Top Tips to Foster a HIPAA Compliant Print Environment
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…
Managed Print Services for Higher Education
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.
Proactive vs. Reactive Print Planning [Infographic]
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.
What Is Meant by Managed Print Services?
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…
Are Managed Print Services Worth It?
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.
How to Handle Toner Pirates and Office Supply Scammers
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.
Why You Should Track Print Costs
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 …
What Do Your Business Printers Really Cost? Managed Print Services Can Help
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…
Four Ways Outdated Print Devices Cost You Money
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 …
What is a Managed Print Contract?
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…