bEST brings the power of the PC directly to your Konica
Minolta multi-functional product (MFP)! The bizhub Extended
Solution Technology (bEST) program enables a seamless
interface between Konica Minolta bizhub MFPs and software applications
residing on a PC or server. The customized solution developed using
the bEST technology offerings (PCL, PS, SDK, web browser,
etc.), can include applications for print management, cost control,
and networking, all accessed directly from the MFP control panel!
bEST is an integral part of Konica Minolta Bizhub
OP (Open Platform), a system which makes Konica Minolta bizhub MFPs
more accessible for customers and developers. This concept marries
our products to external software applications for a seamlessly
connected customer solution.
Becoming a member of the Konica Minolta bEST program broadens
the solutions your company can offer. With bEST certified
solutions you are able to simplify application tasks, and increase
efficiency to streamline workflow processes to help your customers
be more successful.
Konica Minolta provides you with the opportunity to select
a bEST membership that will meet your needs. bEST
offers a three-tiered program that provides the tools and support
necessary to ensure our members have everything they need to create
applications that dynamically interact directly with bizhub OP MFPs.
Click on the "Developer Program" link to learn more about
the membership levels available, so you can apply to become a program
To ensure that our customers receive the best possible products,
Konica Minolta also offers a certification program for any resale solution.
Konica Minolta certified solutions are listed on our Membership
site and are easily identified by the Konica Minolta bEST
Certified logo. The bEST certified logo facilitates
customer satisfaction by assuring them that they can be confident
that the solution will work as promised!
The Konica Minolta bEST technology suite membership
program is open to all qualified software vendors, developers, integrators,
resellers, Konica Minolta dealers and customers. This program offers
a comprehensive support infrastructure designed to help streamline
your development efforts. Members have access to the latest tools
and documentation provided by Konica Minolta. Besides communication
specifications, the resources include an Integrated Web Browser,
an Application Testing Simulator, and the SDK (Software Development
Kit). Please continue reading the individual developer program
membership descriptions to determine which level
is right for your business needs.