IDC MarketScape names Ricoh a leader in Managed Workflow Services for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa
Ricoh Europe, London, 26 April 2016
– Ricoh Europe
has been named a leader in Managed Workflow Services for Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa (CEMA) by the IDC MarketScape.
The IDC MarketScape: Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa Managed Workflow Services, 2015, focuses on managed workflow services, the most mature type of MPDS. This encompasses an evolution to a set of professional and managed services that automate and optimise vertical and horizontal document-intensive workflows and business processes.
The research evaluated vendor offerings through extensive business briefings and demonstrations, as well as responses from in-depth interviews with customers throughout the CEMA region.
“We’re delighted to be named as a leader in this IDC MarketScape report, which is a testament to our commitment to continually evolving our services-led approach,” said David Mills, CEO, Ricoh Europe. “Key to this success is working closely with customers to ensure the solutions we offer remain relevant, fit for purpose and adaptable to meet future workstyle innovations.”
Ricoh’s recognised managed services portfolio is organised into eight global service lines — Managed Document Services (MDS), Business Process Services, Communication Services, Application Services, IT Infrastructure Services, Sustainability Services, Workplace Services, and Production Printing Services. This structure simplifies Ricoh’s range of technology, software and services offerings into a matrix that can be quickly applied to vertical markets and specific customer requirements to create customised solutions.
| About IDC MarketScape |
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilises 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 vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
| About Ricoh |
Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline – imagine. change. – Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in over 190 countries. In the financial year ending March 2015, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,231 billion yen (approx. 18.5 billion USD).
For further information, please contact:
Ricoh Europe PLC
Jack Gibson / Jenny Rushforth
Tel: +44 (0) 203 033 3766 / +44 (0) 20 3033 3632