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Password Spraying Exploits Businesses’ Employee and Customer Data

Malware, ransomware, phishing, spear phishing.  These are all ways hackers can gain access to your business data.  But have you heard of password spraying?  Password spraying is an attack that attempts to access a large number of accounts with a few commonly used passwords.  In traditional attacks, hackers would attempt to gain unauthorized access to a single account by guessing the password.  Unfortunately for the hackers, after trying typically three to five commonly-used passwords, they would get locked out of the [...]

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 [...]

Fraser’s President’s Club Winners

On Saturday, March 23rd, Fraser held the Annual Awards Dinner Celebration for all of our employees.  Each year, Fraser honors our employees who excel in service, sales, customer service, managed IT, logistics, administration, global support and many other areas of the company. Our final group of award winners are the President's Club.  Fraser's President's Club is awarded to those account executives who meet very stringent achievements in terms of sales to quota, new business and service sales.  The President's Club is [...]

By |2019-03-29T08:43:15-04:00March 29th, 2019|Awards, news, sales, smart office|

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|

Cloud Storage for Businesses

How many times a day do we hear about "the cloud"?  If you have a phone or tablet computer, you're using cloud storage every day!  It's the biggest buzzword in the technology world, and many are worried how safe the cloud is with their data. Why it's called the cloud has nothing to do with data zipping through the sky, but from the graphic used in the 1960s that was a picture of a cloud to depict a telephone network.  The [...]

Copier Security Risk – What Your Need To Know

We hear every day about data breaches and security, and your business likely discusses it on a regular basis.  You deal with critical and sensitive information including customer credit cards, private medical records, client contact information or even banking account and routing numbers.  This information lives on your network, your computers and even on paper in your business.  If you're printing, copying and scanning this stuff, it lives on your copier too.  While most businesses at least have taken measures to [...]

End of Life for Windows 7- How to Prepare For Your Business

End of Life for Windows 7 What does End of Life for Windows 7, coming January 14, 2020, mean for your business? In the technology world, End of Life means the end of support for either a piece of hardware or a software program by the creator.  The product will continue to work, but the developer will no longer be providing any fixes for security flaws or bugs, nor will their be any improvements made on the product.  You [...]