Konica Minolta Named MFP Leader by IDC MarketScape
MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 7, 2018 - Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce that it has once again been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Smart Multifunction Peripheral 2018 Vendor Assessment (Doc #US43533617, February 2018). This IDC MarketScape analyzes the smart multifunction printer ecosystem for hardcopy vendors that provide MFPs in the US.
According to the study, Konica Minolta continues to grow and is successfully balancing core market wins with emerging services and new technology business. More importantly, it appears further along than most with a vision of the office and has started assembling a set of new product technologies to adapt to evolving digital transformation technologies.
“One of the report’s main takeaways is that service is key,” stated Norm Bussolaro, Senior Director, Marketing for Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. “We recognize that it’s the people behind the technology that make the difference. We always aim to exceed customer service experience.”
“Konica Minolta is recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScape for U.S. Smart MFP Providers. When copy/print solutions are needed, this is a vendor with a wide range of hardware offerings that are enhanced by an array of software and services,” says Keith Kmetz, Vice President, Imaging, Printing and Document Solutions at IDC. “More importantly, Konica Minolta appears further along than most with a vision of the office of the future and has started assembling a set of new product technologies to adapt to evolving digital transformation technologies.”
The IDC MarketScape report also includes advice for technology buyers based on actual customer interviews. One non-profit customer highlighted a $25 million cost savings over five years, as well a 30 percent reduction in paper printing as a result of Konica Minolta’s MFP products, services and capabilities.
About Konica Minolta
Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is reshaping and revolutionizing the Workplace of the Future™ (www.reshapework.ca). With our comprehensive portfolio, we deliver solutions to leverage mobility and cloud services and optimize business processes with workflow automation. Konica Minolta's IT services division IT Weapons offers a range of IT strategy, support and network security solutions across all verticals. Konica Minolta has been recognized by Brand Keys as the #1 Brand for Customer Loyalty in the MFP Office Copier market for 11 consecutive years. Konica Minolta, Inc. has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for six years in a row. We partner with our customers to give shape to ideas and work to bring value to our society. For more information, please visit www.konicaminolta.ca and follow Konica Minolta on LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter (@KonicaMinoltaCA).
Rebekah Fougere, Vice President, Client Services
Think2Grow Marketing for Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd.