Oki assures partners it's ready for Vista

Printing vendor Oki has confirmed that channel partners will be able to access a “broad range” of new Vista-compatible print drivers as it gears up for the release of Microsoft’s long-awaited operating system at the end of the month.

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By  Andrew Seymour Published  January 8, 2007

Printing vendor Oki has confirmed that channel partners will be able to access a “broad range” of new Vista-compatible print drivers as it gears up for the release of Microsoft’s long-awaited operating system at the end of the month. Oki says that Vista print drivers are set to be made available for download from the company’s regional websites starting from February. Vista print drivers will be provided for the latest generation of printers and multifunction models, and for most older products, according to Oki. Many print drivers will also be included in the box with Vista. “We are dedicated to staying at the forefront of innovation and responding to the latest technologies in the marketplace,” said John Ross, general manager at the Middle East subsidiary of Oki Printing Solutions. “Uptake of Windows Vista is expected to happen at a faster pace than any other operating system and we will be ready to respond to customer demands.” Vista is poised to bring a number of major benefits to the way customers manage their printing needs, including a more standardised and better automated installation process for network printers and MFPs. It should also deliver a number of security enhancements and offer advanced graphic capabilities for easier creation and sharing of rich colour content. Oki pulled in sales of US$1.4 billion during its last full fiscal year with nearly half of its revenue generated from the EMEA region. The Japan-based company boasts a global workforce of more than 21,000 people.

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