We've all experienced the frustration of purchasing goods from out of the area only to find a problem with the item. Either it's not what we expected, or the product is damaged in some way. Perhaps we're not sure how to use it properly. Whatever the case, the type of support that can be offered over a long distance is often inadequate.
As an office copier ages, it can be difficult to determine whether you should continue to make repairs when issues arise or if it is time to upgrade to a new device. And while we could tell the different kinds of wear-and-tear that your copier might be experiencing to diagnose if it is time to move on, we have a solution that is even better, that will impact many facets of your print environment.
Technology is always taking new leaps to help businesses operate in more efficient and cost-effective ways. What is difficult about modern technology is encouraging employees to leave behind preferred technology that they have experience with. We humans don’t always love change, so the thought of having to learn a new computer or copier can result in resistance from employees.
One of the most useful and critical factors to your office is your copier. Your copier is a communication hub for all the documents and data for your business. But knowing when it is time to replace a copier can be a tricky thing because it might be functional and investing in a new device comes with expenses.
Most of us think of computers and networks as the only systems vulnerable to hackers. This attitude can be a costly mistake to make, however, and some companies have learned the hard way that unsecured copiers can give hackers a backdoor into otherwise secure systems.
Are Your Copiers Secure?
Poor document security on copiers is an ongoing issue, and businesses have reason to be concerned. Here's what your company can do to mitigate your print-related security risks.
Are your copiers the best in their class? If you're tired of settling for inadequate performance, why not go with a winner? The Xerox AltaLink 38055 Color Multifunction Copier was selected as the 2017 CRN overall winner in its category. Here are just a few reasons why you'll want to investigate further.
As information passes through your internal processes, much of it is funneled through devices. From laptops and PCs to smartphones and tablets, data is being collected on a continual basis. Your copiers are no exception.
Discount stores are everywhere, and most of us take advantage of them at least some of the time. We like discount furniture and discount clothing, and those long aisles of culinary delights at our local warehouse store are admittedly pretty great.
A "Not-So-Great" Discount
There is a limit to what one should pick up at a discount store, however, and one of these is a copier. Here's why the copiers at a big box retailer are a not-so-great choice for your business.
Copiers are a must-have for most companies, but many businesses have toned down their impact on the environment through green practices. Here's how eco-friendly devices, managed print partnerships, paperless workflows, and sustainable office policies can help your company tread a little more softly on our planet.
Did you know that holding onto old copiers and printers is worse for the environment than upgrading? Here's why:
Your printers and copiers are essential to your operations, and so is their management. When businesses don't outsource print infrastructure management with Xerox Managed Print Solutions or service agreements, print-related issues often fall to IT personnel. In most cases, this is not the best approach. Here's why.