EFI Introduces New Fiery Consulting Services

FOSTER CITY, CA—June 20, 2011—EFI, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, adds a new dimension to its Fiery services portfolio launched in 2010 with the introduction of Fiery Consulting Services. EFI now offers interactive one-on-one sessions with Fiery experts on nine topics that teach customers how to better use powerful Fiery features, workflows and tools.

“This new offering, along with our existing Fiery Service programs, helps Fiery users gain an in-depth understanding of feature functionality and new ways to improve their productivity,” said Vicki Sam, vice president of customer advocacy at EFI.

The new Fiery Consulting Services provide a remote five-hour consultation session with a Fiery expert geared to expanding user knowledge, and can include such topics as:

  • Workflow automation using hot folders and virtual printers
  • Getting started with Variable Data Printing workflow
  • Impose and compose techniques with Fiery SeeQuence Suite
  • Creating media profiles and consistent, predictable color with Fiery Color Profiler Suite
  • How to maintain a Fiery server
  • Optimizing Fiery color by managing spot color output and ICC profiles
  • Paper Catalog workflow
  • Using Fiery Graphic Arts Package features to optimize printing
  • Using Fiery Command WorkStation job management tools

EFI’s current Fiery Implementation Services for MicroPress® and Fiery Central products help partners provide a smooth, efficient installation process by bringing a Fiery expert onsite. For more information, visit www.efi.com/fiery/implementation.

Brian Snow, president of Advanced Business Systems, and a Fiery Dealer said of his recent experiences with Fiery Implementation Services: “Advanced Business Systems was awarded an RFP on a government account that included the installation, setup and training of two major production sites. Prior to this project we had limited experience with MicroPress servers, and we needed to get our analysts up-to-speed quickly. After calling in the experts from EFI, we are very pleased with the end results. Our customer is very satisfied, because both sites are generating significant and steady volumes, and ABS has gained a very strong production referral.”

EFI has always offered world-class technical support, and with a software support agreement or software maintenance and support agreement, dealers can directly contact the Fiery Help Desk for faster issue resolution.

The new Fiery Consulting Services sessions are available now in the United States, starting at $750. For more information, visit www.efi.com/fiery/consulting or contact 800-875-7117.

About EFI
EFI (www.efi.com) is a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation. EFI’s award-winning solutions, integrated from creation to print, deliver increased performance, cost savings and productivity. The company’s robust product portfolio includes Fiery digital print controllers and solutions; VUTEk superwide digital inkjet printers, UV and solvent inks; Rastek UV wide-format inkjet printers; Jetrion industrial inkjet printing systems; print production workflow and management information software; and corporate printing solutions.

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