Canon U.S.A. Introduces imageCLASS Printonomics MPS Program As a Value-Added Service for Reseller Channel

  Canon U.S.A. Introduces imageCLASS Printonomics MPS Program As a Value-Added
  Service for Reseller Channel

 Program Helps Premier Partner Resellers to Generate New Revenue While Saving
             Their Customers Up to 30 Percent on Printing Costs*

Business Wire

MELVILLE, N.Y. -- July 24, 2013

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a
new Managed Print Services (MPS) program, imageCLASS Printonomics, for
resellers enrolled in its imageCLASS Premier Partner Program.

By joining forces with PrintFleet, a global leader in device monitoring
services, the imageCLASS Printonomics program will provide participating
Premier Partner resellers, including IT value-added resellers, copier dealers
and solution providers, with access to device monitoring services, as well as
tools to get started, including complementary device licenses and access to
sales and technical support from both Canon U.S.A. and PrintFleet.

“Today’s businesses rely on their print and imaging resellers to quickly
assess their existing environments and make recommendations on how to save
time and money,” said Sam Yoshida, vice president and general manager,
Marketing, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. “Our Premier Partner
resellers are some of the best resellers in this industry and we are investing
in new services to give them innovative ways to grow their business and help
reduce operating costs for their customers."

“The imageCLASS Printonomics program has been co-developed by Canon U.S.A. and
PrintFleet to provide resellers a unique, easy entry to Managed Print
Services,” said Chris McFarlane, PrintFleet’s President and CEO. “Canon U.S.A.
recognizes that high-quality device data is required for a services reseller
to compete effectively and create exceptional value for their customers. We
look forward to working with Canon U.S.A.’s Premier Partner resellers to
expand their business opportunities with the imageCLASS Printonomics program.”

Participating resellers will have access to print device data through a
24-hour portal that enables resellers to proactively manage their customers'
fleetsand perform service and meter billing, opening the door to efficient
automation of a variety of essential business processes. To uncover device
replacement opportunities, participating resellers can leverage a large set of
standard and customizable reports and consult with the imageCLASS solutions
marketing team for pre-sales support. Qualified resellers will have access to
special MPS-level discounts available through participating Distributors that
offer imageCLASS laser printers and multifunction devices, consumables,
accessories and/or extended warranties. Leasing terms are available through
Canon Financial Services.

“The imageCLASS Printonomics program is a game-changer for how I now run my
business,” said Joseph Sands, president, Sands Office Equipment. “Thanks to
Canon, I now have unprecedented insight into the page volumes and uptime of my
customers’ current mixed fleets, empowering me to propose new solutions that
are optimized to their needs.”

Qualified resellers interested in enrolling in the imageCLASS Premier Partner
Program can apply for access at www.imageclassresellers.com. Please refer to
terms and conditions for qualification criterion.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business,
and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in
global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall
in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s
Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the
PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital
camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for
camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest
level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based
consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon
U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental
responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up
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About PrintFleet

PrintFleet’s industry-leading family of print management solutions range from
simple rapid assessment to advanced, managed services offering unparalleled
agnostic data collection, data integrity and back end support. Available in
multiple languages, PrintFleet solutions empower OEMs, dealers and
distributors in over 100 countries to sustain rich customer relationships
through creating exceptional value for their clients. Additional information
about PrintFleet can be found at www.printfleet.com Twitter: @PrintFleet

* Gartner Research Report, “Cost-Cutting Initiatives for Office Productivity,”
published June 19, 2012. Study refers to cost savings from MPS programs in
general, not the Printonomics program specifically.

†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark
Office.

All referenced product names, and other marks, are trademarks of their
respective owners.

Contact:

Editorial:
Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Siobhan Cullagh, 631-330-4602
scullagh@cusa.canon.com
or
For sales information/customer support:
1-800-OK-CANON
or
Canon U.S.A. website:
http://www.usa.canon.com
 
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