Top 20 Managed Print Tech Solution Companies - 2019

In a scenario when modern copier giants continue to strengthen their positions in the print market, seasoned players are solely relying on innovation in order to stay relevant in the highly commoditized landscape. For instance, Konica Minolta is heavily investing in its Workplace Hub Pro platform in an attempt to expand its IT services in the small-and-medium business markets while HP is still on its way to achieve the leader status in the industry. All of these advancements have a common factor—a broader step toward embracing the latest technologies in an attempt to achieve faster and better results. While businesses continue to hunt for the smartest printing solutions for better data output, solution providers are on their toes to deliver a superior printing experience.

Currently, more providers are leaning toward the potential of Internet of Things (IoT) in streamlining the workflow and accelerating the delivery downtime. Backed by General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), solution providers are engaging in strengthening the security factor with IoT at the core of print devices. With the increasing popularity of multifunction printers (MFPs), organizations are growing capable of managing assets easily, while detecting potential and existing faults in the workflow irrespective of their location and time, thanks to the remote monitoring feature.

As more providers move toward managed printing solutions through the Cloud, security are becoming an imperative for businesses. However, with Cloud-based printing solutions, firms are now experiencing a significant reduction in the overall costs associated with printing activities even as the productivity has greatly increased. Considering the worldwide adoption of digital devices, most companies all across the world continue to rely on printed documents due to the need for physical signatures. Also, receipts from suppliers are still mostly in paper. Solution providers are successfully seizing this opportunity to integrate physical documentation with its digital counterpart in an attempt to merge the workflow and enhance precision in result delivery.

With integrated workflows and cloud printing solutions on the rise, the need for smart automation becomes a mainstream concern. Result delivery is becoming more complex in the industry; therefore, solution providers are promoting wide usage of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in printing activities. Although the industry has welcomed a few rudimentary instances in 2018, where voice recognition was utilized in printing solutions, 2019 will bring in more extensive utilization of AI technology in the form of Machine Learning (ML), Natural Language Processing (NLP) and voice recognition. To summarize, organizations are benefited greatly from the advanced technologies that have been implemented into the printing solutions.

While cutting-edge technology ensures quality for the managed print landscape, it is an uphill task for organizations to decide on one from the vast assemblage of technological trends. To make this task easier, a distinguished panel comprising CEOs, CIOs, CTOs, VCs, Analysts, and the editorial board of CIOReview has selected a list of Managed Print Solution Providers.

We present to you CIOReview’s “20 Most Promising Managed Print Solution Providers - 2019.”

Top Managed Print Tech Solution Companies

Top Managed Print Tech Solution Companies

Secure MPS starts with HP's core delivery of managed print services to harden and sustain device security. Then their credentialed security advisors co-develop a custom plan with each client to advance their print security to address people, processes, and compliance requirements. HP helps companies implement solutions to better predict costs, increase uptime, and enhance security. The company achieves these by fleet predictability or controlling costs and delivering predictable results. The most sensitive data can be protected and the network can be defended against attacks with the HP’s most secure printing. HP MPS also streamline, automate, and mobilise business processes to enhance productivity

Helping businesses streamline their print environment, Mavericks Office Solutions, an office technology service company, brings the management of all aspects of printing devices under one roof. With expertise in print environment optimization and management, Mavericks offers printing equipment according to specific client needs. The company also provides ongoing support, maintenance, and management services. Mavericks determines the printing devices that will add value while remaining economical. Every equipment supplied by the company carries the Toshiba Quality Commitment. The printers support a wide range of features and functions, which can be operated through a user-friendly interface

MyQ’s software product lowers the printing expenses and improves the overall printing environment within client organizations. MyQ is a comprehensive on-premise print management solution that tracks devices, printing, copying, and scanning to maintain efficient operations. To imbue efficiency and time savings, MyQ provides a powerful tool for managed print services for numerous industries by offeringan incredible user-friendly interface, allowing end users to gain the ability to monitor and execute tasks across the printing environment with a single touch

Superior Office Systems is a managed print services provider with expertise in providing a diverse range of managed print services plans that offer measurable cost reductions and increased operational efficiency for their clients. The company is based in New Jersey and was established to simplify the landscape and to streamline their clients’ business processes to increase their productivity. With growing success, Superior is gradually replacing and standardizing the printer fleet for clients, and that too without replacing a single printer. Superior looks at all aspects of their clients’ printing environment and only recommends replacing printers when replacement is financially justified

United Laser is a managed print solution (MPS) provider that focuses on giving its clients a united method of managing printing devices to deliver print solutions as efficiently, and effectively, as possible. United Lasers offers a broad range of MPSs that help their clients economize the printing while saving the time that could be spent in handling the nuances of printers. In addition to helping the firms handle the printers, team United Laser also takes it upon itself to help the client understand the minute technicalities in their printing fleet and best practices to attain the highest efficiency

Brother International Corporation

Brother International Corporation

Established in 1954, Brother is a premier provider of home, home office, and business products, as well as industrial solutions that revolutionize the way people live and work. Brother Industries, Ltd. is a Japanese multinational electronics and electrical equipment company. Brother International Corporation operates with a nationwide sales and support network that includes a million-square-foot distribution centre. Its products include printers, multifunction printers, desktop computers, industrial sewing machines, large machine tools, label printers, typewriters, fax machines, and other computer-related electronics. Brother distributes its products both under its name and under OEM agreements with other companies

Clover Imaging Group

Clover Imaging Group

Clover Imaging Group (CIG) provides unparalleled support, cartridge collection opportunities, and solutions to independent dealers, OEMs, and retailers throughout the imaging channel and is comprised of the most respected and well-known brands in the industry including: MSE, Dataproducts, Clover Environmental Solutions, OPRA, Axess Managed Print Services, Tecno Toner, Depot International and Latin Parts. This impressive group offers the market’s widest array of products and services and is supported by a vast engineering infrastructure, marketing resources, distribution capabilities, and strategic partnerships. By bringing all aspects of our business together, CIG is able to provide a level of partnership unsurpassed in the aftermarket imaging space

imageOne

imageOne

Founded in 1991 in Michigan, ImageOne optimizes document environment by implementing a managed print program, automating clients’ processes with efficient document workflows, and securing documents by providing y simple tools that protect a business. Since its foundation, the company has been helping businesses streamline and manage their internal printer fleet and transform manual paper-based processes into secure digital workflows. The services of ImageOne is beneficial to an organization – right from budget-focused CIOs to the IT team and end-user. The company is headquartered in Oak Park, Michigan

Konica MinoltaSan

Konica MinoltaSan

Konica Minolta provides the products, systems, and solutions that satisfy the demands of the office and production printing markets. In the office segment, the company is developing our information device business globally centered on multi-functional peripherals (MFPs) and laser printers. In production printing, the Print on Demand (POD) business meets the needs for highly varied, small-lot print runs and is proliferating. Furthermore, in the graphic arts field, the company's digital color-proofing systems are highly regarded as the industry standard. Konica Minolta’s inkjet technology enables non-contact printing, making it perfect for printing on all kinds of media

LaserCycleUSA

LaserCycleUSA

Founded in 1991 in Colorado, LaserCycle USA provides an intelligent approach to document management, including managed print services and equipment. The company is the largest producers of recycled, remanufactured laser toner cartridges in the U.S. LaserCycle USA’s remanufactured cartridges have kept over three million pounds of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere since the last 20 years. The company also develops electronic document software solutions that eliminate printing altogether while enabling employees to securely access all the documents they need

Lexmark

Lexmark

Whether the business fills a room or circles the globe, Lexmark offers the imaging solutions, technologies and services you need to succeed. Lexmark offers innovative imaging solutions and technologies that aid customers in over 170 countries worldwide for printing, securing, and managing information with ease, efficiency, and unmatched value. Lexmark brings together innovative technology and deep industry expertise to simplify the complex intersection process of digital and printed information in retail, financial services, healthcare, manufacturing, education, government and more. These solutions transform business processes to strengthen interactions with customers and improve your bottom line

PaperCut

PaperCut

PaperCut, founded in 1998, is engaged in making unique software that makes print management hassle-free. The company develops print management software that helps in simple tracking and monitoring of print jobs and in integrating BYOD printing or advanced custom job management. PaperCut specializes in Print Security, Environment & Sustainability, Office Productivity, Print Management, Software development, Document Security, Office Cost Control, and Printing Infrastructure. Two of its flagship products are the PaperCut NG and the PaperCut MF. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Australia

Plus Technologies

Plus Technologies

Founded in 1994 in Ohio, Plus Technologies focuses on improving business processes affected by documents by developing enterprise level document and output management software. The company has served over 5,000 customers in 30 countries and installed its product suite OM Plus on tens of thousands of servers. The company specializes in Print Job Delivery, Print Accounting and Metrics, Print Administration, Device and Fleet Management, Electronic Report Management, Services and Support, Output Management, and Enterprise Software. The company is headquartered in Dayton, Ohio

Prosource

Prosource

Founded as Cincinnati Copiers in 1985, Prosource is one of the fastest-growing companies in Ohio that has been helping large and small businesses optimize processes, reduce costs, and drive profits with eight offices spanning across Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and West Virginia. The company provides Office Equipment, Document Automation, and Technology Solutions to businesses. Prosource has grown from a print and copy hardware provider to offering a full range of office technology solutions. The hallmark of Prosource’s service is the TotalPro Experience, an end-to-end commitment to customer satisfaction

Ricoh

Ricoh

With a strong history of bringing new technologies into the workplace, Ricoh continues to enable companies and individuals to work smarter with innovative products and dynamic solutions that help businesses grow and profit. Ricoh is a global technology company that has been transforming the way people work for more than 80 years. Obtaining visibility and keeping control of the entire printing job is crucial for any organization. After all, this practice helps it save significant amounts of money as well as boost its productivity. This is what can be ensured with Ricoh’s Managed Print Services (MPS). Besides, Ricoh’s MPS also helps improve document security and environmental sustainability

SmartPrint

SmartPrint

SmartPrint is the leading Managed Print Services firm in Canada founded in 1979. The company has been helping employees enabling them to outsource the management of their office printing and imaging devices. SmartPrint’s Managed Print Services program envisages to drive down cost and maximize efficiency within organizations. The company helps also clients gain control of their complex print environments by assessing, managing and optimizing print with a managed print service program that comprises design, implementation, remote monitoring, onsite support, and device management

Supplies Network

Supplies Network

Supplies Network is a leading national whole distributor that has been helping businesses with its award-winning Managed Print Services program, offering a plethora of services designed to minimize operational expense and risk while increasing profitability. The company also offers a comprehensive line of, equipment, parts, imaging supplies, and thermal print products from more than 80 leading manufacturers. Supplies Network, founded in 1991, specializes in the National Distribution of IT Supplies and Products, Managed Print Services, and National Distribution of IT Hardware, among others. The company is headquartered in St. Charles, Missouri

Tigerpaw

Tigerpaw

Tigerpaw Software Inc., founded in 1984, has been a solutions specialist for small to mid-sized businesses. Tigerpaw Software stands on cutting edge business software development. Its user base is over 40,000 across 29 countries worldwide. The company specializes in helping a wide range of clients better run their business with a complete, 360-degree view of their operations. The company has been empowering thousands of businesses to manage and automate marketing, sales, service and inventory functions with its flagship product Tigerpaw Business Suite. The company is headquartered in Bellevue, Nebraska

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions

Founded in 2012 in North Carolina, Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions is a leading supplier of point-of-sale systems with a large worldwide install base. The company provides integrated in-store solutions and delivers innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout. The global company also provides seamless consumer interactions optimizing retail operations is committed to delivering innovative commerce solutions that transform checkout, provide seamless consumer interactions and optimize retail operations. With its sales offices based throughout the world, the company is doing business in over 70 countries worldwide with over 2,000 employees

Xerox

Xerox

Xerox is a technology leader focussing on the intersection of digital and physical documentation. The company also uses automation and next-generation personalization to redefine productivity, drive growth and make the world more secure. Xerox's innovative technologies and intelligent work solutions help people communicate and work better. It offers intelligent workplace services that transcends the traditional Managed Print Services model by using Xerox’s world-class portfolio of analytics, cloud, digitization, and ConnectKey technologies to design more efficient work environments. Print-based processes become cost efficient, secure and automated with the print management tools of Xerox