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Buyers Lab joined Frank, CJ and Carol Cannata for The Cannata Report’s annual Awards & Charities Dinner at the Meadow Wood Manor in Randolph, New Jersey. This year celebrated the 30th anniversary of the event, which brings together key members of the document imaging industry for a fun night of socializing, dining and, for some, award winning.

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10/02/2015

Data security is serious stuff. Anyone who follows the news, whether it’s financial, retail or celebrity-related, has seen countless stories regarding security breaches of personal data. At an analyst briefing in NYC, HP highlighted the importance of IT security for business and introduced a number of products and solutions to help ease the pain of the IT director trying to make printing safer for their organization.

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09/09/2014

A few years ago, inviting several hundred copier dealers to a meeting in Las Vegas that focused little on the bread and butter of their businesses—copiers—might have seemed, well, pointless. Now, manufacturers are making it a point to do just that: shift the focus of the dealer community. Although still a significant part of the business, hardware is no longer in the spotlight. Instead, it runs quietly in the background while dozens of solutions work to leverage, limit, monitor or enhance its functionality. This was evident at KYOCERA Document Solutions America’s (KDA) fiscal year 15 Pan-American dealer meeting, which focused heavily on Kyocera business applications and encouraging dealers to become Total Document Solutions Providers. With the exception of a few new A4 devices, the technology fair was filled to the brim with business applications and third-party solutions, all of which, of course, embedded on Kyocera copiers.

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05/06/2014

In October 2013, Ray Morgan Company, a Canon-only dealer for 33 years and the second-largest independent Canon dealer in the US, acquired select Ricoh commercial accounts in Central and Northern California, as one of several Ricoh direct-channel to dealer MIF (machines in field) transfers. The Ricoh partnership comes only a year after Ray Morgan Company added Samsung as a second line in June 2012. We spoke with Ray Morgan Company’s Executive Vice President and Owner, Chris Scarff, and the Vice President of Ray Morgan Company’s Southern Region, Tito Molfino, about the recent acquisition, and here’s what they had to say:

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02/18/2014

A crowd of over 900 attendees joined Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA) in Orlando, Florida, for the Tour de Force 2013—the company’s national dealer meeting.

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12/03/2013

On Wednesday, September 25, BLI editors joined Canon Solutions America for an open house event at MetLife Stadium, where Canon gave a first look demonstration on the company’s new document management software offering, Therefore.

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10/07/2013

More than 1,000 Kyocera and Copystar employees, dealers and guests attended KYOCERA Document Solutions America’s FY14 Pan-American Dealer Meeting April 8 through 10 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas. Celebrating Kyocera’s 40th year in the Americas, President and CEO of KYOCERA Document Solutions America (KDA) Norihiko Ina proudly announced that for the second year in a row, the fiscal year’s consolidated sales represent the highest revenue the company has ever achieved.

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04/19/2013