MSPmentor 501 Global Rankings
For the fifth year in a row, we have been recognized as one of the top IT Services providers by MSPmentor 501, a distinguished report identifying the world’s top 10 managed services providers (MSPs). We were able to achieve this year’s rankings through the combined revenue and resources of our three IT Services divisions: All Covered (US), Symquest (US) and IT Weapons (CA).
The MSPmentor 501 report recognizes top managed services providers based on a range of metrics, including annual managed services revenue growth, revenue per employee, managed services offered and customer devices managed.
Brand Keys 2016
We have been awarded with Brand Keys’ Customer Loyalty Award for the ninth consecutive year. This is their 21st annual survey that evaluates companies on their ability to meet customer needs and excel against competitors. Brand Keys is a New York-based brand engagement and customer loyalty research consultancy.
2016 RobecoSAM Sustainability Award- Silver Class
We have been awarded silver class for the 2016 RobecoSAM Sustainability Award. We earned this rating in computers, peripherals and office electronics because of our commitment to environmental and economic goals. RobecoSAM is a Swiss-based investment specialist and annually invites 3,000 companies to be evaluated for this award. The placements include gold, silver and bronze.
Buyers Lab Winter 2016 Picks Award
We achieved three Buyers Lab Winter 2016 Pick Awards for our bizhub® Marketplace Chameleon, bizhub® C368 and bizhub® 287. These products and solutions stood out for their adaptability, mobility and customer-friendly features. BLI Pick Awards are given to companies that, based on BLI’s comprehensive lab tests, excel in meeting buyers’ needs.
Good Design Award
Konica Minolta’s A3 Monochrome MFP bizhub® 287/227 won the Good Design Award 2015 by the Japan Institute of Design Promotion (JDP) for its A3 monochrome MFP (multi-functional peripheral) bizhub® 287/227, and its mobile application bizhub® Remote Access. Both hardware and software were recognized for overall excellence in thoughtful design. Both products were evaluated based on criteria for concept, design and product features.
Nikkei Environmental Management Survey
We have ranked first out of 413 companies for the second consecutive year in the 19th annual Nikkei Environmental Management Survey. This survey evaluates Japanese companies on their sustainability initiatives in both environmental and business management.
Better Buys for Business
Better Buys for Business (BBB) is an experienced team of office equipment analysts who provide objective product reviews so customers can make informed buying decisions about all types of office equipment. The BBB Editor’s Choice Awards are given to newer office equipment that delivers the highest level of performance and offers the greatest value in a given category. In recent years, Konica Minolta’s bizhub MFP colour and monochrome devices have won a number of Editor’s Choice awards from BBB, including awards for nine A3 MFPs and three A4 printers in 2013. Also in 2013, Konica Minolta received the Innovative Product of the Year Award in the Colour Multifunctional and High-Volume Machines Category for the bizhub C224e, C284e, C236e, C654e and C754e Colour MFPs. In 2012, we won the Innovative Product of the Year Award for our bizhub PRO 951 Production Print System.
2014 Magic Quadrant For Managed Print and Content Services Award
Konica Minolta has been placed in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2014 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print and Content Services. Konica Minolta has received this distinction because of its completeness of vision and ability to execute. Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Managed Print and Content Services serves as a guide for organizations to identify and evaluate technology providers that deliver managed services for multifunction printers, printer products and device-monitoring software technology within their organizations.
Leadership in Innovation Award in the 28th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation
Konica Minolta is a master distribution partner for MGI’s full product line in Canada. MGI is the recipient of the Leadership in Innovation Award in the 28th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation for its ground-breaking, cutting-edge excellence in 3D digital print packaging technology. MGI’s digital spot UV and hot foiling technology offers the ability to produce personalized embossed foil and decorative special effects via variable data and can be produced on runs ranging from one to 100,000 with the same setup. Requiring no screens and no dies, MGI’s innovation gives brand owners the opportunity to cost-effectively add enhanced graphics to labels, cartons, or even printed collateral in both an on-demand and variable data manner. This technology allows regular 2D spot UV varnish coats, 3D embossed textured effects and variable data embossed foils all to be printed on the same machine in one pass. It represents the next-generation of digital package decoration at a time when most digital print technologies are focused on general print quality.
CDN Top 100 Solution Providers List
IT Weapons, a division of Konica Minolta, is on the CDN Top 100 Solution Providers list for 2014 and 2015, a list comprised of the top IT solution providers across Canada. This annual ranking, which is compiled through a joint collaboration between the Computer Dealer News (CDN) and IDC, honours IT companies that are committed to innovation and constant growth.
CRN Tech Elite 250
IT Weapons was recently named to The Channel Company’s CRN Tech Elite 250 for 2014 and 2015. This annual list honours IT solution providers that are dedicated to the ongoing education and training of their employees through advanced technical certifications from top technology vendors. The Tech Elite 250 list highlights the solution providers who have the most advanced levels of technical expertise in our industry – maintaining the highest levels of partnership with leading technologies like Cisco, Citrix, Dell, Microsoft, VMware, EMC, HP, IBM, NetApp, Symantec, and many more. These certifications allow IT solutions providers to deliver premium service and support to their customers.
Penton Technology’s MSPmentor 501 List of Top Managed Service Providers
IT Weapons is a part of Penton Technology’s MSPmentor 501 list of top Managed Service Providers in the world. Each year, MSPmentor gathers information for its annual rankings through the participation of managed service providers from around the world. Rankings are based on annual recurring revenues, innovative product offerings, peer recognition, and more. In what proved to be a competitive year for growing MSPs, the top MSPmentor 501 companies recorded higher recurring revenues than ever before. As of 2015, IT Weapon’s has been one of the top 100 companies three years in a row.