Sharp Wins BERTL's BEST 2008 for Most Secure MFP Range30 Jul, 2008
Sharp Wins BERTL's BEST 2008 for Most Secure MFP Range
MAHWAH, NJ (July 28, 2008) - Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) has won the 2008 BERTL's BEST award for Most Secure Multifunctional Peripheral (MFP) Range Award. Sharp has the truly unique distinction of having received this same award five years in a row, underscoring its commitment to bringing a full set of security features to every MFP it manufactures.
"To be honored five years in a row is something we are very proud of," said Mike Marusic, Vice President of Marketing, Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America. "This award speaks volumes about the dedication of our team and our commitment to providing the most powerful and innovative products available.
Sharp takes a comprehensive approach to security by protecting every step in document lifecycle, from the initial scan to final output and distribution.
Sharp MFPs include a myriad of network authorization and security options, including Kerberos, IPSEC and SSL, enabling users to closely control and monitor any Sharp MFP. By utilizing account codes, user/group profiles, passwords, external user accounts or access cards, Sharp users can prevent and limit unauthorized access to each device
With advanced fax and email security features, Sharp MFPs keep virtual data safe on any network. Sharp MFPs have led the way in network access security, MAC and IP filtering Protocol and Port Disabling, features not available on many competing models. Advanced data encryption ensures that jobs in transit, stored, or in RAM or hard drives are secure.
BERTL recognizes the best devices and software in the digital imaging marketplace with BERTL's Best awards. Winners are selected after rigorous analysis of the hundreds of digital imaging devices, software, and management utilities in the worldwide marketplace. The awards honor digital imaging and document management solutions for business offices of all sizes and vertical sectors. Products are judged primarily on feature set, functionality, performance, and overall business process value.