Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. scooped up two 2011 BERTL Best Awards, one for Best Production Line of the Year and the other for Best Professional MFP Security Service.
The Best Production Line of the Year products include the bizhub Press C8000, bizhub Press C7000, and bizhub Pro 1200. Konica Minolta’s Bizhub Secure was recognized as the Best Professional MFP Security Service.
The BERTL Best Award recognition began in 1995 and recognizes the best device, software and product lines in the digital imaging marketplace that were launched during the year. The categories are based on desktop, workgroup, departmental and production work environment.
The bizhub Press C8000 was the first system unveiled in Konica Minolta’s bizhub Press production print product line. The device offers output speeds of up to 80 pages per minute (ppm) and 500,000-page monthly duty cycle with a variety of advanced finishing and media handling capabilities.
The bizhub Press C7000 offers digital color and black and white printing at 70 ppm each with a maximum monthly volume of 330,000 pages. The C7000 offers print, copy and scan.
The bizhub Pro 1200 is part of the vendors bizhub Pro 1200 series of monochrome production print systems and offers 120 ppm black and white printing, a maximum monthly volume of 3 million pages and print, copy and scan functions.
Bizhub Secure is a product feature that ships with Konica Minolta bizhub MFPs and offers a range of data security functions – HDD encryption, HDD lock password protection and automatic data deletion – to lock down product protection on the devices, according to the company.