UXBRIDGE, U.K., Oct. 31st, 2011 – Xerox has been placed by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant in the “Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers.”¹  
A proprietary research tool developed by Gartner, the Magic Quadrant offers visual snapshots of a market’s direction, maturity and participants, and evaluates companies on completeness of vision along with the ability to execute.
Xerox offers the broadest product portfolio, services and solutions for SMBs to large enterprises. Specific offerings include desktop printers, such as the Phaser® 6010 colour printer and multifunction systems like the WorkCentre® 6015 colour MFP and Xerox ColorQube® 9300 Series.
“We feel being named a leader reaffirms our commitment to helping companies simplify processes, increase productivity and reduce costs so they can focus on what they do best – serving their customers,” said Rick Dastin, president, Enterprise Business Group, Xerox Corporation.  “Our global presence and the ability to customise and improve workflows with our Extensible Interface Platform sets Xerox apart from the competition.  With our technology and services-led focus, we’re helping organizations of all sizes achieve their business goals.” 
In the report, Gartner defines a leader as:
  • the most capable in providing MFPs (including Smart Multifunction Products), printers and the associated printing solutions and services, regardless of customer location;
  • providers of the most extensive product portfolio relative to their peers, and the broad channel capability to deliver the products to customers where they want to procure them;
  • holders of consistently high market share worldwide and capable of delivering consistent service levels in the regions where Gartner customers are located;
  • tending to have the deepest global capability and the inventiveness and resources, skills and vision to deliver superior levels of support to existing and future customers globally;
  • possessing a proven track record of channelling R&D initiatives into products and solutions that customers need.
About Xerox Europe
Xerox Europe, the European operations 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 organizations worldwide. The 134,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. 
Xerox Europe 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 http://www.xerox.com.   
¹Gartner “Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers” by Federico De Silva Leon, et al. October 24, 2011.
*The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2011 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace 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.
Media Contact:
Robert Corbishley, Xerox Europe, +44 (0) 1895 843 239, robert.corbishley@xerox.com
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