LEXINGTON, Ky., March 21, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark, a global imaging and IoT solutions leader, today announced it has again been recognized as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2022-23 Vendor Assessment (doc #US48851622, January 2023). The study evaluates the market for print and document security solutions and services among worldwide hardcopy vendors and identifies their strengths and challenges.
Lexmark was also positioned as a Leader in the two previous IDC MarketScape Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy assessments, in 2019-2020 and 2017.1
The IDC MarketScape report advises, "Organizations should consider Lexmark when looking for a vendor with deep industry knowledge and expertise. Lexmark should also be on the short list of vendors when considering factors such as security to meet hybrid work challenges, moving print infrastructure to the cloud, developing a strong security posture that can expand and evolve over time, and a need for consistent global service delivery."
The report noted several strengths of Lexmark security offerings:
"Lexmark's comprehensive approach to security addresses the broad range of threats in today's environment," said Allen Waugerman, Lexmark president and chief executive officer. "Customers across the globe trust Lexmark with their information. Being once again named a Leader in this IDC MarketScape demonstrates that their trust is well placed."
In addition to print security, Lexmark has been named a Leader in IDC MarketScape reports looking at managed print and document services / document workflow services in each of the seven years those reports have been issued.2
About IDC MarketScape
About IDC MarketScape: IDC MarketScape vendor analysis model is designed to provide an overview of the competitive fitness of ICT (information and communications technology) suppliers in a given market. The research methodology utilizes a rigorous scoring methodology based on both qualitative and quantitative criteria that results in a single graphical illustration of each vendor's position within a given market. IDC MarketScape provides a clear framework in which the product and service offerings, capabilities and strategies, and current and future market success factors of IT and telecommunications vendors can be meaningfully compared. The framework also provides technology buyers with a 360-degree assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of current and prospective vendors.
Lexmark creates innovative imaging solutions and technologies that help customers worldwide print, secure and manage information with ease, efficiency and unmatched value.
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1 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2019-2020 Vendor Assessment December 2019 IDC #US44811119
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Security Solutions and Services Hardcopy 2017 Vendor Assessment, October 2017, IDC #US41988517
2 IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy 2022 Vendor Assessment #US47337721, January 2022.
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Contractual Print and Document Services Hardcopy 2018–2019 Vendor Assessment #US44387318e, December 2018
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Document Workflow Services Hardcopy 2016 Vendor Assessment # US40994416 September 2016
IDC MarketScape: 2015 Managed Workflow Services, US, doc # 242217, Nov 2015
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Print and Document Services 2014 Vendor Assessment — Focus on Managed Workflow Services September 2014, IDC #250631
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Print and Document Services 2013 Hardcopy Vendor Analysis July 2013, IDC #242217
IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Managed Print Services 2011 Hardcopy Vendor Analysis December 2011, IDC #232135