DALLAS – Small-and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) seeking cloud services previously
only available to global corporations can now transform their business operations
using a new suite of cloud services from Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX).
The services will be sold through Xerox’s value-added resellers (VARs) and include
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) for midrange and Intel systems; Cloud Backup;
and Disaster Recovery services.
Xerox’s business cloud services ensure that a company’s applications, data and
IT platforms are secure. These services also manage workload demand and are priced
to serve SMBs that have annual revenue of $10 million to $250 million.
“Cloud technology is often presented as a complex, ‘big company’ infrastructure
solution. But, in fact, managing IT operations in the ‘cloud’ is just as relevant
and affordable for smaller companies and can be even more impactful,” said Ken
Stephens, senior vice president of Xerox Cloud Services. “Expanding Xerox’s IaaS
and Backup and Recovery services to SMBs is the next step toward offering a full
suite of business cloud services that SMBs can access on a ‘pay-as-you-go’ model.”
“Xerox extending its sales efforts to SMBs through VARs is a smart move, especially
in the growing cloud space,” said Ben Trowbridge, CEO at Alsbridge, a global advisory
firm. “It’s a logical extension of their longstanding enterprise services, with
more opportunities to sell additional Xerox products and services relevant to
The new services include:
Xerox Cloud IaaS for Midrange and Intel systems
- Many cloud providers - for enterprises or SMBs - do not support multiple operating
systems, databases, legacy applications and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)
systems. The Xerox Cloud IaaS meets the conflicting demands of various operating
- Xerox delivers secure cloud services via five global data centers that house
multi-tenant technologies and virtualized LANs.
- IaaS is quickly installed and ready to use with an on-demand “click and pick”
- IaaS ensures complete tracking, auditing and reporting capabilities.
Cloud Backup and Disaster Recovery Service
- Recovery of data, applications and operating systems - everything on the server
and can be restored in less than 24 hours.
- An affordable approach for enterprises and SMBs needing remote backup and disaster
recovery at a monthly, utility-based price, meaning customers pay for what they
- No long-term contracts required.
- The Business Cloud infrastructure used for corporate enterprises also is available
- Data backup is replicated, secured, encrypted and conducted daily.
“No matter the size, scope or location of a company, there’s a common denominator:
how to manage costs and risks. Xerox delivers a utility model approach, intense
security controls, systems and data redundancy, even a customized company-wide
disaster recovery plan,” added Stephens.
With sales approaching $23 billion, Xerox Corporation (NYSE: XRX) is the world’s
leading enterprise for business process and document management. Its technology,
expertise and services enable workplaces – from small businesses to large global
enterprises – to simplify the way work gets done so they operate more effectively
and focus more on what matters most: their real business. Headquartered in Norwalk,
Conn., Xerox offers business process outsourcing and IT outsourcing services,
including data processing, healthcare solutions, HR benefits management, finance
support, transportation solutions, and customer relationship management services
for commercial and government organizations worldwide. The company also provides
extensive leading-edge document technology, services, software and genuine Xerox
supplies for graphic communication and office printing environments of any size.
The 140,000 people of Xerox serve clients in more than 160 countries. For more
information, visit http://www.xerox.com
. For investor information, visit http://www.xerox.com/investor