IKON Named To VARBusiness Ranking of Top Solutions Providers
Press release from the issuing company
MALVERN, Pa.--June 23, 2005-- IKON Office Solutions, the world's largest independent channel for document management systems and services, today announced that the company has been listed 34th on the 2005 VARBusiness 500 list of top solutions providers in North America. VARBusiness magazine also recognized Michael E. Kohlsdorf, senior vice president of IKON Enterprise Services, as a top 100 solutions executive.
The ranking is based on the annual revenues of IKON Enterprise Services, the company's global services organization. Comprising approximately 16,000 professional services, outsourced services and customer services professionals worldwide, IKON Enterprise Services yielded revenues of approximately $2.2 billion in Fiscal 2004. Through IKON Enterprise Services, IKON also complements its world-class hardware lineup with a suite of solutions from leading providers, including Captaris, Creo, eCopy, EFI, EMC (Documentum), Equitrac, IBM, Kofax, Laserfiche, Notable Solutions, Inc., Objectif Lune, Solimar Systems and Westbrook Technologies.
"Since forming IKON Enterprise Services in May 2004, we've made great strides in organizing our services offerings around customer needs--a strategy that has strengthened our solutions business and positioned us for growth," said Kohlsdorf. "The VARBusiness 500 ranking affirms our strategy to leverage the size and breadth of IKON's solutions and services offerings to help our customers maximize their document workflow, increase efficiency and lower document management costs."
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