Posted on Sep 23 2018 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
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Specialist recruitment agency Field Solutions Group has 30 years’ combined experience within the office equipment sector Field Solutions Group (FSG) was founded by Tom Mills who spent six years at Concept Resourcing where he set-up a team of specialists recruiting within the MPS space, and 20-year sales veteran James Fernihough, who has worked in companies including Altodigital and Capita DIS. The...

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 2:40pm by Editorial Content
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Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: The four letter acronym we all love to hate – GDPR! It has certainly been one of the factors for the upturn in demand at ABC. The security of devices, the data passing through them as well as the eventual destination of that data has become a huge discussion point in businesses of all sizes. Being more than just a copier company, we’re well equipped...

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Brother UK MD Phil Jones, takes on £50K fundraising challenge

Both Jones and Brother UK turn 50 this year, and the cycling aficionado has decided to mark both milestones by riding the entire route of the Brother-sponsored 2018 OVO EnergyTour of Britain in September – one day ahead of the elite professional riders who will tackle the same demanding 704-mile long eight-stage course 2018 also marks ten years since Jones first got back on his bike. “Turning...

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 9:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on 60 seconds with… Dean Chisholm, Deputy Managing Director Group Support, Tecserv

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? Our organisation is going through a de-centralisation period as we strive to cover a greater area under our fixed pricing system allowing us to pass on the associated cost savings to our clients by reducing mileage charges. Just to give you an idea of how this has impacted our organisation, our previous standard coverage area was a 60...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 4:42pm by Editorial Content
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Following the integration of its business into the Team Hell & Schulte (THS) Group, Parsia Managed Supplies Services is looking to grow the business significantly Parsia has been supplying the channel with a full range of OEM and high quality compatible consumables and parts for 27 years. In April this year, THS, which has a sales and distribution network in more than 30 countries worldwide, acquired...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 4:37pm by Editorial Content
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HP Inc. has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Apogee, a move that expands its services portfolio in contractual office printing and MPS categories, where solutions are increasingly important for SMBs Consolidation within the print industry is not new. Nor indeed is the news that OEMs are acquiring dealerships – think Ricoh acquiring IKON, Kyocera’s purchase of Annodata and more recently...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
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This month’s panel of hardware and software vendors share their thoughts on popular products and the key challenges facing the print and IT channel at the moment PrintIT Reseller: What are some of the most exciting products/solutions in your offer currently? Michael Burke, Managing Director, Purpose Software: “As one of the leading innovators in the market, Purpose Software has an ongoing new...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 9:35am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Spaces still available on Northamber’s free Parallels RAS Certification Course

Northamber is offering resellers a free Parallels RAS Certification Course on Wednesday 26th September at their Weybridge Training Facility. Parallels Remote Application Server allows users to deliver applications, desktops and data to any user, regardless of operating system or device —Windows, Linux, Mac, Thin Client, Chromebook, Raspberry Pi, iOS and Android. Resellers get the opportunity to...

Posted on Sep 20 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
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ABC Managed Business Solutions is on a growth trajectory. Managing Director Steve Burgess, explains how the managed services provider is gaining traction with new customers by leading with security The traditional print market is in decline, margins are tight, channel vendors are competing on price and the MPS offer has to some extent become commoditised. All of this means that forward-thinking resellers...

Posted on Sep 19 2018 - 12:10pm by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Canon updates production scanner line-up

Canon Europe has announced the launch of the imageFORMULA DR-G2090, DR-G2110 and DR-G2140 The new devices combine high volume A3 scanning capabilities with enhanced efficiency, high image quality and optional LAN interface. These features enable partners to address the evolving business requirements of their customers who are increasingly looking for high quality document capture via shared devices...