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OfficeDrop Unveils Custom Cloud Solutions for the Printer and Scanner IndustryPrinter and Scanner Manufacturers Can Now Take Their Services From Hardware to Mobile With a Full Suite of Cloud Offerings (July 10, 2012)
CAMBRIDGE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 07/10/12 -- OfficeDrop, a leading online cloud storage and mobile scanning app developer for small to medium sized businesses, today announced that they will be licensing their platform to businesses in the printer and scanner software industry. With approximately 60% of businesses in the cloud by the end of 2013, many companies will want their printer and scanner manufacturers to be cloud-connected. Businesses across the globe are balancing their need for hard-copy documents with their efforts to go paperless. Using OfficeDrop, printer and scanner providers can provide customers with a full suite of mobile apps and a powerful cloud storage solution to digitize, search, sync, print and share all of their files.
Printer and scanner manufacturers can now partner with OfficeDrop to distribute OfficeDrop's cloud storage solution and mobile apps under their brand, providing their users with seamless digital filing and organization services. By offering opportunities for users to easily search, sync, scan, share and collaborate on documents wherever they go, businesses in the printer and scanner field can increase engagement with their customers, provide accessibility beyond the physical hardware, stay competitive in the market with a best of breed cloud storage feature and build their brand name. Hardware vendors can skip the costly, time-consuming process of building a cloud storage platform (and mobile apps) from scratch and go right to capturing revenue and value with a tightly integrated cloud offering.
"As businesses evolve to adopt more and more software-as-a-service offerings, they're beginning to expect that their trusted hardware will work in the cloud," said OfficeDrop CEO and Co-founder, Prasad Thammineni. "OfficeDrop's flexible, nimble platform makes it an ideal choice for businesses looking to launch custom-fit cloud services for their users. OfficeDrop has identified a huge opportunity for the printer and scanner market, as these technologies are staples of small-to-midsized businesses that have yet to snag their piece of the cloud pie. Scanning, printing and file sharing go hand in hand with the cloud."
OfficeDrop's custom OEM partner offering includes access to a robust cloud storage backend, mobile and desktop sync and search, a full-feature online storage account, digital filing and organization, a series of scan-to-cloud options and more. By partnering with OfficeDrop, printer and scanner businesses can provide:
- Branded desktop sync, web, tablet and mobile apps that link any device to the cloud
- Robust cloud storage backend hosted in the cloud of choice
- Open API for third-party integrations
- API that allows for seamless, quick integration with current products and services
- Fully featured online storage including file search engine, labels and cloud metadata, sharing, multi-user accounts and more
- Middle of the funnel market nurturing
- Help and support content
- Billing and account management or integration with current e-commerce engines
- Customizable pricing plans, including freemium, free trials and multiple pricing tiers to fit market needs
OfficeDrop makes it easy for small businesses to scan paper to the cloud and access files from anywhere, at any time, from any device. OfficeDrop's cloud filing cabinet lets users sort, search and share documents -- giving paper new life and making documents collaborative. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, OfficeDrop was founded in 2007. For more information, visit www.officedrop.com.
Kira McCroden or Erica Orthmann
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