Oki Data Becomes a Charter Member of the Citrix Business Alliance.Business/Technology Editors
MT. LAUREL, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 23, 2001
Oki Data Americas, Inc., a leading manufacturer of printers, fax machines and multifunction products, today announced it has become a charter member of the Citrix Systems Citrix Systems' (NASDAQ: CTXS) is an American technology company, based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with subsidiary operations in California and Massachusetts, with additional development centers in Australia, India and the UK. , Inc. (Nasdaq: CTXS CTXS Citrix Systems (NASDAQ stock ticker symbol) ) Citrix Business Alliance(TM)(CBA See Capital Builder Account. ). As a CBA member, Oki Data will work with Citrix to ensure compatibility of its print drivers within a server-based computing Refers to applications that run in a server. Also known as "thin client computing," it may refer to a browser-based environment that uses a Web browser as the client with all applications running on a Web server on the Internet or in an intranet on the LAN. environment.
"Our work with Citrix solutions will enable OKI to continue to provide the best flexibility for customers who use our products in a networked environment," said Joe DiMartino, senior marketing manager for monochrome products at Oki Data. "Users will experience greater productivity, because they can access our printers through the network, wirelessly or over the Internet."
By ensuring compatibility with Citrix technologies, OKI customers will benefit from increased performance and expanded document management capabilities, as well as reduced overall computing costs. OKI's compatibility with Citrix(R) MetaFrame(TM) software will enable users to access any networked OKI digital LED and dot matrix printers from any client, including Windows(R) PCs, UNIX UNIX
Operating system for digital computers, developed by Ken Thompson of Bell Laboratories in 1969. It was initially designed for a single user (the name was a pun on the earlier operating system Multics). (R) workstations and thin client devices.
"The addition of Oki Data to the CBA strengthens our strategy of offering customers the widest possible array of technologies that support a server-based computing environment," said Bruce Cabral, director, strategic alliances for Citrix. "Working together, we hope to meet customer demand for cost-effective document production that can further enhance our offerings."
About the Citrix Business Alliance Program
The Citrix Business Alliance program is a growing coalition of industry-leading companies from across the technology spectrum that are working with Citrix solutions to broaden the scope and effectiveness of server-based enterprise computing Refers to information technology in the larger company. See enterprise data and enterprise networking. solutions. The program provides members with access to Citrix products for compatibility testing Compatibility testing, part of software non-functional tests, is testing conducted on the application to evaluate the application's compatibility with the computing environment. with Citrix(R)MetaFrame(TM)application server software, new business opportunities with other Citrix solution providers, access to joint marketing programs and enhanced technical support.
About Oki Data
Headquartered in Mount Laurel, NJ, Oki Data Americas, Inc., a subsidiary of Oki Data Corporation of Japan, is a full-line supplier of PC peripheral equipment, including serial impact dot matrix printers; digital LED page printers, plain paper multi-function and facsimile products; and a full line of options, accessories and consumables. Oki Data's entire line of products is in compliance with the EPA's Energy Star(R) Program. Oki Electric Industry Co., Ltd., parent company to Oki Data Corporation, is a $6.3 billion multinational corporation multinational corporation, business enterprise with manufacturing, sales, or service subsidiaries in one or more foreign countries, also known as a transnational or international corporation. These corporations originated early in the 20th cent. with headquarters in Tokyo and is a world leader in information processing information processing: see data processing.
Acquisition, recording, organization, retrieval, display, and dissemination of information. Today the term usually refers to computer-based operations. systems, telecommunications and electronics. For more information about Oki Data or OKI products and services, visit the Oki Data Internet Web site: www.okidata.com.
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