Creating a Simpler, Secure Workflow: Xerox ConnectKey Supports Cloud Services, Custom Apps, BYOD and More
MIAMI, United States, April 3rd, 2013 – With an exclusive event at the Sony Open of Tennis taking place in Key Biscayne, Xerox (NYSE: XRX) launched ConnectKey™, a software system embedded in Xerox multifunction printers (MFPs) and a set of solutions that respond to an increasingly mobile workforce and the need for more advanced IT security across connected devices.
“ConnectKey was designed for one purpose: to simplify how work gets done in a secure, ‘always on,’ world,” said Fernando García Cantón, General Manager, Xerox Distributor Group.
“Through the MFP as a secure hub, Xerox’s ConnectKey features include the ability to scan and upload documents to cloud repositories, send business-critical documents directly into workflow processes and print securely and easily from any mobile device. It’s Xerox innovation that takes hassles out of workdays and adds more productivity into workplaces.”
Customers and partners from different countries in the region attended the ConnectKey launch event for Latin America, which took place on March 28th during the largest tennis tournament in the world outside of the Grand Slams, sponsored by Xerox.
Also present was Ben Andrew, Senior Product Manager, Data Center & Virtualization Security, Embedded Security, McAfee, Inc. as the new Xerox MFPs with the ConnectKey software will use the industry’s first embedded security protection from McAfee, giving IT managers more control and peace of mind in “bring your own device” (BYOD) workplaces. ConnectKey MFPs also have an extra layer of security with Cisco’s TrustSec, which protects data paths to and from the devices.
With ConnectKey’s open Application Programming Interface (API), sales channel partners, systems integrators and resellers can develop and embed apps on the MFP with no additional software requirements.
Work Simplified with MFP Apps, Cloud Access, Mobile Printing
ConnectKey’s solutions give IT professionals, channel partners and large, medium and small workplaces fast and easy ways to get work done, including:
The Xerox WorkCentre® 5800 series, the WorkCentre 7800 Series, the ColorQube® 9300 Series, and ConnectKey for SharePoint and ConnectKey Share-to-Cloud will be available in the region in April. The Xerox ColorQube 8700/8900 Series and the WorkCentre 7220/7225 will be available in April.
For more information, visit www.xerox.com/connectkey.
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Media Contact: Yadira Suarez, Manager, Integrated Marketing Communications, Latin America & Caribbean Region, Xerox Distributor Group, +1 (305) 260-5122 Yadira.Suarez@xerox.com
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