NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax ® Incorporated (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, announced today that it is making cloud service solutions available to customers across its stores and U.S. contract business to help organizations and consumers expand how and where they work.
OfficeMax Workplace SM, the U.S. contract business for OfficeMax, has launched new cloud services powered by Xerox ®, making OfficeMax Workplace the only business-to-business office supplies and solutions provider to add Xerox's leading-edge cloud services to its holistic suite of work-better solutions for business customers. And starting in February, OfficeMax stores nationwide will provide access to MiMedia ® cloud services for consumers and small businesses. The two cloud service programs allow OfficeMax to provide businesses of all sizes and consumers with a cost-effective way to access, manage, share and recover files from many mobile devices.
The new service also builds on OfficeMax Workplace's mission to help customers drive efficiency and cost savings through innovative products, services and solutions tailored to the unique needs of their workplace.
"Medium to small businesses are increasingly finding that the cloud can offer them technology solutions that allow for consolidation of separate applications, and reduced on-site support and software/hardware purchase," said John Kenning, executive vice president and president of OfficeMax Workplace. "Our new cloud service offering makes these businesses competitive and offers previously unavailable technology solutions that are cost effective, agile and flexible."For small businesses and home consumers, MiMedia cloud services available through OfficeMax stores will provide an easy-to-use way to automatically back-up, store, access and share their files on demand – including many popular business files and presentations, and even music, videos and photos for personal use.