Konica Minolta and Workshare Partner to Deliver MFD Connector at ILTACON 2015

Unique software solution will be better able to automate handling and identification of documents

Ramsey, NJ – September 1, 2015 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., INC. (Konica Minolta), a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, will be debuting a new product: Workshare, at The International Legal Technology Association (ILTACON 2015). Konica Minolta’s Dispatcher® Phoenix, now includes the Workshare connector, making this unique software solution better able to automate handling and identification of documents, ideal for the legal vertical market. The Workshare integration will address information governance issues surrounding content management, including document placement into file collaboration systems.

Dispatcher® Phoenix with the new Workshare connector integrates legal professionals’ document and record management workflows with multiple platforms including but not limited to Outlook and Microsoft Office. These workflows now seamlessly extend into Workshare’s file sharing infrastructure and features file comparison. The solution addresses the industry pressures head-on, regarding content security issues and an increased need for ‘fee earner’ productivity therefore reducing operating costs for legal firms. Hybrid and public cloud options include data location for North America, Asia, PAC and Europe.

“Legal firms are looking for innovative approaches to document collaboration, file sharing and record and document management workflows; together with Konica Minolta’s Dispatcher® Phoenix workflow automation product and partnership with Workshare, we have developed a solution to address these challenges firms are facing,” says Sam Errigo, Senior Vice President, Konica Minolta Business Solutions, U.S.A., INC.

“We’re excited to forge this partnership with Konica Minolta,” commented Anthony Foy, CEO at Workshare. “By pairing Workshare’s market leading software suite with Konica Minolta’s capabilities, we aim to deliver the first integrated MFP, comparison and file sharing solution specifically designed to streamline and secure legal workflows.”

ILTACON 2015 takes place from August 31–September 3 at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, NV.


About Konica MinoltaKonica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity.  Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit:www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter@konicaminoltaus.


About Workshare

Workshare is a leading provider of secure enterprise file sharing and collaboration applications. Workshare allows individuals to easily create, share, and manage high-value content anywhere, on any device. Workshare enhances the efficiency of the collaborative process by enabling content owners to accurately track and compare changes from contributors simultaneously. Workshare also reduces the commercial risk posed by inadvertently sharing confidential or sensitive documents. More than 2 million professionals in 70 countries use Workshare’s award-winning desktop, mobile, tablet, and online applications. For more information visit http://www.workshare.com or follow Workshare on twitter athttp://www.twitter.com/workshare.

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Kristina Marchitto, Public Relations Manager

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

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