IDC MarketScape Again Names Ricoh a Global Leader in the High-Speed Inkjet Market
MALVERN, Pa. — October 28, 2016 — Ricoh has announced that a new IDC MarketScape names the company a global leader in high-speed inkjet. Its InfoPrint 5000 and its Ricoh Pro VC60000 production print platforms have served as the foundation for a massive global footprint bolstered significantly by Ricoh's proven software and its services strategy. The IDC MarketScape: Worldwide High-Speed Inkjet Press 2016 Vendor Assessment* highlights this foundation, and support for a wide range of solutions and applications, as Ricoh's successful strengths.
Ricoh's service-led approach combines its expertise, experience and training. The global provider of market intelligence credits Ricoh's leadership position to its commitment to innovation, which is exemplified by its 200 worldwide inkjet patents.
"At Ricoh, we are especially proud of the combined recognition of our customer first approach and our technology innovations with our InfoPrint 5000 series and RICOH Pro VC60000," notes John Fulena, VP of marketing, Production Printing Business Group, Ricoh USA. "In any business-to-business industry, and especially in the production print space, it's easy to allow your focus to narrow on speeds and feeds. At Ricoh, we see the holistic value our people, processes and technologies bring to our customers, and continue to evaluate what more they can be doing. It is our aim to grow in the ways that are most useful for our customers, today, tomorrow and further into the future."
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.
Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Under its corporate tagline — imagine. change. — Ricoh continues to empower companies and individuals with services and technologies that inspire innovation, enhance sustainability and boost business growth. These include document management systems, IT services, production print solutions, visual communications systems, digital cameras, and industrial systems.
Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in approximately 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2016, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,209 billion yen (approx. 19.6 billion USD).