*NEWS* RESELLERS RATE XEROX HIGHLY
*NEWS* RESELLERS RATE XEROX HIGHLY
2005-09-02 at 11:40:00 am #12680
Resellers Rate Xerox Highly for Fourth Year
Resellers Rate Xerox as
Best Network Color Printer Company. VARBusiness magazine, a leading
industry publication for value-added resellers who market
high-technology products, solutions and services, conducted the survey.
WILSONVILLE, OR, SEP 2005 – For the fourth consecutive year, Xerox
Corporation has been named the top network office color printer
vendor in VARBusiness magazine, a leading industry publication for
value-added resellers who market high-technology products, solutions
Xerox earned the highest scores for product innovation, support and
partnership, surpassing all competitors in the network color printer
category. Xerox network office color printers include the Phaser(R)
6100 color laser printer, the Phaser 8500/8550 solid ink color
printers, the Phaser 6300/6350 color laser printers, the Phaser 7300
tabloid color printer, and the Phaser 7750 tabloid color laser printer.
Annual Report Card
“VARBusiness’ Annual Report Card is a significant benchmark in the
reseller community,” said Robert DeMarzo, vice president and publisher,
VARBusiness magazine. “Xerox has conquered the network color printer
category for the fourth year in a row, which says a lot about the
company’s loyalty and dedication to its reseller partners.”
The VARBusiness ARC Awards recognize outstanding partner programs in 19
product and service categories from desktops to software.
Winners are selected based on the survey results of more than 5,000 channel partners.
Xerox was honored at an awards ceremony Aug. 23 at the XChange ’05
Conference in Orlando, a gathering of channel and partner professionals.
“To be selected as VARBusiness’ leading network color printer vendor
for a fourth consecutive year reflects Xerox’s strong focus on the
needs of our channel partners and customers in offices small to large,”
said Jim Firestone, president, Xerox North America. “This recognition
reinforces Xerox’s position as a leader in office color printing, a
market that is among the most significant growth opportunities for
Xerox and resellers alike.”
Xerox’s award-winning office printing, copying and multifunction line
continues to receive accolades from industry-leading testing labs and
research organizations such as CRN magazine, PC World, Buyers
Laboratory Inc. and Better Buys for Business. Xerox products and
services won more than 150 awards worldwide in the first half of 2005.
Recent Xerox honors include:
• A “CRN Test Center Recommended” designation for the newly
introduced Phaser 6350 and Phaser 8550 color printers.
• A first place designation in PC World’s Top 10 Printers for
the Phaser 4500 laser printer.
• Four “Editor’s Choice” awards from Better Buys for Business
for the CopyCentre(R) C118 digital copier, WorkCentre(R)
M118/M118i multifunction systems, WorkCentre M20/M20i
multifunction systems, and Phaser 5500 laser printer.
• Four “Pick of the Year” awards from Buyers Laboratory Inc. for
the FaxCentre(R) F116, WorkCentre C2424 color multifunction
system, WorkCentre(R) Pro 128 advanced multifunction system,
and WorkCentre Pro C2636 advanced color multifunction system.
• An “Outstanding Achievement Award for Document Imaging
Technology in a Desktop MFP” from Buyers Laboratory Inc. for
the WorkCentre C2424 color multifunction system.
• The top rating — 8.6 out of 10 — from InfoWorld magazine for
the WorkCentre C2636 color multifunction system in its recent
color multifunction roundup article.
• An “Editor’s Pick” award from Entrepreneur magazine for the
WorkCentre C2424 color multifunction system.