Ricoh Inaugurates its State of the Art Business Center in Kolkata

      Ricoh Inaugurates its State of the Art Business Center in Kolkata

  PR Newswire

  KOLKATA, May 31, 2013

KOLKATA, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Ricoh's Business Hub to be a Center of Excellence With Innovative Products at
         Displays and Offering World Class Services to its Customers

Ricoh, global giant and a leader in the field of officeand IT solutions
inaugurated its state of art business center at Kolkata. Ricoh is the first
player in the officeand IT solutions business that has chosen the heart of
the business district at Salt Lake in Kolkata as the venue for its business
zone. The company will operate its various business facilities like data
centre, technical training centre, business centre, customer experience zone
and BPO/business auxiliary initiatives. The 100 seater business centre is
fully equipped to meet the complete requirements for ready to move in office
facilities, including conference facilities, video conference facilities and
training centre. These facilities will be available to customers on hire. This
unit will also house the state of the art data center for Ricoh cloud and
hosting services. It would act as the primary hub for information security and
will complement the existing data centre of Ricoh India at its head office in
New Delhi. With this, Ricoh India will now be fully compliant with the
requirements of the information security practices which necessitate location
of primary and secondary data centers in different geographical
locations/seismic zones. 

Ricoh's business zone will ensure excellent visibility to its brand among
decision makers across multiple touch points. Ricoh's new brand tagline -
imagine. change . - reinforces its commitment towards Ricoh's philosophy of
helping companies and individuals transform the way they work by harnessing
their collective imagination. This facility is expected to significantly
contribute to Ricoh's existing business lines, which are carried out through
its 24 branch offices and a robust metwork of over 2000 dealers and business
associates across the country. The company also has several tie-ups with
various distributors and OEMs for its IT services business. Through this vast
network and expansion in its business portfolio, Ricoh has emerged as a one
stop solution provider to meet the entire range of customer requirements in
the field of officeand IT solutions.

At the launch here, Ricoh also introduced the concept of the virtual
receptionist, using the 3D feature of its Ultra Short Throw Projector
(PJWX4130N) which is the world's smallestand lightest projector. This product
will go a long way in enhancing the work efficiency across various business

Mr. Tetsuya Takano, Managing Director and CEO of Ricoh India Ltd stated, "At
Ricoh, we are committed to helping our customers embrace change through
innovation. Ricoh has been making rapid strides in offering advanced solutions
by showcasing the skill set and technological knowledge that help our clients
to deliver better results. Positioned as a one-stop-solution company, Ricoh
will now be offering value-added services to further optimize processes. We
hope to tap a sizeable business from such services."

Mr. Manoj Kumar, Sr Vice Presidentand CFO of Ricoh India Limited stated , "We
see a huge growth potential in this part of the country with strong
initiatives by the state government to induce development of industry and
generation of employment opportunities for this region. We feel that this is
the right time for us to invest here and expand our presence by introducing
state of the art facilities like this one. The launch of this facility once
again demonstrates the strong resolve of Ricoh to provide a single umbrella to
its customers under which all their officeand IT needs can be fulfilled."

Mr. Anil Saini, COO (IT services)and CIO of Ricoh India Limited stated , "
This data centre will be our flagship facility for providing innovative Ricoh
Cloud services which include a diversified cloud portfolio with
application-as-service, infrastructure-as-service, software development house
along-with future readycall centrewith scalable Infrastructure."

About Ricoh

Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment,
production print solutions, document management systems and IT services.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and
regions. In the financial year ending March 2013, Ricoh Group had worldwide
sales of 1,924 billion yen.

The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and
services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh
also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial
products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional
standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.

Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform
the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.
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About Ricoh India

Ricoh India Limited is a public limited company with 26.4% by public and 73.6%
owned subsidiary of Ricoh Company, Limited, Japan - over US$19 billion global
giant and a leader in the field of imaging solutions. All Ricoh products come
with a hallmark of quality, technological excellence and after-sales service.
Ricoh India operates through a wide network of 18 branches, 5 area offices and
over 2000 dealers and business associates with well-trained sales and after
sales service force. The company is a major player in the areas of managed
document services, IT services (including software developmentand cloud
services), production printing and laser printers, in addition to A3 MFPs,
mono and color.


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