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Ricoh scoops BLI PaceSetter award for MFP Cloud Ecosystem

Keypoint Intelligence commends Ricoh for being “in the vanguard of the shift to cloud-ready workflows” and providing “tremendous value for customers” 

Ricoh Europe, 21 May 2019 - Ricoh is once again celebrating Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab’s seal of approval after winning the 2019–2020 BLI PaceSetter award in the MFP Cloud Ecosystem arena.

Buyers Lab, the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware and services, selected Ricoh based on its work at the forefront of the evolving MFP ecosystem. This includes the delivery of updateable, configurable technologies for today’s rapidly changing business environments as part of Ricoh’s Dynamic Workplace Intelligence approach.

Jamie Bsales, Director of Solutions Analysis at Keypoint Intelligence, says: “Ricoh was one of the pioneers in developing embedded software platforms able to extend the functionality of the MFP. The company is now leading the shift to cloud-ready MFPs and the associated ecosystem that adds tremendous value for customers. These abilities are driven by underlying software platform technologies and the associated cloud services that let customers leverage the MFP capabilities, which can scale with businesses’ evolving needs. Robust offerings in these areas are essential, and Ricoh is providing them.”

In Keypoint’s analysis, Ricoh stood out due to its RICOH Smart Integration platform, which enables cloud-connected apps to run seamlessly on the company’s latest intelligent MFPs and other IoT devices. Another noted aspect of Ricoh’s portfolio is RICOH Cloud Workflow Solutions, a collection of technologies that deliver streamlined simplicity in the form of affordable, scalable, subscription-based offerings.

Olivier Vriesendorp, Vice President Product Marketing, Ricoh Europe, adds: “This award is recognition of our ongoing innovation and leadership in the cloud MFP ecosystem space. Providing customers with agile, secure and sustainable solutions forms the foundation of a digitally empowered workplace. We look forward to helping our customers evolve further throughout the digital age with leading technology that enables them to take advantage of the latest developments from Ricoh.”

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