Konica Minolta Announces Alliance Agreement with Automation Anywhere to Accelerate Cloud RPA Adoption
Alliance to Deliver New Cloud RPA Services for Increased Business Efficiencies
Ramsey, NJ, (September 21, 2021) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), today announced an alliance agreement with Automation Anywhere, a global leader in robotic process automation (RPA) to enable customers to simplify the automation of end-to-end business processes resulting in dramatic productivity gains. The collaboration will enhance Konica Minolta’s Intelligent Information Management (IIM) services portfolio by providing a powerful cloud-native platform, allowing customers a path in their digital transformation (DX) journey. As an existing Automation Anywhere cloud RPA customer, Konica Minolta is already using Automation 360 Cloud to automate billing and invoicing business processes.
As more and more businesses engage with Konica Minolta to realize their DX strategies, the company has continued to innovate and ramp resources to support customer demand. Most recently, the company announced an extensive rebrand of its enterprise content management (ECM) business, renaming the practice IIM and creating a more robust DX go-to-market organization. Collaborating with Automation Anywhere allows the company to accelerate its IIM solutions suite to include RPA and complement the existing portfolio of professional services.
Sam Errigo, COO, Konica Minolta
Ron Thompson Jr., Vice President, IIM, Konica Minolta
“RPA plays a significant role in an organization’s DX strategy. As Konica Minolta has evolved to help customers with digitization, automation and machine-learning, we found Automation Anywhere to be the perfect partner for our IIM practice,” said Sam Errigo, COO, Konica Minolta. “By joining forces to leverage their cloud-native RPA platform, we will be able to advance our intelligent connected workplace capabilities, enabling smarter ways of working and ultimately driving DX.”
More organizations are opting for cloud RPA
Across every department, modern employees are burdened with performing manual, repetitive tasks while navigating dozens of disconnected systems. As companies rethink how they can work more efficiently, RPA can streamline administrative tasks and free teams to create, build relationships and solve problems.
As shown in Automation Anywhere’s Now & Next: State of RPA, which explores the present-day impact of RPA and future-looking predictions, the vast majority of companies that plan to implement RPA over the next 12 months expect to do so using either cloud-only (38%) or hybrid-cloud (52%) solutions. This empowers them to the harness the benefits of hyper-automation with speed and scale. Konica Minolta and Automation Anywhere will provide these companies with the solutions and services to deploy cloud RPA for more efficient invoice processing, employee onboarding, insurance claims, healthcare discovery, mortgage applications and other tasks.
Both Konica Minolta and Automation Anywhere are Google Cloud partners, demonstrating the companies' shared cloud-first mindset and creating synergies to allow Konica Minolta to offer top-tier, intelligent technologies to its customers.
"Automation Anywhere ranks as the world's most trusted cloud RPA platform for speed, security and the fastest path to automation for Konica Minolta and thousands of other customers and partners," said Chris Riley, Chief Revenue Officer, Automation Anywhere. "Through this collaboration, organizations can leverage our cloud RPA offering to streamline and transform business processes unlocking the promise of automation."
Learn more about Konica Minolta’s IIM services online.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™. The company guides and supports its customers’ digital transformation through its expansive office technology portfolio, including IT Services (All Covered), intelligent information management, managed print services and industrial and commercial print solutions. Konica Minolta has been included on CRN’s MSP 500 list nine times and The World Technology Awards recently named the company a finalist in the IT Software category. Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for fourteen consecutive years, and received Keypoint Intelligence’s BLI 2021 A3 Line of The Year Award and BLI 2021-2023 Most Color Consistent A3 Brand Award for its bizhub i-Series. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for nine consecutive years and has spent four years on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. Konica Minolta partners with its clients to give shape to ideas and works to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit us online and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter.
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