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Lee Kirkby

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Samsung SCX-6545 A Profile

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Feb 16, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

Samsung introduced the SCX-6545 letter/legal mfp as a second generation product to deal with installations requiring higher volumes of output and more speed.  Built on a similar chasis as the predecessor SCX-6345 the newer model offered better image quality, a stronger and larger document feeder and improved overall performance.

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Topics: MFP, Multifunction Printer, cost of printing, Samsung

10 Useful Cloud Tools For Your IT Network Courtesy of SMB Nation

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Feb 11, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

I subscribe to the SMB Nation newsletter and in their most recent edition they published an excellent article with 10 useful cloud IT tools that can help you in running your IT network.  I'm pleased to share these great featured products as they have some neat utility that can be of value to all.  Thanks to Joseph Walker for compiling this great list.

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Topics: Computer, document filing, IT network, Computer

IT Network Acquisition Using Leasing Builds Flexibility

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Feb 7, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

Most companies who are setting up or expanding their IT network find the cost to do so challenging.  I have noticed that unlike many other categories of office products IT products tend to be purchased outright.

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Topics: Computer, Software, Software, IT network, leasing, Computer

We'll Print Our Web Brochures on the Colour MFP | Hamilton ON

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Feb 4, 2012 @ 10:02 AM

I just worked through a fleet renewal with a client who has been running a number of monochrome MFP devices in their operating branches.  This financial institution Is finding that their approach to marketing and providing information to their members is changing and the needs for their print environment have changed with them.

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Topics: MFP, Multifunction Printer, Colour printer, colour multifunction, cost of colour, cost of printing, colour multifunction printer, Kyocera copier

IT World Canada Tells What Went Wrong With SOPA and PIPA

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 31, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

There has been a lot of interest in the results of the one day protest that was undertaken by a large number of internet sites to protest the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US.

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Topics: Document, document filing, Document, document storage strategy

Profiling SentryFile Web Based Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 @ 09:01 AM

There are hundreds of document management software packages available.  Deciding which is the right one for your business can be a challenge.  Sentryfile document management is a package which has been well tested in the market as it has been used in many varied businesses for well over a half a dozen years.  The latest version of the software, version 5.17 is an incremental upgrade built upon a major revision about four years ago.

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Topics: Software, document management, document storage strategy

Document Storage Clean Up is a Necessity - 7 Reasons Why.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Jan 28, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

Most businesses spend little time doing clean up on their document storage systems.  This is especially true of electronic data but also true of paper records as well.

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Topics: Document, document filing, Document, document management, document storage strategy

Social Media Affects SMB Office Document Strategies

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 24, 2012 @ 14:01 PM

If you ever wondered whether social media and the dissemination of information through blogs and electronic newsletters has value and impact the recent actions which have led to the 'parking' of the SOPA and privacy legislation in the US proves that it does.

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Topics: document filing, document management, office document strategy, document storage strategy

US SOPA Legislation Another Reason For Data Storage in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sun, Jan 22, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

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Topics: Document, Document, document storage strategy, Canadian Legislation

Production Scanners From Kodak Affected by Chapter 11

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Jan 20, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

News is official as I write this that Eastman Kodak has filed for chapter 11 protection while it attempts to deal with its financial challenges.  This news will have an affect on Kodak's business selling production scanners since this important area will be greatly overshadowed by the problems in the consumer side of the business.

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Topics: Software, Scanning, Kodak, Software, technology tools