanning function for documents from the MFP as well. This will enable our customers to enjoy the full benefits of their Muratec equipment in a wireless environment.”
The silex SX-2000WG can quickly convert a Muratec MFP to a shared resource on an 802.11g/b WLAN. The device server features browser-based configuration and management, and offers WEP (64/128), SSID, WPA-PSK (TKIP/AES) wireless security.
“There is a tremendous need for network connectivity devices that are compatible with multifunction printers in various business applications,” said Keith Sugawara, general manager for silex technology america’s wireless & connectivity division. “silex is pleased that the SX-2000WG provides Muratec America and its growing base of customers with the capability to share all USB-enabled scan and print functions across a wireless network. This is the ultimate in productivity and efficient business management.”
Muratec has tested the SX-2000WG and has certified the device server for deployment on the MFX-2830 series, MFX-2030, MFX-1430 series, MFX-1330, F-560, F-520 series and F-300 devices. The MFX-2830 series, MFX-1330 and F-300 do not feature a standard Ethernet connection, making the silex SX-2000WG a cost-effective solution for companies looking to share Muratec multifunction devices among multiple users.
Under the companies co-marketing agreement Muratec America, Inc. will promote the silex SX-2000WG wireless device server through its independent office technology dealer channel. Authorized Muratec dealers can work directly with silex technology america, Inc. on the sale and support of the device server.