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Cannon IV, Inc.: Boosting Managed Print Services to Align with Digitization

Jerry Jones , President & CEO
Managed print service (MPS) in corporate setup refers to the provision and overview of a business document by an external service provider, enabling the internal resource of an organization to pay enough heed to its core business processes. MPS, which until the past decade, was mostly about managing and gaining control of paper document, digitization across the industries have bought forth far reaching security concerns, and hence incredible competition among enterprises, which if over looked may prove devastating for businesses. Further more, supporting the IT infrastructure from outside intrusions as well as cost optimization calls for an expertise—working as partner—to manage and streamline their MPS processes. A leading and pre-eminent maestro of MPS segment is Cannon IV, Inc.. Explaining the credentials of Cannon IV, Jerry Jones, President & CEO adds, “It is an independent MPS provider and reseller of imaging and printing solutions.” The Company help clients understand and optimize the associated cost with printing and imaging, there by, improving document workflow and enhancing operating efficiency.

Heritage Cannon IV, Inc., headquartered in Indianapolis, was though incepted in 1974 to sell carbon papers and typewriter ribbons, but later with the abrupt evolution of Technology, the Company was restructured in 2002 to offer full fledged managed services including hardware and software. The solutions and services of Cannon IV are: GSA Schedules, Managed Print Services, Site Assessments, Job Accounting, Workflow, Security, Sustainability and Cannon IV Market place.
As today every client is specific about their requirements, and one solution fits to all clients is no more applicable, it adapts consultative approach to design client specific solution. The workflow protocol starts from understanding the imaging and printing environment by interacting with business leaders and IT clients. Then based on the requirement analysis, it builds custom solutions and services for each of them. After that, the project manager assists client during the implementation of the solution. Later to enhance clients imaging, printing and document management environment, Cannon IV also measures the implementation and identifies growth opportunities and prospects.

Besides, the Company integrate best-in-class systems from leading manufacturers, such as HP, Lexmark, Toshiba, Perceptive Software, Paper Cut, and Zebra Technologies to empower document workflow and efficiency. Cannon IV’s flagship product, paper cut, directly controls, tracks and secures shared printed documents stored in the devise panel from any threats. By rendering high quality, industry leading printing and imaging solutions, Cannon IV is today specialized in HP Document Solutions, HP Managed Print Advanced, HP Public Sector and HP Gold Design jet.

Along the years, the Company has invariably served clients across industries like Educational institutes, Federal Government, Financial, GIS, Healthcare, Legal, Graphic Arts, Manufacturing, State and Local government, so much so that, it has received accolades unlimited. The prestigious awards include 2016 Best Places to Work in Indiana, 20 Most Promising Managed Print Solution Providers 2015, 2015 Lexmark Top Enterprise Software Reseller, 2014 Best Places to Work in Indiana, 2012 Perceptive Software Channel Partner of the Year, 2002 Noble of Indiana Noble Wings Award 2012 Lexmark Game Changer Award. Some of the Company’s clients to cite are: Republic airways, Marian University, Indianapolis art of museum, baker and daniels, and Anderson University among others. Moving ahead, the Company intends to get their arms around every upcoming technology to boost client’s productivity as well focus on print, copy and white format, to support and withstand client’ severy MPS requirement.