Xerox Acquisitions Reinforce Direct SMB Sales Push
Xerox continues to make acquisitions that will allow the printer and copier hardware giant to sell equipment and managed print services (MPS) directly into small and midsize business (SMB) accounts;.
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In a prepared statement about the deals, Xavier Heiss, EVP and president of EMEA Operations, said:
“We’re supporting small and midsize businesses seeking a modern work experience through two acquisitions in the U.K. Altodigital and ITEC are both leaders in managed print services and specialists in IT services, an area into which Xerox is rapidly expanding with new offerings.”
Added James Abrahart, CEO and owner of Altodigital:
“Altodigital is joining Xerox on its incredible journey as it undergoes a digital-first transformation and invests in customer-focused innovation. We share Xerox’s vision to broaden the range of services and technologies available to SMBs requiring a modern work experience.”
Concluded Nick Orme, CEO of ITEC Connect:
“Our ambition is to deliver the latest innovation and technology to help businesses work smarter. Together with Xerox, we’re in a prime position to offer workplace solutions that evolve and support SMBs as they seek growth.”
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In addition to building direct SMB sales through acquisitions, Xerox also has an SMB channel partner strategy. However, the printer giant has not mentioned its partner efforts in the M&A announcement so far this year.