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IKON BusinessPro 550c features EFI Fiery Platform that has ability to achieve exact corporate branding colors and print high volumes of complex Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe® PDF documents. Unit offers color and b&w output of 55 pages/min and 2,50,000 page monthly duty cycle. Users can perform various printing and copying tasks, including color adjustment, booklet creation, image overlays, job memory, mixed-sized originals, and copy proofing.

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IKON Introduces the IKON Businesspro® 550c Color System

Newest addition to the IKON BusinessPro line features the new EFI Fiery Platform for the Office

MALVERN, Pa. - November 15, 2007 - IKON Office Solutions (NYSE:IKN), the world's largest independent channel for document management systems and services, today introduced the IKON BusinessPro 550c, a color printing and copying system designed to meet the exceptional color quality and fast turnaround requirements of the office and departmental workgroup environments. The IKON BusinessPro 550c joins the recently launched IKON CPP® 550 in a line of 55-page per minute color systems developed with Konica Minolta.

"Tight production deadlines, ever-changing presentation schedules and variable content demand superior print and copy equipment that can quickly produce high quality professional color jobs, such as catalogs, presentations and white papers, in the office environment," explains Brian Edwards, Senior Vice President, U.S. Sales and Services, IKON Office Solutions. "With its intuitive interface and flexible workflow features, the IKON BusinessPro 550c appeals to novice and expert users alike, and furthers IKON's commitment to deliver best-in-class color technology to the marketplace."

The IKON BusinessPro 550c features color and black-and-white output of 55 pages per minute and is perfect for office and workgroup environments with a reliable 250,000-page monthly duty cycle. It offers a wide range of options, including a booklet finisher, a stapler finisher, hard disk drive, heater/dehumidifier, large capacity tray, punch kit, post inserter and more. The IKON BusinessPro 550c can also be enhanced with a variety of optional software applications for optimal media handling.

The IKON BusinessPro 550c enables users to fulfill dozens of mission-critical applications in high-quality professional colors, and the EFI Fiery Platform for the Office features fast output speeds designed to help shorten queues and raise employee productivity with exceptional office publishing functionality. This new Fiery Platform is designed to deliver the ability to readily achieve exact corporate branding colors and quickly print high volumes of the most complex Microsoft® Word, PowerPoint and Adobe® PDF documents. With the powerful combination of Fiery Bridge and EFI's Desktop SE, the new Fiery Platform is designed to easily capture, repurpose and distribute paper documents and effortlessly integrate into corporate IT infrastructures while maintaining the highest levels of security.

With an easy-to-use interface, web access and fully integrated document workflow capabilities, the IKON BusinessPro 550c enables users of all skill levels to quickly perform printing and copying tasks, including color adjustment, booklet creation, image overlays, job memory, mixed-sized originals and copy proofing.

IKON's color portfolio is backed by more than 6,000 locally based service and support professionals dedicated to specific sets of customers, along with a team of color and production specialists. In addition, IKON's Professional Services team can provide customers with a suite of services and application development to help ensure maximum uptime and ROI. The IKON BusinessPro 550c is available for order throughout the United States and Canada and more information can be found by calling 1-888-ASK-IKON.

About IKON
IKON Office Solutions, Inc. ( is the world's largest independent channel for document management systems and services, enabling customers worldwide to improve document workflow and increase efficiency. IKON integrates best-in-class copiers, printers and MFP technologies from leading manufacturers, such as Canon, Ricoh, Konica Minolta, Kyocera Mita and HP, and document management software and systems from companies like Captaris, Kofax, EFI, eCopy and others, to deliver tailored, high-value solutions implemented and supported by its global services organization - IKON Enterprise Services. With fiscal year 2007 revenue of $4.2 billion, IKON has approximately 25,000 employees in over 400 locations throughout North America and Western Europe.

IKON Office Solutions, Inc.
70 Valley Stream Parkway
Malvern, PA 19355

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