Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S., Networked Multifunction Peripherals for the Distributed Office 2012 Vendor Analysis 1 report, for having one of the most complete multifunction printer (MFP) portfolios in the industry. The report also recognized Xerox as one of the first to implement a services-led approach to the market – integrating workflows and business processes while supporting broader document-based solutions beyond print.
The report analyzed MFP vendors and delivers an overview of competitive fitness. It highlighted Xerox’s wide range of color and monochrome devices that serve customers from small businesses to large enterprises.
“Xerox demonstrated strengths in all of the key factors we identify to ensure MFP market success,” said Keith Kmetz, vice president, Hardcopy Peripherals Solutions and Services, IDC. “This indicates that customers are looking for qualities beyond a product with their MFP vendors, such as pricing that fits their requirements and a services model that will drive value-added differentiation.”
Maintaining its leadership position in the MFP market, Xerox provides the document industry's broadest portfolio of offerings. It includes color and black-and-white desktop printers, office multifunction systems and services to help customers meet their printing needs.The company has kept pace with innovations that help clear the path between paper and digital content, cut through the clutter and make information relevant. Xerox's Extensible Interface Platform® allows businesses to build software that can perform complex, unique tasks directly from a Xerox MFP touch screen. About Xerox With sales approaching $23 billion, Xerox (NYSE: XRX) is the world’s leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology, expertise and services enable workplaces – from small businesses to large global enterprises – to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively and focus more on what matters most: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk, Conn., Xerox offers business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, healthcare solutions, HR benefits management, finance support, transportation solutions, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company also provides extensive leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size. The 140,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more information, visit http://www.xerox.com, http://news.xerox.com or http://www.realbusiness.com. For investor information, visit http://www.xerox.com/investor. About IDC MarketScape IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.