On a global scale, the 2011 MPS Market Size, Share and Forecast Study indicated a balance of SMB channel-to-direct market proportion due to a surge of enterprise demand in North America. Demand in the SMB continues to grow with the strongest relative (to direct/OEMs) growth in Asia Pacific, Latin America and EMEA.
"Across the board, we continue to see a strong shift from hardware to services and solutions on the global scale." Said Keng Keng Tan, vice president of research, consulting and info services for Photizo Group. "Revenue per device and revenue from services, supplies and solutions are steadily increasing."
Data from the 2011 MPS Market Size, Share and Forecast Study predicts the average revenue per device will surge after 2013 due to more efficient deployment and service revenues growth. Photizo expects nearly half of printing revenue to be under MPS contract by 2014.
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