TOKYO, Jan. 28, 2013 — Ricoh Company, Ltd. today announced it has been listed as a Top 10 Managed Print Services (MPS) Provider as ranked by their 2011 estimated worldwide revenue1 in Gartner Inc.'s Competitive Landscape: Managed Print Services, Worldwide report dated December 31, 2012. Ricoh believes this reflects the company's intensified strategic focus on services that address customers' most important business challenges.
1 "Competitive Landscape: Managed Print Services, Worldwide," 31 December 2012, Gartner Inc., analysts Ken Weilerstein, Cecile Drew, Yulan Li, Tomoko Mitani, Lai-ling Lam, Elizabeth Kim, Amrita Choudhury
"We believe this ranking reflects the significant progress we have made on the vision we communicated in January 2011 which was to invest $300 million to aggressively accelerate our shift to a services business model as a key growth strategy," said Sergio Kato, Deputy General Manager, Global Marketing Group/Services Business Center. "We are squarely on target to fulfill that mission while continuing to help customers optimize the creation of information, its movement around the business, and its output to the right people at the right time. Our commitment to this vision will be demonstrated not only in our success going forward, but more importantly, in our customers' success."
Ricoh delivers MPS through its Managed Document Services (MDS) program, with an approach that is global in reach, adaptive to customers' unique needs and holistic in its strategic, vendor-agnostic view of how information flows through an organization.
Ricoh helps businesses meet their goals by evaluating their current environment, then designing and implementing a solution based on best practices. Ricoh then helps continuously improve the solution, employing our proprietary global cloud-based management tool, RICOH Global Clariti, to track global information infrastructure performance and optimize business results. Ricoh employs one of the largest direct sales and service organizations in the industry, covering enterprises of all sizes ? from global and national, to regional and local, mid-market accounts.
For more information on Ricoh's Managed Document Services (MDS) strategy, delivery framework or services portfolio, visit mds.ricoh.com.
Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,195 billion yen based on the IFRS accounting standard (approx. 21.3 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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