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Production Printing – Why In-House Options May Be Right For Your Business

While the internet, TV, video and social media can disseminate your company's message across many channels, printed collateral still plays a big role in branding for businesses.  Posters, flyers, brochures, infographics and direct mail are all used to help convey the benefits of a business to potential customers.  The cost of outsourcing these jobs often limits companies in the amount of branding they can commit to.  But investment in production printing in-house may be the answer to these challenges.  Here are [...]

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 [...]

Sharp Expands A4 Lineup with Two New Desktop Color MFPs

Fraser is pleased to announce the introduction of two new A4 desktop color MFPs from Sharp.  These new models deliver strong workflow capabilities and leading-edge security features all in a sleek, compact design.  The new Advanced Series MX-C304W and Essentials Series MX-C303W boast full multifunction capabilities out of the box including copy, print, scan and fax, as well as wireless networking for easy access from mobile devices. These new models also share Sharp's award-winning, easy-to-use, 7" diagonal touchscreen display, and offer [...]

By |2019-03-20T08:52:52-04:00March 20th, 2019|color, copier, copier security, MFP, printer, Sharp, smart office|

Fraser Announces New Sharp MFPs With Alexa Integration

Sharp Launches New MFPs Fraser is pleased to announce the launch of eleven new Sharp MFPs to their new line of Advanced and Essentials Series color document systems for the technology-driven workplace.  The eleven new models offer Sharp's award-winning, easy-to-use touchscreen display, which is featured across 30+ models in the Sharp MFP lineup, and Sharp adds exciting new features for conversational artificial intelligence (AI), cloud integration and security enhancements. The new MFP Voice feature, powered by Amazon Alexa, enables [...]

By |2018-12-17T21:19:07-04:00December 17th, 2018|copier, firmware, MFP, news, printer, Sharp, smart office, technology, touchscreen|

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 [...]

Choosing the Best Copier Dealer to Help Your Business Succeed

Choosing the Best Copier Dealer When was the last time you refreshed your printers and copiers?  It's a task that many IT directors and managers dread.  But choosing the right partner can be the difference between a productive workforce and copiers that are consistently down or in need of repair.  If you haven't purchased or leased a copier recently, it's hard to know what to look for.  When you select the best copier dealer, they will help you [...]

By |2018-10-05T15:54:22-04:00September 18th, 2018|copier, MFP, printer, productivity, smart office, technology|

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 [...]

Laser vs. Inkjet: Which Better Suits Your Business Needs?

Selecting a new printer for your office can be a bit of a daunting task.  There's so many models, features to look at, toner choices and more to think about.  The decision to purchase new printers is certainly one that requires some homework on your part.  One of the most important factors to consider is the decision whether to opt for a laser printer or an inkjet model.  Determining which of these printing technologies is right for your office often [...]

By |2018-08-20T14:42:34-04:00August 16th, 2018|color, printer, printer costs, productivity, smart office, technology, tips|