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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 [...]

What Data Is Stored On Your Copier Hard Drive?

Copier Hard Drive Security People often think of their computers, phones and tablets when they consider where their data is stored.  So much of our daily work relies heavily on our ability to stay connected, and this is especially the case when it comes to running your business networks and utilizing office technology like copiers and printers.  While these tools can help you work more efficiently, increase productivity and reduce business costs, they can also be a huge source [...]

Six Things To Know Before Buying Your Next Office Copier

Six Things To Know Before Buying Your Next Copier When it's time for your business to purchase or lease your next office copier, you'll likely do a whole bunch of research on it.  You'll look for the best value, the copier speed, any awards the copier may have won and some good product reviews.  Those are all fantastic things to take into consideration.  But here are six often overlooked things to take into consideration as you do that research. [...]

Sharp MFPs Earn Prestigious 2019 Copier Line of the Year Award

Sharp Earns Coveted 2019 Buyers Lab Line of the Year Award Sharp MFPs from Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation recently were awarded the Keypoint Intelligence - Buyers Lab 2019 Copier MFP Line of the Year.  Presented annually by the world's leading authority on document imaging devices and software solutions, Buyers Lab's highly sought-after Line of the Year recognition is awarded to the multifunction printer (MFP) manufacturer whose product line is deemed [...]

By |2019-01-15T21:42:21-04:00January 15th, 2019|Awards, color, copier, MFP, news, 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|

Signs Your Organization Needs A Document Management Solution

Messy Filing Cabinet If your business is like most, you still rely on paper documents in your day-to-day operations.  However, many companies are reaping the benefits of converting these paper documents into digital files and working with them electronically through a document management solution.  Are paper documents bogging down your business' workflows and processes, while hampering your regulatory compliance?  To determine whether now is the right time for your organization to implement a document management solution, here are some [...]

Windows 7 End of Life – Why You Should Start Prepping Now

Windows 7 End of Life As the clock ticks down to the end of extended support for Windows 7, businesses around the world are having to take a long look at their IT environments.  Windows 7 still retains the largest share of the operating system market in the business world.  Despite being nearly nine years old, 40.88% of all computers are still running Windows 7, the largest share of any operating system on the market.  The gap between [...]

Managed IT vs. Break/Fix – What’s Best For Your Business?

Managed IT vs. Break/Fix Managed IT vs. Break/Fix is a question many small and mid-size businesses deal with on a regular basis. All organizations need to make decisions to increase organizational productivity, but also reduce costs whenever possible. When it comes to unexpected issues caused by IT maintenance, is your business prepared to deal with them immediately?  Having preventative maintenance and effective disaster avoidance strategies may add expenses to your budget that you hadn't considered, but have you [...]

Dark Web Monitoring – How to Protect Your Business

Dark Web Monitoring Nearly everyone had heard about the Dark Web, and there is a lot of scare tactics out there regarding it.  The Dark Web is a part of the internet where criminals can roam free, and much illegal activity takes place there.  It is important for you to understand what the dark web is and how it can impact your business. Dark Web - The Basics When you're using a site like Google or LinkedIn, you [...]

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 [...]