Konica Minolta Advances Position in the Market with Mobile Printing Solution from Lantronix

Ramsey, NJ – September 23, 2015 –Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced its new xPrintServer Office mobile printing solution embedded with the Konica Minolta Print Driver specifically designed for an extensive range of Konica Minolta MFPs available in the U.S market. The xPrintServer Office, developed by Lantronix – a specialized networking company focusing on IoT (Internet of Things) enabling solutions – empowering businesses of all sizes the convenience to print quickly, securely and easily from their mobile device – iPad, iPhone, iPod using Airprint and Android, Chromebook, Chrome browser using Google Cloud Print. While a convenient and affordable plug-and-play solution, the xPrintServer allows users to also take advantage of Konica Minolta’s advanced and secure printing options such as User Authentication, Account Track and Secure Print preventing unauthorized users from gaining access to their Konica Minolta device.

xPrintServer Office can be used in any work environment across all industries to meet their printing needs:

Education: educators and students can access lesson plans, textbooks, campus information and student records.

Finance: Professionals can have access to timely and accurate information, investments and individual accounts.

Healthcare: Doctors can access insurance information while knowing that patient information is safe in compliance with HIPAA, HITECH and other healthcare regulations.

Legal: Lawyers and court officers can have fast, secure access to legal case files, eDiscovery documents, trial schedules and depositions.

Real Estate, Insurance Agents and Sales Reps 

The xPrintServer Office offers:

AirPrint Support on bizhub MFP and Printers

Google Cloud Print support on bizhub MFPs and Printers

Ease of use, plug-and-play

Automatic printer discovery and set up

Sophisticated authentication features

The new xPrintServer Office is the only mobile print solution on the market certified by both Apple and Google.

“Konica Minolta will continue to aggressively develop solutions for the ever-expanding mobile workforce with immediate access from anywhere, anytime utilizing cloud technology,” says Sam Errigo, senior vice president, Business Intelligence Services, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. “With the launch of xPrintServer Office, we are able to provide improved options and increased opportunities for our channel partners in providing optimal mobile printing solutions to meet customers’ business needs.”

“While the xPrintServer is the simplest mobile printing solution on the market, it is also fast becoming a B2B vehicle to promote mobile adoption in the enterprise,” says Kurt Busch, president and CEO of Lantronix. “Lantronix is thrilled to partner with Konica Minolta in fulfilling a much needed gap to provide a simple and secure mobile printing solution to its partners and customers worldwide.”

About Lantronix

Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix products have applications in every industry, including education, medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail, POS, financial, government, consumer electronics, and IT/data center. The Company's headquarters are located in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com.

About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. is a leader in information management focused on enterprise content,  technology optimization and cloud services. Our portfolio of offerings deliver solutions to improve our customers’ speed to market, manage technology costs, and facilitate the sharing of information to increase productivity. The All Covered IT Services division offers a range of  IT strategy, support, project and cloud computing solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has won numerous awards and recognition, including placement in the Leaders Quadrant on the Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) and Managed Content Services (MCS). Konica Minolta has been recognized as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier Market by Brand Keys for eight consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has also been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for three years in a row. For more information, please visit: www.kmbs.konicaminolta.us and follow Konica Minolta on Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter @konicaminoltaus.

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