BDS Overview

Description

BYTES DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS (BDS) is the world's largest Xerox distributor and Africa's leading technology and services company. It markets and services the complete range of Xerox document equipment, software solutions and services to 26 sub-Saharan Africa countries. BDS forms part of the JSE-listed Altron group. In 2014, the company celebrated two important milestones: Xerox’s 50th year in South Africa, as well as the invention of xerography, the basis of the most widely used document-copying machines, which was developed by Xerox 75 years ago. 

Quick facts

  • Established in South Africa in 1964 as Rank Xerox
  • Ownership: Altron
  • Staff complement approx. 650 employees (excluding partners)
  • Over 4200 customers
  • 40 South African service centres
  • 40 sub-Saharan African service centres in 26 countries
  • BBBEE Rating:  Level 2
  • ISO 9001:2000 certified

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