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IDC has recognized Ricoh as a leader in worldwide Managed Print and Document Services as part of its “IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Print and Document Services 2014 Hardcopy Vendor Assessment — Focus on Managed Workflow Services.”(Read Full Article)
Xerox’s Channel Partner Operations group recently announced three new offerings to help channel partners generate additional revenue streams and sell MPS as part of its Keys To New Business Program.
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IDC's 2014 MPDS IDS MarketScape report results are out and Lexmark once again won a spot as an industry leader in Managed Print and Document Services.(Read Full Article)
The report states that Lexmark differentiates its offerings from competitors in a number of ways including: broad technology ownership, deep industry expertise, global capabilities and customer intimacy.
This is a great article if you don't know much about Xerox and want to have a good basic understanding of the company. This article gives you some of the basic info. on Xerox and meaningful statistics, for example:
- Xerox has changed its business model by diversifying into outsourcing services
- Hardware sales now make up about 40% of sales
- More than 2/3s sales in US, has good growth opportunities in Europe and emerging markets
Xerox has been recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Print and Document Services 2014 Hardcopy Vendor Analysis for the fourth time.
“Enterprises are looking for new ways to manage information so they are integrating print and document workflows into their current infrastructure,” said Mike Feldman, president, Large Enterprise Operations, Xerox. “Our proven approach helps clients handle their information more efficiently while operating more effectively.”
SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Sep 8, 2014) - Konica Minolta, Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced the launch of global Managed Content Services (MCS) . MCS aims to improve operational efficiency by streamlining the digital workflow and is tailored to meet the needs of the individual. Konica Minolta targets to achieve revenues of 10 billion yen in three years with the new service.(Read Full Article)
- Lexmark International, Inc. announced that approximately 98 percent of the shareholders of Sweden-based ReadSoft have accepted Lexmark's revised tender offer
- The total consideration to be paid to acquire ReadSoft is approximately $251 million
- Lexmark plans to request a compulsory purchase of the outstanding minority shares of the Swedish company.
For the past several months we've been extolling the benefits of managed print services for MSP partners willing and able to augment with their practices with well-crafted printing and imaging offerings. Now, new independent and vendor-agnostic research ...(Read Full Article)
Trends in Managed Services, a new CompTIA study released this week, revealed optimism among managed print service providers (MPSPs) about growth opportunities in the managed print services market.
According to the study, the future of the managed print services market looks bright: 86% percent of MPSPs anticipated their businesses to grow over the next 12 months. One third of the MPSPs said they expect growth of 10% or more.
Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as the cloud computing utility infrastructure and the smart phone communications systems for apps are put in place, continuing to drive the use of electronic document replacement of all paper ...(Read Full Article)
Many organizations and businesses do not realize the full potential of what managed print services can do for them until they are shown. In 2013, Xerox began working with Cleveland State University in Ohio to help them manage their printing and improve ...(Read Full Article)
The Company is an expanded business methodology outsourcing organization overseeing transaction-escalated methodologies. Mass-travel ticketing frameworks, digital printing equipment, bundling printers, wide-design scanners and digital document management system are all part of Xerox's present product portfolio. Xerox still makes printers and individual printers, as well, however those products are presently a minority part of its business blend. The vast majority of Xerox's top line is currently determined by administrations.(Read Full Article)
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire SmartThings, the leading open platform for the smart home and the consumer Internet of Things. SmartThings supports an open and growing ecosystem of developers, who are producing new types of connected devices and unique apps in the cloud that change how everyday objects work. With Samsung’s resources and support, SmartThings will be able to expand its platform and become available for even more partners and devices.(Read Full Article)
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), has joined Two Sides North America, a rapidly growing non-profit organization that promotes the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Konica Minolta’s Vice President of Strategic Business Development, Kay Du Fernandez will also serve on Two Sides’ Sustainability Committee.(Read Full Article)
PrintFleet Inc., a global leader in managed print software and solutions, has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Preton, a leader in toner optimization and user metric solutions.(Read Full Article)
the print process. • Monitor print quality and accuracy during printing.• Match details, sizes, colors and other variables to print file before starting print... From King Retail Solutions - 13 Aug 2014 10:41:57 GMT - View all Eugene jobs(Read Full Article)
Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is teaming up with MoneyGram, a leading money transfer and payment services company, to assist people in transmitting child support payments to state agencies and custodial parents. The agreement creates a simple way for parents to pay child support, helping to ensure that children receive the support due to them from both parents.(Read Full Article)
Setting up a managed print services ( MPS ) contract turned into a smart move for Cleveland State University, The contract saved $685,000 in the first year of a 10-year agreement and reduced its kilowatt expenditure by more than 50 percent. In addition ...(Read Full Article)
Lexmark International, Inc. announced that it has increased its cash tender offer price for all of the outstanding shares of Sweden-based ReadSoft. This cash offer is Swedish Krona (SEK) 55.50, an 11 percent increase from Lexmark's July 14, 2014, offer of SEK 50.00 for each Class A and Class B share of ReadSoft, for a price of approximately $248 million, net of cash acquired.1(Read Full Article)
The concept of the paperless office has been widely discussed in recent years, and in many respects this is nothing new, with socially-responsible companies increasingly looking at ways of controlling their print outputs. However, for all the talk of a paper-free work environment, there remains some debate into exactly how manageable this process is, with many businesses still relying heavily on the printed page.
Just last month talk circled of the potential acquisition of Nuance Communications, the speech and dictation recognition software company, by Samsung Electronics. As of yet nothing has come to fruition with this rumor, and now we have received confirmation (albeit a quiet announcement) that Nuance has made an acquisition of their own, of Notable Solutions, Inc. (NSi), an established global leader in secure information collection and output management solutions.(Read Full Article)
- CompTIA today announced more than 145 exhibitors will be showcasing the latest and greatest channel products, solutions and partner initiatives at ChannelCon 2014. Recognized as the premier partnering and training event for IT vendors, distributors and channel partners, ChannelCon 2014 is taking place Aug. 4-6 in Phoenix, Ariz. at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa.(Read Full Article)