Samsung Electronics said Wednesday it has acquired Canadian mobile cloud-printing solution provider PrinterOn, saying it would make headway in establishing a new standard in the sector.
Samsung said while its Canadian branch will hold an entire stake in PrinterOn, the company will continue to operate the business as an independent entity.
The acquisition is expected to reinforce Samsung’s expansive mobile ecosystem, particularly for the company’s B2B customers, as well as help Samsung’s standardize mobile printing as a founding member of the Mopria Alliance.
PrinterOn’s solutions have been designed to meet a need for mobile printing solutions that allow users to print from any mobile device to any printer they choose. Such solutions include, among others, high quality document rendering in multiple formats, multiple print submission and print job delivery methods, and key mobile operating system support. Additionally, PrinterOn also offers acloud-based directory service that enables a secure interface to mobile devices and private and public cloud servers.