Kyocera Named a Major Player in IDC MarketScape Vendor Assessments for Cloud-based Managed Print Services (MPS) and Print in the Distributed Workforce

July 01, 2022
Japan

July 1, 2022: Kyocera Document Solutions, Inc. (President: Hironori Ando) today announced that it has been recognized as a "Major Player" in two IDC MarketScape reports - IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy 2022 Vendor Assessment and IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print in the Distributed Workforce 2022 Vendor Assessment.

These assessments are based on the IDC MarketScape methodology to evaluate the products and services of vendors in respective areas, and analyze each vendor’ capabilities to meet changing customer needs especially in the recently decentralizing workforce. The "Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy 2022 Vendor Assessment*1" focuses on cloud-based contractual print services such as MPS to manage device usage, and the "Worldwide Print in the Distributed Workforce 2022 Vendor Assessment*2" evaluates products and services that supports document and printing workflows in a workforce combining the office and home.

In addition to providing MFPs and printers with outstanding environmental and economic performance as well as a variety of software that enhances security or allows operational integration such as document capture and management, Kyocera is strengthening ECM/CSP solutions which enable comprehensive control and utilization of information throughout the enterprise. Based on this broad range of solutions, Kyocera was recognized for providing services that best meet changing customer needs including the decentralizing workforce.

As the workforce is diversifying from traditional offices to home and satellite offices, Kyocera will continue to meet the needs of its customers with hardware, solutions and services that help them improve productivity and address their challenges.

  • *1IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy 2022 Vendor Assessment, doc #US #US47337721, January 2022
  • *2IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Print in the Distributed Workforce 2022 Vendor Assessment, doc #US48596221, January 2022

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 trengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.

About Kyocera Document Solutions Inc.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a global leading provider of total document solutions based in Osaka, Japan. The company’s portfolio includes reliable and eco-friendly MFPs and printers, as well as business applications and consultative services which enable customers to optimize and manage their document workflow, reaching new heights of efficiency. With professional expertise and a culture of empathetic partnership, the objective of the company is to help organisations put knowledge to work to drive change.

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. is a group company of Kyocera Corporation (Kyocera), a leading supplier of semiconductor packages, industrial and automotive components, semiconductor packages, electronic devices, smart energy systems, printers, copiers, and mobile phones. During the year ended March 31, 2022, the Kyocera Group’s consolidated sales revenue totalled 1.8 trillion yen (approx. US$15.1 billion). Kyocera is ranked #665 on Forbes magazine’s 2022 “Global 2000” list of the world’s largest publicly traded companies, and has been named by The Wall Street Journal among “The World’s 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies.”

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