Xerox Office Printers, Copiers, Multifunction Systems Earn 146 Independent Awards, Honors Worldwide
ROCHESTER, N.Y., July 31, 2006 -- In the first half of 2006, Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) office printers, copiers and multifunction systems earned 146 honors and awards worldwide from leading IT testing and research organizations including Buyers Laboratory Inc., Industry Analysts Inc. and Better Buys for Business.
Xerox received three “Pick of the Year” awards from BLI for the Phaser™ 7760 tabloid color laser printer and the WorkCentre™ Pro 232 and 238 multifunction systems that copy, print, scan and fax. BLI conducts intensive competitive testing on document products, comparing overall performance, productivity, reliability and ease of use, among many critical factors.
“We put products through the paces with our rigorous testing methods,” said Anthony Polifrone, managing director, BLI. “Our tests show these Xerox products can be counted on for superior performance - providing remarkable ease of use while achieving high print quality and impressive print productivity.”
The Xerox DocuColor™ 250 color multifunction system was selected by Industry Analysts Inc., an independent research and testing lab, as the best product in the Light Production - Color category in the recent Tester’s Choice report. The DocuColor 250 was named “Best in Class” for its overall productivity, user interface and continuous tones.
Better Buys for Business honored 24 Xerox office products with “Editor’s Choice” awards in eight different buyers guides. The “Editor’s Choice” awards are an independent endorsement, based on the products’ quality, performance and value.
Xerox office products receiving “Editor’s Choice” awards include the WorkCentre PE120/120i and WorkCentre M118/M118i multifunction systems, WorkCentre/WorkCentre Pro 232 and 238 multifunction systems, DocuColor 240/250 and WorkCentre™ C2424 color multifunction systems, the FaxCentre™ F110 workgroup fax machine, and the CopyCentre™ M118, 232 and 238 digital copiers. These awards are based on the evaluation of hundreds of models from major competitors, feedback from customers, hands-on testing, and in-depth user surveys.
Other recent awards Xerox has earned include:
* Government Computer News’ “Reviewer’s Choice” designation for the Phaser 6350 color laser printer.
* “Hot Pick: New Products” award from Business Tech Edge for the Xerox 4590 copier-printer.
* Five-out-of-five-star rating in VARBusiness’ 2006 Partner Program Guide and Directory for Xerox’s Peak Alliance Partner Program, an incentive-based system that compensates Xerox reseller partners.
* Xerox also has been recognized for its innovation, diversity, workplace issues, environmental programs and leadership.
Xerox office printers, copiers and multifunction systems come with Xerox’s Total Satisfaction Guarantee and are available through Xerox direct sales, authorized sales agents, resellers and dealers. They are also available online at www.xerox.com/direct and at 800-ASK-XEROX.
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