UXBRIDGE, Dec. 17, 2008 – Xerox has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant in the ‘Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers¹’ report.The Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner to evaluate companies on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute.According to the report, "Leaders are the most capable in providing MFPs, printers and the associated printing solutions and services that support the proper functioning of these devices in the broadest category of customer sites. Leaders have broad channel capability to deliver the products to customers where they want to procure them..." />

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Xerox positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant in research firm’s printer report

Xerox positioned in the UXBRIDGE, Dec. 17, 2008 – Xerox has been positioned by Gartner, Inc., in the Leaders Quadrant in the ‘Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers¹’ report.

The Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool developed by Gartner to evaluate companies on their completeness of vision and their ability to execute.

According to the report, “Leaders are the most capable in providing MFPs, printers and the associated printing solutions and services that support the proper functioning of these devices in the broadest category of customer sites. Leaders have broad channel capability to deliver the products to customers where they want to procure them. Leaders consistently hold strong market share positions in both printers and MFPs worldwide and are capable of delivering nearly identical service levels in more of the regions where Gartner customers are located.

Leaders tend to have the deepest global capability and the inventiveness and resources, skills and vision to deliver superior levels of support to existing and future customers globally. Leaders have a proven track record of channeling research and development initiatives into products and solutions that customers need.”

Xerox Office Group

Gartner included print technology providers who sell, service, support and provide printing and document solutions.

“In my opinion, these results demonstrate our ability to provide innovative products, services and solutions to meet the needs of businesses small to large,” said Rick Dastin, president, Xerox Office Group. “Xerox will continue setting the highest standards in the industry for helping customers improve their work processes and business results.”

Xerox provides the document industry’s broadest portfolio of offerings. It includes colour and black-and-white desktop printers, office multifunction systems and services to help customers meet their printing needs. Xerox’s Extensible Interface Platform™ (EIP) enables businesses to build software that can perform personalised tasks directly from a Xerox MFP touch screen.

In September, Gartner also positioned Xerox in the Leaders Quadrant in the ‘Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services Worldwide²’ report.

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¹ Gartner “Magic Quadrant for MFPs and Printers” by Don Dixon, et al. December 9, 2008.
2 Gartner “Magic Quadrants for Managed Print Services Worldwide” by K. Weilerstein, et al. September 25, 2008.

* The Magic Quadrant is copyrighted 2008 by Gartner, Inc. and is reused with permission. The Magic Quadrant is a graphical representation of a marketplace at and for a specific time period. It depicts Gartner’s analysis of how certain vendors measure against criteria for that marketplace, as defined by Gartner. Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in the Magic Quadrant, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors placed in the “Leaders” quadrant. The Magic Quadrant is intended solely as a research tool, and is not meant to be a specific guide to action. Gartner disclaims all warranties, express or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Xerox UK

Xerox UK, the UK operation of Xerox Corporation, markets a comprehensive range of Xerox products, solutions and services, as well as associated supplies and software. Its offerings are focused on three main areas: offices from small to large, production print and graphic arts environments, and services that include consulting, systems design and management, and document outsourcing.

Xerox also has manufacturing and logistics operations in Ireland, the UK and the Netherlands, and a research and development facility (Xerox Research Centre Europe) in Grenoble, France. For more information visit, www.xerox.com

Xerox® is a trademark of Xerox Corporation. All non-Xerox brands and product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Prices, features, specifications, capabilities, appearance and availability of Xerox products and services are subject to change without notice.

Customer Contact

For information on Xerox products, call 0870 873 3873 or visit www.xerox.co.uk

Media Contacts:

Judith Schunke, Xerox UK, +44 (0) 1895 842 877, email: judith.schunke@xerox.com

Philipp Haberland, Trimedia UK, +44 (0) 207 025 7584, email: philipp.haberland@trimediauk.com

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