Canon Announces the Latest Version of ADVANCE Cloud Portal with Expanded Functionality and Extended Scanning Capabilities

MELVILLE, N.Y., August 8, 2016 – To help increase employee collaboration and productivity, businesses require cloud-based file services that offer flexibility. In an effort to address this market need, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today Version 2.0 of its ADVANCE Cloud Portal for compatible imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems. ADVANCE Cloud Portal V2.0 helps users directly scan, store and print documents to and from their cloud file services*.
Building on the capabilities of the current version of ADVANCE Cloud Portal, which allows users to scan and print from their Google Drive™ account, ADVANCE Cloud Portal V2.0 enables users to scan to four additional cloud destinations, including Box®, Dropbox®, Evernote® and Microsoft OneDrive® from the latest imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems.1 Version 2.0 also now provides scan and print access from many imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems2 to Google Drive™.
"The ability to scan and print from cloud-based services is a critical workflow component for many of today's businesses. The latest version of ADVANCE Cloud Portal demonstrates that Canon understands the significance of cloud-based services in the modern workplace, and the benefits that they can provide to its customers," said Randy Dazo, group director of InfoTrends' Office Document Technology Group.
"Making it easy for users to scan and print documents from cloud-based file services is a critical step for organizations in achieving business collaboration and productivity goals," said Toyo Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "With ADVANCE Cloud Portal V2.0, imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems1 devices can provide a portal to the expanding use of cloud file and information collaboration systems, helping organizations easily access documents and information wherever they may be stored."
Availability
ADVANCE Cloud Portal V2.0 is now available on the Canon Business Services Platform (CBSP), Canon's new online marketplace and virtual storefront, and is available through all imageRUNNER ADVANCE authorized Canon dealers and Canon Solutions America. ADVANCE Cloud Portal V2.0 is currently available* for many imageRUNNER ADVANCE systems2. Purchase of the MEAP Web Kit and Direct Print feature will be required. For more information, visit www.usa.canon.com.