The 13 new models have speeds ranging from 26 to 60ppm, offer what's claimed to bea host of productivity functions, best-in-class security enhancements and the same workflow features and user interface common to the Sharp range.
The new models all have natty security features, such as a firmware attack prevention and a self-recovery capability, which can identify a malicious intrusion and restore the machine firmware to its original state. An application whitelisting feature will also protect the machine's file system from unauthorised access. Additionally, administrators can centrally manage select settings at the device using Active Directory Group Policy.
The range of Mono MFPs are designed to suit a variety of office layouts and integrate with today's connected workplace, enabling simple and quick access to an expanded list of cloud services including Box and Dropbox.
The inclusion of the Adobe Embedded Print Engine (AEPE), gives users greater accuracy and performance when directly printing PDF files from network, cloud, or portable USB drives, Sharp claimed.
Sharp's Application Portal allows administrators to add new applications and update existing ones directly from the touchscreen on the machine. The new models are equipped with productivity features, such as the ability to feed multiple envelopes from the standard or bypass paper drawer.
Ben Lake, Senior Product Manager, Sharp Document Solution said: “Office environments are changing and evolving, and Sharp’s most competitive portfolio of MFPs means businesses now have a complete range to choose from to meet their changing office needs. The range has been expanded to bring Sharp’s award-winning common user interface, best-in-class security and enhanced productivity features to an even larger number of devices.”