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Oct. 27, 2015
Issue No. 473

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OKI Introduces Monochrome MFP With Legal Platen Exclusively for BTA Dealer Channel
OKI Data Americas has announced the availability of the ES5162LP — a new monochrome MFP with legal-size flatbed platen for desktop or small workgroup applications.

ConnectWise CampaignDirector Unifies Sales & Marketing Processes
ConnectWise now offers ConnectWise CampaignDirector, a new marketing automation tool that integrates marketing efforts for a seamless handoff of qualified leads to sales teams.

Overstock Parts Network Doubles Its Size
The Overstock Parts Network (OPN) has announced it has doubled its warehouse size to keep up with increasing dealer membership and customer demand.

Lexmark Invoice Capture Service Brings AP Automation to Microsoft Dynamics NAV Users
Lexmark has announced the company's Invoice Capture Service (ICS) SaaS solution is now integrated with and available for Microsoft's Dynamics NAV 2016 enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform, enabling out-of-the-box accounts payable (AP) automation capabilities.

Intronis Launches Education Campaign to Promote Data Protection Best Practices
Intronis LLC has launched an educational campaign promoting the importance of data protection and offering a variety of tips and best-practice resources.

ECi Releases DeskTech Ticket Management System for Help-Desk Teams
ECi Software Solutions has announced the release of the DeskTech ticket management system to help dealerships that use e-automate software provide phone-based customer service to create, manage and escalate tickets as needed.

DocuWare Certifies New Production Scanner From Kodak Alaris
DocuWare has tested and certified the Kodak i4850 Scanner with its latest version of document management software, DocuWare 6.8.

Epson Expands WorkForce Pro Product Line
Epson America Inc. has announced the WorkForce Pro WF-6590 MFP and the WorkForce Pro WF-6090 printer.

Samsung Holds U.S. Master Tech Contest for Printer Service Engineers
Samsung Electronics' Printing Division held its first Master Tech Contest Oct. 22-23 in Ridgefield Park, New Jersey.

Print Audit Introduces Embedded Application for Xerox EIP-Enabled MFPs
Print Audit has announced that Print Audit Embedded for Xerox version 1.0.0 has been validated and released.

MSE Releases Cartridges for HP LaserJet M630 & M605/M606
Micro Solutions Enterprises (MSE) has released remanufactured high-yield and standard-yield toner cartridges for use in the HP LaserJet M630 MFP and M605/606.

Continuum Adds Webroot Security Dashboard
Continuum Managed IT Services has integrated Webroot's SecureAnywhere Business Endpoint Protection with its ITSupport Portal, creating a security dashboard that delivers the convenience of a single pane of glass.

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Building My Business Webinar: "Are You Relevant Today?"
Do your business practices align with your field-level message? Is that message relevant to today's ever-changing decision maker? In this webinar, Mike Lecak of Collaborative Consultant Group will help you identify what messages capture the attention of today's decision makers and will help you craft a relevant sales message. For more information or to register online, click here.
Building My Business Webinar: "How to Effectively Use Yelp & Twitter"
Who uses Yelp and Twitter and how do they work? In this webinar, Andy Slawetsky of Industry Analysts Inc. will explain why should dealers use Yelp and Twitter to improve their business success. He will cover the basics of both platforms and show you how to set up and maintain your Yelp and Twitter accounts.For more information or to register online, click here.

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