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    Kyocera Document Solutions Acquires a Provider of ICT Services in Australia

    7/3/19

    Originally posted on kyoceradocumentsolutions.com on July 3, 2019

    Osaka, Japan – Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. today announced that it has acquired Huon IT Pty Ltd (hereinafter “Huon IT”), an Australian-based provider of ICT services including IT infrastructure design and maintenance.

    Based in Sydney, Australia, Huon IT has 30 years of experience in offering ICT services while maintaining high customer satisfaction.

    In recent years, the document solutions market in Australia has been moving from MDS (Managed Document Services)* to comprehensive services, which includes IT infrastructure development and management in addition to MDS. As a response to this market transformation, the company will integrate Huon IT’s expertise in providing ICT services to a wide range of customers with its local sales company’s (Kyocera Document Solutions Australia) operations to strengthen the business in the Australian market and enhance comprehensive service capabilities, thereby offering higher quality and expansion of services to its customers.

    In conjunction with Huon’s ICT services, Kyocera also plans to offer its ECM (Enterprise Content Management) solutions, which automates and streamlines workflows, thus becoming capable of providing comprehensive, thorough document solutions to its customers. Based on this, the company will strengthen its comprehensive services, not only including MDS and ICT services but also ECM solutions, and aim to grow its business as the Kyocera Document Solutions Group.

    Kyocera helps customers to "Put knowledge to work" by supporting them to turn information into knowledge, excel at learning and surpass others. By creating added value, the company aims to become a document solutions provider which contributes to the development of its customers’ businesses.*

    MDS (Managed Document Services): Inclusive service from the assessment of the customer's document environment to optimization of hardware positioning and workflow improvement, as well as fleet management and continuous support.

    Overview of Huon IT Pty Ltd

    Name: Huon IT Pty Ltd

    Established: Oct, 1989

    Locations: Head office: Belrose, New South Wales, Australia; Offices: North Sydney, New South Wales & Melbourne, Victoria

    Operations: Business to business ICT services including:

    1. IT systems design, implementation and project management
    2. Managed services including IT support, monitoring, management and maintenance of infrastructure, networks, end user devices and IP telephony
    3. Private, hybrid and public cloud services
    4. Cybersecurity maturity programs, auditing, and end user awareness training
    5. Disaster recovery and backup as a service
    6. Software development, business intelligence, and document management systems
    7. Strategic advisory including IT auditing, CIO as a Service, and planning

    Employees: Approx. 50

    About Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

    Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company’s portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organisations put knowledge to work to drive change.

    Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a core company of Kyocera Corporation, a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, electronic devices, solar power generating systems and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2019, Kyocera Corporation’s consolidated sales revenue totalled 1.62 trillion yen (approx. US$14.6 billion). Kyocera appears on the “Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2018-19” list by Clarivate Analytics and is ranked #655 on Forbes magazine’s 2019 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies.

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