August 10, 2011
KYOCERA MITA Corporation (herein "KYOCERA MITA") today announced that Buyers Laboratory, Inc. (herein "BLI") awarded the TASKalfa 5550ci color multifunctional product (MFP), TASKalfa 305 Black & White MFP,ECOSYS FS-C5250DN color printer and ECOSYS FS-C2026MFP+/FS-C2126MFP+ color MFP with 2011 Summer Pick awards.
Twice a year with its "Pick" awards, BLI gives special recognition to the hardware and software products that provided the most outstanding performances in BLI´s unique evaluations. For its 2011 Summer Pick Awards, BLI researchers completed a rigorous evaluation process, including extensive durability testing, during which each unit is run at half the monthly duty cycle over a 15-day period. "Pick" winners rise above the competition in key areas such as value, feature set, ease of use, ease of administration, hardware compatibility, software integration, security and support. Consequently, a BLI "Pick" is a hard-earned award that buyers and IT directors can trust to better guide them in their acquisition decisions.
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