Managed Print Services

How Managed Print Services Help Your Business

We've been hearing about the paperless office for nearly three decades now - a utopia of clutter-free desks and offices with no big bulky file cabinets.  The reality is that the paperless office, even for millenials, proves a tough idea to adopt.  With print remaining an essential function of business, how businesses approach print is critical to managing costs.  Managed print services (MPS) can provide the framework you need to keep printing in check. When selecting a managed print services program, [...]

Save Trees With Managed Print

Saving trees is always a good thing, and there's no better message on this Arbor Day.  In the office setting, there are many ways to reduce paper usage, thus saving trees.  This is where Managed Print Services comes in. When we talk to clients about our managed print program, the focus is nearly always on the cost savings. When a managed print program is not in place, a company can expect to spend up to 3% of its revenue on copying [...]

Green Printing – Make Your Office Environmentally Friendly

For the last 49 years, on April 22nd, Americans celebrate Earth Day, the holiday meant to increase environmental awareness and inspire the public to move towards greener living.  While you may recycle your plastic bottles, newspapers and glass at home, have you given thought to ways that you can be green at work?  Green printing is easier than you think, and with a little work, you can do a lot for the environment.  Here are some tips to help your business [...]

Printer Security – What You Need To Know

We so often hear about cyber attacks where criminals hack into a network and steal valuable information from companies.  But it is a well-known fact that criminals can get your business through one avenue you may not have even considered - your printers!  Printer security is something all businesses must take seriously to avoid being a victim of a cyber attack.  Per a recent HP white paper, Spiceworks found that a printer today is 68% more likely to be the source [...]

Color Printing on the Rise

Color Printing Color printing continues to play a huge role even in our increasingly digital world in which we do business.  Not only are workers still printing in color, but the amount of color printing taking place in American businesses is on the upswing.  In a recent survey by Keypoint Intelligence/InfoTrends, nearly 50 percent of general office workers in the United States said the amount of color printing required for their jobs is increasing.  This increase is most common [...]

Print Environment Security – Why You Need to Include It In Your Cybersecurity Strategy

With the ongoing occurrences of cybercrimes and the various news cycle that follows them, businesses are aware of the threats out there .  While many businesses have security in place for their computers, networks and servers, they often overlook a growing threat to their information technology environment - print environment security.   A recent survey  indicated that approximately 60 percent of the businesses interviewed had experienced a security breach involving their printers.  Hackers and cybercriminals are aware that printers pose a [...]

Cheap Inkjet Printers Cost Your Company More Money

When it comes to purchasing printers, many companies follow a similar formula.  Go online or to a big box store and pick up a small, inkjet printer at $79.99.  Seems easy, and surely cost-efficient.  You can't beat $79.99!  Now your assistant can print right at her desk, and you can get what you want from her so quickly.  Everyone's happy, right?  Let's take a look at the actual costs of an all-in-one inkjet printer versus a larger, toner-based multifunction device or [...]

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

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