Ricoh expands IT Services portfolio with acquisition of Mauden
Founded in 1987 with headquarters in Rome and Milan, Mauden is a renowned systems integrator that supports business innovation through its focus on Data Centre, IT Infrastructure, Artificial Intelligence and Business Intelligence. Mauden recorded revenue of EUR 55 million in 2018 and has a significant national and international customer base. The acquisition is expected to be completed in December 2019.
Davide Oriani, CEO, Ricoh Italy, says: “Through this acquisition we can offer customers new best-in-class technologies and more complete services. Thanks to the joint and consolidated know-how and expertise, we can best support customers and bring further market innovation.”
The operations of the two companies will remain distinguished with new strategies to be developed to ensure future growth. Davide Oriani will become President at Mauden and Roberta Viglione will remain in the role of CEO.
Alberto Mariani, Senior Vice President, Office Services, Ricoh Europe, adds: “This exciting acquisition further demonstrates the scale and strength of our ever-evolving IT Services business, which ranges from workplace innovation to advanced hybrid cloud solutions. The activities, capabilities and industry standing of Mauden aligns with our work in becoming a truly global company while remaining able to operate at a local level and respond to specific needs in different countries”.
Roberta Viglione, CEO, Mauden, concludes: “We are convinced that the synergy with Ricoh will enable us to better compete in the increasingly competitive IT market and that is why we are proud Ricoh has chosen us. We will look together towards the future and continue to be an important partner for businesses to drive innovation and to support CIOs in a secure and sustainable IT transformation”.
The purchase of Mauden is a key part of Ricoh’s acquisitions strategy to provide even greater customer benefits. Previous IT Services acquisitions include:
- The Ridgian companies in the field of analytics
- Aventia for user experience and ecommerce
- Techno Trends in the field of unified communications and video conferencing systems
- NPO Sistemi for cloud solutions, technology & integration and software solutions
- LAKE Solutions AG for data storage, security and cloud integration
- The IPM and TotalStor businesses for the transformation and modernisation of critical IT infrastructures, data storage and analytics in private and hybrid cloud
For more information on Ricoh’s IT Services capabilities visit www.ricoh-europe.com/its.