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OKI Data Americas Selects PrintFleet as Software Component Provider for its Total Managed Print Offering

5 Aug, 2009

OKI Data Americas Selects PrintFleet as Software Component Provider for its Total Managed Print Offering

Ontario, Canada (July/Aug 2009) – PrintFleet Inc., a global leader in managed print software and supporting professional development services, today announced their relationship with OKI Data Americas, where PrintFleet is a software component provider for its Total Managed Print offering.

Total Managed Print from OKI Printing Solutions, is a comprehensive set of tools, programs and infrastructure designed for dealers and solution providers to help them develop or grow their managed print services (MPS) business, with three levels of engagement to fit various stages of MPS adoption. Beginning with the entry-level program, PageStart, resellers can immediately begin selling, servicing and supporting MPS engagements. With this simple turnkey program, that bundles hardware, accessories, consumables, service, billing and remote monitoring, partners will have access to higher margins and monthly revenue streams while eliminating the customer’s costly burden of service and support.

“We conducted exhaustive research on 21 key criteria from various software vendors,” stated Dena Bernard, Director Customer Satisfaction and Services at OKI Data Americas. “We selected PrintFleet because they have an understanding of our business needs and met our expectations when we partnered with them on the development of our RapidScan assessment tool, which is now part of our PageStart engagement level. Through this relationship and our extensive work to build our MPS infrastructure over the past several years, we are confident Total Managed Print will equip our partners with the necessary components to develop and grow their MPS business.”

Rolling out shortly after PageStart, OKI Printing Solutions will add FleetAssist and MPS Full Access to its Total Managed Print offering, as well as the industry’s only MPS Ready line of color and monochrome printers.

“This is yet another tremendous stride for PrintFleet and the reseller channel alike,” stated Norman McConkey, President and CEO of PrintFleet Inc. “Our experience with OKI Data Americas began with the launch of the RapidScan Assessment Solution, powered by PrintFleet Suite, some 12 months ago. Since that time, they have remained committed to delivering a comprehensive program that is unique to the channel. PrintFleet looks forward to continuing to support Total Managed Print by OKI Printing Solutions with PageStart.”

PrintFleet Inc. supports a network of over 900 dealers and managing over 600,000 printing devices, world wide, PrintFleet offers unparalleled data collection, data integrity and back end support within their family of print management software solutions ranging from simple rapid assessment to advanced, independently hosted print management. PrintFleet software coupled with their award winning sales and marketing support programs, empower dealers to build stronger customer relationships while evolving their overall corporate value. PrintFleet has the highest install base of any print management software vendor in the industry. We are the vendor of choice for print management and supporting business development services.

Additional information at www.printfleet.com. Contact Laura Kittner VP, Marketing & Global Business Development at 613-549-3221 ext. 226 or lhunt@printfleet.com

OKI Data Americas Inc., headquartered in Mount Laurel, N.J., and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized document management solutions under the OKI Printing Solutions brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers and thermal label printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer’s needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company’s innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., a world leader in information processing systems, telecommunications and electronics; and an approximately $5.7 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2008 financial reporting. Keeping its customers needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2000 certified and most products have earned the ENERGY STAR certification. As an extension of the company’s dedication to its customers, OKI Data Americas created the Color Me OKI philanthropic program to support the fight against breast and colorectal cancers and the people courageously battling those diseases.

The program celebrates those touched by both causes with vintage vehicles and musical entertainment at fundraising events nationwide. For more information, please visit www.colormeoki.com.

Contact sue.kirvan@okidata.com

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