Canon Information and Imaging Solutions Enters Strategic Relationship with Dibon Technologies to Offer Forms and Print Services for Salesforce
LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., December 5, 2012 — Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced today that it has formed a strategic relationship with Dibon Technologies, Inc., a leading cloud and IT solutions provider. Under the agreement, Dibon Technologies, Inc. will provide implementation services for Canon's "Forms and Print Services for Salesforce," an application that allows Salesforce users to easily turn their Salesforce data into professional-looking reports, proposals or other documents, which can then be printed without the need for print drivers.*
"We have been making tremendous strides in the cloud and solutions space in recent years. Finding the right partners to continue this evolution is key for us as we look to expand market presence," said Satoshi Nagata, executive vice president, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions. "Dibon Technologies has an excellent reputation for its progress in the cloud and IT solutions space, and we are excited to collaborate and share expertise in developing and deploying cloud-based solutions for clients in a variety of industries."
As a leading provider of cloud-based IT solutions, Dibon Technologies consultants have implemented salesforce.com applications for SMB-market engagements within the telecommunications, healthcare, retail, insurance, consumer packaged goods (CPG), and financial services industries. It will now be able to offer its clients Canon's Forms and Print Services for Salesforce solutions**, to help mobile salespeople, logistics managers and other clients to:
- Present Salesforce data with high-impact visuals in dynamic, easy to present reports;
- Create professional-looking quotes or proposals for clients, at the touch of a button;
- Print on the road, from any FedEx Office location in the United States;
- Batch print transactional documents such as invoices or shipping documents.
Canon's Forms and Print Services for Salesforce allows users to unify dispersed Salesforce data, by pulling it into dynamic PDF forms, where predefined fields, charts and calculations are automatically populated with relevant values, to convey meaningful information that is easy to present and analyze. When used for creating various reports, such as sales results or account comparisons, the solution can help save time that was previously spent copying and formatting data. The solution also standardizes reporting across the organization, and helps allow easy comparison with past results. To aid in further maximizing work efficiency, Forms and Print Services for Salesforce enables batch printing of transactional documents such as invoices, statements or shipping documents, to name a few.
"Our clients expect Dibon Technologies to present creative solutions to aide in maximizing their return with respect to investment in cloud infrastructure and applications. Having Canon's Forms and Print Services for Salesforce in the Dibon product and services portfolio enhances Dibon's ability to meet this expectation from its clients," said Atul Nanda, CEO of Dibon Technologies, Inc.
Dibon's Cloud Professional Services team supported by Canon's product experts will be utilized to design sophisticated, customized forms, and to implement and facilitate the use of the application for customers in the United States. Forms and Print Services for Salesforce is available via the AppExchange at appexchange.salesforce.com/, through Canon Information and Imaging Solutions Inc.'s reseller partners, and through Canon and its Authorized Dealers.
About Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc.
Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., was formed to harness the power of two of Canon's greatest intangible assets: In-depth knowledge of information flow and the best imaging technology. Utilizing Canon's vast collection of imaging technology and development tools along with select third-party enterprise applications, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions will deliver compelling market-driven solutions in the area of cloud computing and business process integration. Additional information about the company, its programs and mission can be found at: www.ciis.canon.com.
About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.
About Dibon Technologies
Dibon Technologies is a Dallas, Texas USA based Cloud Information Technology firm with an international footprint. Founded in 2001, Dibon has provided scalable project resources in the most demanding IT segments, cloud and IT professional services, and Salesforce.com expertise in support of some of the largest Service Integrators in the Salesforce.com/Cloud space as well as direct SI professional services in the U.S. SMB Market segment. Dibon is a privately held firm comprised of over 350 professional consultants and offshore development teams. Dibon's expertise in Agile Application Development delivery, Project Management, Salesforce.com, cloud managed services, complex IT eco-system integrations and data expertise are differentiators for the company which comprises over 350 consultants and offshore scalable resources. Dibon is a Microsoft Gold Partner and a Salesforce.com Silver Partner and maintains ISO and CMMi certifications. Additional information about the company is available at www.dibon.com.
*No print drivers are needed when printing to Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE multifunction printers. If not printing to a Canon imageRUNNER ADVANCE multifunction printer, users can download and print a PDF from any other printer with the use of a printer driver.
**Subject to certain terms and conditions and system and hardware requirements. See www.ciis.canon.com for details and restrictions.
† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
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