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Why SumnerOne? We're Laying the Foundation for Our Next Generation of Growth

Posted by Liz Sumner on Jun 12, 2018 8:00:00 AM

June 2018 will go down as an important month on our company’s timeline, one that stretches all the way back to 1955 when Bud Sumner started his business in St. Louis. For the past 63 years, we have delivered solutions to customers that help them grow their businesses. As we’ve thought about how to best support our customers for the next 60 years, we realized that having one place to go for solutions that run a modern workplace would be important.

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Topics: SumnerOne Insider, Technology

The Next Phase of SumnerOne

Posted by Liz Sumner on Mar 20, 2018 9:47:29 AM

SumnerOne is growing – we’re serving more regions than ever and we’re bringing more new solutions than ever to our customers! So first and foremost, thank you for being our customer and giving us the opportunity to grow and serve you better. We are happy to have you along on this journey with us!

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Topics: SumnerOne Insider, small to medium business

PRINTER MAYHEM – SO MANY WAYS THAT PRINTER DRIVERS CAN DRIVE YOU CRAZY

Posted by Liz Sumner on Aug 26, 2017 1:43:16 PM

Straight from our Service Gurus at SumnerOne, here are some of the frequently-encountered ways that your printer driver might add to your Printer Mayhem troubles:

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Topics: Managing Printers

ARE YOUR LOCAL PRINTERS MULTIPLYING LIKE GREMLINS?

Posted by Liz Sumner on Aug 16, 2017 7:00:00 AM


One of the most delicate parts of an IT professional’s job is negotiating with users who want to buy their own IT tools, like peripherals or a one-off software package (their justification: it’s on their own department’s budget, so, you know, FREEDOM). A desktop printer is often one of those items that gets snapped up on a trip to the Office Supply store (“it was soooo cheap!”) and once one pops up, they can manage to proliferate like Gremlins under bright light.

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Topics: Print Management

HEY BUDDY, DO YOU WANNA BUY SOME PRINTER INK?

Posted by Liz Sumner on Aug 8, 2017 11:00:21 AM

We recently wrote about the mayhem caused by having a mixed bag of printer makes and models in your workplace. A big part of that mayhem can be sourcing ink and toner cartridges.

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Topics: Managing Printers

HOW TO GO ALL MACGYVER ON (FIX) THAT PRINTER JAM

Posted by Liz Sumner on Jul 25, 2017 8:04:00 AM

As technology has improved, the relationship between a sheet of 8 ½ by 11” paper and the mechanical guts of a printer has become more and more like an old married couple. Most days, they get along beautifully and there isn’t a single concern or disruption as they go through their daily routines together.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs

WHEN PRINTER MAYHEM STRIKES

Posted by Liz Sumner on Jul 21, 2017 7:30:00 AM

Thanks to a well-known car insurance company, we all know that “mayhem” can wreak havoc on the roadways. But, just like getting stuck trying to change a tire in a heavy rainstorm, you can get stuck bending over a printer, 

trying to change out an ink cartridge, jiggling the USB cable of a non-networked printer that won’t print, or yanking out a paper jam…and then that paper jam turns out to be a co-worker’s birthday party invitation for their kindergartener.

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Topics: Security, Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Print Management