TORONTO, Sept. 4 /CNW/ - Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) has been
positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2009 Magic
Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) Worldwide.(1)
The Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner
that offers visual snapshots of a market's direction, maturity and
participants, and evaluates companies on completeness of vision and ability to
As the market leader in MPS, Xerox works with clients like Procter &
Gamble, Reuters, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, The Dow Chemical Company and
University of Calgary to reduce operational costs by up to 30 percent and get
more out of the print infrastructure they've invested in - from the office to
the print shop to the virtual workplace.
"Xerox's position in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant
validates the strength of our offering, especially in these challenging
economic times," said Jim Muzyka, vice president, Global Services, Xerox
Canada. "In addition to short-term cost savings, our MPS clients around the
globe boast the long-term results of a successful partnership with Xerox
including enhanced productivity, increased compliance and reduced energy
Founded on rigorous, data-driven Lean Six Sigma-based methodologies,
Xerox's suite of MPS offerings helps clients better manage the volume of
documents flowing through the organization - and the costs associated with
printing, sharing and updating them. For small businesses to global
enterprises, Xerox optimizes the use of multi-vendor output devices, like
printers, fax machines and copiers, and delivers change management support so
employees can successfully adapt to new technology and work processes. Xerox
also helps clients meet environmental goals by reducing paper use, decreasing
power use and eliminating landfill waste.
Gartner first introduced the MPS category of its Magic Quadrant report
last year to help provide guidance to Gartner clients who are evaluating MPS
vendors and solutions.
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About the Magic Quadrant
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(1) Gartner "Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services Worldwide" by
K.Weilerstein, et al. August 21, 2009.
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