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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|

Combat Socially Engineered Cyber Attacks

Social engineering is a modern-day method of attack that uses social conditioning and the naive nature of humans to infiltrate networks, gain access to systems and steal confidential information from organizations and businesses.  It isn't the tech-savvy hacker who figures out how to get around the firewall and crack passwords.  This is someone who uses the art of persuasion and uses it to manipulate employees - even yours! - into giving out passwords and unlocking confidential corporate and customer information. [...]

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 [...]

Digital Displays Make Your Message Dynamic

These days, it is easy for your message to get lost among all of the other noise competing for our attention.  Digital displays provide you with a dynamic, cost-effective method to promote your message and be heard by your target audience.  Fraser Advanced Information Systems offers a wide variety of innovative digital technology to transform the way your business, school or organization disseminates information. Technology such as: indoor and outdoor digital signage professional displays multi-screen video walls interactive touch-screen displays [...]

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 - [...]

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 [...]