June 2016

Thoughts on new Android style ops panels.

Konica Minolta, Ricoh, Samsung and others are now moving to Android tablet style displays on their MFPs. I'm just curious what everyone's thoughts are? To me they fly in the face of the KISS principal. (Keep It Simple, Stupid) While there is a lot of neat fluff to be had on these displays, at the end of the day its just that, FLUFF. I've never had a customer who wanted to walk up to a copier and encounter a complex display. They want simple with the fewest key presses and least clutter...Read More...
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Brian Jackson @brianjjackson Published: June 30th, 2016 HP Inc. customers that want the newest shiny laptop or tablet no longer have to go out and buy it, or even bother managing it, as the vendor is introducing a new Device as a Service offering. Generally available on Thursday about a year after HP announced it was trying a pilot program in the Asia-Pacific region, it’s billed as a complete device lifecycle management service that offers its customers flexibility. On a single bill,...Read More...
The more companies can measure and make informed decisions, the better they can manage their business. Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, recently announced the availability of Therefore 2016, the newest version of the information management and workflow solution to help organizations streamline business processes, identify bottlenecks and improve how information is handled and retained. With the enhancements made to the existing Web Forms feature, integrations with...Read More...
The goal: Move lots of documents without the usual headaches. One of the bigger concerns that many companies have about switching their existing systems for managing digital documents is highly tactical and practical—it takes a lot of time and effort to move thousands if not millions of presentations, brochures, archived financial information, and other corporate information. Cloud storage pioneer Box BOX 0.58% seeks to remove that headache with a new service introduced Wednesday that...Read More...
PALO ALTO, CA--(Marketwired - Jun 29, 2016) - HP Inc. ( NYSE : HPQ ) today announced the integration between its portfolio of business printers and ECi FMAudit software, a leading managed print services solution (MPS). By enabling contractual partners to use FMAudit with HP business printers as part of contractual print service engagements, HP is helping these partners lower costs and deliver greater value to their customers. "We continue to invest in empowering the channel to drive managed...Read More...
Nashville, Tenn (PRWEB) June 28, 2016 RJ Young leadership and employees celebrated the official presentation of the 2015 South Region Dealer of the Year Award yesterday at the Nashville headquarters and also in all branches located throughout the Southeast. The award recognizes the dealer’s leadership in selling Lexmark products in the region. “We strive to find the best products to help our customers be more productive and successful in reaching their business goals,” said Hunter McCarty,...Read More...
Johannesburg, 28 Jun 2016 Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa has been a VAR for Laserfiche since February 2015. In just over one year, the business relationship between the two leading companies has enabled many industries to experience optimised workflow solutions. With the growing demand for enterprise content management (ECM) Laserfiche, a world leader in ECM, business process management (BPM) and document management system solutions, has a proven suite of products with a great track...Read More...
TAMPA, Fla., June 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IntelliChief, LLC, a provider of automated document management and workflow enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, announces release of a case study chronicling a successful ECM environment of integration with three enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, each on a different platform. This study highlights a growing need within companies with multiple line of business and geographic locations, and how this situation can be navigated...Read More...
SAN JOSE, Calif. , June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released today by the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network finds an overwhelming majority of professionals are dealing with document-related productivity challenges associated with the inability to locate and track documents, control versions, efficiently complete reviews and approvals, and maintain information security. Based on a survey of approximately 500 professionals worldwide, the study finds 92 percent of managers...Read More...
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PRESS RELEASE IMMEDIATE RELEASE DocuWare PaperScan for WhatsApp Sharing Scans Made Simple New Windsor NY, – June 27, 2016 – WhatsApp has become a world-wide communication staple, especially for students. In combination with DocuWare’s PaperScan, they can comfortably scan homework or any document with a smartphone and share it via WhatsApp. Since the scan app automatically adjusts and trims the documents, the result is significantly better than with a regular photo. At the end of 2013,...Read More...
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New bizhub C308 and C368 models. A division of Bidvest Office, Konica Minolta South Africa, introduces its new bizhub C308 and C368 models to the already well-established colour bizhub e-series. Delivering quality, reliability and productivity, the new multifunctionals answer a variety of business needs, focusing in particular on the mobility of knowledge workers, with key features including mobile and cloud support and device management, amongst others. As a market leader in integrated...Read More...
LONG BEACH, Calif. , June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Epson, the number-one selling projector brand worldwide, today announced the new Epson Pro G7000-Series large venue projectors are now shipping. The new Pro G7000-Series features increased brightness and motorized lenses with up to 8,000 lumens of color brightness and 8,000 lumens of white brightness 1 for superior image quality. Featuring the world’s first zero-offset ultra short-throw lens with 0.35 throw ratio, the Pro G-Series is perfect...Read More...
BEI Services, Inc. Announces REACH Leadership Development Academy CODY, WY – June 27, 2016 – BEI Services, Inc., the world’s only source of imaging equipment and service performance standards and an established leader in service profitability improvement proudly announces a new level of leadership training, the REACH Leadership Development Academy. REACH is an acronym that stands for Respect, Expectations, Accountability, Coaching and Humility. These principals paired with BEI’s exclusive...Read More...
For Immediate Release Square 9® Softworks Launches eLearning Online Education Program Empowering Reseller Sales Professionals with the information they need for Successful Solution Sales NEW HAVEN, CONN., June 27, 2016 – Square 9® Softworks has announced the addition of an eLearning online sales class to become a Certified Square 9 Solutions Provider. This program is designed to empower Reseller Sales Professionals with the information they need to successfully source, propose, and close...Read More...
Ricoh shareholders arriving at Friday’s AGM within Tokyo’s labyrinth like Shinagawa Prince Hotel may have experienced déjà vu on hearing the company’s plans. Facing what CEO Zenji Miura calls a “watershed” year, this recent entrant into the 3D printing market will invest more than $2 billion in finding a new direction. Will this strategy be successful, or will it lead to further confusion about the direction of the business? Ricoh are a multinational company operating in over 200 countries...Read More...

What Would You Do?

Art Post
Need to make a long story short, below is a few bullet points for everyone; existing account (4 years) has a few months left on a 39 month lease has 6-9 print devices from us color 50 plus ppm device 50-100 employees I pitched the client on upgrading the existing lease. Able to reduce their lease by about $45 per month. Client was ok with that, I sent the order docs and the lease to the client, within a few hours they came back signed. I opened the lease doc and was surprised that I put the...Read More...
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RAMSEY, NJ --(Marketwired - June 23, 2016) - Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. ( Konica Minolta ), one of the world's leaders in information management focused on enterprise content, technology optimization and cloud services, is pleased to announce that All Covered , its IT Services division, has been named to the #1 spot on After Nines Inc.'s ChannelE2E Top 100 Vertical Market MSPs list ( http://www.channelE2E.com/top100 ). The list and research identify and honor the top 100...Read More...
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