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In Case You Missed Us: Software Licensing on Tech Talk with KTRS

Posted by Jaclyn Conley on Jun 21, 2018 8:30:00 AM

As Guy Phillips mentioned, last weekend was Father's Day. Did you know that SumnerOne has been owned and operated by three generations of fathers and their children? We've been operating under the Sumner name since 1955! One topic that wasn't as prevalent when we opened our doors is that of helping businesses to stay up-to-date on their software licensing, however, we now have that covered. Our IT expert, Chadd Haselhorst joined the crew over at The Big 550 KTRS to talk about tips for staying compliant with your software licenses last week on Tech Talk.

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Topics: Small Business, Technology

Stacks of Paper: Digitize the Stress Away with Document Management

Posted by Derrick Cobb on Jun 19, 2018 8:00:00 AM

There are a lot issues that businesses face, but few can be as frustrating misplacing a document that you need. When a manufacturer’s billing department has two versions of a customer’s receipts or a school’s records department has to dig through years of boxes of paperwork to find a student’s records, that's time wasted that could be eliminated. Did you know that the time spent digging for a document is also costing you money?

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Topics: Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity, Technology

In Case You Missed Us: VoIP on Tech Talk with KTRS

Posted by Carrie Grimsley on Jun 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM
This week on Tech Talk with the Guy Phillips Show, we got the low down on Voice over IP or VoIP from SumnerOne’s very own Chadd Haselhorst. If you've never heard of VoIP, it's a phone system housed in "the cloud." In English, VoIP calls travel over your data lines rather than old-fashioned phone lines. Rather than having your voice travel over traditional phone cables, your calls are routed through the ever-present data “cloud.”
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Topics: Technology, VoIP

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

How Do Cars and Managed Print Services Go Hand In Hand?

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

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

Posted by Jaclyn Conley 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: Security, Technology, Managing Printers

10 Questions to Ask Before You Purchase or Lease a Copier

Posted by Rob Newell on May 22, 2018 8:11:00 AM

Let's say you're a business owner considering whether you should purchase or lease your next copier for your office. It's a big decision with a lot of contributing factors, and as a smart business owner, it's good to be informed. There are several questions that you will need to ask when the time comes to decide, and that's where we come in.

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Topics: Printers, Copiers & MFPs, Technology