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How A Wide Format Printer Could Benefit Your Business

The benefit of wide format printers has increased significantly in recent years.  Standard printers provide companies with the ability to produce documents, prepare business presentations and materials and share information with employees and clients.  However, a standard printer doesn't always meet the needs of all businesses.  Wide format printers have evolved, and the primary goal for these devices is to provide crisp, high quality images for businesses ranging from architects to schools to advertising. So just how can a wide format [...]

Print Fleet Management – The Secret of REALLY Productive Companies

We've all experienced it.  You have a huge sales meeting with a potential new client in exactly one hour.  And at that exact moment, your MFP decides to malfunction and your IT staff has no idea how to fix it or any print fleet management.  Off you run to Staples to get it printed, risking being late to meet this amazing potential new client.  In the meantime, your competitor, who utilizes a managed print services partner to service their printers and [...]

How To Quantify Your Printing Costs

Do you know how much printing costs your business each year?  Any idea how to find out?  Despite the fact that much of the way we conduct business these days is done digitally, companies large and small still rely on printing.  In fact, it's a bigger expense than you would imagine.  Research shows the average company spends one (1) to three (3) percent of its total annual revenue on print expenses.  With this much of your budget going towards printing, it [...]

By | 2018-06-04T15:28:49+00:00 June 4th, 2018|Managed Print Services, printer, printer costs|

Fraser Advanced Information System Ranks 17th in Greater Reading Chamber Top 50 Businesses List

Fraser Advanced Information was recently ranked number seventeen (17) on the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance's 2018 Top 50 Business list.  Businesses who applied for recognition were evaluated based on their revenue growth over the past three years and were acknowledged at the GRCA's 105th Annual Dinner on May 31, 2017.  This year's event featured Hall of Fame Quarterback Terry Bradshaw as the keynote speaker.  His inspiring message of finding the zone in life that brings you joy and staying there resonated [...]

By | 2018-06-01T14:03:51+00:00 June 1st, 2018|Awards, customer service, news|

Fraser ABE Earns 2018 ProMasters Elite Certification from Toshiba

Advanced Business Equipment, a Fraser Advanced Information Systems company, has been recognized as a Toshiba ProMasters Elite Certified Dealer. The award recognizes dealers that provide their customers with superior service and ensure the highest service performance standards for all technicians. It is issued by Toshiba America Business Solutions Inc. (TABS) and was presented to the service management team. Only 25 of Toshiba's dealers achieve the Toshiba ProMasters Elite status. Award criteria include: Training metrics ensuring dealers have factory trained technicians. Call [...]

By | 2018-05-31T13:37:03+00:00 May 31st, 2018|Awards, customer service, news, productivity, service, technology|

Data Security – Ten Easy Ways To Keep You Safe

Does the idea of data security and your confidential business data being accessed by users around the world who aren't your employees scare you?  Did you know that network security issues can surface for days, weeks and months before you or your IT department might even be aware? Some Numbers to Back Up The Fear 43% of cyber attacks target small businesses Hackers attach every 39 seconds More than 4,000 ransomware attacks have occurred every day since the beginning of 2016 [...]

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|