Posted on Apr 24 2015 - 12:29pm by John Peters
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There has been lots of talk recently about unethical operators resetting device meters and selling old machines as new, with claims that their actions are damaging the industry’s reputation and impairing some dealers’ ability to win new business. Here, some of the dealer community share their opinions on a shoddy practice that they say needs stamping out. Wayne Drysdale Managing Director,ePrint...

Posted on Apr 23 2015 - 12:58pm by John Peters
Comments Off on PITR discovers how NewField IT can help resellers sell, implement and support MPS

The ability to offer managed print services (MPS) is becoming ever more important for printer resellers, IT service providers and office products suppliers. For printer resellers, growing demand for MPS and associated services is reason enough to develop a services capability, but there is also the risk that if you don’t get involved you will be operating in a rapidly shrinking market, locked out...

Posted on Apr 23 2015 - 12:14pm by John Peters
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Personal Printer, 1-5 users HP Color LaserJet Pro M252. Up to 33% smaller than competitive devices, the new series is built to meet the needs of a small workgroup, streamlining workflw with mobile printing options and fastest fist page out in its class. HP Color LaserJet Pro MFP M277. The smallest and fastest duplex MFP in its category, with a fist page out 40% faster than a top competitor. It is...

Posted on Apr 22 2015 - 12:01pm by John Peters
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The ‘most signifiant change since 1984’ is how HP describes the introduction of its new Original HP toner cartridges with JetIntelligence. The product of fie years’ development, the new ColorSphere 3 toner and cartridge design have benefis for customers, MPS providers and HP itself. These include up to 33% higher page yields, 53% lower energy consumption, 40% faster printing from wake-up, two-sided...

Posted on Apr 20 2015 - 12:56pm by John Peters
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Olivetti explains the benefis of its new structure at dealer conference As reported in the last issue of PrintIT Reseller, Olivetti has restructured its UK and Ireland operation, bringing it into line with the model employed in other parts of Europe. The main change for resellers is that instead of signing contracts with Olivetti’s UK subsidiary, they now have a direct manufacturer-dealer relationship...

Posted on Apr 17 2015 - 12:48pm by John Peters
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Balreed is lending its support to the ProSkills PrintIT! initiative, a nationwide education programme designed to teach students about the print and paper industry. As part of its commitment to the programme, Balreed hosted a group of GCSE students from the Cornwallis Academy at their Head Offie in Maidstone. Students were given an overview of the career opportunities in managed print services and...

Posted on Apr 16 2015 - 12:40pm by John Peters
Comments Off on KYOCERA wins packaging award

KYOCERA Document Solutions has won a WorldStar packaging award for the seventh year in a row. Organised by the World Packaging Organisation, the awards honour developments in packaging that are original, environmentally responsible and economical. KYOCERA won an award in the Electronics category for a new style shock gauge developed for the transportation of A3 MFPs in the USA, China and Europe. The...

Posted on Apr 15 2015 - 12:26pm by John Peters
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by Andy Milsom, Head of Partner Training and Development, BNP Paribas Leasing Solutions During a recent conversation with a reseller I have known for many years, I was accused, along with everyone else in my industry, of working for an organisation that appears to be continually changing the rules relating to the processing of leasing transactions. The almost retrospective nature of such changes has...

Posted on Apr 14 2015 - 12:16pm by John Peters
Comments Off on KYOCERA strengthens channel sales team

KYOCERA Document Solutions UK Ltd has strengthened its channel sales team with two new appointments. Moya Kelleher, previously Systems Integrator Relationship & Business Development Manager, has been promoted to Sales Manager responsible for the company’s IT and SI Channel sales teams. Prior to joining KYOCERA in June last year, Moya worked at European Electronique, where she was Head of Marketing,...

Posted on Apr 13 2015 - 12:10pm by John Peters
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Operations Director Nigel Bainsfair has taken over from James Duckenfild as managing director of NewField IT, following the latter’s appointment as Chief Innovation Offier, Xerox Consulting and Analytics Services. As Chairman of NewField IT, Duckenfild will continue to work for the company on a part-time basis, focusing on strategy and the continued development of the Asset DB and CompleteView products. www.newfildit.com ...