There are many considerations when you purchase or lease a new MFP. Some are obvious but many may not be. Here's a simple checklist of things you might take into account.
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One of the trends we are seeing is a tendency for some clients to over hold on expiring MFP leases. What do I mean by over holding? Simply a tendency to ignore the end of the lease, move into an over holding situation as far as the leasing company is concerned and to continue to pay the same lease payment month to month or quarter to quarter while continuing to use the equipment.
Recent data on desktop operating system (OS) market share indicates that Windows XP still has almost 39% of the market. Windows 7 is at almost 45% with Windows Vista and Windows 8 at 3.17% making up the balance of the Windows PC market.
Many companies struggle to decide what they really need for I.T. network backup. Everyone knows that there is a need to backup critical files such as accounting and inventory data. For many organizations they understand that email is also a mission critical application and they need to have a backup strategy for this as well.
One of the interesting things we see with real estate clients is the number or agents who decide that rather than use the tools provided by the brokerage they will buy their own cheap colour laser printers to use to produce open house flyers and other promotional materials.
In Canada there are three manufacturers of postage meters that are approved by Canada Post, Francotyp-Postalia, Neopost and Pitney Bowes. Given that they all have direct sales operations in Canada why should you not buy directly from one of them?
MS Exchange is an extremely important part of many companies' I.T. environment. For most end users they see it as the popular Outlook interface but in the background Exchange is managing the file storage, transfer and backup of the growing data base of email material.
There are a number of ways that IT service can be contracted for your office I.T. network. The most common are managed services plans and time billing plans. There are significant differences between these two, even though they may look like they are similar on the surface.