Editions   North America | Europe | Magazine


EFI a Big Winner of 12th Annual BERTL's Best Awards

Press release from the issuing company

BOSTON -- EFI, the world leader in color digital print servers, superwide format printers and inks, and print management solutions, today announced that several of its products have garnered BERTL's Best Awards, from one of the top print industry analyst firms. Based on stringent evaluation of feature set, functionality, performance, and overall business process value, BERTL recognized EFI Fiery color digital print server system software, Desktop SE, EFI's powerful Fiery solution that allows users to instantly organize, manage, find and share all of their paper and digital documents; and EFI Bestcolor-driven Colorproof(TM) XF, the industry-leading proofing and large-format production solution, with Best Innovation, Best Wide Format, and Best Desktop Awards, respectively. These award-winning solutions will be featured in EFI partner booths throughout On Demand (April 16-19, Boston Convention Center). "EFI is committed to helping our customers print to win with technology innovation that drives their increased competitiveness, efficiency and profitability," said Fred Rosenzweig, president, EFI. "Acknowledgment from third parties like BERTL, a respected independent resource, and the validation we receive when we meet with our valued customers confirm that our breakthrough products are impacting the industry and adding great value for our customers." Fiery System 8 - BERTL's Best Innovation Award "EFI's Fiery system software sets a new standard for ease-of-use, functionality and security that both novice and experienced 'power users' will appreciate," said Kathleen Wirth, BERTL analyst. "They will also appreciate new functionality provided by the system's new print driver 3.0 interface, as well as the advanced document management provided by Desktop SE and Pro." EFI's newest color digital print server technology provides leading-edge WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) job composition and imposition tools, workflow automation, advanced production tools, and flexible VDP capabilities for production printing, graphic arts and corporate environments. EFI Desktop SE - BERTL's Best Desktop Award, Best Desktop Document Management Application EFI Desktop SE is the Fiery solution that enables interactive manipulation of files stored on the desktop, on the network or on the Fiery, right from a user's workstation allowing users to manage all of their documents with simple "drag & drop" operation. According to BERTL's report, "As the integration between the desktop and the walk up MFP become more and more important to the successful management of document workflow in the modern office, EFI Desktop SE is an application that has taken the desktop experience to the next level." Colorproof XF - Best Wide Format Award, Best Wide Format Prepress/Proofing Solution With this award, BERTL highlights Colorproof XF, EFI's industry-leading, cross-platform proofing and large-format production solution, as "the best that the wide format industry has to offer in order to help both first time corporate and experienced wide format specialists keep up with this rapidly developing marketplace." EFI solutions will be shown in partner booths throughout On Demand (April 16-19, Boston Convention Center).