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4 Tips for Securing your Printers to Avoid a Data Disaster

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Feb 13, 2019 7:45:00 AM

Do you know what one of the biggest threats to your office's IT infrastructure is? Here are a few hints to help you guess if you don't already know. Almost every office across the world has at least one. It's that loner over in the corner that doesn't talk to anyone unless you talk to it first. It likes to communicate using a series of beeping sounds to let you know it's awake and ready to go. Perhaps the weirdest clue of them all, sometimes it likes to eat paper. What's your best guess? If you guessed the new person who started last week, you may want to get them some help because we were actually describing your office multifunction printer! Over the years, your printer has brought forward loads of convenience, but its enhanced abilities have also increased potential risks to your business security.

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Topics: Managing Printers, Networks & Security

Managing Your Print Environment With SumnerOne

Posted by Janice Moore on Dec 4, 2018 11:00:00 AM

As much as we would all like to have a paperless office environment, realistically, it just isn't possible. The need to print is inevitable and you want to make sure you're doing your part to be as efficient as possible. Most don’t give it a second thought but printing habits can have a large impact on your budget, productivity, and the environment and how it affects your bottom line. However, there is a solution available that can help solve the mystery! Managed Print Services (MPS) helps offices get control of their printing cost and habits by identifying the costs associated with what your printing and helping you to identify ways to manage your printer fleet more efficiently. SumnerOne offers an all-encompassing managed print services solution and our goal is to make managing your printer fleet easier than ever. We understand the battle of trying to cut back on lengthy and costly processes, that's why we offer the solution that can manage both effectively.

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Topics: Print Management, Technology, Managing Printers

Ahoy Matey, Toner Pirates on Deck

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on Aug 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As long as there have been products and services, there have been scams. Email scams, pyramid schemes, phony contests, just about every aspect of life and business has a scam of sorts tied to it. In the world of office supplies, our scam artists are notoriously referred to as toner pirates. Just like the real pirates, these guys are after your gold! 

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Topics: Security, Managing Printers, Technology

4 Tips for Finding the Right Managed Print Services Provider

Posted by Janice Moore on Jul 24, 2018 2:45:00 PM

When someone uses the phrase, "We have this down to a science," it implies that there is a smooth process in place. The process of Managed Print Services (MPS) is just that. A smooth, easy, and painless process for taking care of your machines and printing costs. With that being said, do you know the best steps to follow when choosing the right managed print services provider for your business? Let's take a look:

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Topics: Managing Printers, Print Management, Technology

4 Ways Managed Print Services is Like Managing a Vehicle

Posted by Janice Moore on Jun 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM

You might find yourself wondering, "What do printers and cars have in common?" The answer is easy. Simply put, to keep it running smoothly, it requires regular maintenance. Over the course of its lifetime those associated costs can add up. One area that they are different, however, is that with a car there isn't a way to bundle all those associated costs together. This is where Managed Print Services (MPS) comes into play for your printers. So, let's begin to break down those similarities and put managed print services into a scenario that every driver can relate to.

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Topics: Print Management, Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Technology, Managing Printers

In Case You Missed Us: Print Security on Tech Talk With KTRS

Posted by Jaclyn Sindel on May 30, 2018 3:09:10 PM

As Guy Phillips mentioned, Memorial Day is a time to remember those who fought for our freedom and paid the ultimate price. SumnerOne is one of the largest veteran-owned businesses in the Greater St. Louis area and we are honored to remember those men and women who have courageously fought for this great country. Last week on Tech Talk for your Memorial Day weekend drive home, we came prepared to talk about Print Security on The Big 550 KTRS.

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Topics: Technology, Managing Printers, Tech Talk

5 Facts About Office Printing, Paper, and the Price

Posted by Janice Moore on Apr 24, 2018 7:45:00 AM

The day-to-day life of a business is busy. When things get busy we become concerned with things like reports, who's making the next pot of coffee, and projects. Who starts thinking about how much that 50-page document you needed to print for your afternoon meeting really cost? Let's talk over some facts and figures that may help you to begin to gauge what your business is spending on printing:

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Topics: Managing Printers, Technology, small to medium business