How to Minimize Printing to Maximize Results
Typically, it costs a business about 2 to 4 cents to print a single black-and-white page and up to 15 cents to print in color. Add in color graphics, and costs can climb as high as 60 cents per page. These seemingly tiny amounts add up over time, and yet many company leaders don’t consider… [ Read more ]
Does Your Organization Have a Print Security Policy?
Not everyone thinks about printers when it comes time to create or reevaluate security policies. However, to avoid cracks in the foundation of your organization’s network security, it’s important to implement policies and procedures for the print infrastructure across the enterprise to keep it secure and your systems protected. The other facet of print security… [ Read more ]
Are Printers Part of Your Security Strategy?
Given the proliferation of printers in banking (a large institution may have tens of thousands of printers spread across the country) printer management needs to play a critical role in the ongoing war against hackers. This issue recently came to the forefront in a hack at Bangladesh Bank that resulted in the loss of $81… [ Read more ]
Three Ways to Help Ensure Successful Change Management Outcomes
For a company to prosper, it must be willing to continually evolve. The more a company embraces change, the better its chances of success. Most business leaders understand this, but when the time comes for real change to be made, many fail to consider the effects of these adjustments on the company as a whole…. [ Read more ]
A Print Management Strategy for Healthcare Organizations
Print management is rarely a popular topic of discussion among leaders in healthcare, even when they’re performing value analyses and devising strategies to reduce costs. Many healthcare organizations have a contract with a managed print services (MPS) provider, and too often, the assumption is that all potential savings are accounted for in the contract. MPS… [ Read more ]
The Pharos and HP Partnership Continues to Shine
Pharos was recently presented with its fourth straight Quality Excellence Award at the 2016 HP Partner Conference. We are pleased and thankful to be recognized in this way by HP, and we will continue to work hard to exceed the expectations of our partners. In the words of Ed Wingate, Vice President & General Manager… [ Read more ]
Print Management Lessons from a Cat
Heat loss. Wasted energy. The unwanted transfer of thermal energy. Yes, we can learn a lot from a cat. Heat, or thermal energy, is a wavelength of light that is invisible to our eyes. While most of us know that heat loss happens, we don’t really understand the magnitude of it until we get a… [ Read more ]
Printers Must Be Part of a Strong Security Policy
You may have heard about the recent hack that resulted in the printing of racist fliers at several U.S. universities. This event is appropriately turning attention to an often overlooked area of vulnerability. You might not think of printers and multi-function devices as a high-risk security target, but as experts in the print industry, we… [ Read more ]
Is Your Company Wasting Money on Office Printing?
Every large company competing in the global market today is doing what it can to drive growth, reduce costs, and improve information security and supply chain efficiency. However, there’s one frequently overlooked area that serves all of these goals when managed strategically: printing. That’s right. All of these goals can be addressed by an old… [ Read more ]
Chasing Green: Why Companies Are Adopting Sustainable Printing
For many businesses, office printing represents one of the largest expense categories, and yet few business leaders give it much thought. Some companies attempt to create a paperless office, and then they face all of the practical challenges and security uncertainties that accompany making that shift. Others ride a status quo that tacitly allows printing… [ Read more ]