SOURCE: Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
IRVINE, CA--(Marketwire - Oct 1, 2012) - Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. (http://business.toshiba.com), a leading managed document services (MDS) provider and business printing solutions innovator, today announced it has expanded its core business with the launch of a new services-oriented organization, Toshiba Managed Business Services (http://toshiba-solutions.com).
To capture market share in key growth segments, the new independent Toshiba organization will focus on strengthening present business services offerings in MDS and managed print services (MPS), document security, workflow/capture, barcode printing systems, and add services competence in managed digital signage and retail kiosks.
"Toshiba America Business Solutions is investing in a new service-led business organization to take full advantage of the expanding MPS market and high-growth market segments such as digital signage," said Bill Melo, vice president of marketing, services and solutions, Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., and general manager, Toshiba Managed Business Services. "Toshiba Managed Business Services will offer a portfolio of business services managed by a dedicated team with industry expertise to help today's enterprises achieve their business objectives. The new organization will also unify its services to include world-class retail kiosk capabilities based on Toshiba's years of global leadership, and best-in-class digital signage through key partnerships."
Melo will lead Toshiba Managed Business Services, which will be housed at Toshiba America Business Solutions' new headquarters in Irvine, Calif. Chris Applegate will assume the role of director, enterprise services, to manage daily operations.
The organization launches with an already-established national team of professionals in the areas of sales, business analysis, solution design, integration, and product customization services. The new Toshiba Managed Business Services team will be charged with consultative services to help customers meet business challenges in the areas of:
- Printing cost management
- Document workflow
- Green initiatives
- Mobile access
- Customer service
- Regulatory compliance
- Internal communications
- In-store experience
Toshiba Managed Business Services will be primarily engaged in enterprise sales with a national focus on key vertical market opportunities in education, financial services, manufacturing, retail and healthcare.
Services offered by Toshiba Managed Business Services are largely related to Toshiba's current MDS/MPS offerings that include the award-winning Encompass™ program, industry-leading e-STUDIO™ MFP lines, Toshiba barcode printing and retail kiosk systems, document security, workflow/capture products and digital signage offered through key partnerships.
Toshiba Managed Business Services joins four other business units operating under Toshiba America Business Solutions, including the Electronic Imaging Division (EID), Toshiba Business Solutions (TBS), Document Solutions Engineering (DSE), and Toner Products Division (TPD).
About Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc.
Irvine, Calif.-based Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc., (TABS) is an independent operating company of Toshiba Corporation, the world's eighth-largest electronics/electrical equipment company. TABS is a leading managed document services (MDS) provider with experts that help organizations take control of document security, workflow and print environments. With the award-winning Encompass™ managed print services (MPS) program, e-STUDIO™ line of multifunction printers (MFPs), toner products and retail information/thermal printing systems, TABS is leading the way for businesses to print smarter, work safer and conserve resources. For more information on Toshiba solutions and services available in the United States and Latin America, please visit www.business.toshiba.com.