Canon UK forms strategic alliance with award-winning IT managed service provider AdEPT Technology PLC

United Kingdom, 17th October 2022 – Canon UK is proud to announce it will be launching a new offering which will deliver exceptional quality Managed IT Services to its customers in partnership with AdEPT.

This exciting alliance will combine Canon’s renowned portfolio of print, imaging and software solutions with AdEPT’s award-winning managed IT services and technical knowledge. The partnership will allow Canon customers to have access to a wealth of different IT services as well as expertise around digital strategy, unified communications, print, and IT infrastructure management.

Initially, services offered will include IT health checks, cyber security assessments, cloud readiness and network evaluations as well as wider IT audits. A full portfolio of IT solutions as well as counsel on meeting compliance standards, effective hybrid working practices, process optimisation and supplier consolidation will follow in 2023.

The offering will be delivered through an alliance with AdEPT Technology PLC (AdEPT), one of the UK's leading independent providers of managed services for IT, cloud-services, unified communications, connectivity, and voice solutions working with organisations across a wide range of sectors.

Craig Leverington, Canon Business Services Director, Canon UK & Ireland said: “With cloud adoption and digitisation now commonplace across almost every organisation and sector, it’s vital our customers are fully supported on their digital journey. With many years’ experience working with large organisations to optimise IT infrastructure, we’re excited to have formed a partnership with AdEPT on this new venture.”

Phil Race, CEO, AdEPT Technology PLC said: “Technology systems have so many moving parts, and many organisations are seeking out counsel on how to rationalise, optimise and reduce complexity, and in turn reduce cost. We’re thrilled to be partnering with Canon to offer its customers expert support, and the best technology solutions to drive success for the future.”

Canon IT Services, powered by AdEPT will be available for select Canon customers from October 2022, before being expanded to its wider customer base in the coming months.