Patent Number: 8,817,288

Title: Information processing system, management method, and storage medium for placing an application after an image forming apparatus has been arranged

Abstract: A contract management service receives a relocation request including rearrangement information relating to relocation of an application to be applied to the image forming apparatus, the relocation request being for demanding relocation of the application to be applied to the image forming apparatus, decides a rearrangement application corresponding to the image forming apparatus after being rearranged based on the rearrangement information, and responds with the image forming apparatus after being rearranged and rearrangement information relating to the rearrangement application. The image forming apparatus accepts an application rearrangement instruction having the rearrangement, determines whether or not applying the rearrangement application is required based on the rearrangement information, and receives the rearrangement application from the contract management service depending on a determination result to thereby apply the rearrangement application.

Inventors: Kobayashi; Makoto (Tokyo, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: G06F 3/12 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/26/12018