Kuala Lumpur, 17 April 2014 - Ricoh (Malaysia) – the main sponsor and Official Solutions Provider at the Maybank Malaysian Open 2014 is the one-stop solution for all things office, IT and businesses, providing seamless vital back-end support for one of Malaysia's most prestigious golf tournaments.
With equipment such as printers, fax machines and photocopiers in areas such as the media room and operations centre, Ricoh (Malaysia) was the glue that held together a smooth and efficient flow of events throughout tournament.
The nature of golf and Ricoh's businesses have much in common, leading to Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.'s show of support and involvement with the prestigious tournament.
“ Precision is key – and also a common denominator between golf and business solutions - where the lack of, will result in unachievable goals and unimaginable losses. In this competitive environment, as with golf, it is important to always bring out your A game to stay on top ,” said Peter Wee, Chief Operating Officer of Ricoh (Malaysia).
In this age of unprecedented digital revolution, competition in the industry has heightened, driving Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. to power forward with newer and better solutions to complement this change.
The year 2014 will see Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.'s new line of products such as the Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) and Unified Communication Systems (UCS), benchmark a new age of visual communication as it bridges borders across waters of up to 20 sites, saving time and costs, bringing a whole new meaning to video conferencing in the corporate world.
The Ricoh Group recently made waves in the international conference arena, rolling out new values and re-instating old ones through its offered one-stop solutions. One prime example is the recent 8 th APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Transportation Ministerial Meeting (TMM) – where Ricoh's solutions created a successful and well integrated paperless meeting with its one-stop solutions using the Ricoh Smart Presenter, info sharing with the Clickable Paper, projecting Digital Signage through the Ricoh Ultra Short Throw and using the Multi-Functional Projection to work together with 60 odd iPads.
“Expectations for perfection is high for an event of this scale – requiring massive and comprehensive data and communication services that is capable of withstanding high volumes of documents, information and pressure. As such, we were able to rise above the impossible, streamlining a smooth and effortless paperless meeting as we successfully controlled the flow of documents in a timely, flexible and seamless manner,” said Mr. Wee.
In line with Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.'s brand tagline, “imagine. change.”, the products and services offered continues to affirm its strength in generating change powered through imagination.
“Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. believes that all that is formed today, from our personal lives to our professional ones, are always transformed through unique ideas, creativity and imagination. Imagination and innovation is our strategy – forecasting the future that would require change, and thinking a step ahead to simplify our clients' work while increasing work efficiency,” said Mr. Wee.
He added, “Such can be seen in our IT solutions and Managed Document Services (MDS) that all work in-line to create a paper-less future office for our clients and the community by providing a seamless transaction between communication, document storage and transfers through an integrated cloud system.”
The Ricoh booth at the Maybank Malaysian Open 2014 treated visitors to an indoor game of golf with their golf simulator. Throwing in a dash of excitement for the public, Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. is also running a contest from 1 April 2014 to 15 June 2014, where two (2) lucky winners will win an all-expense paid trip to the UK for the Ricoh Women's British Open 2014 that comes with an exclusive VIP entrance to Ricoh's hospitality Marquee.
At Ricoh (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., sharing the knowledge and encouraging others to think a step ahead has been the very essence of what Ricoh is all about, whether it is through its products, solutions, services, or even through light-hearted events such as the Maybank Malaysian Open.
“Our support for sporting events will continue for years to come. Through events such as these, we hope to build a more intimate relationship with our clients and the community, to inspire one another in utilising imagination to impact a change in this world, as well as to create a better, paper-less, and well-integrated future for our clients by being the one-stop solution for all things IT, office and business ,” said Mr. Wee.
“Scoring a hole-in one, or success in itself, is not one to be achieved alone. Hence, why like a loyal caddy to a pro golfer, Ricoh (Malaysia) would make a great business partner. We are always ready to provide fresh perspectives and strategies to transform problems into opportunities and new solutions , ” added Mr. Wee.