Month: April 2020

Why Print Management can support your business

Print Management can not only help your business be innovative, but also has significant cost benefits and protects the security of your business. There have been so many advances in IT: Cloud printing, cyber security and a definitive understanding that old legacy systems must improve in order to protect businesses from increasing cyber threats. However, the area of Print management, is often the area that goes unnoticed in the Security plan of a business. Print management will help with the productivity of your business as it allows you to monitor usage per user, implement print rules, and most importantly increases document security. Not only these important aspects, the costs benefit to your business cannot be ignored, as by using a read more...

Printing at home: How to be secure with home printing

As we all find ourselves working from home, we have been removed from our office environments and the IT security that that provides us. Whilst your IT provider should ensure that you can access your systems in the office securely, probably through VPN, you will also probably have a need to print documents at home. You may need to proofread something and find that easier as a printed document or need to print a contract to sign and scan back. Either way, our homes have now become our offices, and we will be using our printers. Therefore, how can we now all print securely in our homes without the threat of having our valuable Business data stolen by hackers? So, read more...

Why Would your Business Need to Use Cloud Printing?

Cloud services have understandably risen in popularity, so therefore it is of no surprise that this has now extended into our printing environments. Traditional printing has had to use cables and whilst this has always been reliable, there has also been potential issues with connectivity, software driver problems and sometimes connectivity issues. If you choose to explore cloud printing, you will benefit from eliminating printer drivers as your printers will receive information for print via the cloud. How does Cloud Printing work? Cloud printing allows you to print from any web connected device, either a smart phone, computer or tablet. You can quickly discover printers that you can access, without any need to set up driver installations. However, cloud printing read more...

5 Tips on How to Look After Your Employees Through Covid-19

We have certainly entered unprecedented times recently with the outbreak of Coronavirus, and everyone’s lives have changed beyond what we could have imagines. Businesses would have never imagined making their teams work entirely remotely and make that transition seamlessly without productivity being affected. Yet without a doubt the country has shifted and adapted and doing an incredible job. Regardless of all this though, as business owners and leaders, now is the time to make sure our teams are supported through these challenging times. So, whilst your teams are all at home, how, as leaders, can you support them? Adapt your leadership style If your leadership style is decisive and authoritative, you will adapt very easily in this situation and take read more...

Why would a business lease a photocopier rather than buy one?

Whilst we all try and contribute to using less paper and conserving the world’s resources, it is undeniable that photocopiers are still an essential part of a business’ functionality. However, what works for one business doesn’t always work for another, and careful consideration needs to be taken when thinking about leasing over buying and what is the right course for the needs of your business. Often businesses think that by buying a photocopier, it is cheaper, or they buy a large device when it’s not often needed! So why would you lease? Flexibility is a key reason for leasing your photocopier. You avoid large upfront costs and expensive maintenance costs if you lease from a managed print provider. Also, you read more...