Konica Minolta and Nuance eCopy Receive BERTL's Best Award for Integrated Scanning Solution

BERTL has awarded the 2009 BERTL's Best Award for Best Integrated Scanning Solution to Konica Minolta and Nuance

Ramsey, N.J. - February 25, 2010 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leading provider of advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop, today announced BERTL® Inc (BERTL) has awarded the 2009 BERTL's Best Award for Best Integrated Scanning Solution to Konica Minolta and Nuance for the eCopy ShareScan® solution designed for integrated Konica Minolta multifunctional printers (MFPs - print, copy, fax, scan all-in-one system).  Introduced in Fall 2009, this award-winning solution was launched through Konica Minolta's bizhub® Extended Solution Technology (bEST) Developer Support Program.

Offering Konica Minolta customers enhanced workflow efficiency by converting paper documents into easily managed digital files, eCopy ShareScan gives IT administrators the ability to manage document scanning functionality from a central location, which decreases administration costs.  Customers can choose from two configurations - eCopy ShareScan Essentials or eCopy ShareScan Suite - both of which provide cost-effective alternatives for customers to address their specific document management environment.

"Congratulations to Konica Minolta and Nuance eCopy for earning the well-deserved BERTL's Best Award for this new and innovative document solution" said Margie Davis, Managing Director, BERTL, Inc.  "Evaluated by the BERTL team of analysts as part of our user-focused testing, eCopy ShareScan more than meets the needs of Konica Minolta users requiring an easy and secure solution to share and work with paper documents via Email, fax and desktop systems."

Keeping with the times and the demands of its end users, BERTL left behind the simple speed and feed productivity, artificial reliability tests and theoretical SRP pricing lists and focused on the user and the business dynamics when putting together their 14th annual "Best of the Best." 

"Earning an award for this document imaging software as part of the bEST program, along with the other 2009 BERTL's BEST Awards for our hardware solutions, highlights the leading technology of our entire line of product and solution offerings," said Kevin Kern, Senior Vice President, Marketing, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.  "The BERTL Awards support our commitment to customers of all sizes and their ability to count on Konica Minolta for all their printing needs."

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced imaging and networking technologies for the desktop to the print shop.  For the second consecutive year, Konica Minolta was recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys.  For more information, please visit
www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook and Twitter.

About eCopy Network Scanning Solutions
eCopy network scanning solutions from Nuance provide organizations with an intuitive touch-screen application providing office workers with powerful document imaging capabilities. eCopy's solutions support document connectivity to more than 100 enterprise applications, such as Microsoft SharePoint, EMC Documentum, Oracle and SAP, adding value to an organization's existing investments in database, CRM, content management, legal, accounting and financial solutions.

About Nuance Communications, Inc.
Nuance Communications, Inc. is a leading provider of speech and imaging solutions for businesses and consumers around the world. Its technologies, applications and services make the user experience more compelling by transforming the way people interact with information and how they create, share and use documents. Every day, millions of users and thousands of businesses experience Nuance's proven applications. For more information, please visit

Konica Minolta Contact
James Norberto
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.
+1 201.825.4000

Nuance Contact
Bill Brikiatis
Nuance Communications, Inc.
+1 781.565.4074

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