EFI PrintMe Mobile Selected as 2012 Mobile Merit Award Winner and CTIA E-Tech Award Finalist
Printer and Device-Agnostic Solution Simplifies Printing from Mobile Devices in the Enterprise
(PresseBox) (Foster City, Calif., )EFI(TM) (NASDAQ: EFII), a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, today announced PrintMe Mobile was named winner of the 2012 Mobile Merit Award in the mobile services, enterprise products/services category. PrintMe Mobile was also chosen as one of five finalists for the CTIA Emerging Technology (E-Tech) Awardin the Enterprise/Vertical Market, General Business Solution category. These accolades show the increased importance enterprises are now placing on enabling users of tablets and smartphones to print from their devices.
The 2012 Mobile Merit Awards recognize companies, individuals and technologies that have shaped the way in which the world communicates. This year's winners were judged based on industry impact, innovation, technologies, social importance, implementation and overall success factor. The CTIA E-Tech Awards honor the most innovative new products in 15 categories spanning the areas of mobile apps, consumer electronics, enterprise and infrastructure. Hundreds of entries were judged by a panel of recognized industry experts, media and analysts, and scored on innovation, functionality, technological importance, implementation and overall "wow" factor.
PrintMe Mobile is the only enterprise software that enables direct Wi-Fi printing from iPads, iPhones and Android devices, from within the application they are using, to any existing network printer regardless of brand. Users enjoy the ease of simply selecting print within their application and printing to the printers that automatically populate in a drop down menu. Developed for the enterprise, PrintMe Mobile works across multiple subnets, is scalable to thousands of users, and provides powerful management and job reporting capabilities for IT administrators. The software is simple to use, manage, and deploy, often installing in less than 20 minutes.
"As businesses continue the transition to a tablet-centric environment, either by choice or through the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) trend, they quickly realize the need to support printing from these devices," said John Henze, vice president of Fiery marketing for EFI. "PrintMe Mobile helps enterprises implement mobile printing fast, using their existing printers and security policies, to make the transition to tablets seamless."
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