Leading analyst firm positions Lexmark in Leaders Quadrant of 2012 MFP and printer report

  Leading analyst firm positions Lexmark in Leaders Quadrant of 2012 MFP and
                                printer report

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LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 25, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc.
(NYSE: LXK) has been positioned by leading industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc.
in the Leaders quadrant of their 2012 MFP and Printer Magic Quadrant^1.

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Gartner issues independent multivendor reports that position vendors based on
their "completeness of vision" and "ability to execute." In the report,
Gartner defines Leaders as the following:

  oLeaders are the most capable in providing MFPs (including SMFPs), printers
    and the associated printing solutions and services, regardless of customer
  oProviders in the Leaders quadrant offer the most extensive product
    portfolio relative to their peers, and they have the broad channel
    capability to deliver the products to customers where they want to procure
  oLeaders hold consistently high market share worldwide and are capable of
    delivering consistent service levels in the regions where Gartner
    customers are located.
  oLeaders tend to have the deepest global capability and the inventiveness
    and resources, skills and vision to deliver superior levels of support to
    existing and future customers globally.
  oLeaders have a proven track record of channeling R&D initiatives into
    products and solutions that customers need.

As evidenced by Lexmark's recent laser product announcement, the company is
extending its leadership in smart MFPs with several next-generation devices,
that when combined with the Perceptive Software portfolio, increase
productivity by enabling users to submit and access their data at the right
time and in the right format. With a wide breadth of laser product offerings,
Lexmark can provide the best product to address a customer's unique

Supporting Quote:

"Lexmark's smart printers and MFPs are designed to be intelligent in order to
increase our customer's productivity and flexibility," said Marty Canning,
Lexmark executive vice president and president of Imaging Solutions and
Services. "When we combine Lexmark's innovative hardware with world-class
services and Perceptive's software portfolio, we can provide a broad array of
industry-specific solutions that are completely adaptable to any customer's
environment to best meet their needs."

Supporting Resources:

  oLexmark Smart MFP Video
  oLexmark Product Portfolio
  oLexmark Smart Printers and MFPs

[1] Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers, Worldwide, Sharon
McNee, Federico De Silva, October 24, 2012.

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its
research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only
those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist
of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed
as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied,
with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose.

About Lexmark

Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) provides businesses of all sizes with
a broad range of printing and imaging products, software, solutions and
services that help customers to print less and save more. Perceptive Software,
a Lexmark company, is a leading provider of process and content management
software thathelps organizations fuel greater operational efficiency. In
2011, Lexmark sold products in more than 170 countries and reported more than
$4 billion in revenue.

To learn more about Lexmark, please visit www.lexmark.com. For more
information on Perceptive Software, please visit www.perceptivesoftware.com.

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International, Inc., registered in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other
trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

SOURCE Lexmark International, Inc.

Website: http://www.lexmark.com
Contact: Melissa Lucas, +1-859-232-5806, mlucas@lexmark.com
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