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Re: Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product Line

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Re: Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product Line
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Re: Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product Line

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Re: Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product Line
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Re: Xerox To Close About Half Of XBS Offices

Art Post ·
My sources told about two locations one in NJ going from 5 locations down to 2 and another in the mid-west going from 8 locations down to 3. "we just got notified today that 5 of our 8 offices are to be closed and that the sales and service people will be working from home or in two locations they are looking for incubators for them but any admin will be let go. And since all of the locations had sales and service managers they will be given the opportunity to become service techs or sales...
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Larry Kirsch ·
Time will tell. Interesting Thanks for your views Enjoy
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Martin Hofman ·
Looking forward meeting you at ITEX!
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Ray Stasiezcko ·
Thanks Larry, the times we are in are definitely changing. it is a new era that's for sure
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Larry Kirsch ·
Yes. Account base very helpful.
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Ray Stasiezcko ·
I as well, Martin
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Martin Hofman ·
Can't miss because our booths (9 & 112) are back to back..
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Re: The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Larry Kirsch ·
Kindly keep me posted with your thoughts.
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Re: Top Ten MFP Copier Industry Predictions for 2014

SalesServiceGuy ·
By far the most likely, is growth in the 3D printer industry. I am seeing real interest already and am considering dipping my toes in the water with Makerbot.
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Re: Top Ten MFP Copier Industry Predictions for 2014

Old Glory ·
We bought a MakerBot and took it to a local Business Expo and we were BY FAR the biggest hit of the show. We were front page news on the local paper and on every news cast. We have no idea what we are going to do or how but the media exposure alone more than paid for the printer.
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Daruma Tech Announces the Rebranding of its Managed IT Services to FullStackMSP

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BOCA RATON, FLORIDA, USA, October 15, 2019 / EINPresswire.com / -- Today, Daruma Tech announces the rebranding of its Managed IT Services to FullStackMSP , a Daruma Tech Company. This rebranding aligns the company for today’s complex and rapidly changing IT Services marketplace. As a Microsoft Gold Partner and the #1 Provider of Managed IT Services to (SMB) small and medium-sized businesses in South Florida, FullStackMSP provides enterprise-class IT support with responsive, certified and...
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The Predictors of the Future of MPS Seem Void Imagination

Ray Stasiezcko ·
Does anyone else see the dysfunction in the Imaging Channel’s SMB’s MPS, (Managed Print Services) deliverable? MPS is at least 20 years old. Here’s the reality, MPS was an enterprise deliverable, and its complexities were never accepted in the SMB space and continuing to peruse this like it's 1995 is a waste of time and money. It's time to face the realities of print equipment and their services to SMB customers. Most of the SMB market understands that printers their supplies and their...
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Managed Service Providers Focused on Becoming Strategic Advisors in 2019

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NORWALK, Conn.--( BUSINESS WIRE )-- Datto, Inc. , the leading global provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers (MSPs), today announced the release of its third annual State of the MSP Report . Based on a survey of more than 1,600 MSP partners around the globe, the report showcases the continued evolution of the MSP industry, as MSPs become more strategic advisors to their clients and derive a larger portion of their revenue through recurring IT services. “The...
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Lexmark signs in Iris Global as their Distribution Partner to Strengthen SMB & Enterprise Business

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New Delhi : In a recently concluded press event at the capital, global imaging solution leader Lexmark has signed in Iris Global Services, one of the fastest growing IT Distribution & Solution organizations, as their Indian Distribution Partner to strengthen their SMB & enterprise business. Lexmark has been operating in India for over 10 years and has stepped up its interest in smaller businesses and micro-workgroups that remain an important and growing segment. Lexmark is unveiling...
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Lexmark Extends SMB Offering with New Lexmark GO Line™ Devices

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Lexmark Extends SMB Offering with New Lexmark GO Line™ Devices Six new single- and multi-function printers bring enterprise-level features to SMB LEXINGTON, Ky. , July 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced the expansion of its Lexmark GO Line series with the availability of six new devices designed for small and medium business (SMB). The Lexmark GO Line series delivers enterprise-level durability, reliability, security and features in a...
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ArcDrive Announces Strategic Partnership with TonerCycle/InkCycle. Denoting TonerCycle/InkCycle as a Premium ArcDrive distributor

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FOR IMMEDIATE Contact Greg Walters RELEASE June 7, 2019 262-370-4193 or greg@grwalters.com ArcDrive Announces Strategic Partnership with TonerCycle/InkCycle. Denoting TonerCycle/InkCycle as aPremium ArcDrive distributor Oconomowoc, Wi. – Greg Walters Inc. today announced a partnership with TonerCycle/InkCycle naming TonerCycle/InkCycle the exclusive distributor for ArcDrive. A cutting-edge appliance embedded with advanced capture, intelligent workflow, data collection, remote monitoring and...
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Datto Announces More Than 20 New Technology Updates at DattoCon19

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San Diego, California--DattoCon-- June 18, 2019 -- Datto, Inc. , the leading global provider of IT solutions delivered through managed service providers (MSPs), today announced the availability of more than 20 new products and enhancements at DattoCon19 , the largest open-ecosystem MSP-centric event in the world. The annual event, in its seventh year, attracted more than 2,900 MSPs who simplify and manage technology for small businesses (SMBs) around the world. “Our announcements today at...
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Cytracom Launches Business Messaging to Enhance SMB Communication

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DALLAS--( BUSINESS WIRE )--Cytracom, a leading provider of voice solutions built for Managed Service Providers (MSPs), today announced Business Messaging . This solution provides team messaging for Cytracom system users combined with the functionality of SMS to communicate with any user on a mobile device. Business Messaging is a collaborative communication tool with advanced capabilities. Within the office, Cytracom users can send direct messages to other employees or use Rooms to organize...
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Avast Business Secure Internet Gateway Delivers Enterprise-class Network Security as a Service ...

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and LONDON, Oct. 1, 2019 - Avast (LSE:AVST), a leader in digital security products for business and consumers, today announced the launch of Avast Business Secure Internet Gateway (SIG) for its customers. The cloud-based solution offers a global network of always-on security gateways designed to eliminate the many gaps in protection caused by legacy systems, on-premise security hardware, and Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances. Avast Business SIG replaces...
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Is Invoice Processing Software Worth the Money?

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By Joan Honig • September 26, 2019 at 3:00 PM Small- to medium-size businesses (SMBs) prioritize differently than large corporations. One size fits all does not apply when it comes to identifying the issues that are most related to keeping the company solvent and successful. Top 10 Challenges Small Businesses Are Facing Today , a recent article in the magazine Small Business Trends notes that SMBs’ most pressing concerns include better cash flow management, managing increasing employee...
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M-Files Back Office Solution Brings Enterprise-Grade Information Management to Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Across Global Regions

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DALLAS – Oct. 8, 2019 – M-Files Corporation , the intelligent information management company, today announced that its Back Office solution for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) is now available across its global regions. The solution manages all back-office functions for SMBs – such as information access, process automation and document control – while helping them meet compliance requirements. When resources are limited, SMBs often lack the systems needed to effectively handle their...
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Brother Introduces Desktop Scanning Solutions For SMBs

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J. , March 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Brother International Corporation , a multi-billion dollar leader in technology for offices of all sizes, today announced medium-to-high volume desktop scanners directly aligned to key IT and business initiatives. These new and enhanced devices play an important role in the SMB document lifecycle, increasing efficiency for small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) in industries such as healthcare, retail, education, finance, legal and more. The...
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Vendors Double Down On Channel Push To Win Managed Print Services Deals With SMBs

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For many solution providers, the old transactional revenue model of simply selling a printer and repairing it when necessary has been eclipsed by managed print services. The recurring revenue model that MPS generates is leading the way in the market. But which segment of the market? Over the past few years, revenue from managing print operations in the U.S. enterprise space has been falling, industry sources tell CRN, leading printer vendors to roll out new MPS-focused programs and new...
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Broadview Networks Selects OneAccess Network's One Series Multi-Service Routers

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HERNDON, Virginia and NEW YORK, September 10, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- OneAccess Networks, a global manufacturer of multi-service routers and Ethernet access devices, today announced that their One Series multi-service router and gateway...
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Centralized Office Copier/Printers Replace Water Coolers As Place To Chat And As Sources Of ...

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BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Brother International Corporation, a multi-billion dollar leader in technology for offices of all sizes, today released a survey that revealed using a centralized copier/printer can significantly curtail...
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Nuance signs partnership deal with PrintSolv

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SYDNEY, Australia, February 19, 2016 – Nuance Communications, a leading provider of imaging and speech technology, has signed a new distributor partnership agreement with PrintSolv that allows the company to supply Nuance’s cutting-edge software to channel partners and resellers in Australia and New Zealand as well as implementation and training. Under the agreement, Sydney-based PrintSolv will distribute licenses for Nuance’s Equitrac, eCopy, SafeCom and AutoStore. All four software...
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Spicers and Xerox in MPS deal

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The Spicers-Office Team Group (SPOT) has signed a long-term partnership agreement with Xerox to become an authorised Document Technology Partner. SPOT will now be a reseller of Xerox’s channel-managed print service offering for the SMB market. Spicers is already a Xerox supplies partner in the UK and will continue to focus on developing and growing its business, but now with the additional benefit of providing its dealer partners with the ability to sell Managed Print Services (MPS). “Over...
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Top Ten MFP & Imaging Industry Predictions for 2016

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Looking back,  2015 was not one of my best years in the industry.  There were many factors involved but I can only blame myself for a somewhat lack luster performance (but I did have a good year of GP).  The good thing is, that January starts a new year and I'm excited about entering my 35th of SMB sales. Last years Top Ten MFP Copier Industry Predictions for 2015  , some of the predictions from last year came to fruition and some did not.  I enjoy prognosticating on...
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Field Sales Representative Business End User Sales (ireland)

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Field Sales Representative (Business Print and Scan/Audio Visual Products) SMB End User Sales ( Ireland) Epson is a global imaging and innovation leader that operates at the cutting edge of technology development. We are dedicated to exceeding the vision of customers worldwide through the creation of ground-breaking, high-precision and energy-saving technologies. From printers and 3LCD projectors, to wearable GPS/activity monitors and augmented reality smart glasses, Epson offers an...
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Canon Introduces Therefore™ Online SMB, Offering Ready-to-Use Information Management ...

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MELVILLE, N.Y. , Sept. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Canon U.S.A. , Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the availability of Therefore™ Online SMB, an information management and workflow application that will help small and medium-sized businesses work smarter by providing a ready-to-use, scalable solution that simplifies content capture and storage while helping to improve business processes. For many years, Canon's winning Therefore™ offering has been used by companies...
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Benchmark Business Solutions Differentiates Itself in a $7 Billion Market

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LUBBOCK, Texas , Sept. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- As the $7 billion -and-growing market for small and mid-size business managed print services attracts competitors like bears to honey, Benchmark Business Solutions has differentiated itself by earning the Accredited Master Elite MPS Partner designation from Xerox. The rigorous accreditation process required Benchmark to meet Xerox criteria for sales, consulting, operations, workflow development, management, assessment, solution design and...
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Managed Services Provider NuMSP acquires Info-Link Technologies, Inc.

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CLIFTON, N.J. and MOUNT VERNON, Ohio , Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NuMSP , a growing national managed service provider offering managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, today announced the acquisition of Info-Link Technologies, Inc. , a full-service information technology firm, offering complete network solutions for businesses throughout the greater Columbus area. This acquisition is another step on the path to grow NuMSP offerings targeted to the small and midsize business (SMB) market in...
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NuMSP Expands to Northern California with Purchase of Aperio IT

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CLIFTON, N.J. and SACRAMENTO, Calif. , Sept. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NuMSP , a growing national managed service provider offering managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, today announced its entrance into the California SMB IT services market with the acquisition of Aperio IT, a full-service information technology managed service provider, offering comprehensive IT solutions for small and mid-sized businesses throughout the greater Sacramento area. This acquisition continues to expand the...
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ARRIS Launches Managed Business Networks

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SUWANEE, Ga. , Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ARRIS International plc (NASDAQ : ARRS) today introduced Managed Business Networks, a new set of enterprise solutions aimed at creating new revenue streams for service providers. ARRIS ® Managed Business Networks is part of ARRIS Professional Services. It combines expertise, processes and tools to help service providers deliver value-added enterprise services in verticals like small-to-medium businesses (SMB), education, hospitality, venues, and...
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Managed Services Provider NuMSP acquires Network Medics

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CLIFTON, N.J. and MINNEAPOLIS , Oct. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NuMSP , a growing national managed service provider offering managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, today announced it is entering the Minnesota SMB IT services market with the acquisition of Network Medics, a full-service information technology (IT) managed service provider, offering comprehensive IT solutions for small and mid-sized businesses throughout the greater Minneapolis-St. Paul area. This acquisition continues the...
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Xerox Cloud-Based Automation Speeds Office Tasks and Simplifies Managed Print Services for Channel Partners

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Norwalk, Conn. – Xerox Managed Print Services (MPS) accredited channel partners can now run their service visits, supplies delivery and back-office functions more efficiently with a new integration with ECi e-automate software. Tasks like generating invoices, duplicating help desk and service desk tickets, and handling meter read data can now be accomplished in hours instead of days. Sales, contracts, inventory, purchasing, reporting, managed service requests and other critical information...
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Xerox To Close About Half Of XBS Offices

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Xerox is in the process of closing many of its 186 Xerox Business Solutions field offices, forcing sales teams to work remote, and laying off support staff, as part of a massive consolidation, sources told CRN. Two sources with knowledge of the restructuring said the company plans to close roughly half of the XBS physical locations across the country, keeping the 40 geographical “core” businesses intact but shuttering many of the smaller field offices. XBS - which the company describes as...
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State Of The Channel Ransomware Report

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Ransomware remains a massive threat to small-to-mid-sized businesses (SMBs). From Q2 2016 - Q2 2018, 79% of MSPs report ransomware attacks against customers. In the first 6 months of 2018 alone, 55% report ransomware attacks against clients. 92% of MSPs predict the number of ransomware attacks will continue at current, or worse, rates. Click here for the report
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Collabrance Offers New Flexible Solutions to Help MSPs Capture More Opportunities with SMB Customers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 19, 2019 (Cedar Rapids, IA) – Collabrance, a private-label Service Desk and Network Operations Center (NOC), expanded their offerings for managed service providers (MSPs) based on their identified needs and SMB customer needs. The new IT solutions are built for MSPs who seek to grow their business faster and with fewer risks outsourcing with a dedicated partner. “We understand not all end-users seek or need the same managed IT services,” says Hannah Erb, Director...
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Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product Line

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Lexmark Extends Enterprise Strength into SMB Market with Two-Series Product Line Two Series single- and multi-function printers feature compact performance and affordability. LEXINGTON, Ky., Jan. 29, 2019 -- Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced it is bringing its enterprise scale strengths to a new line of printers designed for the SMB market. The Lexmark Two Series is designed for micro-workgroups looking to simply and securely print, copy, fax and scan, all within a...
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Ricoh brings enterprise-class workflow solutions to small and medium-sized businesses, via the cloud

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MALVERN, Pa. , June 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA , Inc. today announced its RICOH Cloud Workflow Solutions portfolio, a collection of cloud-based technologies that bring streamlined simplicity to small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in affordable, scalable, subscription-based packages. These solutions empower digital workplaces by eliminating manual steps, reducing manual data entry and improving speed and accuracy, so SMBs can maintain their focus on core business activities while...
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Collabrance Evolves its MSSP Offering to Meet the Needs of MSP Partners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SIEM and VUL/PEN Enhance Collabrance Master Managed Security Service Provider Offering Collabrance announced today the addition of Security Information Event Management (SIEM) and Vulnerability & Penetration (VUL/PEN) Testing to their Master Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) offering for MSP partners to provide to SMB end-user customers. “In our continual evolution of our Master MSSP offering, we are excited to announce our latest security enhancements to...
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CompassMSP Acquires North Florida Managed Service Provider

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - August 1, 2018 - ( Newswire.com ) CompassMSP, a leading managed service provider (MSP), is proud to announce the acquisition of Integrity Consulting Group, a trusted technology advisor in north Florida since 2007. Bringing together the businesses will further enhance CompassMSP’s ability to serve as the client’s IT Business Partner, especially for clients in north Florida. It is the next step in Compass’ strategy to build a premier provider of managed services, including...
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Managed Services Provider NuMSP Expands with Acquisition of Swift Systems

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CLIFTON, N.J. and FREDERICK, Md. , Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- NuMSP , a growing national managed service provider offering managed IT and cybersecurity solutions, today announced its entry into the Eastern Seaboard SMB IT services market with the acquisition of Maryland -based Swift Systems, a full-service managed service provider (MSP) offering comprehensive IT solutions for small and midsized businesses. This acquisition, the fifth for NuMSP, continues its buildout of a national managed...
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Global Imaging Systems Rebranded as Xerox Business Solutions

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NORWALK, Conn. - January 15, 2019 - Xerox is focused on better serving the small-to-medium size business (SMB) market with a more client-centric, simplified and integrated approach across the company. This approach will include better leveraging enterprise-wide our capabilities in the areas of technical services, eCommerce, marketing and IT, to deliver more value to customers. An element of this change includes a rebrand of Global Imaging Systems (GIS) to become Xerox Business Solutions...
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Ricoh named market leader in Managed Print Services by Quocirca for seventh consecutive year

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Ricoh Europe, London, 08 October 2018 – Ricoh has maintained its leadership position for the seventh year running in the Managed Print Services (MPS) market, according to a report from analyst firm Quocirca. In its Managed Print Services Landscape 2018 report* Quocirca notes that “Ricoh remains in the MPS leadership category, having effectively evolved its proposition to meet the broader digital transformation needs of its clients.” The report goes on to state that “Ricoh has developed a...
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Re: Jon Langdon with DocuWare Chats about Dealer Value with Version 6.8, DocuWare Forms, Mobility & SMB Adoption

Kathy Muessig ·
Hi Art, The DocuWare ad on the far right side still has a “squashed” look to the graphic when viewed from my PC. The other vendors’ ads appear in proportion. [cid:image001.png@01D131C4.17A363F0] No banner ads from any vendor appear when viewing on an iPhone. Kathy
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Re: Top Ten MFP & Imaging Industry Predictions for 2016

Czech ·
Nice! I would like to contribute a few of my own predictions as well: Xerox will sell its MFP division to focus entirely on production equipment and business services. Toshiba Tec will not sell nor merge with Sharp. Toshiba is too much of a powerhouse in North America alone. Konica Minolta will continue opening up direct branches due to the rapid growth of their brand. These branches will quickly fall apart when they realize that the dealer model is more profitable. Samsung will start...
 
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