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Lee Kirkby

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Windows 8 Available For Presale Now! Microsoft Launches A New Feel.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 16, 2012 @ 08:10 AM

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Topics: Computer, IT network, Computer, tablet

62 Page Per Minute Long Life Network Printer From Kyocera Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Oct 12, 2012 @ 14:10 PM

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.

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Topics: Printer, Printer, cost of printing, Kyocera Canada, bar code

8 Needed Characteristics For Email Spam Control In IT Network

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 10, 2012 @ 10:10 AM

Everyone complains about the amount of spam that is around the internet.  Somewhere I read that as much as 80+% of the email sent everyday can be spam.  If your email address is a long standing one and you have used it many times to sign up for services and as your login for various web based online opportunities you can be sure that you will receive spam in some form or another.

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Topics: IT network, e-mail, network server, IT support, network security

Business Bullies and Postage Meter Contracts

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Oct 3, 2012 @ 07:10 AM

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Topics: Postage meter, meter rentals, postage machine, mailing equipment

Scanning Productivity Impacted by Paper Prep - Darn Post Its

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 2, 2012 @ 08:10 AM

One of the services we provide is an outsourced scanning bureau for clients looking to convert their paper files to electronic records.  I have observed the process we apply to this busy part of our operation and one thing that becomes abundantly clear is that productivity in any scanning operation is seriously affected by the way paper files are created.

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Topics: Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, Less paper office, paper filing

Using Colour In More Ways Than Just Printing on Your Colour MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 08:09 AM

Most of us think of using colour in documents that we are designing for print using a colour laser printer or colour mfp.  We often don't think of how colour can be used for other things.

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Topics: colour multifunction, document filing, colour multifunction printer

Postage Machine Support Saved By Dealer Involvement

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 26, 2012 @ 06:09 AM

As a dealer representing one of the three Canadian postage machine manufacturers one of the questions we answer for clients is why they should work through a dealer rather than do a deal direct with a manufacturer.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage machine, Customer service, mailing equipment

Intec Specialty Digital Colour Printing Comes to Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Sep 24, 2012 @ 08:09 AM

I was recently a guest at the Canadian launch for the Intec line of specialty production digital colour printers.  The Intec line is targeted to meet very specific needs for colour digital printing that would be outside of the norm for colour MFP or colour laser printers.

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Topics: Colour printer, cost of colour, Colour printer

You Don't Want to Pay for Scans on Your MFP

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Sep 21, 2012 @ 07:09 AM

So do you not want us to maintain the document feeder/scanner!

One of the strangest trends that seems to have traction in support pricing for MFP printers is pressure to provide scans on the device for Free.

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Topics: MFP, Multifunction Printer, Scanning, Multifunction Printer support

Make Your MFP Part of Your Accounting With Account Code Software

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 19, 2012 @ 15:09 PM

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.

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Topics: Printer, MFP, Multifunction Printer, Printer, cost of colour, software tools, cost of printing, technology tools