Konica Minolta named a worldwide leader by IDC MarketScape for print transformation
In the IDC MarketScape: ‘Worldwide Print Transformation 2020 Vendor Assessment’ Konica Minolta was named a ‘Leader’. The company has pursued an approach to significantly grow its product portfolio and capabilities in IT services. The IDC MarketScape states that “Konica Minolta has successfully executed this plan in targeted areas such as managed IT services, security, voice over IP (VoIP), enterprise content management, business process outsourcing, and vertical specific ERP and CRM solutions”. The report notes that “…customers seeking more than just a refresh of their printer/MFP portfolio and more of a vision of the workplace’s evolution into the future may want to consider Konica Minolta.”
IDC MarketScape assessed that “Konica Minolta believes that technology needs to be human centred, so understanding the motivations, wants, and needs of the worker is essential. The company will focus on the ‘why’ when implementing new technology and not just the ‘how’.”
One main reason for the classification as a leader is Konica Minolta becoming a partner for holistic printing and office IT solutions. The report highlights a specific product example of Konica Minolta’s digital solutions: “Konica Minolta’s MarketPlace platform represents a key element in the company’s Intelligent Connected Workplace vision. The Konica Minolta MarketPlace platform makes it easy for customers to access the tools they need to connect their MFPs to various industry-related, security, and cloud service apps.” Konica Minolta’s bizhub i-Series devices are increasingly becoming the centrepiece of the ‘Intelligent Connected Workplace’ of its customers.
Amongst its IT solutions, Konica Minolta is also providing its small and medium-sized business customers with a literal ‘hub’ for their IT: Workplace Hub. Available in different versions, it brings together best-in-class hardware with compatible software and managed services, unburdening and empowering their IT.
"In both product development and implementation for each customer, we pursue an uncompromising customer-centric approach. It fills us with pride that IDC MarketScape recognised our vision and dedication on delivering customer value". Olaf Lorenz, Senior General Manager, Digital Transformation Division, Konica Minolta Business Solutions Europe.
Our mission is to help our customers reach the next level in the digital maturity of their organisation. We can help you to efficiently drive and control this transformation process by simplifying and leveraging IT on your terms, based on your specific needs.
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