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Enterprise Imaging Platform from Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne

Enterprise Imaging Platform from Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
Complex business processes can be automated with a single middleware platform that integrates enterprise applications and paper-based information workflows


MELVILLE, N.Y., September 23, 2013 – Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., and Gold-level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of its Enterprise Imaging Platform (EIP) with Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1.

To achieve Oracle Validated Integration, Oracle partners are required to meet a stringent set of requirements that are based on the needs and priorities of the customers. The EIP offering for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne enables customers to manage accounting processes that require integration of information from paper and digital documents. Companies can benefit not only from cost-savings and increased efficiencies but also gain business intelligence by bringing together vital information across JD Edwards EnterpriseOne and various other back-end systems, such as ECM, CRM and paper-based or electronic documents, such as invoices and sales orders.

Supporting today’s announcement, Oracle OpenWorld 2013 attendees will have the opportunity to see Canon Information and Imaging Solutions demonstrate its EIP integration with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne at its booth in Moscone South #2001 as well as in the JD Edwards Pavilion. Participants will also have the opportunity to attend speaking sessions led by Greg Ryan, senior director marketing, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, and Dennis Amorosano, senior director, Canon U.S.A. Solutions Marketing and Canon Information and Imaging Solutions Professional Services.

“Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical review and test process,” said Chris Baker, senior vice president, ISV, OEM and Java Sales, Oracle. “Achieving Oracle Validated Integration through Oracle PartnerNetwork gives our customers confidence that the integration between Enterprise Imaging Platform and Oracle’s JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 9.1 has been validated and that the products work together, as designed. Furthermore, this integrated offering demonstrates the power of using repeatable software architectures to execute Internet of Things solutions.”

The EIP integration with JD Edwards EnterpriseOne focuses on automating invoice processing (Accounts Payable), as well as automating sales order processing and customer billing (Accounts Receivable). EIP streamlines these processes by automatically capturing, processing, classifying and indexing data from documents, such as invoices and sales orders. The platform uses this information to update JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, and validate data from documents, as well as produce and print professional invoices that follow complex formatting rules. In addition to incorporating traditional enterprise application service-oriented architecture (SOA)-based adapters and BPEL integration to leading enterprise content servers such as Oracle’s WebCenter Content, EIP also contains imaging-based adapters that can control document related functions, such as Optical Character Recognition (OCR), PDF creation, forms creation, and format conversion.

“Paper and electronic documents play a crucial role in accounting processes, as well as in various other organizational functions,” said Satoshi Nagata, president, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions. “Canon is proud to achieve Oracle Validated Integration, which confirms EIP’s ability to bring significant benefits to Oracle’s JD Edwards’ customers. We are also happy to further strengthen our relationship with Oracle.”

Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. is also noting significant partner traction related to the roll out of its Enterprise Imaging Platform, forming relationships with numerous systems integrators, including Estuate and L&T Infotech, in addition to several others announced on July 9th. EIP is already used to automate business processes associated with accounts payable and receivables for Canon U.S.A., reducing the time necessary to generate and process the company’s invoices by 400%.

About Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc.
Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., was formed to harness the power of two of Canon’s greatest intangible assets: In-depth knowledge of information flow and the best imaging technology. Utilizing Canon's vast collection of imaging technology and development tools along with select third-party enterprise applications, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions will deliver compelling market-driven solutions in the area of cloud computing and business process integration. Additional information about the company, its programs and mission can be found at: www.ciis.canon.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $40 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2012† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World’s Most Admired Companies in 2013. In 2012, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers’ Choice Award for Service and Reliability in the digital camera and printer categories for the ninth consecutive year, and for camcorders for the past two years. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.

About Oracle Validated Integration
Oracle Validated Integration, available through the Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), gives customers confidence that the integration of complementary partner software products with Oracle Applications and specific Oracle Fusion Middleware solutions have been validated, and the products work together as designed. This can help customers reduce risk, improve system implementation cycles, and provide for smoother upgrades and simpler maintenance. Oracle Validated Integration applies a rigorous technical process to review partner integrations. Partners who have successfully completed the program are authorized to use the “Oracle Validated Integration” logo. For more information, please visit Oracle.com at http://www.oracle.com/us/partnerships/solutions/index.html.

About Oracle PartnerNetwork
Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN) Specialized is the latest version of Oracle's partner program that provides partners with tools to better develop, sell and implement Oracle solutions. OPN Specialized offers resources to train and support specialized knowledge of Oracle products and solutions and has evolved to recognize Oracle's growing product portfolio, partner base and business opportunity. Key to the latest enhancements to OPN is the ability for partners to differentiate through Specializations. Specializations are achieved through competency development, business results, expertise and proven success. To find out more visit http://www.oracle.com/partners.

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