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Canon Offers Enhanced Features with Therefore™ 2018 to Help Businesses Better Manage Information and Collaborate

MELVILLE, N.Y., Aug. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The consumerization of IT is transforming the way workers collaborate and share information, with 68 percent of U.S. chief information officers and senior IT decision makers surveyed citing profitability and productivity as key benefits to utilizing the cloud in business processes over the next two to five years1. To help businesses better manage operation workflows in this evolving environment, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, now offers Therefore™ 2018.

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With this release, the award-winning information management solution now includes a multi-language feature, allows for cloud collaboration with popular EFSS providers like Box®2 and OneDrive®3, as well as a bi-directional Therefore™ Portal for customers where they can both upload and access information to folders that they have access to, based on their login credentials.

The solution's direct integration with Canon's award-winning document capture and distribution software, uniFLOW, allows for the automation of many common customer workflows, such as paperwork related to invoice processing, purchase-to-pay, HR onboarding, sales order processing, general business communications, and approval processes.

Additional benefits of Therefore™ 2018 include direct access to office documents from Therefore™ Navigator, the ability to edit documents in Therefore™ Web Access, the capability to integrate with compatible DocuSign® software4, new index data types, and the ability to stamp PDF documents automatically in workflow.

In addition, the recently released version of Therefore™ Online SMBv2 comes preconfigured with six horizontally focused folders with 21 categories with index values. This enterprise information management, automation, and business analytics solution minimizes the complexity often associated with typical information management solutions.

Therefore™ 2018 is now available for purchase through Canon authorized dealer channels and Canon Solutions America. Prices are set by dealers and may vary.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2017 and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2018. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact pr@cusa.canon.com.

Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

1 IDC InfoBrief, sponsored by Canon, Digital Transformation & Emerging Technologies: The Canon Office of the Future Survey, Conducted by IDC, December 2017.

2 Canon U.S.A., Inc., through its subsidiary Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), has a strategic partnership with Box and mxHero.

3 Subscription to a third-party cloud service required.  Subject to third-party cloud service providers terms and conditions. Neither Canon Inc. nor Canon U.S.A., Inc. represents or warrant any third-party product or feature referenced hereunder.

4 Separate purchase for DocuSign is necessary. Neither Canon Inc. nor Canon U.S.A., Inc. represents or warrants any third-party product or feature referenced hereunder.

Actual prices are set by individual dealers and may vary. 

Availability, prices and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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