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10/12/15 -- Dell Inc. and EMC Corporation today announced they have signed a definitive agreement under which Dell, together with its owners, Michael S. Dell, founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Dell, MSD Partners and Silver Lake, the global leader in technology investing, will acquire EMC Corporation, while maintaining VMware as a publicly-traded company.

Madison, WI, October 12, 2015 – The Gordon Flesch Company (GFC), one of the nation’s leading providers of office equipment and technology-based solutions announced today the acquisition of Cambridge Connections LLC in Columbus, Ohio. 

MALVERN, PA, Oct. 7, 2015 – Building on an enduring partnership, Ricoh today announced it is providing customers new options for achieving higher levels of business productivity with the release of three enhanced information workflow solutions.

Palo Alto, CA October 7, 2015 - HP today unveiled the details of Partner First and Partner Ready, the new partner programs for HP Inc. and Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) respectively. Both Partner First and Partner Ready will build upon HP’s industry-leading PartnerOne program to help partners of both new organizations capture and capitalize on opportunities through customer-oriented, solutions-led sales.

LONG BEACH, Calif. – Oct. 6, 2015– Epson America, Inc., a leading provider of superior performing printing solutions, today announced the Epson WorkForce WF-6530 all-in-one printer powered by PrecisionCore. Delivering print-shop-quality color prints and laser-sharp text, the WF-6530 saves up to 50 percent on printing costs versus color lasers1 making it ideal for small workgroups. This fast, rugged printer also saves time, boasting color and black print speeds of 24 ISO ppm. The WF-6530 utilizes hassle-free, extra-large ink cartridges, which can print up to 4,000 black and color pages before changing cartridges2, for reduced user intervention. In addition, the WF-6530 features wireless and Wi-Fi Direct®3 functionality and NFC4 for innovative touch-to-print capability for tablets and smartphones.

 Kansas City, MO — The Business Technology Association (BTA; has announced that its next BTA Marketing Workshop will take place Nov. 5-6, 2015, at Muratec America Inc. headquarters in Plano, Texas. Led by Darrell Amy, Larry Levine and Jon Mitchell of Dealer Marketing, the workshop makes sure attendees’ dealerships are ready to implement best practices in online marketing.

Ramsey, NJ – October 6, 2015  – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announces that Rick Taylor, president and chief operating officer for Konica Minolta, has been named "Executive of the Year" for the ninth year by The Cannata Report, a leading print and digital media resource for the office products and workflow solutions industry for 34 years and counting. In addition, Konica Minolta garnered the inaugural Award for Best Marketing Strategy.

MAHWAH, N.J., Oct. 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, continues its industry leadership in innovation with the introduction of three versatile monochrome document systems. The Sharp MX-M266N/M316N/M356N models range in speed from 26ppm to 35ppm. These new document systems offer users robust multifunction capabilities right out of the box that includes full color network scanning, standard PCL®6 network printing and true multi-tasking.

Boise, ID (October 2015) – Compass Sales Solutions, the industry leader in sales opportunity software, is proud to announce a new partnership with Katun Corporation. This new relationship will allow Katun Corporation to partner with Compass’s new MPS division to help its dealers assess, propose, and close PROFITABLE MPS agreements.

TOKYO, October 5, 2015 -- OKI Data Corporation, an OKI Group company specializing in the printer business, today announced that the company has completed the acquisition of the globally-deployed wide format printer business of Seiko I Infotech Inc. ("SIIT" hereinafter), a subsidiary of Seiko Instruments Inc. ("SII" hereinafter), from SII.