Kyocera has been named a Major Player in the IDC MarketScape

Worldwide Sustainability Programs and Services Hardcopy 2023 Vendor Asessment

Kyocera Document Solutions Inc. (President: Hironori Ando; hereinafter: Kyocera) is pleased to announce that it has been recognised as a Major Player in the "IDC MarketScape Worldwide Sustainability Programs and Services Hardcopy 2023 Vendor Assessment*1 (hereinafter: research report)" published by IDC, an IT research compa​ny in the United States. 

This research report assesses the sustainability programs and services of 11 document equipment vendors, including our company. The corporate strategies, operations, products and solutions, and identifies their strengths and challenges of the document equipment vendors are assessed in the research report. Sustainability is an urgent issue today, and this research report can be used to select business partners for companies considering the implementation of document-related equipment and services. 

This research report evaluates Kyocera’s years of environmentally friendly product design as well as its ECM/CSP*2 solutions and the commercial and industrial printing solutions that contribute to reducing environmental impact. 

For more than 30 years, Kyocera has been working to develop environmentally friendly products with long-life designs that minimize the parts replacement, even before sustainable products attracted global attention. In addition to these products, Kyocera provide predictive maintenance by fleet services*3, thereby contributing to reduction of the movement of service personnel and the associated reduction in CO2 emissions. Document management through ECM/CSP solutions can also help protect resources and strengthen governance by ensuring lean printing and security. Also, in the commercial and industrial printing fields, we aim to become a solution partner that contributes to the realisation of customer sustainability in various business activities, such as the adoption of environmentally friendly water-based pigment inks. 

As a partner close to the customers, we will continue to support the sustainable development of the customers' businesses and society by comprehensively proposing solutions related to documents, from MFPs, printers and software that are ideal for the ever-changing office environment to commercial and industrial inkjet printers.

*1 IDC MarketScape Worldwide Sustainability Programs and Services Hardcopy 2023 Vendor Asessment, doc #US49892223, December 2023 *2 ECM:Enterprise Content Management CSP:Content Services Platform *3 Remote management and maintenance services for MFP’s and printers 

About IDC MarketScape

IDC MarketScape vendor assessment 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.