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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 [...]

Lease or Buy Office Technology? Which Is Best For Your Business?

At Fraser, current and potential clients ask a lot of questions about the selection of a copier.  One of the most frequent and important questions we get is, "should I lease or buy?  Which is going to be best for my business?" We often equate buying a copier with buying a new car (see How Much Does a Copier Cost?).  The decision process that goes into buying both of these big ticket items are very similar.  Both are a significant [...]

Use Your MFP To Increase Productivity

Think about what you do on a daily basis with your MFP.  You make copies; you print; you might even scan a document or two.  But did you know that the MFP has so many more capabilities to increase productivity in your business?  Today's business is focusing on eliminating manual inefficiencies and replacing them with automated digital workflows.  With the Internet of Things and your MFP, you have the beginnings of the digital transformation of your business.  So what are [...]

Document Workflow: Three Ways to Navigate a Better Paper Trail

Have you ever followed your own paper trail to see where it leads you?  Regardless of how small or big your business is, all organizations have a unique paper trail based upon their existing technology and individual departmental practices.  Their routine document workflow, files and moving paper from desk to desk both manually and digitally, direct the route of your paper trail.  Your path can often be cluttered by manual, paper-based processing, damaged by inadequate security measures or completely overgrown due [...]

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 [...]

Sharp and Alexa for Business Create the Smart Office

https://youtu.be/ViB3XhsTLuo We've all seen Alexa and how she works with the Internet of Things to make our homes smart.  Whether it's turning on lights, adjusting your thermostat or seeing if you need milk, all of these things can now be done with Alexa and Amazon.  Imagine that same smart technology helping to make your business run efficiently.  It's called the Smart Office, and it's coming soon! Sharp has partnered with Amazon Web Services to make the Smart Office a reality.  [...]

Sharp Earns Coveted Award for Reliability

Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation has been named the Most Reliable Monochrome Copier MFP Brand by Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab (BLI).  Presented once every three years, this award honors the manufacturer whose product line is determine to be the most reliable based on combined results of all models subjected to BLI's rigorous testing. For monochrome reliability, Sharp was the clear choice per Joe Ellerman, Manager of Lab Operations for Keypoint Intelligence - [...]

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 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 words...it 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 |2018-04-04T14:34:04-04:00April 4th, 2018|Copier, copier cost, cost, MFP, printer, production, tips|

Are You Making The Most Of Your MFP?

How many times have you walked up to your MFP to print or make a copy?  Maybe you've even scanned a document or two.  But you do know there's so much more you can do with your MFP, right?  Save Time, Increase Efficiency - Start and finish a document distribution task right from the MFP touch screen display.  This allows you to scan documents to e-mail, network folders, USB devices and more with an available retractable keyboard.  Protect Your Data - [...]

By |2018-07-16T16:28:04-04:00February 14th, 2018|cybersecurity, Data Security, infographic, MFP, Sharp, tips|