Konica Minolta solutions named “2018 Document Imaging Software Line of the Year” by Keypoint Intelligence

| 9 February 2018

Konica Minolta Business Solutions has been named “2018 Document Imaging Software Line of the Year” by Keypoint Intelligence – the world’s foremost authority on imaging software, hardware and services. The prestigious accolade was awarded following an in-depth study of the portfolios of the leading document imaging OEMs by analysts at Keypoint Intelligence’s Buyers Lab. The award recognises Konica Minolta’s exceptional portfolio of in-house software solutions and its highly successful eco-system of third-party offerings. In the Buyers Lab evaluation, Konica Minolta scored best among leading OEMs in the key categories of Capture and Workflow, Document Management and Device Management, with a breadth and performance of solutions that was described as “unmatched”.


Given once a year, the Buyers Lab Line of the Year award recognises the document imaging OEM that offers the strongest solutions portfolio across a range of software categories that includes Capture and Workflow, Document Management, Output Management, and Device Management. In the award citation, Buyers Lab analysts highlighted several of Konica Minolta’s class-leading software offerings including the Dispatcher Phoenix capture/workflow platform, an advanced document capture/processing/routing solution that enables the creation of timesaving workflows which can be tailored to customer’s needs.

Analysts also noted the “strong selection of output management solutions from class-leading ISV partners”, the “wide assortment of apps and customisable MFP user interfaces available via the bizhub MarketPlace online portal” and “vertical market expertise and solutions tailored to key industries”.


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About Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe GmbH, based in Langenhagen, Germany, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Konica Minolta Inc., Tokyo, Japan. With its unique expertise in imaging, data processing and data-based decision making, Konica Minolta creates relevant solutions for its customers - small and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises and public sector - and solves issues faced by society.


As a digital workplace solution provider, Konica Minolta helps its clients to identify and unlock the potential digitalisation holds and reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation by rethinking the workplace. In support of an ‘Intelligent connected workplace’, Konica Minolta offers cloud, IT, managed print and video solution services for remote working, collaboration, workflow management and automation and security. The company’s success in driving transformation is also confirmed by IDC, since the ‘IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment’ stated that Konica Minolta is ‘recognised globally as a leader in print transformation’. Konica Minolta has been a Microsoft Global Managed Partner since 2021.


Konica Minolta's Igniting Print Possibilities offering helps printers, converters and brand owners maximise workflow automation to increase efficiency. The company delivers consultancy in all communication matters as well as top-of-the-line production, packaging as well as label printers. Its finishing devices create print products that stand out and create added value. Konica Minolta has established itself as the production printing market leader for more than a decade in Europe (InfoSource).


For an increasing number of organisations, success today is more than the narrow definition of financial prosperity – it also includes protecting the environment and having a positive impact on their workforce as well as the societies they are embedded in. With its commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Konica Minolta has pledged to consistently pursue its sustainability and social responsibility goals.


The company has been repeatedly recognised for its rich history of social contribution as well as for working towards achieving the SDGs throughout its business and supply chain. Konica Minolta is listed among “2021 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World” and received the highest level in EcoVadis Sustainabilty Ratings.


For its innovative service approach that complements their devices perfectly, Konica Minolta was awarded the prestigious ‘Buyers Lab PaceSetter Award for Serviceability and Support 2020/2021’ from Keypoint Intelligence.


Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe is represented by subsidiaries and distributors in more than 80 countries in Europe, Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa. With approximately 9,000 employees (as of April 2021), Konica Minolta Europe earned net sales of over 1.9 billion in financial year 2020/2021.


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