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Gain a Corporate Edge with Xerox ConnectKey

Posted by Tim Stanley on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 08:30 AM

Gain a Corporate Edge with Xerox ConnectKey

To achieve success in business today, companies need to not only think out of the box, but off the clock. With the popularity of bring your own devices (BYOD) and the advantages of mobile technology, employees are no longer restricted to the office environment, or typical office hours. Mobile printing and the convenience of such innovative technology as ConnectKey are changing the face of how you do business in a powerful way.

Unparalleled Mobility

With ConnectKey and cloud technology, printing can happen anytime, anywhere, and from any device in combination with Xerox mobile print. Users can choose from their tablet, smartphone or laptop and print wirelessly in or out of the office with the click of a button.

Multi-function printers (MFP) with ConnectKey can be placed anywhere within the office environment, regardless of the current network dynamics, by utilizing wireless technology, adding to the convenience factor.  

Smarter Scanning

While printing is an effective way to share information, businesses and individuals alike are turning towards more convenient, cost effective and environmentally friendly alternatives. ConnectKey scanning features provide the opportunity to simplify workflows while reducing your dependence on paper through such options as:

  • Share to Cloud Scanning - This is the bridge between your MFP and email, as well as many popular cloud services. Simply scan your document to your MFP and sit back as this program converts the file before distributing it to your choice of services such as:
  • Google Docs
  • Evernote
  • Dropbox
  • Office 365
  • SharePoint Online
  • Google Drive
  • ConnectKey for Share Point – With your Xerox MFP, you can scan documents and then route them directly to the appropriate SharePoint or other Windows folders, with ease. Use the browse feature to find the folder, name the document and add any other relevant information right from your MFP before you scan.
  • Single Touch Scanning – Press this button and an entire workflow is at your fingertips for the most efficient and convenient method of distributing and storing documents from your MFP.
  • Scan to Home – This handy feature allows users to automatically scan to their home directory.

Intuitive User Interface

ConnectKey MFP’s are outfitted with a user friendly, intuitive interface to assist users in accomplishing all their day-to-day tasks quickly and efficiently. The same interface is used across all devices significantly reducing the learning curve, and has easy to use menus with large touch points.

Mobile Express Driver – Automatically detect the closest ConnectKey enabled printer; perfect for those working from multiple locations or on the road.

Apple AirPrint – This function allows users to print from devices such as an iPad, iPod or iPhone.

ConnectKey from Xerox is a revolutionary method of printing, scanning and sharing documents that will change the way you look at your MFP. The convenience of printing securely and easily from wherever your job takes you is invaluable, and gives you the world at your fingertips.  

To find out how much your business currently spends on print, click here for your free print assessment: 

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Tags: xerox connectkey, office convenience, microsoft sharepoint, mobile workforce, mobile printing