Canon updates workspace print offering with security and sustainability benefits

Canon UK  has refreshed its range of imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX multifunction and single function devices with improvements such as enhanced security features, lower energy consumption and reduced polystyrene waste in packaging. The imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX printers also include collaboration tools for hybrid working.

The range now has a reduction of Typical Electricity Consumption (TEC) values of up to 16% compared to previous models.  Devices and parts have also been designed to last longer, helping customers maximise uptime, while reducing service visits and impact on the environment.  Additionally, the polystyrene packaging previously used has been reduced and replaced with recyclable cardboard to limit single-use waste and helping partners to offer a more sustainable option to their customers.

The updated imageRUNNER and imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX printers also offer customers device, data and network protection for security at every stage of the document lifecycle.  The latest security firmware delivers end-to-end protection and both include encrypted file sharing, featuring TLS1.3, WPA3 & SMB 3.1.1 support. The imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX products are also armed with FIPS 140-3 for certified encryption performance.

All devices in the updated portfolio also include two-factor authentication, in addition to incorporating stricter password rules for added protection. To ensure protection from malicious cyber-attacks, businesses can gain visibility thanks to secure status visualisation. The refreshed product ranges are also supported by a Security Settings Navigator utility, which allows users to apply optimum settings required for different network environments, without the need for a security specialist.

Productivity and collaboration for hybrid working

Canon’s devices help businesses to optimise remote and hybrid working, thanks to uniFLOW Online. This award-winning cloud print solution allows users to work smarter and faster, while the entire print environment can be managed through the cloud by controlling access and enhancing document security.

For additional productivity, the imageRUNNER ADVANCE DX 8900 series offers a comprehensive range of finishing options to produce professional quality output. This allows businesses to bring some production capabilities for marketing collateral or business communications in-house, with full control over their documents.


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