Posted on Jun 26 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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KYOCERA Document Solutions UK has enhanced its toner recycling programme with the introduction of a free box collection service for high volume customers. The provision of fully branded boxes in a choice of two sizes is being carried out in partnership with LPR who will collect and recycle all Kyocera toner cassettes, turning them into plastic granules for re-use in a variety of manufacturing processes....

Posted on Jun 25 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Konica Minolta buys ProcessFlows

ProcessFlows Holdings Ltd, a provider of technology and services for the capture, processing and delivery of documents, voice and data, has been acquired by Konica Minolta Business Solutions (UK) Ltd. The Winchester-based company has more than 1,200 customers and long-term supplier relationships with Nuance (Equitrac and Safecom), OpenText (Rightfax and Alchemy), Hyland Onbase, Readsoft, Intuitive...

Posted on Jun 24 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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The Bank of England has enlisted the help of augmented reality app Blippar to promote the new £5 note, due to enter circulation in September. The public is being invited to download the free Blippar app to their smartphone and ‘blipp’ (scan) any Bank of England banknote to see the new fiver – the UK’s first polymer banknote – on-screen. People can take selfies of themselves with the new...

Posted on Jun 23 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on GDPR to be introduced ‘through the back door’

The EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) due to be introduced by EU member states by May 2018 represents a huge threat to business continuity warns Henley Business School. The way in which organisations collect, use, transfer and store the personal data of millions of EU customers and clients must comply with the GDPR or companies will face punitive fines of up to 4% of global turnover or...

Posted on Jun 21 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on 60 seconds with… Nigel Morris,Marketing Director, Beta Distribution

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? Over the last couple of years we have been making very big strides expanding our portfolio of technology products, and our recent appointments as distributors for Quantum and Samsung show that we’re having some success. This is impacting our business in that we are selling to new types of reseller who often need a very different approach...

Posted on Jun 20 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
Comments Off on Going for gold – how the channel can ‘make the boat go faster’

Gary Bennett, Channel Sales Director at Enghouse Interactive, explains how resellers and service providers can learn from elite sports professionals to improve their business. Following the disappointment of finishing eighth in the Cologne World Championships of 1998, Ben HuntDavis and the rest of the GB’s Men’s Eight rowing team realised that their tactics and strategy needed to change. The team...

Posted on Jun 19 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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Why it makes sense to have Relay on your team Relay is a specialist technical logistics company that delivers an average of 850 MFPs per day on behalf of OEMs and dealers nationwide. Unlike many other companies, it transports MFPs that are already assembled and in what the trade calls a PDI (pre-delivery inspection) state. According to Sales Director Daniel Rangecroft, moving devices from one end of...

Posted on Jun 18 2016 - 8:30am by John Peters
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As KYOCERA, Brother and Lexmark launch A4 MFPs with some of the expandability and capacity of A3 devices, Toshiba is launching its second generation of mono A3 models with the compact footprint of an A4 device. The e-STUDIO2802AM and 2802AF (with fax) are designed for users who want to print, scan and copy A3 documents, but are short of space. Both devices have a print speed of 28ppm, a colour scan...

Posted on Jun 17 2016 - 4:35pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Kyocera UK Announces Plans to Tackle Growing Threat From Counterfeitters

KYOCERA Document Solutions, one of the world’s leading document solutions companies, has launched a campaign to educate customers and partners on the risks incurred by buying counterfeit consumables. The move comes as KYOCERA reveals that it has seized fraudulent goods worth in excess €5m since April, the beginning of its financial year. This points to a concerning rise in the scale of the problem,...

Posted on Jun 17 2016 - 2:16pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Print IT Reseller Magazine – Issue 31 – Free Download

Our Winchester offie receives a large number of unsolicited sales calls, usually at the most inconvenient time. We could take steps to minimise the problem, but have chosen not to largely because we have an interest in selling and are always on the look-out for successful sales people. This exposes us to a very broad range of sales techniques, many so ill-judged and/or dodgy that you wonder how the...