Uxbridge, U.K., Oct. 17, 2011– ACS, A Xerox Company has been placed by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders Quadrant of the 2011 Magic Quadrant for Comprehensive Finance and Accounting Business Process Outsourcing, Global. [1]
ACS’ commitment to support the finance and accounting space is demonstrated by a suite of services that help businesses improve service levels by applying the principles of Lean Six Sigma.  It enables process innovation and continuous improvement by handling document management, automating manual tasks, standardising performance, and creating a central repository for rapid and efficient processing.  Clients incorporating ACS finance and accounting services into their continuous technological improvement include Georgia Pacific and MWV. 
“In a communications era where consumers expect all bills, invoices and documents to be delivered exactly when and how they prefer, our finance and accounting services help organisations deliver quality service on a consistent basis,” said Kent Schnacker, executive vice president of ACS’ financial services group. “Our clients count on us to help keep their customers satisfied.”
ACS was positioned in the leaders quadrant based on the evaluation criteria of ability to execute and completeness of vision.
The Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner that offers visual snapshots of a market’s direction, maturity and participants, and evaluates companies on completeness of vision and ability to execute.
About Xerox UK
Xerox UK, the UK operation of Xerox Corporation, markets a comprehensive range of Xerox products, solutions and services, as well as associated supplies and software.  Its offerings are focused on three main areas: offices from small to large, production print and graphic arts environments, and services that include consulting, systems design and management, and document outsourcing. Through ACS, A Xerox Company, which Xerox acquired in February 2010, Xerox also offers extensive business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services, including data processing, HR benefits management, finance support, and customer relationship management services for commercial and government organisations worldwide.
Xerox also has manufacturing and logistics operations in Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands, and a research and development facility (Xerox Research Centre Europe) in Grenoble, France.  For more information visit, www.xerox.co.uk.  
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About the Magic Quadrant
The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.
[1] Gartner “Magic Quadrant for Comprehensive Finance and Accounting BPO, Global” by Cathy Tornbohm. June 29, 2011.
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