Xerox launches 29 ConnectKey-enabled MFPs in largest product rollout in its history

Xerox has released a total of 29 ConnectKey-enabled printers and multifunction devices with simple and secure on-the-go capabilities, cloud connectivity and access to productivity-boosting features and apps. The new ConnectKey portfolio “transforms traditional printing devices into smart, connected workplace assistants that reflect the evolving needs of today’s businesses,” said the OEM. “Personalized workflows, one-touch access to the cloud and multi-layered security features are the new print, copy and fax.” The family of products includes a variety of sizes, speeds and capabilities to match the needs of small and medium-sized businesses as well as large enterprises, with a consistent user experience across the portfolio.

Jeff Jacobson.
Jeff Jacobson.

“We understand the changes that are occurring in the workplace,” said Jeff Jacobson, CEO at Xerox. “The process of getting work done has moved from the desktop to your pocket. It’s very personal, and we’ve built a portfolio of true workplace assistants tightly connected to the mobile and cloud technology environment that accommodates this evolution.”

The new products will be identified as the Xerox VersaLink and Xerox AltaLink series. The VersaLink devices are designed for small work groups and distributed teams, and include 19 printers and multifunction printers (MFPs). The AltaLink series includes 10 MFPs designed for larger work groups or print-volume needs.

Xerox AltaLink C8055.
The Xerox AltaLink C8055.

Key features include:

  • Streamlined business processes. Off-the-shelf or created by channel partners, built-in apps from the Xerox App Gallery help organizations create workflows tailored to their specific operations. For example, patient records filing, real estate contract management and retail invoicing can be streamlined into fewer, faster steps using digital workflows enabled directly from the device.
  • Industry-leading intuitive user experience. All 29 products share a similar, customizable user interface which is unique to Xerox workplace solutions and allows the user experience to move with you. The tablet-like touchscreen interface can be personalized for different work environments or individual users.
  • Mobile and cloud ready. Information flows easily from the device to cloud repositories like Dropbox, Office 365 or Google Drive. Mobile workers can print wirelessly from any computing device.
  • Total security for both the device and your information. ConnectKey technology ensures comprehensive safety for system components and points of vulnerability. It offers protection from unauthorized access to devices, keeps confidential communications and information safe with encryption and image overwrite, audits device access attempts, and protects both data and device from malicious intent.

The 29 Xerox AltaLink and Xerox VersaLink devices should be available worldwide in the second quarter of 2017.



Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.