A research firm has recognized Equitrac Professional 5, Equitrac Office 4 and Equitrac Express 4 among the “Best Solutions in Digital Imaging Technology and Innovation.” The 2007 awards were issued after an analysis of hundreds of digital imaging devices, software and management utilities.
PLANTATION, Fla. – Equitrac Corporation, the leader in intelligent cost recovery and print management solutions worldwide, today announced its receipt of three distinguished BERTL’S BEST 2007 awards for its Equitrac Professional 5, Equitrac Office 4 and Equitrac Express 4 latest-generation solutions offerings in the legal and professional, enterprise, and educational environments.
The 12th Annual BERTL’S Best 2007 awards were granted after rigorous analysis of hundreds of digital imaging devices, software and management utilities worldwide by experts at BERTL, an industry-leading news, research and critical analysis service that has been working in the field of digital imaging systems for more than 20 years.
Recognizing the best solutions in digital imaging technology and innovation, Equitrac received BERTL’S BEST 2007 distinctions in this year’s industry-wide ratings for:
– Equitrac Professional 5 – “Best Cost Recovery and Print Management Solution for Professional Service Firms,”
– Equitrac Office 4 – “Best Output Management and Printing Security Solution for Corporations and Governments,” and
– Equitrac Express 4 – “Best Print Management and Cost Recovery Solution for Colleges and Universities.”
“Equitrac is proud to have been recognized through these BERTL’S BEST 2007 awards as an industry leader with our portfolio of solutions for the legal, professional, enterprise and educational environments,” said Michael Rich, CEO, Equitrac. “It is very gratifying to receive these distinguished awards, which underscore Equitrac’s success and continued leadership as the number-one provider of technology solutions for print management and cost recovery worldwide.”
“BERTL’S BEST 2007 awards extend beyond the realm of imaging and output devices to recognize the benefits and features of software solutions that are key considerations for end-users,” said David Sweetnam, BERTL VP of Research and Content Development, BERTL. “Equitrac solutions received BERTL’S BEST 2007 recognition over other print and output management, security and cost-recovery solutions not only for their advanced features, but for delivering best-of- breed performance under real world circumstances in their respective industry and office environments.”
Equitrac Professional 5 was cited by BERTL analysts for its integration with scanning solutions in the market today, for providing complete matter- centric cost recovery on new and legacy office equipment and for its ability to exchange client/matter information and expense transactions in near-real time for increased billing speed and accuracy. In presenting the BERTL’S BEST 2007 award, the research firm also noted EP5’s promotion of responsible use of color devices, as well as security and waste-control functionality provided by Follow-You Printing with Secure Document Release.
In granting a BERTL’S BEST 2007 to Equitrac Office 4, the research firm cited the ability to manage secure access and document release to any device throughout the enterprise, its integration with networked MFPs, printers and copiers, and support for a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Mac OS X, NetWare, UNIX and Linux. BERTL also lauded EO4 for addressing the cost concerns of businesses migrating to color-enabled MFPs with its rules- based printing and color control capability, while providing IT administrators with a powerful yet intuitive management console with intelligent rules-based alerts for central management of networked printer and copier fleets.
The Equitrac Express 4 solution for colleges, universities and K-12 school districts was presented a BERTL’S BEST 2007 award for its role in helping to stem waste from “free-printing” in student areas and manage the costs and accounting of printer and copier fleets. BERTL analysts also cited EE4’s full support for CBORD Odyssey and Blackboard campus card accounting systems and flexible at-device payment options, easily configurable student print and copy quota allocation and centralized fleet management, including powerful reporting tools that give campus IT administrators a multidimensional analysis of the document output environment.
Equitrac Corporation is the world leader in intelligent cost recovery and print management solutions. Backed by an unmatched R&D program and the largest team of cost-recovery experts in the world, Equitrac enjoys preferred technology partnerships with the world’s leading providers of hardware and software solutions for the office environment. From the Fortune Global 100 to college campuses, within the AMLAW 200 and in municipalities across the globe, Equitrac solutions are at work helping organizations recover costs, reduce waste, increase returns and maximize efficiency in printers, copiers and multifunction devices. For more information visit www.equitrac.com.
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