Konica Minolta for the first time again at the CeBIT with its own space

| 29 October 2014

After its successful relaunch in 2014, the omens are favourable again for the upcoming CeBIT. The positive development can be definitely felt, mainly in the area of enterprise content management, input/output solutions. After nine years as a co-exhibitor, Konica Minolta will be powerfully showcased again with its own booth at the CeBIT in 2015. With the focus on „ECM, Input/Output Solutions“ in Hall 3 visitors will be offered competent consulting as well as gain a complete overview on efficient and secure document and print management solutions.

Langenhagen/Germany, 30th October 2014“The decision for the CeBIT was the logical consequence of a development that Konica Minolta underwent over the last few years,” underscored Ikuo Nakagawa, President of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe. “Konica Minolta has been going through a decade of change, innovation and growth and is still in the midst of a transformation process that has been laid down in our 'TRANSFORM 2016' mid-term business plan. We are currently in the process of diversifying our expertise as an IT company on an even broader basis. Since CIOs and IT managers constitute our main target group, the CeBIT is an ideal platform for entering into a dialogue with these decision makers in the IT segment.”For the CeBIT, the powerful presence of Konica Minolta is an important signal. “We are delighted to welcome Konica Minolta with its own large space at the CeBIT again,” said Oliver Frese, CeBIT board member of Deutsche Messe AG. “The decision shows that the organisers chose the right approach in focusing on professional visitors. The area of enterprise content management, input/output solutions has continued to gain in quality owing to the presence of Konica Minolta.”As a service provider in the B2B environment, Konica Minolta is a global leader in the consultancy, implementation and management of printing and document solutions in the area of IT and document processes as well as in digital production printing. The company also includes the segment of industrial ink jet printing, the production of measuring devices for applications in industry and medical engineering, TAC coatings for LCD polarisers as well as the growing segment of illumination with organic light-emitting diodes (OLED).Ikuo Nakagawa continues: “Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe has grown to be a customer-oriented provider in the area of Managed Print Services (MPS) with a striking record: nearly 3,500 of our customers in Europe are Optimized Print Services customers, namely the MPS concept of Konica Minolta.”“Ultimately, participating in the CeBIT as the globally leading IT trade fair is a logical decision for us,” adds Johannes Bischof, President of Konica Minolta Business Solutions Deutschland. “This is especially true for Hall 3, in which we will be represented with a large booth measuring approx. 260 m², because it reflects our fields of excellence with its thematic accents placed upon MPS, Input/Output Solutions and Enterprise Content Management. With our trade fair presence, we want to show our customers that we are there for them as their skilled and knowledgeable partner in the IT segment.”About CeBITCeBIT in Hanover is the world's largest and most important international business trade show for the digital economy. As a unique mashup of trade fair and conference, the participating global corporations, SMEs and start-ups showcase the relevant topics of the IT economy, e.g. big data, cloud applications, mobile, social business, IT security and application examples from the Internet of Things. The CeBIT Global Conferences provide in keynotes and forums an overview over the most pivotal core markets of the digital world. The guiding theme of the CeBIT 2015 is d!conomy. The partner country this year is China.More information at: www.cebit.deYou'll find more press releases and photos at: www.cebit.de/de/presseservice/ContactSilke Zühlke
Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH
Phone: +49 (0)511 7404-5604
silke.zuehlke@konicaminolta.euLis Blume
Deutsche Messe AG
Phone: +49 (0)511 89-31064