Addition by Subtraction: What Can MPS Reduce for You?

Lower Costs – It’s estimated the average company spends between five and 15 percent of its annual revenue on document costs. However, according to The Gartner Group, MPS can help businesses reduce printing expenditures by up to 30 percent. How? By: ​​​​​​​• eliminating outdated, inefficient, or redundant devices • consolidating your print fleet and removing unnecessary…

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Data Security Update: What You Need to Know

Recently, there has been some concern in the business world regarding the security of data captured on the hard drives of digital copiers, scanners and MFPs. Much of this concern stemmed from a 2010 report by CBS Evening News that featured a story about the potential data security risks of office copy machines. The report outlined…

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Printer Features to Maximize Your ROI

Modern printers have come a long way from their significantly more humble predecessors. In addition to improved speed and quality, today’s devices boast a plethora of beneficial features to help you optimize your organization’s workflows, protect your information, and reduce your environmental impact. From finishing to security to connectivity to two-sided printing/scanning, there’s no shortage…

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The Paperless Office: What Is It and Is It Attainable?

More than 40 years after the idea of the paperless office was predicted, the average workplace still relies on paper in its everyday business processes. Despite all of the hoopla surrounding this concept, paper usage has not declined at a significant rate since its original prediction to do so back in 1975. In fact, an…

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Ransomware: To Pay or Not to Pay?

Ransomware is a scourge that’s been plaguing businesses and organizations over the past few years. It’s a form of malware, malicious software that encrypts your files or system, denying you access to them. The attacker demands money—a ransom, if you will—in exchange for restoring access to your data. These crimes are more common than you…

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Different Colors: How Come Your Prints Don’t Match Your Monitor?

Images on a monitor are composed of light-emitting diodes in the form of pixels. However, printers work with paper, which is not made up of light and pixels. Printers are forced to work with dyes and pigments to replicate colors on paper. Each device uses different technology to create the finished product, sometimes resulting in…

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Why Mobile Printing Matters in the Modern Workplace

Many companies have embraced the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) concept, allowing their employees to utilize their personal mobile devices for business purposes. Workers using their own smartphones, laptops, or tablets to accomplish work-related tasks is an all-too-common sight in the modern workplace. In fact, a recent study by Cisco revealed 69 percent of IT decision makers were…

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Office Technology: Should You Buy or Lease?

Should you buy or lease your next printer? Which option makes more sense for your company comes down to a number of factors. Purchasing a new printer outright requires a significant capital investment up front that many small businesses are not in a position to make. However, by doing so you’ll realize lower yearly costs…

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Why All Businesses Benefit from Managed Print Services

While we continue to await the arrival of the paperless office, printed documents remain an integral part of workflows in most companies. In fact, depending on who you ask, office printing volumes are not only failing to decline sharply but are actually increasing in certain vertical markets. With our continued reliance on printers in our…

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