Lexmark International, Inc., a global imaging solutions leader, today announced that it has again been recognized as a Leader by leading IT market research and advisory firm IDC in its IDC MarketScape: U.S. “Smart” Multifunction Peripheral 2018 Vendor Assessment (doc # US43533617, February 2018), which analyzes the strategies and current capabilities of companies providing smart MFPs in the U.S.
The IDC MarketScape examines an entire smart MFP ecosystem in place for each competitor. In addition to the hardware offering, the analysis incorporates related software, services, and go-to-market breadth and depth, as well as the organization’s overall strategy.
In naming Lexmark a Leader, the report states, “As a legacy leader in the print market, Lexmark owns much of its technology and provides a strong roster of services for its hardware. In addition, Lexmark has traditionally been recognized as a leader in managed print, workflow and, most recently, security, with a traditional sales strength in key document-intensive vertical markets.”
“Reliable, feature-rich smart MFPs, full-spectrum security and a strong managed print services offering are core reasons customers around the globe continue to choose Lexmark to help them print, secure and manage information,” said Allen Waugerman, Lexmark senior vice president and chief technology officer. “We are proud that the IDC MarketScape continues to name Lexmark a Leader in each of these categories.”