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Pitney Bowes Named Visionary in Gartner’s 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services

Pitney Bowes Management Services (PBMS) a wholly owned subsidiary of Pitney Bowes Inc. (NYSE: PBI), today announced it has been placed by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionary Quadrant of the 2012 Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services (MPS) Worldwide.[1] Pitney Bowes believes this placement supports the innovative approach it takes in the managed print services marketplace as the largest hardware-independent provider that helps companies better manage their document flows and print less.

Developed by Gartner to evaluate how well technology providers are executing against their current vision, the Magic Quadrant is a proprietary research tool, which provides insight into a market’s direction, maturity and participants.

“MPS is more than rightsizing a fleet of hardware and reducing the cost of printed documents, it is about improving your company’s workflow,” said Christopher Casinella, vice president, Managed Output & Mail Solutions, PBMS. “Pitney Bowes leverages its document management and process expertise to carefully examine document flows and the processes that drive them to help customers streamline business processes and workflows to print less. This is where the real value lies for customers, not in simply managing an organization’s device network and supplies. We focus on the document first and deliver a solution that changes user behavior.”

In line with its visionary approach to optimizing document workflow and output, not hardware, Pitney Bowes released a white paper -- Optimizing Print to Truly Print Less. This paper provides insights on how companies can drive significant efficiencies and savings by optimizing their workflow before locking into long term contracts for print devices. In addition, the paper reveals ways to reduce the number of printed pages necessary within each business process with advanced technology, including Adobe® LeanPrint, an enterprise-class, software-only printing solution that dramatically reduces print costs by using an innovative method to reformat document layouts and by reducing ink on a page. Visit www.pb.com for a complimentary copy of “Optimizing Print to Truly Print Less.”

About the Magic Quadrant

Gartner does not endorse any vendor, product or service depicted in its research publications, and does not advise technology users to select only those vendors with the highest ratings. Gartner research publications consist of the opinions of Gartner's research organization and should not be construed as statements of fact. Gartner disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, with respect to this research, including any warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

About Pitney Bowes

Pitney Bowes Management Services designs, implements and operates innovative communication, document and mail management solutions that help companies around the world drive business process efficiencies, increase productivity, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction. Pitney Bowes was recently ranked as one of the world's top outsourcing providers by the International Association of Outsourcing Professionals® (IAOP®).

Pitney Bowes provides technology solutions for small, mid-size and large firms that help them connect with customers to build loyalty and grow revenue. The company’s solutions for financial services, healthcare, legal, nonprofit, public sector and retail organizations are delivered on open platforms to best organize, analyze and apply both public and proprietary data to two-way customer communications. Pitney Bowes is the only firm that includes direct mail, transactional mail, call centers and in-store technologies in its solution mix along with digital channels such as the Web, email, live chat and mobile applications. Pitney Bowes is a $5.3 billion company with 29,000 employees worldwide. Pitney Bowes: Every connection is a new opportunity™. www.pb.com

[1] Gartner, Inc., Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide, Ken Weilerstein, Cecile Drew, October 24, 2012.

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