Office Document Strategies Blog

Business Computer Support Burlington Affected by Loss of SBS

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Dec 24, 2012 @ 08:12 AM

With the announcement of the release of Windows Server 2012 Microsoft also announced that it will no longer offer a Windows Small Business Server (SBS).  For company in our area (Burlington ON) who have focused a lot of their business computer support on SMB businesses this is going to make for some changes in the focus of their work.

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Topics: Computer, Software, network server, Windows 8, cloud computing

14 Reasons To Lease Office Equipment (Printers, Mfp, Copiers & Computers)

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Dec 21, 2012 @ 08:12 AM

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Topics: Computer, Multifunction Printer, MFP, Customer service, leasing

Living With a Lenovo Twist Combo Laptop Tablet

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Dec 18, 2012 @ 07:12 AM

Last week I took delivery of a new Lenovo Twist and walked it through the basic setup to see how easy it was to work with.

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Topics: Computer, tablet, Lenovo, Windows 8

Ontario Environmental Fee for MFP Increases Tenfold Jan 1 2013

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Dec 13, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

Happy New Year floor model MFP buyers in Ontario Canada.  You now get to spend ten times as much for the environmental fees (WEEE fees) for your new acquisition come Jan 1 2013.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, Printer, colour multifunction printer, Environment, eWaste

12 Steps Illustrate Process of Office Technology Adoption- Voip

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 12, 2012 @ 07:12 AM

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Topics: Software, software tools, IT network, IT support, Office

Samsung Canada Announces Refresh for Ledger (A3) Product Lineup

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 5, 2012 @ 08:12 AM

Samsung Canada has announced a new refreshed series of ledger sized mfp products which will become available in early 2013.  Consisting of a 25 ppm (CLX-9252NA) and 35 ppm (CLX-9352NA) colour group and a 30 ppm (SCX-8230NA) and 40 ppm (SCX-8240NA) mono group the new series of models feature some key differences to their predecessors.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, MFP, colour multifunction, colour multifunction printer, Managed Print Services, Samsung

Kyocera HyPAS Sharepoint Connector Simplifies Scanning Input [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Dec 3, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

Many organizations have deployed MS SharePoint as a collaboration tool within their business.  One of the key pieces required to keep the data up to date is providing scanning input to the file store.

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, document storage strategy, software tools, document management, MFP, Kyocera copier

Degrees of Cloud For Your IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 @ 09:11 AM

A traditional IT network is made up of a collection of servers, workstations, desktops and increasingly, mobile devices.  There will be printers, internal wiring, wireless routers, switches and some sort of backup capability.  This is commonly a USB drive in smaller systems and may include off site data storage over a remote connection in more sophisticated installs.

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Topics: Computer, Software, network server, cloud computing, server software, Hosted document management, network backup, IT network, IT support

Kyocera Mobile Print HyPAS App Easy to Use [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Nov 29, 2012 @ 14:11 PM

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Topics: Software, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, MFP, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada

Kyocera Teaching Assistant Software for HyPAS MFPs [Video]

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 08:11 AM

Kyocera has developed a great tool for teachers who use bubble tests as part of their testing work in the classroom.  The Teaching Assistant package which is created for use with HyPAS enabled mfps in the TASKalfa series of devices makes the creation, production and grading of bubble tests an easy process.

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, software tools, MFP, Kyocera copier, Kyocera Canada