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Canon's second generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE tackles businesses' challenges with smarter ways of working


Adam Gillbe
Canon Europe
+44 (0) 208 588 8166
Tim Lines
Nelson Bostock Communications
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Cloud-based workflows support mobile working
Cloud-based workflows support mobile working
Universal Login Manager
Universal Login Manager
Second generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE
Second generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE

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Core Facts

  • Canon Europe, world leader in imaging solutions, has launched six new series of scalable A3 multi-functional devices (MFDs) designed to help customers address today’s business challenges with smarter ways of working

  • Canon announces the interim findings of its new independent, Pan-European insight report addressing the latest technology and trends in the workplace - with the final insight report due in January 2013

  • Documents are still central to our working lives with over 80 per cent of end-users across 19 European countries printing every single day, according to the interim results* of an independent ‘Office Insights’ report launched today

  • Over half of respondents print less nowadays, but 83% believe in the future they will be using their printer or MFD as much as they do today or more; especially for scanning purposes

  • What they print is now more valuable to them in terms of what is produced and how it is used with good-looking, high-quality documents being a key factor in the success of their organisations

  • Working patterns are evolving and decision-makers must understand how the requirements of end-users have changed; mobility, security and professional looking documents top the list

  • The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform provides customers with a unique set of capabilities through a new suite of powerful standard and optional software applications

  • Canon’s simple serverless log-in solution – Universal Login Manager – is available on all new imageRUNNER ADVANCE devices to offer user-level personalisation, usage tracking and access control

  • A range of solutions is available to integrate with cloud-based workflows and support mobile working, for example Canon Mobile Printing, PRINT & SCAN, Cloud Connect and eCopy Scan to Cloud applications

  • Canon’s unique iW Desktop Quick Printing Tool allows documents to be professionally finished in-house; for more advanced capabilities, Canon’s iW Desktop provides easy drag and drop functionality to combine and create documents, before editing, personalising and previewing for a professional finish in minutes

  • imageRUNNER ADVANCE simplifies print-related management and delivers increased up-time with improvements to Canon’s device management solutions, eMaintenance and iW MC

  • The new imageRUNNER ADVANCE C5200, 6200 and 8200 series will be available from October 2012. The C2200, C7200 and C9200 series will be available from November 2012.

* based on 729 interviews; final report based on a survey of 1,500 respondents and 50 in-depth interviews to be published in January 2013


Matt Wrighton, OIP Product Management & Strategy, Canon Europe

“Organisations are under increasing pressure to be leaner and more agile. This change is being driven by end-users so it is essential that decision-makers understand how their requirements are changing and what functionalities they need from their office equipment.

“The second generation imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform directly addresses this challenge by enabling smarter ways of working through increased personalisation, usage control as well as cloud connectivity and mobile working.

“The new platform strengthens Canon’s ability to provide a complete imaging solution to organisations of all sizes. Small businesses will benefit from enterprise level capabilities such as heightened security, effective control of print costs and powerful document publishing tools, while enterprise customers and large organisations can utilise a scalable imaging solution with advanced security, integration and fleet management at its heart.”

Boilerplate Statements

Canon Europe is the regional sales and marketing operation for Canon Inc., represented in 116 countries and employing over 11,000 people across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

Founded in 1937 with the specific goal of making the best quality camera available to customers, Canon’s tireless passion for the Power of Image has since extended its technology into many other markets and has established it as a world leader in both consumer and business imaging solutions.  Its solutions comprise products, ranging from digital compact and SLR cameras, through broadcast lenses and portable X-ray machines, to multi-function and production printers, all supported by a range of value added services.

Canon invests heavily in R&D to deliver the richest and most innovative products and services to satisfy customers’ creative needs. From amateur photographers to professional print companies, Canon enables each customer to realise their own passion for image.

Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei – ‘living and working together for the common good’. In EMEA, Canon Europe pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce theirs using Canon’s products, solutions and services. Canon has achieved global certification to ISO 14001, demonstrating a world-class environmental management standard.

Further information about Canon Europe is available at: www.canon-europe.com

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