|eCopy joins Ricoh's Alliance Program|
Mark Peters : September 10th 2005 - 12:05 CET
eCopy joins Ricoh's Alliance Program : Ricoh Corporation announced today that eCopy Inc., a leading provider of solutions that integrate paper documents into enterprise software applications, has joined Ricoh's Alliance Program. The eCopy solution enables any office worker to leverage the capabilities of a digital copier or scanner to incorporate paper-based information into more than 45 enterprise software applications, including EMC Documentum Enterprise Content Management Platform, Microsoft Exchange / Outlook, and Captaris RightFax. As a result, users can easily leverage their existing application software systems to better address the challenge of distributing, managing, accessing, and protecting paper documents.|
Powerful document imaging solution|
By working together, Ricoh and eCopy provide a powerful document imaging and distribution solution. Users are able to walk up to a network-attached copier, place the document in the feeder and easily scan and distribute it using any number of enterprise applications. The easy-to-use, uncrowded interface provides a preview of the document to check the quality of the scan. The ergonomically-designed touch screen and keyboard enable users to enter the needed information into eCopy ShareScan OP software for quick and easy
Ricoh's Alliance Program
"Ricoh is pleased to welcome eCopy into Ricoh's Alliance Program as our goal is to work with companies that provide our customers with useful and effective document management applications through strong business synergies and alignment with our mission to provide the highest level of product quality, business solutions and services and commitment," said Wayne Mize, vice president of solutions marketing division for Ricoh Corporation.
ShareScan OP software
ScanStation OP's advanced security capabilities track and protect the flow of information through audit trails and encryption, helping organizations meet customer and regulatory compliance requirements. Additionally, native integration between ShareScan OP software and enterprise applications dramatically reduces IT administration requirements for maintaining the system. Buyers Laboratory Inc., a leading source for unbiased information and reliable intelligence for the imaging industry, rated the combined Ricoh/eCopy
ShareScan OP solution at five stars, the highest possible rating.
Digital imaging management solutions
Ricoh's Alliance Program encourages leading software companies, content management systems integrators and consulting companies to work together with Ricoh to provide innovative and effective software, digital imaging and content/document management solutions. There are two divisions within the Alliance Program, the Strategic Alliance Program and the Technology Alliance Program. eCopy has joined the Technology Alliance Program, which is comprised of third-party software companies who specialize in solution offerings that complement Ricoh hardware and software technologies.
Managing the complete document lifecycle
"By adding eCopy's capabilities to its solution portfolio, Ricoh strengthens its position as a provider of essential infrastructure for managing the complete document lifecycle," said Edward Schmid, President and CEO, eCopy. "As a member of Ricoh's Alliance Program, we will continue to utilize each other's expertise to create strong bottom-line results for our
customers and expand our joint market opportunities by enabling Ricoh digital
copiers to serve as paper on-ramps for virtually any business process." ScanStation OP supports many Ricoh digital copiers, including the Aficio 1035/1045, Aficio 2051/2060/2075, Aficio 2015/2018, Aficio 2035/2045, Aficio 2232/2238, Aficio 3131 and the Aficio CL7000.
About Ricoh Corporation
Ricoh Corporation, headquartered in West Caldwell, N.J., is a subsidiary of Ricoh Company Ltd., the 69-year-old leading supplier of office automation equipment and electronics, with fiscal year 2003 sales in excess of $17.1 billion. Ricoh Corporation is a leading provider of document solutions. Ricoh's fully integrated hardware and software products help businesses share information efficiently and effectively by enabling customers to control the input, management and output of documents. Ricoh's line of document management devices include, color and black & white digital imaging systems, facsimile products, printers, scanners, digital duplicators and wide format engineering systems. Additionally, Ricoh offers a wide variety of document and printing solutions directly and through strategic alliances enhancing office productivity and document workflow. Ricoh's document management software enhances workgroup collaboration and offers secure storage, retrieval and sharing of critical information.
About eCopy Inc.
eCopy, Inc. is an innovative provider of open and flexible solutions that rapidly integrate paper-based information into existing business processes and applications. Numerous industries, including legal, healthcare, and financial services, use eCopy to easily access, modify, distribute, and share information to add value to their business. eCopy customers include General Motors, Clifford Chance, Siemens, Cisco Systems, SAAB, and Sony Corporation. eCopy, Inc. is a global company headquartered in the United States, with a subsidiary in Japan, offices in England, Germany, France, Scandinavia, and Australia as well as sales operations in Mexico, Canada, Latin America, Singapore, and New Zealand.