Although managed print services can reduce your office printing costs, doGartner's managed print services (MPS) Magic Quadrant is a useful starting point for identifying and evaluating MPS providers. It is intended for Gartner's client base of mainly midsize and large organisations, many of which operate throughout two or more regions, and some of which are truly global..
Managed Print Services
According to Gartner, a major focus for organisations today and in the foreseeable future is shifting from cost reduction to growth, expansion, innovation, and operational excellence. If your organisation is serious about driving growth and innovation and improving customer experiences, you’ll find that a well-managed imaging and printing environment is key to these goals. A growing number of organisations are turning to services as a means of integrating imaging and printing into their overall IT infrastructure strategies.
Uncontrolled print environments and practices present a serious risk to the profit and security of your organization. IT is under pressure to protect sensitive information, secure devices, and improve the way they manage the entire fleet. To gain better control, your organization needs to implement plans that meet industry regulations while also increasing productivity, lowering costs, and providing users with more flexible imaging and printing solutions.
This IDC study assesses 11 hardcopy vendors that are participating in the worldwide managed print services (MPS) market. Vendor selection included vendors with existing and developing MPS programs. This assessment discusses both quantitative and qualitative characteristics that explain success in this important market..
Quocirca’s evaluation of the main providers of managed print services (MPS) shows Xerox, HP, Ricoh and Lexmark leading the market. They have over a decade of experience backed by qualified consultants across the globe, making them suppliers of choice for large, complex multinational engagements. However, there is increasingly little to differentiate between the core MPS offerings, which is serving to level the playing field..
According to Gartner, a major focus for organisations today and in the foreseeable future is shifting from cost reduction to growth, expansion, innovation, and operational excellence. If your organization is serious about driving growth and innovation and improving customer experiences, you’ll find that a well-managed imaging and printing environment is key to these goals. A growing number of organizations are turning to services as a means of integrating imaging and printing into their overall IT infrastructure strategies..
Stella Travel Services embraces Managed Print Services (MPS) to deliver savings, centralise and consolidate print operations in order to gain control of print costs and streamline IT support.
Many organizations launch initiatives to increase the efficiency of their imaging and printing environment—only to quickly find that maintaining those improvements is the real challenge. Sustainable, long-term efficiency gains require that imaging and printing be approached as part of your organization’s overall IT strategy.
As a government business process manager, you are expected to do more with less. A savings opportunity that is often overlooked is your imaging and printing environment. This is because print costs are fragmented and rarely quantified in full. HP Managed Print Services (MPS) is a tried and tested approach to reducing these costs by increasing user-to-device ratios, getting the right mix of devices in the right places, and reducing tech support and help desk inquiries.
In an ever-changing economy, organisations are challenged to develop and maintain technology investment strategies that maximise process improvements and cost savings without compromising future growth. These organisations will emerge leaner and more competitive through economic cycles. And they will more likely have a firm technology foundation capable of adapting over time..
Essar Group’s senior management are constantly on the road. So it’s not surprising that the company has become a heavy user of mobile computing solutions to enable them to get their job done. The mobility and productivity of executives; enable them to easily print documents from any company location to any company printer using their smartphone.
In your ongoing quest to maximize productivity and drive down costs, you might be surprised by the savings and greater competitive advantage you can achieve with a fully optimised and well-managed printing and imaging environment. In fact, studies have shown that managing your fleet holistically can save you upwards of 30% on your printing costs. And the savings increase exponentially when the scope of work includes automating your paper intensive workflows.
The widespread use of networked printers and multifunction peripherals (MFPs) which scan, print, fax, copy and email has increased productivity in the production of all types of business output. However, the growing sophistication of these devices has also increased security risks associated with printing. Network connectivity, along with hard disk and memory storage, means that MFPs are now susceptible to many of the same security risks as PCs and servers alongside the traditional risk of sensitive printed output getting into the wrong hands..