gap intelligence Partners with Perform IT to Launch “Salesdrive” Managed Print Tool in North America

SAN DIEGO – June 23, 2015 – gap intelligence, a values-led leader in market data and research, is partnering with Europe’s perform IT to bring an upgraded version of its Managed Print Services (MPS) tool “SalesDrive” to the United States under the brand name “SalesDrive powered by gap intelligence”.


The product is designed to help sales professionals engaged in MPS sales opportunities effectively articulate competitive positioning and value to their customers while shortening sales cycles and improving productivity. 

“We’re proud to merge our data with such a trusted product currently used by dealers and OEMs across Europe,” said Gary Peterson, gap intelligence president. “SalesDrive powered by gap intelligence” is the only MPS tool fueled by our robust pricing and product database so clients can expect the most value to achieve their sales results.”

“SalesDrive powered by gap intelligence” will provide everything needed to intuitively assess, analyze, and propose managed print engagements of all sizes, ranging from one product to enterprise fleets.

“SalesDrive is the gold standard for MPS sales automation software,” said Armin Alt, perform IT’s CEO. “Powered by gap intelligence’s industry leading product data, sales professionals will have a powerful tool to close more deals and grow their businesses.”

Joining gap intelligence’s team is Director of Sales Peter Huddy, who brings with him 20 years of experience in the business machine industry.  Mr. Huddy’s strong expertise in Managed Print Services, paired with “SalesDrive powered by gap intelligence”, will help dealers of all sizes shorten sales cycles and generate more revenue.

The addition of “SalesDrive powered by gap intelligence” expands gap intelligence’s suite of sales enablement tools which includes gapTCO to articulate total cost savings of printer/copier devices; gapCompare for side-by-side product analysis, and gAPI for seamless integration of decades worth of data. 

In addition to the ease of integration through its turnkey, cloud-based software system, the “SalesDrive powered by gap intelligence” tool provides:

•   Unlimited access to gap intelligence’s database

•   Unlimited project management

•   Current and future state floor plan visualization 

•   Green IT calculation

•   iOS application for state-of-the-art transportability 

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