Canon U.S.A. Inc. of Lake Success, N.Y., has established Canon Information and Imaging Solutions Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary dedicated to expanding service to businesses. The unit will focus at first on accelerating the growth of sectors such as business process optimization, security services, and imaging and records management. From there, it intends to expand its business-focused software, middleware and other services. The subsidiary will offer products and services related to enterprise resource planning and cloud computing technologies. It will leverage the parent company’s distribution channels. For select technologies and services, it will drive its own direct-selling efforts and pursue new partnerships with system integrators.