For manufacturers, dealers and other suppliers to the print industry the issues surrounding Managed Print Services has been a hot topic for the past few years. It has even seen the creation of a new association the MPSA.
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Last blog we talked about a process review conducted as part of a production scanning replacement. In today's article we are going to talk about a fairly simple MFP replacement that took almost a year to complete but which ended in the client being led to complete a good product and performance analysis.
As computer networks grow and more and more users are brought on line there is one part of the network that is often forgotten and goes unmanaged. This growth can lead to unnecessary cost and also higher volumes of help desk issues. It involves the continued growth of print connection on the network as users decide they need a new printer to do their work.
Kyocera Canada has recently introduced a four unit series of new colour network laser printers. These new models represent the latest in a long series of constantly upgrading colour printers for the office market place which started several years ago with the FS-C1516 model.
Colour printers and mfp devices are much more common in offices. I find that we are placing as many colour capable devices as mono only especially in offices with only one print device. The reasons are fairly obvious since we live in a colour world and most companies need to be able to produce at least some of their output with colour features.
Kyocera Canada has just announced a new series of long life, super fast mono network printers ranging in speed from 42 pages per minute to 62 pages per minute. This is a long way from the early days of laser printers when 8 ppm was considered fast.
Your MFP and indirectly your network printers can become a part of your accounting system by using tools which are available for running account codes to track your print, scan and fax systems. Why would you do this? There are a number of reasons why this capability is gaining traction in many businesses and organizations.