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Kansas City, MO — On March 20-21, the Business Technology Association’s (BTA; www.bta.org) Southeast districthosted its annual Winter Break event at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa in Orlando, Florida. The educational and networking eventbroke attendance records, becoming the most well attended Winter Break to date, with more than 100 registrants.  

Ridgefield Park, NJ – Samsung Electronics America, Inc. is announcing U.S. availability for its Smart UX Software Developer Kit (SDK), taking customization to a new level for Android features on Samsung’s Multifunction Printers (MFPs). This easy to use, Android™ based tool enables in-house developers, independent software vendors and value added resellers to develop customized Android applications for office Samsung MFPs that will improve productivity and efficiency in the workplace. 

Mount Laurel, NJ (April 1, 2015) – Today, OKI Data Americas announces introduction of the new ES8473 color multifunction device (MFP) to the BTA channel. 

WASHINGTON, PA (April 1, 2015) – Today, West Point Products, the market leader in providing independent resellers with premium replacement imaging supplies, comprehensive managed print services, and innovative recycling programs, announced its partnership with PrintReleaf,  the pioneers of PrintReleaf Exchange, the first technology platform that measures a customer’s forest consumption, and connects them directly to reforestation projects.

Calgary, Alberta - March 31, 2015 - Print Audit, the company that helps office equipment dealers grow their businesses, announced today that it has developed a Business Intelligence Dashboard called Insight which will be available exclusively to Print Audit Premier members. Print Audit’s bold new reporting offering will enable Premier members to help their customers make sense of their office printing like never before while opening the door to a host of new opportunities.

Fort Worth, TX—Tuesday, March 31, 2015  ECi Software Solutions (www.ECiSolutions.com), a leader in industry-specific information technology solutions, today announced the worldwide availability of Central v4.0 user interface (UI) for its market-leading FMAudit managed print services solution. The new version will kick-off a number of projects intended to help the dealer community capitalize on the rapidly growing managed print services (MPS) market. The MPS market is estimated to exceed $25 billion worldwide in 2015.

LEXINGTON, Ky. and IRVINE, Calif., March 24, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc. and Kofax Limited today announced that the two companies have entered into a merger agreement in which Lexmark will acquire Kofax. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Lexmark will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Kofax for $11.00 per share in cash for a total enterprise value of approximately $1 billion, net of cash acquired.

(Cedar Rapids, IA) – GreatAmerica Financial Services Corporation and ECi Software Solutions, Inc. announce the completion of an automated process for transmitting invoice data related to usage billing.  This new service connecting GreatAmerica with ECi’s OMD® and e-automate®  ERP systems eliminates manual work, reduces errors, and provides office imaging dealers with an easier way to transmit critical usage and invoice records.

Ramsey, NJ, March 18, 2015 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces that it has been named the 2015 New Partner of the Year by alliance partner Kofax Limited.

STAMFORD, Conn. – Novitex, the leading provider of innovative, cloud-based solutions in the document outsourcing industry, announced that the company is expanding its operations with the opening of a new state-of-the-art MegaCenter in Windsor, Connecticut. The 138,395 square foot MegaCenter East is a multi-function production facility, which will be the industry’s first to leverage secure cloud technology to facilitate automated production – enabling clients to achieve the highest level of efficiency and scale when creating, distributing and digitizing documents.