Posted on Jun 14 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
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PrintIT Reseller met up with Phil Jones MBE, Managing Director of Brother UK to talk about the company’s plans for 2017, and what he’s been up to in 2016. Here we present edited highlights. A video recording of the discussion can be seen on the PrintIT Reseller website PrintIT Reseller (PITR): Please could you tell us about Brother’s year in 2016? Phil Jones (PJ): 2016 has been a vintage year...

Posted on Jun 13 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
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Historically IT vendors moving into print were challenging established print dealerships’ business, but today, more print resellers are successfully building in IT services into their offer, this month’s panel share their thoughts on the current climate PITR: Do you think the tables have turned, is it now the print channel that poses a threat to IT vendors? Mike Holyoake, Group Sales Director,...

Posted on Jun 13 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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In November, the Exertis print business had its best ever month, following two and a half years of investment in infrastructure, services and personnel. James Goulding finds out more about the distributor’s evolving print proposition from general manager Jamie Brothwell November 2016 was a record month for the Exertis print business. But it was no flash in the pan. In the two and a half years since...

Posted on Jun 12 2017 - 4:02pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Konica Minolta turns the page

Konica Minolta seeks to reinvent itself as an IT services provider with the launch of Workplace Hub Faced with declining print volumes, longer hardware replacement cycles and shrinking margins for their core products, printer vendors, for years now, have been trying to reinvent themselves as IT services providers, often with scant justification and little success. Konica Minolta is planning to buck...

Posted on Jun 12 2017 - 12:25pm by Tayla Ansell
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From Monday 27th March 2017 the price of postage is changing again as Royal Mail announce their annual prices changes. Amongst other services, the core products will see an increase of 1p on First class letters to 65p and second class letters also increasing by 1p to 56p. Under the updated Royal Mail tariff, franking machines will continue to provide customers with significant discounts over the price...

Posted on Jun 11 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
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Enterprises: Over seven in ten enterprises have introduced IoT devices into the workplace. 78 per cent say the introduction of IoT in the workplace has improved the effectiveness of their IT team, and three-quarters find it has increased profitability. The industrial sector: 62 per cent of respondents in the industrial sector have already implemented IoT. Using IoT to monitor and maintain essential...

Posted on Jun 11 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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At CES 2017, Polaroid unveiled its first ever 3D pen for the European market in partnership with European 3D partner EBP (Environmental Business Products). The Polaroid Play 3D pen brings 3D printing technology to a handheld device for colourful, freestyle 3D creativity. www.polaroid3d.com ...

Posted on Jun 10 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
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Canon’s new i-SENSYS LBP312x is a small footprint, high productivity printer for use in fastpaced work environments where space is a premium. The new black and white printer is ideal for busy office workgroups, offering advantages in speed, footprint, print quality, paper capacity and running costs. Based on an innovative, more compact print engine, it also uses smaller toner cartridges. Highly efficient, the LBP312x delivers A4 and A5 print at speeds of 43ppm and 65ppm respectively. It’s ready to print in seconds from power off and...

Posted on Jun 8 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on UKCloud ramps up partner recruitment

UKCloud, is actively recruiting new channel partners to collaborate on new public sector business via the G-Cloud 9 tender’s latest iteration The easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave, assured cloud services company, has offered its range of cloud solutions via G-Cloud since the framework first went live in 2012. The firm says its credentials and expertise are second to none when it comes...

Posted on Jun 7 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
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Steve Clarke, Healthcare Solutions Manager, Kodak Alaris Information Management (IM) explains how resellers can win more business in the healthcare sector by delivering real value-add Last year Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced a £1.8 billion investment to digitise patient records and said every local health authority must be paper-free by 2020. As part of the Paperless 2020 initiative, the...