Canon Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape: U.S. Multifunction Peripheral 2018 Vendor Assessment
MELVILLE, N.Y., February 14, 2018 – In its journey to help customers optimize their printing fleets to better achieve workflow automation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, receives recognition as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: U.S. Multifunction Peripheral 2018 Vendor Assessment (doc #US43533617, February 2018). With its heritage and strength in this market, the Company’s smart MFPs focus on features of security, personalization, mobility, and cloud to prep businesses for the Office of the Future.
“Like most MFP manufacturers, Canon is working diligently to transition its strategy to a solutions-led approach,” says Keith Kmetz, program vice president, imaging, printing & document solutions, IDC. “Its goal is to help organizations drive greater efficiencies through improved business processes and workflow automations, which it accomplishes through its smart MFP portfolio and strong sales channels.”
Canon’s comprehensive imageRUNNER ADVANCE platform spans both color and monochrome solutions. The Company provides both horizontal- and vertical-specific workflow solutions built around NT-ware’s uniFLOW, Nuance’s eCopy ShareScan, and Therefore™ solutions. End users can deploy each solution in a variety of configurations, ranging from independent installs for smaller businesses to large, integrated solutions crafted to meet the needs of specific enterprises.
Strategic partnerships with Box™ and mxHero* also bring new opportunities, changing the way in which users store, manage, share, and collaborate through the cloud with email, paper, and digital content. For dealers, such partnerships extend beyond traditional solutions to help them offer customers a streamlined content management platform.
“Our strong heritage and well-regarded reputation in this market affords us the opportunity to help change the way businesses work with information,” says Toyotsugu Kuwamura, executive vice president and general manager, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “We are honored to achieve this ranking from such an esteemed technology market research firm and look forward to continuing our initiatives to promote the Office of the Future in 2018 and beyond.”
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About IDC MarketScape
IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
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 to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2017† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2018. Canon U.S.A. is committed to the highest level of customer satisfaction and loyalty, providing 100 percent U.S.-based service and support for all of the products it distributes in the United States. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. In 2014, the Canon Americas Headquarters secured LEED® Gold certification, a recognition for the design, construction, operations and maintenance of high-performance green buildings. 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 and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA. For media inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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†Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
*Canon U.S.A., Inc., through its subsidiary Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), has a strategic partnership with Box and mxHero.
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