Canon Central Africa and North Africa Participate in Digicloud Africa Forum 2022 Together with Partner Systhen, to Advance an Outstanding Range of Products & Solutions Aimed at Accelerating Digital Transformation

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In line with the company’s core pillars of innovation and diversification, Canon ( joined hands with Systhen to further enhance digitization services such as process automation and cloud solutions showcased at Digicloud Morocco from 21 Junest 23rdrd, 2022; Digicloud Morocco is a B2B Cloud and Digital Transformation meeting dedicated to African decision makers bringing together +40 publishers, manufacturers, consulting firms, Cloud and Digital Transformation experts, to support African IT decision makers. Canon will showcase its innovative and industry-leading hardware and software solutions that are prerequisites for the first stage of the digital transformation journey.

Canon Central and North Africa announced their participation in the 2022 Digicloud Africa Forum at Mazagan Beach Resort in El Jadida, Morocco together with its partner Systhen. The event, which brought together leading experts in cloud and digital transformation, saw Canon showcase its Digital Transformation Services offering hardware and software designed to help companies achieve increased productivity, collaboration, security, compliance and sustainability goals. Event attendees have the opportunity to experience an end-to-end enterprise experience from hardware to software that enables organizations to digitally transform and achieve efficiencies through better information and content management, without the need for complex and expensive IT implementations.

Canon partner Systhen, who specializes in document management across Africa will further enable the company to distribute its pioneering digital transformation solutions in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Ivory Coast and Senegal, thereby increasing Canon’s marketing penetration and presence. Canon is exhibiting a full range of input to output solutions including cost-effective hardware for the first stage of any digital transformation journey and software that can further enhance digitization and process automation while complementing Cloud capabilities. Some of the products on display included document scanners such as ImageFormula Scanners ( which are excellent at digitizing and enhancing photos, along with the cutting-edge Iris Scanner series ( which is also dubbed the world’s best A3 document and book scanner, with HD video capabilities and AI technology for advanced and automated document digitization.


“We live in today’s digital world and it is quickly becoming almost impossible to break away from digitization in any field or path of life, so it is imperative for brands and companies to adopt the digital transformation journey. Canon has always been at the forefront of innovation, advancement and development and so we want to support this digital transformation journey by combining Managed Print Services and Workspace Collaboration Solutions, helping you gain transparency and control over the entire document lifecycle and associated processes. Digicloud Morocco 2022 is a great opportunity for us and our partner Systhen to deliver innovative solutions, services and products that help enterprises adopt, accelerate and accelerate digital transformation,” commented Ota San, Business Unit Director, Canon Central and North Africa.

As businesses transform, organization-wide digitization remains the ultimate goal for most companies with 52% of employees acknowledging resistance to change as a major barrier to digital transformation in their business. However, this journey to digitization continues to be driven by strict information management and security regulations, the need for mobility and process automation and by the demand for faster adoption of cloud and managed services. Canon’s Digital Transformation Services support this journey by integrating paper and digital, using a mix of print and information management services delivered on-premises, via the cloud or in mixed environments. Canon’s Cloud Process Automation Solutions come with pre-configured applications to enable users to enhance core business processes such as HR digitization, invoice processing or contract management and for advanced users it is also possible to self-configure and design other applications tailored to specific business requirements. . Canon Cloud Process Automation Solutions are integrated end-to-end content management solutions that allow businesses to replace multiple solutions with a single platform that minimizes IT spending.


“We are excited to represent a partner like Canon who has a long history and heritage of bringing innovation-driven solutions to Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Ivory Coast and Senegal. We will focus on bringing a unique efficiency-based approach targeting the government and banking sectors with hardware and software products and services together as end-to-end solutions to drive valuable change, without disrupting the day-to-day flow of businesses. this. What sets Canon apart from other solutions provided is its proficient understanding of digital transformation and ready-to-use and distinctive market solutions that can massively accelerate the pace of digital adoption in Africa. Canon ImageFormula scanners, Iris Products, and Canon Solutions such as Scan2X and workspace collaboration are critical for aligning document and content management processes across departments and locations, thereby improving business processes efficiently and quickly. We are excited to bring this powerful solution and product from Canon to the Digicloud Morocco Forum 2022 so that industry leaders and decision makers can witness the spectacle for themselves,” said Said Kharabouche, Head of Systhen.

To support the ongoing digital transformation journey across Africa, Canon has introduced a wide range of products from portable to heavy-duty that can help handle different types of documents for different industries. Additionally, its pre-integrated cloud connectivity solution enables secure and efficient scanning and printing from a variety of cloud storage services including Google Drive, One Drive, and Dropbox for frictionless remote collaboration. Canon’s Cloud Process Automation Solutions are designed and built on a robust infrastructure compliant with Canon Security standards and policies, including: Vulnerability Assessment and Policy, ISO27001, PCI and Canon GDPR protocols, Application Monitoring, Infrastructure and Synthetic, Host Based Antivirus, all tested according to Canon’s Security policy. The company’s patented technology can provide high-quality compression of up to 50 times the document size while OCR (Optical Character Recognition) is available in up to 137 different languages, making it an all-in-one dynamic solution.

Backed by an efficient, sustainable and future-proof print infrastructure with the added value of automation, advanced capture and cloud connectivity, Canon aims to drive the digital transformation journey across Africa.

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About Canon Central and North Africa:
Canon Central and North Africa (CCNA) ( is a division within Canon Middle East FZ LLC (CME), a subsidiary of Canon Europe. The establishment of CCNA in 2015 was a strategic move aimed at enhancing Canon’s business in the African region – by strengthening Canon’s presence and focus domestically. CCNA also demonstrates Canon’s commitment to operating closer to its customers and meeting their demands in the fast-growing African market.

Canon has been present on the African continent for more than 15 years through distributors and partners who have managed to build a solid customer base in the region. CCNA ensures the supply of high quality, technologically advanced products that meet the requirements of the rapidly growing African market. With more than 100 employees, CCNA manages sales and marketing activities in 44 countries in Africa.

Canon’s corporate philosophy is Kyosei ( – ‘live and work together for the common good’. CCNA pursues sustainable business growth, focusing on reducing its own environmental impact and supporting customers to reduce their use of Canon products, solutions and services. At Canon, we are pioneers, constantly redefining the world of imaging for the greater good. Through our technology and passion for innovation, we push the boundaries of what’s possible – helping us see our world in ways we’ve never had before. We help bring creativity to life, one image at a time. Because when we can see our world, we can change it for the better.

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Canon Central Africa and North Africa Participate in Digicloud Africa Forum 2022 Together with Partner Systhen, to Advance an Outstanding Range of Products & Solutions Aimed at Accelerating Digital Transformation

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