Leading analyst firm names Lexmark in Leaders Quadrant of 2012 MPS Magic
LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 29, 2012
LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark International, Inc.
(NYSE: LXK) today announced its positioning in the Leaders quadrant by leading
industry analyst firm Gartner, Inc. in their "Magic Quadrant: Managed Print
Services Worldwide" report^1.
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In the Gartner Magic Quadrant report, Lexmark was evaluated on "completeness
of vision" as well as its "ability to execute." According to Gartner, "Leaders
provide MPS to a wide range of customers, including the largest and most
geographically dispersed, so they must demonstrate a truly global reach. They
must demonstrate not only the skills to deliver today's MPS, but also the
understanding, initiative and resources to prepare for tomorrow's MPS. Leaders
characteristically augment the full scope of MPS with a wide range of
added-value services. As a result, they are frequently shortlisted by large
and midsize customers."
Lexmark offers a comprehensive set of managed print services and capabilities
that provide a consistent, global infrastructure to manage devices effectively
and drive significant cost reductions. In addition, Lexmark's dynamic
solutions are customized to bring unique value to each customer when deployed
in an MPS environment. By streamlining complex and dysfunctional business
processes, Lexmark's MPS has the capacity to deliver an immediate return on
investment through increased worker productivity and effectiveness – enabling
Lexmark's customers to better focus on their core business and clients at the
point of service.
Within the last 24 months, Lexmark competed for and won 17 new MPS contracts
with companies listed on either the Global 500 or Fortune 500 lists, which is
all new business to Lexmark. As a trusted source to many of the world's
largest companies, Lexmark also realized a 100 percent contract renewal rate
with its MPS customers in 2011.
"We take a thoughtful, methodical approach with our customers to deeply
understand their output needs and then provide an optimal MPS solution that's
tailored to meet their immediate and long-term business objectives," said
Marty Canning, Lexmark executive vice president and president of Imaging
Solutions and Services. "Our customers rely on us as a committed, strategic
partner to deliver an output strategy that unlocks the hidden savings in their
print environment and unleashes worker productivity through business process
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 Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide, Ken
Weilerstein, Cecile Drew, Yulan Li, October 25, 2012.
About the Magic Quadrant
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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.
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information on Perceptive Software, please visit www.perceptivesoftware.com.
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