Canon Offers Expanded Email Content Management Capabilities Based on mxHero

Business customers can now search and open important emails saved to their Box cloud storage account from within Microsoft Outlook, enabling a greater control over unstructured enterprise content.

Melville, NY, March 14, 2018 – Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that the email and content management solutions offered by CIIS leveraging the mxHero platform now feature expanded capabilities. mxHero’s popular plugin for Microsoft Outlook can now integrate certain cloud and hybrid content management services into Outlook’s user interface.* The new capability allows users to search and open emails saved to users’ content management systems, such as Box, directly from Outlook.**

The email and content management offerings by CIIS bring together Canon’s information management expertise with mxHero’s email management platform capabilities, providing integrated solutions for industries including legal, healthcare, government, non-profit, and financial services.

Email remains one of the most challenging areas for organizations of all sizes to effectively manage and govern. The new mxHero plugin is designed to offer seamless access to the Box content management systems from the Outlook environment's user interface. Users can simply drag & drop emails to their compatible cloud storage folders to trigger content organization, retention policies, automated workflows, and even artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities provided by the cloud storage service, to email content. Furthermore, new search capabilities allow users to search for saved messages using key words, recipient & sender address, and date ranges. Messages found through improved search capabilities can then be opened directly in Outlook for review, replying, etc.

“The management of unstructured content and in particular email is a vexing issue for companies of all sizes,” said Dennis Amorosano, Senior Vice President & General Manager, Canon Information and Imaging Solutions. “As we continue our commitment to transforming business processes for our customers, our relationship with mxHero is an important component in helping our customers to govern and manage email along with other critical business information.”

"mxHero is thrilled by this new release, built directly in response to customer requests. Cloud Content Management and Enterprise File Sync and Share (EFSS) platforms are being massively adopted by companies of all sizes including government agencies. With mxHero, companies can leverage their investment in the cloud and extend those incredible benefits to their emails and email-based attachment content," says Alex Panagides, CEO, mxHero Inc.

mxHero, including its newest functionality is available from CIIS, authorized CIIS partners as well as Canon's office technology dealers including Canon Solutions America.

About Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc.

Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., brings together Canon’s world-class imaging technologies and information management expertise to assist organizations in achieving their digital transformation objectives. With a focus on innovation, CIIS’s software development and solutions delivery capabilities scale across several practice areas: Business Process Automation - including Procure-to-Pay & Order-to-Cash automation, Document Solutions, Information Management Services with a focus on content capture, management and collaboration, and Security and Infrastructure Management. With expertise in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics, CIIS deploys its solutions in partnership with leading technology providers and offers comprehensive consulting and professional services that are trusted by organizations of all sizes. Additional information about the company, its programs and mission can be found at www.ciis.canon.com

About MxHero

MxHero's products and services gives companies, service providers and end users powerful new ways to control, use and analyze email-based content. Apps developed for MxHero's platform work with any email management program, including Gmail and Microsoft Exchange. MxHero is the 2016 Box Elite Partner of the Year, has partnered with Canon USA for go to market, and provides solutions mapped to the world's foremost cloud and hybrid content management platforms including Box, Egnyte, Citrix ShareFile, Microsoft OneDrive and Google. Information on all of their Mail2Cloud product line can be found at http://www.mail2cloud.io. More than 3,500 companies with over 1 million users have added MxHero to their email. To learn more about MxHero visit www.mxhero.com. Find MxHero on Twitter: @mxheronet and Facebook: MxHero.net.

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*As a SaaS offering, the mxHero version is always the latest. MS Outlook for Windows 2007 or newer is required. The new feature integrates with Box and Egnyte content management systems.

**mxHero, Box & Egnyte are third-party cloud services, and a separate subscription is required for mxHero and other third party services. Users will be subject to mxHero and other third party terms, conditions and warranties. Separate purchases are necessary. None of Canon Inc., Canon U.S.A., Inc. or Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. represent or warrant any third-party product, service or feature referenced hereunder.

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