Infrastructure Xerox and Cisco join forces
This important collaboration and aims to offer customers Xerox services market-leading managed print and IT outsourcing Cloud infrastructure on Cisco Intelligent Network.
Xerox Corporation and Cisco have announced their intention to form an alliance to simplify IT management by providing technological solutions and services able to combine functions Cloud printing with network intelligence.
In this sense, both companies provide their channel partners needed to help organizations to extend their existing technology investments in order to reduce costs and optimize business performance solutions.
Through the alliance, Xerox and Cisco aim to optimize the availability of IT applications and improve the efficiency of workers through printing solutions like mobility, which allows printing from any device anytime, anywhere.
As he indicated by Ursula Burns, president and CEO of Xerox, “this relationship puts Xerox and Cisco in the center of a connected and simplified infrastructure that combines networking and printing services and Cloud services. Together, we help customers to make the leap to cloud computing and implement the necessary services to streamline their operations and increase security and productivity of workers. “
Specifically, Xerox and Cisco are collaborating to offer the following solutions:
Managed Print Services Xerox (MPS, Managed Print Services) on networks Secure Connectivity Cisco (Cisco Borderless Networks), helping to consolidate the management of printing and IT using the built-in network security, WAN optimization and software Internetwork Operating System (IOS). This combined solution enables monitoring printing technology at the same time reducing operating costs, protects confidential data from any location, and improves employee productivity with advanced mobile and print applications “in the cloud”.
Cloud Services Outsourcing Xerox built on Cisco UCS (Unified Computing System) platform and Vblock infrastructure, helping customers accelerate the implementation of new IT services in order to better respond to changing needs workers and reduce technology costs by Cloud public, private or hybrid environments. These services, offered through ACS, Xerox company, including Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS, Infrastructure as a Service), consulting and Cloud deployments private Cloud environments.
Xerox Mobile Print on virtual desktop clients and Cisco Cius ™, enabling mobile professionals to print corporate documents securely from any device with access to e-mail clients including Cisco virtual desktop and business tablets Cisco Cius- and any printer, using networks of Cisco Secure connectivity and Wireless LAN solutions to provide a transparent and reliable connectivity regardless of location.
“By combining Cisco Cloud offers and Xerox moved the benefits of smart grids to the world of printing, helping our joint customers to encourage innovation at the same time reduce costs and improve agility. This strategic alliance also means a great opportunity for channel partners can increase their revenue by Cloud services, “said John Chambers, Cisco president and CEO.
Xerox and Cisco are working with channel partners so they can resell, deploy and manage public and private Cloud services on architectures Xerox Data Center and Cisco Secure Connectivity. These services, including IaaS, private Cloud environments and Managed Print Services (MPS), have been sent to Cisco channel partners with limited availability. The alliance aims to provide Cisco channel partners new ways to reduce costs and monitor the impressions of customers, while Xerox channel partners can take full advantage of the Intelligent Services like Cisco Cisco Smart Care- to give support network solutions customers. Xerox Mobile Print is accessible from the virtual desktop clients and Cisco Cius tablets.