Posted on Nov 15 2017 - 2:45pm by Tayla Ansell
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The Cardiff-headquartered company has completed the acquisition of Copier Mate, one of Wales’ largest independent Toshiba dealers The transaction marks Pinnacle’s third acquisition in less than two years and further strengthens its strategy to become of the largest Managed Print Services providers in South Wales and the South West. In March 2015, Group Managing Director, Clive Hamilton, completed...

Posted on Nov 15 2017 - 2:30pm by Tayla Ansell
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Colin Ayres, Operations Manager – Head of Sales, Blackbox Solutions Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: We have seen a huge increase in demand for data and document security. As companies are becoming more aware of the impending EU directives on GDPR, they have attached greater importance to data security and document management. We are now implementing a strategy of including data...

Posted on Nov 15 2017 - 11:28am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on 60 seconds with Stuart Sykes, Managing Director, Sharp Business Systems UK

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? The growing desire for businesses to be a part of the digital transformation trend. Workplace digitisation has been happening for a number of years, but it’s starting to have a real visible impact on the way people want to work, and their technology preferences. People are now used to a far more complex ecosystem of digital tools and...

Posted on Nov 14 2017 - 10:03am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Premier Paper Group expands operations in the South West

Premier has opened a new regional branch in Bristol to support business growth throughout the South West. The new 16,000 square foot Bristol facility brings Premier’s total warehouse capacity in the South West to in excess of 30,000 square feet. Local Stocks Keeping products close to local markets provides customers with choice, availability and flexibility of service. Over 3,000 tonnes of product...

Posted on Oct 25 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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Latest EcoTank collection is easier to use, comes with three years’ worth of ink and includes photo-printing models Epson has launched the next generation of EcoTank printers, which significantly broadens the collection and features two major developments; a dedicated photo range with a 5-colour ink system (ET-7750, ET-7700), and a reconfigured design with a front ink tank and improved bottles for...

Posted on Oct 24 2017 - 4:30pm by Editorial Content
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A3 WorkForce printers engineered for the modern workplace Helping small businesses and home offices work faster and smarter, Epson has updated its range of high-quality and cost-effective A3 inkjets with extra wireless printing solutions across the range, plus a sleek control panel and new user interface. Lee Withers, product manager, Epson Europe, says, “Our latest A3 inkjets are great if you work...

Posted on Oct 24 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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With the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) coming into force on May 25 2018, PrintIT Reseller asks this month’s panel what steps they are taking to ensure compliance with the new rules PITR: There are significant differences between existing data protection laws and the new GDPR requirements, are you finding there is a lot of ground to cover to achieve compliance? Colin Griffin, Managing...

Posted on Oct 23 2017 - 4:30pm by Editorial Content
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Claire Wright, Quality & Data Privacy Manager at MHR, examines how GDPR will impact the lawful management of employee health records The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation is predictably throwing up many questions about how organisations should collate, manage and process sensitive employee data to enforce compliance and prevent a potential costly breach. With fear-based articles about...

Posted on Oct 23 2017 - 8:15am by Editorial Content
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Vantage experiences major surge in software uptake After a record first sales quarter, software developer Vantage has seen a major surge in the uptake of its service management system Vantage Online in Q2, with continued new business wins and, among existing clients, a growing number of migrations from the legacy Service Accent system. It is turning out to be a very successful 2017 for Vantage, which...

Posted on Oct 22 2017 - 4:30pm by Editorial Content
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Mike Burke, Managing Director of Purpose Software, explores the evolution of business management systems for the channel and explains why software needs to support diversification The continued evolution of the delivery of managed services is putting increased pressure on organisations to diversify, so much so that resellers must now decide how much longer they can run their operations on business...