Konica Minolta Adds OpenText Fax Solutions to Its EnvisionIT Portfolio

Fully Networked Fax Capabilities from bizhub Office MFPs Help Customers Adhere to Compliance Policies, Improve Security and Lower Operating Costs

Fully Networked Fax Capabilities from bizhub Office MFPs Help Customers Adhere to Compliance Policies, Improve Security and Lower Operating Costs 

Ramsey – May 20, 2013 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announces the addition of OpenText RightFax and Fax Appliance to its EnvisionIT vertical solution portfolio. The OpenText fax products work directly with Konica Minolta bizhub Office MFPs to provide both small and large customers with a complete networked fax solution that maximizes an organization’s productivity and cost-savings.

“Many companies, especially those in the legal, healthcare and financial sectors, rely on fax communications to deliver vital business documents such as loan applications, purchase orders, legal documents, invoices, financial statements, medical records and more,” said Gary Weiss, senior vice president, OpenText Portfolio Group. “With OpenText networked fax capabilities directly from the Konica Minolta bizhub MFPs, customers can reduce telephony costs; eliminate standalone fax machines, MFP fax boards and analog lines. Customers also receive the added benefit of improved security and compliance with secure distribution of scanned documents and bizhub MFP authentication.”

OpenText RightFax: This scalable, networked fax solution is designed for organizations with fax volume of more than 500 faxes a day and can support intense fax volume of the largest enterprises. Through the touch-screen display integration of the bizhub Office MFPs, customers can access a multitude of RightFax features to streamline document scanning and distribution by fax and email as well as personalize cover pages, phone books or billing code lists. This close integration between bizhub Office MFPs and RightFax helps automate paper-driven processes to reduce operational costs and decrease risks associated with stand-alone fax machines and unsecure email communications.

OpenText Fax Appliance: Intended for customers with fax volume less than 500 faxes a day, Fax Appliance offers simplicity in a hardware-based network fax solution. It includes a powerhouse of fax features in a compact device and is available in 2 analog line (A102) and 4 analog line (A104) versions. It also uses a simple scan-to-email method of initiating a fax transmission, which provides for simple faxing straight from bizhub Office MFPs.

Konica Minolta’s EnvisionIT portfolio of solutions assists customers across key vertical market such as education, healthcare and legal industries in "envisioning" how they can work smarter and more efficiently with integrated workflow solutions. OpenText RightFax and Fax Appliance complement Konica Minolta’s extensive portfolio of software solutions to provide customers with end-to-end document management solutions that include hardware, software and IT services.

“Today’s customers are looking to partner with one vendor who can help address all their technology needs,” said Sam Errigo, Senior Vice President, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “With OpenText fax solutions, our customers, whether they are workgroups or enterprises, can count on Konica Minolta for networked fax solutions as well as innovative software, hardware and IT services that meet their specific industry challenges and deliver measurable cost savings.”

About Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in advanced document management technologies and IT Services. The company focuses on complete business solutions including production print systems, digital presses, multifunctional products (MFPs), managed print services, vertical application solutions and related services and supplies. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition including being recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for six years in a row. For the third consecutive year, Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) has named Konica Minolta as the winner of its “A3 MFP Line of the Year” award. In 2012, Konica Minolta also received “Document Imaging Solutions Line of the Year” recognition from BLI – and has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of the company’s economic, environmental and social performance. For more information, please visit www.CountOnKonicaMinolta.com and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.

Konica Minolta Contacts

Naeran Rubio

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

+1 201-934-4759


Rachel Reed

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

+1 856.381.0651


Alicia Libucha

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc.

+1 857.205.0919



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