Xerox, HP, Lexmark, Ricoh Named Leaders in Security Solutions
Xerox reports that it’s been named a leader in security solutions in market-research firm IDC’s new MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2017 Vendor Assessment report. Also named leaders in security solutions were HP Inc., Lexmark International, and Ricoh.
The IDC report states “Organizations should consider Xerox when looking for a broad solutions portfolio and a wide range of consulting and implementation services, with an emphasis on integration of print security within an existing IT infrastructure and framework. Xerox should also be on the short list when flexible pricing options and tight project management are top of mind.”
Highlights from the IDC MarketScape report include:
- “Xerox has a broad portfolio of print and document security solutions in the form of tools, methodologies and services configured to meet individual customer IT strategy needs, including data, documents, devices, rules, and regulations governing both business and individual use cases.”
- “Xerox’s methodology for securing the print and document environment is based on a layered approach, building up from the device level and expanding deeper into the customer’s applications and IT infrastructure,”
- “Xerox offers a broad range of security services designed to help businesses identify security vulnerabilities, remediate current vulnerability gaps, and provide for ongoing management of and adherence to corporate security policies and guidelines.”
- “Xerox’s ConnectKey-enabled devices are among the best-in-class for addressing endpoint security risks and providing protection from internal and external cyber threats.”
- “Xerox also works closely with its customers to provide a migration path for adding security service layers as the needs of the organization expand and change, which is a key differentiator in an era where change happens quickly.”
Xerox has also been named a leader in IDC MarketScapes looking at managed print and document services (MPDS) and its evolution to document workflow services for the past six years. Security is said to be a key component behind this success, with Xerox saying security remains integral to its overall approach the market.
According to IDC, its MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT suppliers in a given market. The research methodology uses a scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that’s said to result in a single graphical illustration of each vendor’s position within a given market. The Capabilities score measures vendor product, go-to-market and business execution in the short term. The Strategy score measures alignment of vendor strategies with customer requirements in a three-to-five year time frame.
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