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Dan Larkin

Dan Larkin

Dan Larkin is the Managed Service Sales Manager at Marco, a technology services company founded in 1973. Dan graduated from Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He joined Marco in 2010 as a managed service sales specialist and in 2012 was promoted to lead the managed service sales team. He brings 10 years of industry experience selling, implementing, and supporting managed service clients. Dan is a firm believer in Marco’s “do well, do good” philosophy and is a regular supporter of the American Cancer Society, Roll With It, United Way, and World Vision.
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Top Tips to Foster a HIPAA Compliant Print Environment

By: Dan Larkin
February 6, 2023

HIPAA legislation requires the secure and confidential handling of patient data. Because printers are one way to transmit patient data, they must also be managed according to HIPAA regulations. The challenge of healthcare print environments is remaining HIPAA compliant with hundr…

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Managed Print Services for Higher Education

By: Dan Larkin
January 13, 2023

Even as tuition costs are rising, many colleges and universities are facing ongoing budget challenges. And it can be difficult, if not impossible, for schools to identify potential cuts that won’t also undermine the value they provide for students. 

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Proactive vs. Reactive Print Planning [Infographic]

By: Dan Larkin
January 10, 2023

Print planning includes installing, maintaining, and servicing print devices. It also includes purchasing consumables like toner and ensuring the employees who use print equipment have access to support if any problems arise. 

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What Is Meant by Managed Print Services?

By: Dan Larkin
October 17, 2022

Managed Print Services (MPS) is an outsourcing strategy where a third-party print expert takes over the management and optimization of an organization’s printing equipment.  It may sound strange to outsource print management, considering that unlike managed IT, everyone in your o…

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Are Managed Print Services Worth It?

By: Dan Larkin
September 5, 2022

It might be counterintuitive to think that paying for an additional service is more cost-effective than doing something in-house. So if you’ve been skeptical about Managed Print Services (MPS), you’re not alone.

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How to Handle Toner Pirates and Office Supply Scammers

By: Dan Larkin
August 3, 2022

While many organizations focus on trying to keep themselves safe from cybercriminals and sophisticated phishing schemes, it’s easy to forget that one insidious scam uses technology that’s been around since 1876 — the telephone.

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Why You Should Track Print Costs

By: Dan Larkin
April 7, 2022

If you’re looking for ways to cut down on expenses without causing friction, you may be in luck. Offices notoriously overspend on printing supplies, often because such expenses aren’t tracked. Therefore, it’s very easy for employees to order unnecessary supplies, order the wrong …

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What Do Your Business Printers Really Cost? Managed Print Services Can Help

By: Dan Larkin
March 18, 2022

Most businesses that want to cut costs tend to overlook a pretty big one: the office printer. According to Gartner, 90% of businesses of every size don't even know how much their printers are actually costing them each month. That's unfortunate, because print is often the third h…

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Four Ways Outdated Print Devices Cost You Money

By: Dan Larkin
March 7, 2022

It's tempting to hang on to an old printer. Printers can be a large financial investment, and with the number of changes businesses have had to accommodate in recent years, the process of researching and purchasing a new printer is often moved down the list of priorities as more …

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What is a Managed Print Contract?

By: Dan Larkin
January 20, 2022

A managed print contract is an agreement between a business and a Managed Print Service (MPS) provider. The precise language of the contract will depend on exactly which services you'd like. But a typical contract would include the purchase or lease of print equipment, installati…

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