PrintNightmare: Securing Your Print Infrastructure

Scott Olswold

You have no doubt heard about the “PrintNightmare” problem in the news. It’s a class of vulnerabilities in just about every Windows-based device, including servers, desktops, and laptops. The problem is present in the print spooler service that is enabled by default and provides facilities for managing printers and printing documents. This particular story started on… [ Read more ]

Print Solutions for Healthcare: The Banner Health Story

Mike O'Leary
September 2020

Healthcare Print Management Case Study Healthcare organizations face many critical business issues today. Chief among them are increasing operational expenses and HIPAA privacy and security compliance challenges. Imagine being able to address both of these challenges together and achieve clear, measurable results. With so many urgent priorities to manage, many healthcare IT professionals have not… [ Read more ]

Managing Print for a Remote Workforce

Ben Bowen
National Sales Manager

The new reality of a distributed workforce, with most employees working from home, has forced us to think differently about how we manage IT to serve our people. Some employees will return to the office, but many people might not want to return for some time. Others might not ever want to resume office life… [ Read more ]

What “Cloud Print Management” Means

There has been a lot of chatter in recent months about cloud print management services, and it’s interesting to observe how different the assumptions have been about the meaning of “cloud print management” and what a cloud print management solution looks like. Cloud Hosted vs True Cloud Some IT pros assume that “cloud print management”… [ Read more ]

Why Zero Trust Networks Are a Growing Trend

Summary: The security strategy of zero trust has been growing rapidly in recent years, as more corporate enterprises abandon traditional network configurations that rely on perimeter security. In today’s world of lockdowns, health anxiety, remote workers, increasing cybercrime, and too many unknowns to count, zero trust will likely emerge as the new standard for corporate… [ Read more ]

Pharos Systems and Cranel Announce Strategic Partnership

Pharos Systems and Cranel are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will enable Cranel to distribute Pharos print management solutions through their extensive network of value-added resellers (VARs) and office equipment dealers (OEDs). This agreement makes Cranel the primary distributor of the Pharos Cloud printing platform to the VAR and dealer market and the… [ Read more ]

How This Fortune 100 Company Has Saved $61 Million and Counting

By Scott Holdraker

Enterprise Print Management Case Study Over an 8-year period, Pharos has helped this large property & casualty insurer save more than $61 million. This number continues to grow as we work with this major brand to continually optimize printing operations, improve processes and network security, drive down print volume and costs, educate employees about mindful… [ Read more ]

How We Transformed Student and Staff Printing at NIU

By Marisa Benson
Associate Vice President,
Northern Illinois University

Print Management Case Study In 2016, Northern Illinois University (NIU) faced a challenging budget scenario the likes of which every public university hopes to avoid: for over two years, Illinois had no state budget. This meant drastic cuts to its state universities, most of which would never be recouped. As each division within NIU was… [ Read more ]

The Right Print Strategy Can Deliver Impressive Results

Every company wants to control costs and operate as sustainably as possible. However, most business leaders are not aware of their company’s total enterprise printing costs even though the figure is significant—typically in the range of 1 to 3 percent of revenue. Simply put, most people don’t think much about office printing and they have… [ Read more ]

4 Steps to Dramatically Reduce Office Printing Costs

Keith Nickoloff

You have a huge opportunity to streamline your enterprise print operations, secure your devices and documents, and significantly lower your total cost of ownership. We have helped many of the largest organizations in the world save millions of dollars each year. Here are 4 critical steps to reduce your office printing costs and optimize your… [ Read more ]