OKI Data Americas to Serve as Platinum Sponsor of Questex Solutions Summit, Lead Seminar on Implementing a Successful Total Managed Services Model

Mount Laurel, NJ (November 9, 2012)OKI Data Americas announces its participation and Platinum Sponsorship of the Questex Solutions Summit, taking place November 11-13, 2012 at the Pinehurst Resort in Pinehurst, NC. There, OKI Data will lead an educational session entitled, "Breaking Down Barriers for a Successful Total Managed Services Model”. This presentation will deliver strategies on how dealers can successfully move beyond print to become a Total Solution Provider, incorporating both managed IT services and Managed Print Services (MPS) into a single and more holistic business practice. The breakout session will take place on Monday, November 12, 2012 from 8:45 – 9:15 a.m. EST in the Cardinal Ballroom, immediately following the Questex opening presentation.

The educational session will be led by Chris DiReda, National Sales Director for MPS at OKI Data Americas. DiReda will analyze the current and evolving MPS landscape and emerging market trends. In addition, DiReda will discuss how dealers can benefit from moving to a total managed services model, and how such a transition will provide them with the opportunity to own and maintain all aspects of customers’ technology business.

“OKI Data is pleased to be a platinum sponsor of the Questex Solutions Summit and to present our unique and turnkey solution for improving business processes through the provision of managed services,” said DiReda. “The total managed services environment of tomorrow will incorporate a diverse portfolio of print, data, document management and solutions that can accommodate organizations of all sizes across a network of vertical markets. We look forward to sharing best practices and discussing emerging business opportunities with other key industry professionals at Questex.”

The Questex Solutions Summit provides an opportunity for leading technology vendors, software providers, supplies vendors and wholesalers to interact with C-level executives within the channel. Through a series of seminars, networking opportunities and meetings, attendees will discuss the latest trends in document and imaging solutions, services and technologies.

OKI Data printing technologies incorporate a rich history of leadership and innovation from parent company, OKI Data Corporation. Most of OKI Data’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI Data Americas’ commitment to its customers extends beyond the sale through the provision of live[i], toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI Data’s live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone. For our MPS partners in North America, OKI Data also offers a telephone hotline at 855-OKI-MPS1 dedicated to MPS support and technical issues.

[i]Available in the US and Canada only.


Amy Whilldin

Domus, Inc.

(215) 772-2162


Susan Kirvan

OKI Data Americas

(856) 222-7258


About OKI Data Americas

OKI Data Americas, headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, and a subsidiary of OKI Data Corporation of Japan, markets PC peripheral equipment and customized solutions under the OKI® brand, including digital color and monochrome printers, color and monochrome multifunction products, serial impact dot matrix printers, thermal label printers and POS printers, as well as a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Utilizing Genuine OKI® toner ensures consistent, reliable and high-quality output that maximizes performance. OKI Data Americas also serves the Graphic Arts & Production market with the OKI proColor™ Series. In addition, OKI offers a full portfolio of products built to optimize managed print engagements. OKI Data Americas takes a consultative approach to supporting every customer's needs and delivering individualized print solutions that optimize business performance. The company's innovative technology is backed by Tokyo-based parent company OKI Electric Industry, a leader in telecom, infrastructure and mechatronics systems; and an approximately $5.2 billion multinational corporation according to its FY 2011 financial reporting. Keeping its customers' needs top of mind, OKI Data Americas is ISO 9001:2008 certified and offers a selection of ENERGY STAR® certified products.

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