OKI Data Americas to Resell Lantronix xPrintServer Office Edition, Further
Enabling iPad(R) and iPhone(R) Wireless Printing for Workgroup Environments
MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., Nov. 19, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OKI Data Americas has
announced a reseller agreement with Lantronix (Nasdaq:LTRX), a leading global
provider of smart M2M connectivity solutions. Through this agreement, OKI Data
will become the first printer manufacturer to resell Lantronix's award-winning
xPrintServer™ iOS print server appliance. OKI Data initially plans to resell
the recently launched xPrintServer Office Edition, which supports unlimited
iOS devices, offers customizable settings and security options, and provides
printing support for both USB and network-connected printers, wired or
The xPrintServer Office Edition from Lantronix enables large workgroups to
print directly from iOS mobile devices through the native print menu,
eliminating the need to download mobile print applications. The xPrintServer
effectively converts existing printers into iOS-compatible devices and
addresses the growing demand for cost-effective iOS mobile printing,
specifically within the enterprise and education markets.
The agreement between OKI Data and Lantronix serves as the next phase of the
strategic alliance between the two companies following the co-marketing
partnership which was formed in June 2012. OKI Data will market and sell the
xPrintServer devices with an array of compatible OKI LED/Laser printers for
customers, resellers and distributors that are seeking enhanced mobile
printing solutions. Conversely, Lantronix will refer OKI Data's products to
members of its network that are in need of customized printing solutions.
"This agreement bolsters OKI Data's position as a valued printing solutions
provider to our enterprise customers," said Keith Fenton, Product Planning
Manager for MFP Software and Solutions at OKI Data Americas. "By offering the
xPrintServer with our single- and multi-function printers, OKI Data is able to
provide mobile printing solutions to help optimize performance within specific
workgroup environments quickly, easily, and cost-effectively."
Moreover, the partnership comes at a time when the use of iOS products has
become increasingly commonplace within today's workplace. The xPrintServer
functions as a vital tool for offices and schools that are looking to manage
and control the document output of numerous mobile devices.
"Our reseller partnership with OKI Data Americas boosts our brand awareness
and expands our reach and distribution channels," said Mark D. Tullio, vice
president of worldwide marketing for Lantronix. "By having OKI Data as a
partner, we can better understand how large workgroups are using the device.
In turn, this feedback provides us with useful information so that we can
improve the features and functionality of the products as well as the user
experience within the enterprise environment."
OKI Data Americas' commitment to its customers extends beyond the sale through
the provision of live^i, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven
days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition,
OKI Data's live chat feature is available to customers within the US and
Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within
the Eastern time zone.
^iAvailable in the US and Canada only.
OKI Data Americas
Mark D. Tullio
About OKI Data Americas
OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI
Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized
solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome
printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot
matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full
line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner
ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes
performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production
market with the OKI proColor™ Series.In addition, OKI offers a full portfolio
of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas
takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and
delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance.
The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company
OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics
systems; and an approximately $5.2 billion multinational corporation according
to its FY 2011 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind,
OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY
STAR® certified products.
Lantronix, Inc. (Nasdaq:LTRX) is a global leader of secure M2M
(machine-to-machine) communication technologies that simplify access and
communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart
connectivity solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to
empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information,
and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving
productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate
and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic
equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix serves
some of the largest medical, security, industrial and building automation,
transportation, retail/POS, financial, government, consumer
electronics/appliances, IT/data center and pro-AV/signage entities in the
world. The company's headquarters are located in Irvine, Calif. For more
information, visit www.Lantronix.com.
OKI, Reg. OKI Electric Industry Co., Ltd. ENERGY STAR Reg. T.M. U.S. EPA.
Single Pass Color T.M. and design Reg. T.M. OKI Data Corp. proColor, T.M., OKI
Data Americas. Lantronix is a registered trademark, and xPrintServer is a
trademark of Lantronix, Inc. iPad and iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc.,
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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