Tracking Your Document Workflow Processes

In today's connected world, we can track pretty much everything.  Our smart watches and step trackers count our daily steps, sleeping habits and other health related items.  The smart refrigerator has an actual camera inside so you can see if you need milk right on your smart phone.  And the smart doorbell lets you see who is at the door while you're on vacation halfway across the world.  With all of this tracking in our personal lives, how can we carry [...]

How Much is Outdated Technology Costing Your Business?

Relying on outdated technology can cost your business in more ways than you think. Security:  Outdated technology will ultimately result in security vulnerabilities that can be exploited by hackers, putting businesses at risk.  Older systems are often unsupported, leaving updated security patches unavailable for them.  In our previous blog post on three easy ways to be more cyber secure, updating patches was one of the easiest ways! Productivity:  Whether it is hardware or software, older applications and systems are more likely [...]

By | 2018-05-10T15:55:10+00:00 May 10th, 2018|cost, cybersecurity, data security, Managed IT, productivity, technology, tips|

Disaster Recovery – Statistics, Return on Investment and Your Business’s Exposure

With disaster recovery in a constantly changing world of information technology (IT), new network security issues crop up on a daily basis.  While your business likely won't be the target of a state-sponsored hacking effort from Russia, any business that relies on IT (or all of them!) to manage their information and data is at risk.  And network security issues may not surface on the day they happen.  It can sometimes be days or even weeks before you or your IT [...]

By | 2018-05-02T21:11:15+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|copier, cost, Going Green, recycle, tips, toner|

Toner Recycling – Is Your Business Recycling Its Print Cartridges?

Ever thought about toner recycling?  What happens to all those used cartridges your office uses?  If your office is like most, when an empty ink or toner cartridge is pulled from your printer, it ends up in the trash without a second thought.  Recently, however, it has become more commonplace for businesses to ride the green wave of environmental stewardship and take strides to reduce their ecological footprint.  These efforts including the recycling of used print cartridges rather than disposing of [...]

By | 2018-04-30T16:53:57+00:00 April 30th, 2018|copier, cost, Going Green, recycle, tips, toner|

BYOD with Interactive Display Systems

BYOD (bring your own device) is happening in office environments around the world.  From the boardroom to the classroom, interactive display systems are the new normal for effective communication.  With Sharp Aquos Boards and BYOD, users can collaborate by sharing their screens with just a couple of taps on their smartphone or tablet.  See how easy it can be!  

By | 2018-04-25T14:13:04+00:00 April 25th, 2018|aquos board, BYOD, interactive display, Sharp, tips, touchscreen|

Choosing Your Next Office Printer – What You Need To Consider

You’ve decided it’s time for a new office printer. Regardless of the why, before you begin looking for your new printer, take time to consider your office environment and its needs to help ensure you choose the right device. Having a clear understanding of what you expect from a printer and what type of work you will be doing with it will help you decide the type of device that best suits your needs. Are you only going to print documents [...]

By | 2018-04-19T15:50:44+00:00 April 19th, 2018|color, copier, Managed Print Services, printer|

Cybersecurity – Three Easy Ways To Improve Your Protection

Cybersecurity is at the top of the list of concerns for businesses.  Cyber attacks seem to be occurring more frequently than ever and taking down businesses throughout the world.  For many businesses, a cyber attack or security breach can quickly impact business compliance with significant IT compliance regulations.  Even companies with enterprise level IT support can benefit from easy and much needed IT security safeguards.  Here are three easy ways to help you safeguard yourself against a cyber attack that literally [...]

By | 2018-04-17T16:46:46+00:00 April 17th, 2018|anti-virus, cybersecurity, data security, Managed IT, tips|

Mitigating Printer Security Risk In Your Office

Modern multifunction printers (MFPs) are equipped with internal hard drives, just like a computer. These hard drives capture and store the information from all of the documents that they process. Oftentimes, this information is sensitive data that could prove to be a printer security risk through your office printer, and could be a liability should it fall into the wrong hands. As is the case with computers, your printers are vulnerable to attacks from hackers once they are networked. Unfortunately, the [...]

How Much Does a Copier Cost?

It's the one question asked most often by nearly every customer looking to purchase a new copier.  How much does a copier cost?  It's what we all ask when we're making a large purchase.  And then you hear those two dreaded depends. "Seriously?", you think.  "I'm sure they're just saying that to make me pay more.  They probably have a price book right there in their briefcase or on their phone or iPad!  Why can't they just tell me?!" To [...]

By | 2018-04-04T14:34:04+00:00 April 4th, 2018|copier, copier cost, cost, MFP, printer, production, tips|

Wide Format Printers – What You Need To Know

As with most technology, wide format printers have evolved over the years, increasing their value as everyday office tools. Some recent advancements in wide format printing include: Print speed - While wide format printers enable users to print in sizes not available with traditional printers, this freedom comes at a cost: speed. However, modern wide format machines are faster than ever and are no longer the lumbering devices their predecessors were. Print sizes – With wide format printing growing in popularity, so has [...]

By | 2018-03-26T12:37:42+00:00 March 26th, 2018|banner, Canon, color, poster, printer, production, wide format printer|