Copystar/Kyocera Adds Two New Color A4 MFP's

Building On The Success Of An Award Winning Lineup Copystar.Kyocera Adds Two New Color A4 MFPs

Compact, Space Saving Design with Enhanced Features

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – March 13, 2020: Copystar/Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc., one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, today announced the launch of the CS-508ci and CS-408ci Color A4 MFPs.

Adding to an already impressive lineup, the CS-508ci and CS-408ci Color A4 MFPs offer a wide array of advanced features to power your document needs, all in a compact design, allowing for maximum convenience and space savings.

The CS-508ci and CS-408ci print up to 8.5” x 14” and are designed to bring you outstanding ease-of-use with a 7” color touchscreen (TSI) tablet-like interface, making for an effortless user experience. With mobile printing and scanning capabilities through KYOCERA Mobile Print, as well as the flexibility of using KYOCERA HyPAS Business Applications for your most demanding workflows, these devices will make an excellent choice for any office environment.

COPYSTAR CS-508ci: Colorful, Compact and Cost Efficient
The CS-508ci offers print speeds up to 52 pages per minute and high volume scan speeds in both black & white and color. With true 1200 x 1200 dpi print resolution at reduced speed, and optional paper trays to hold up to 3,100 sheets, and a professional finisher that supports stapling and hole-punching, this will provide an organization with the flexibility of handling their document needs, in-house. The CS-508ci is available with an optional, up to 270-sheet Dual Scan Document Processor (DSDP).

Copystar/Kyocera continues to provide industry leading features such as Standard Wireless, Wi-Fi Direct, and NFC support. The CS-508ci is HyPAS-enabled and ready to support Business Applications that meet your workflow and enhanced information sharing needs. And, with mobile printing and scanning capabilities, you can directly print from, and scan to, your smart device. Printing and scanning can also be done with a simple touch of your smart device to the display panel, to automatically connect to the MFP, and begin printing or scanning.

COPYSTAR CS-408ci: Multi-Functional & Mobile-Capable
The CS-408ci offers quality color output, print speeds up to 42 ppm, and exceptional durability, with long-life parts and consumables. The CS-408ci  offers an optional 270-sheet Dual Scan Document Processor (DSDP) and can be equipped with additional paper trays holding up to 3,100 sheets and finishing that supports hole punch & stapling. With the capability to run COPYSTAR/KYOCERA Business Applications, the CS-408ci is ready to propel your business to the next level.

KYOCERA Fleet Services
These devices support KYOCERA Fleet Services (KFS), a comprehensive, cloud-based monitoring service that allows authorized dealers to remotely handle many maintenance tasks for their customers, without time-consuming on-site visits.

KYOCERA Net Manager (KNM) and MyQ
All devices are KYOCERA Net Manager (KNM) and MyQ ready. KNM and MyQ are comprehensive, yet simple output, capture, and fleet management solutions that upgrade the way you print, how you interact with your office device, and your organization’s operational proficiency.

The CS-508ci and CS-408ci Color A4 MFPs are available through authorized COPYSTAR dealers and resellers. Please contact your authorized Copystar dealer or reseller for details.

2020 KYOCERA Document Solutions America, Inc.

2020 IDC MarketScape


Kyocera Named a "Major Player" in IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment

Posted On January 31, 2020

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. (President: Norihiko Ina) (hereafter "Kyocera"), one of the world's leading document solutions companies, announced that it has been recognized as a "Major Player" in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment※.

*IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment (December 2019, IDC #US44811119)

This IDC MarketScape covers a variety of hardcopy vendors and is based on a comprehensive framework to evaluate security delivered as standalone features and solutions, within the context of a managed print and document services (MPDS) engagement, and as non-MPDS professional and managed services.

Kyocera offers a layered approach to print security focused on four key areas: device-level protection, authentication, software/SaaS, and consulting services. Kyocera provides a broad range of security capabilities including data encryption, device and print management, and malware protection.

According to the IDC MarketScape report, "In recent years, Kyocera has strengthened its ECM※1/BPO※2 and content services-related solutions, positioning itself to help customers digitize paper-based processes and automate workflows." The report also notes, "Kyocera's expertise in document workflow combined with the company's broad security solutions portfolio provides a strong foundation for addressing specific security threats, especially within the SMB sector." Robert Palmer, Research Vice President, Imaging, Printing, and Document Solutions for IDC adds: "With Kyocera's comprehensive approach to print and document security, Kyocera has positioned itself as a trusted security advisor."

"As technology becomes more complex, so do the problems businesses face. Kyocera is developing answers to the challenges of the future." said Keisuke Koyama, General Manager of Marketing Division. "By evolving our devices and solutions with industry leading security features, along with the strengthening of our security services capability thru partnership and acquisition, Kyocera aims to provide our customers with a security risk free office environment." added Keisuke Koyama.

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*1ECM (Enterprise Content Management) is a set of defined processes, strategies and tools that allow a business to effectively obtain, organize, store and deliver critical information to its employees, business stakeholders and customers.

*2BPO (Business Process Outsourcing) is the contracting of a specific business task to a third-party service provider.

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company's portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organisations put knowledge to work to drive change.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of Kyocera Corporation, a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, electronic devices, solar power generating systems and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2019, Kyocera Corporation's consolidated sales revenue totalled 1.62 trillion yen (approx. US$14.6 billion). Kyocera appears on the "Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19" list by Clarivate Analytics and is ranked #655 on Forbes magazine's 2019 "Global 2000" list of the world's largest publicly traded companies.

*This news release is intended for media purposes, and is current of the date of publication. Information is subject to change without notice.

2020 BLI Awards


Kyocera Earns Three Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab Winter 2020 Copier MFP Pick Awards

Posted on January 12, 2020 by IA Staff

The Kyocera TASKalfa 9003i, 8003i and 7003i were certified Highly Reliable

FAIRFIELD, N.J. – January 16, 2020 Kyocera Document Solutions America, Inc., one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, today announced Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab awarded Kyocera with three Winter 2020 Copier MFP Pick awards for the following products: the Kyocera TASKalfa 9003i, 8003i, and 7003i Black & White MFPs.

This recognition is awarded twice a year, in the summer and winter, for office equipment, and acknowledges the products that gave the best performances in Buyers Lab’s extensive suite of lab tests.

In 2019, BLI also awarded Kyocera with six Summer 2019 Copier MFP Pick awards for the Kyocera TASKalfa 6053ci, 4053ci, 3253ci Color MFPs, as well as the TASKalfa 6003i, 5003i, and 4003i Black & White MFPs. Being recognized for these awards by Keypoint Intelligence – Buyers Lab helps to solidify Kyocera as an industry leader in both the Color and Black & White Copier MFP segment.

Kyocera Crushes It In The High-Range Monochrome Copier MFP Spaces According to George Mikolay, Keypoint Intelligence’s Associate Director of Copier MFP/Production Analysis, “The Kyocera TASKalfa 9003i, 8003i, and 7003i proved to be highly reliable in the nearly 500,000 impressions we ran on them total. When also taking into consideration the ease in which paper can be loaded, high paper capacities, and simple procedures for clearing misfeeds in the unlikely event one should occur, these devices will keep your large workgroups productive, day in and day out.”

These devices were recognized as “highly reliable” for a variety of benefits and features including performance, reliability, outstanding guidance and creation of profiles from the driver and control panel.

“Low price points and above average feature sets make the value proposition for each device extremely enticing.” Mikolay stated.

Kyocera Document Solutions supports document processing in offices by providing MFPs and printers which combine advanced functionality and reliability with impressive eco-credentials. Furthermore, by utilizing its deep understanding of office environments, the company offers software that digitalizes and automates document workflow processes as well as solutions which enhance digital security, productivity and efficiency. Through total document solutions, the company aims to help customers’ businesses grow.