Posted on Jun 3 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Brother UK has entered the enterprise print market with its fastest, most secure mono laser devices to date. Brother is attacking the fastest growing – actually, the only growing – part of the mono laser market with its fastest ever laser printers and MFPs, the L6000 series. With print speeds of 50 pages per minute (ppm), these new devices are 10ppm faster than the existing HL5000 and HL6000 series...

Posted on Jun 2 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Bigger and better: The Print Show 2016

Last year’s inaugural The Print Show was a resounding success, drawing praise from all corners of the print industry for its content, calibre of exhibitor and overall approach. PITR caught up with Event Director Chris Davies for a sneak preview of what we can expect at this year’s event, which takes place on October 11-13 at the NEC, Birmingham. PITR: You managed to stage an event last year that attracted plenty of praise. What would you say were the main reasons for its success? Chris Davies: We set out to develop a show that addressed...

Posted on Jun 1 2016 - 4:35pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Cloud-based invoice processing for SMEs

Lexmark has expanded its solutions portfolio with a cloud-based invoice processing solution designed specifically for the accounts payable function in small and medium-sized businesses. ReadSoft Online R8 automates invoice capture and processing, reducing manual data entry and cost-per-invoice processing by as much as 90% and helping to eliminate duplicate or lost invoices. It can be used to upload...

Posted on May 31 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Use PDFs to boost security

Nuance is encouraging businesses to make document workflows more secure by using the security features available in PDF solutions like its Power PDF family. Its new whitepaper, Using PDF documents for more secure document workflows, reports that costs incurred by companies due to data loss have increased by 23% to an average of £2.6 million, with the cost of each lost document rising to an average...

Posted on May 30 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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InPrint Show is inviting members of the industrial print community to download a free report it has produced in association with I.T. Strategies. The InPrint 2016 Survey Report highlights key trends affecting the industrial print sector, including growth opportunities and industry challenges. InPrint Show Co-Founder Marcus Timson said: “The survey results reveal a sector rich in innovation and one...

Posted on May 29 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Solar powers Midshire

Midshire has burnished its green credentials with the installation of 192 solar panels on the roof of its West Bromwich facility. The £65,000 installation was completed at the end of 2015, since when Midshire has saved 485kg in CO2 and generated enough power to run 3,753 lightbulbs for a day. ...

Posted on May 28 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Purpose Software, a supplier of service management software to document and print management solution providers, has expanded its support capabilities with the appointment of Vincent Gilbert as Helpdesk Consultant. He will be responsible for providing telephone and online support for the company’s service management software. Mike Burke, Managing Director of Purpose Software, said: “This appointment...

Posted on May 27 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on New recruits for Blackbox Solutions

Blackbox Solutions has taken on five more recruits at its new Maidstone head office. Rachel Hawkins, who has 15 years’ industry experience and previously worked with Managing Director Colin Griffin at IKON and Balreed, has joined as Finance Controller; Customer Service Executive Letitia Speed has been appointed to handle customer service enquiries and liaise with customers throughout the installation...

Posted on May 26 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Top performers recognised by Xerox

RDT Office Solutions Group has been named Xerox UK Partner of the Year 2016 in recognition of its exceptional growth. The company also won the Xerox UK Platinum Partner of the Year 2016 award, which recognises the top partner within Xerox’s highest tier of mono-branded partners. Donna Marley, Director and UK General Manager of Xerox, said: “Over the last five years, RDT has focused on a very deliberate...

Posted on May 25 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Learn all about the Microsoft Classroom

Tech Data is giving resellers another chance to view Microsoft’s complete proposition for education before seasonal upgrade programmes take place in the summer break. It is hosting four sessions of the Microsoft Showcase Classroom at Microsoft’s facility in Paddington on May 18 and June 22; at The Belfry in Sutton Coldfield, near Birmingham, on May 25; and at The Mere in Knutsford, south of Manchester,...