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Canon Positioned In The Leaders Quadrant Of 2012 Magic Quadrant For Managed Print Services

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 29, 2012   Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide report1.

"We consider the positioning of Canon Inc. in the Leaders quadrant as confirmation of Canon's commitment to providing customers with the managed print services they need to help keep their businesses running efficiently," said Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A. "Canon brings the expertise and technology solutions required to properly execute MPS engagement and keep our customers satisfied."

Canon provides MPS solutions through Canon Managed Document Services, a unified offering for total output and document solutions management. Serving domestic and international markets, Canon provides end-to-end services to help clients achieve their goals for cost reduction, improved serviceability, and value driven solutions for continuous business process improvements. Visit www.usa.canon.com/services for more information.

The Gartner Magic Quadrant positions vendors based on their performance across two major categories: the Ability to Execute, in which Gartner evaluates MPS providers on "their capability and success in capitalizing on their vision," and Completeness of Vision, where Gartner evaluates a provider on "its view of the market, its service operating model, and its strategic plans for growth and service improvements."

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions. With approximately $45.6 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents registered in 2011† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2012. In 2012, for the ninth consecutive year, Canon U.S.A. has received the PCMag.com Readers' Choice Award for Service and Reliability. Committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, Canon U.S.A. provides 100 percent U.S.-based consumer service and support for all of the products it distributes. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss.


† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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1 Gartner, Inc. "Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide," K. Weilerstein, C. Drew, 24 October 2012.