Ricoh positioned as a Leader in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide

Ricoh positioned as a Leader in 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide

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TOKYO, January 5, 2016 – Ricoh today announced that it has been positioned in the “Leaders” quadrant of the Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Managed Print and Content Services Worldwide”*i. This is the sixth consecutive year Ricoh has received the leadership designation from Gartner.

This year's Magic Quadrant encompasses Managed Print Services (MPS), which Gartner defines as a service offered by an external service provider to optimize or manage a company’s document output to meet certain objectives, and Managed Content Services (MCS), which Gartner defines as a comprehensive solution that rationalizes, streamlines and optimizes business communications by providing customers with consultative help, software, and implementation. 

As a part of its focus to empower customers with the ability to seamlessly capture, transform and manage information, Ricoh has developed a single, customizable managed print services plan.  Along with this, the company also delivers managed content services (MCS) across the IT side of printing, business process automation and business process optimization. Further to this, Ricoh embeds services in a comprehensive needs assessment and solution development process that evaluates how a company manages information and business processes, with a goal of driving value and reducing the burden on IT departments. 

Although many MPS offerings focus tightly on devices and print management, Ricoh’s managed services are delivered through a more holistic approach, employing Ricoh’s five-phase Adaptive Model. This approach delivers a unique offering for each customer that focuses on understanding, improving, transforming, optimizing and governing the overall services process. 

This customer-focused approach to MCS offers consultative help to optimize the IT side of their printing environment, business process automation and business process optimization, along with a superior organizational change management methodology. To continue helping customers achieve success in this area, Ricoh extensively trains its own staff in MPS and MCS.

“We believe our positioning in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant demonstrates our commitment to enabling our global customers with the most effective ways to continuously improve and remain competitive in their respective industries,” said Carsten Bruhn, Group Vice President & General Manager, Services Business Center, Ricoh Company, Ltd. “We approach every customer engagement with the five phases of Ricoh’s Adaptive Model. This creates a journey of continuous improvement that increases the value of the services we deliver and extends our long-term partnerships with our customers. As the MPS industry evolves, this approach enables us to be flexible and address our customers’ changing needs, no matter where they are in their journey.”

For more information on Ricoh’s services portfolio, visit 
*i. Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Managed Print and Content Services, Ken Weilerstein, Tomoko Mitani, 21 December 2015
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Hos Ricoh styrker vi digitale arbejdspladser gennem innovative teknologier og tjenester, der gør det muligt for mennesker at arbejde smartere, uanset hvor de er. 

Ricoh er en førende leverandør af digitale tjenester, workflow- og dokumenthåndteringsløsninger samt kommercielle og industrielle printløsninger, der er designet til at understøtte digital transformation og optimere virksomhedens resultater.

Med hovedkvarter i Tokyo når Ricoh Group ud til kunder i ca. 200 lande og regioner, understøttet af viden, teknologier og organisatoriske evner og erfaringer, der er blevet næret gennem virksomhedens 85-årige historie. 

I regnskabsåret, der sluttede marts 2023, havde Ricoh Group en global omsætning på 2.134 milliarder yen (ca. 16 mia. USD). Det er Ricohs mission og vision at forstå og transformere måden, som mennesker arbejder på, så vi kan frigøre deres potentiale og kreativitet – og sammen realisere en bæredygtig fremtid. 

Ricoh Danmark A/S har hovedkontor i Vallensbæk Strand og filialer i Aarhus og Kolding. Ricoh Danmark har desuden eget landsdækkende servicenetværk, samt en række specialiserede partnere over hele landet.

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