Posted on May 14 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
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Mode Print Solutions hosted its 2017 sales awards dinner at Tewinbury Farm, Hertfordshire. The event brought together longstanding staff members, suppliers and key industry figures for a celebration and ceremony recognising employee talent. Among the awards up for grabs were Manager of the Year, Mode Top Sales Executive, Mode Academy Graduate, along with recognition awards for staff who have worked...

Posted on May 13 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
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Three Brother UK directors, including MD Phil Jones, volunteered to job swap with three of the company’s apprentices on Friday March 10, a move designed to reinforce Brother UK’s belief that recruiting via apprenticeships is beneficial for its business Brother UK, which has been building its apprentice programme for about three years, really got behind the tenth National Apprenticeship...

Posted on May 13 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on UniPrint and RDT Office Solutions partner

RDT Office Solutions has forged what it describes as an ‘evolutionary’ tech partnership with global printing virtualisation leader, UniPrint.net Corp. UniPrint.net, with millions of users in more than 70 countries, provides a comprehensive range of enterprise print management and output solutions for all environments. RDT CEO Derek Russell said that the partnership extends RDT’s ability to take...

Posted on May 13 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on KYOCERA wins place on government framework

KYOCERA has been awarded a place on the Government’s Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM3781 framework. The company has secured a presence on Lot 2 for Multifunctional Devices and Print Management Software and Services for its printers, multifunctional products and portfolio of software solutions. The CCS RM3781 framework was announced in August last year, with the aim of catering for the public sector’s...

Posted on May 12 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Is print the weakest link in the security chain?

Printers can represent a significant weakness in IT security, they are just as susceptible to data security breaches as PCs. Following on from last issue when the channel talked about security, this month we ask the OEMs: Are companies doing enough to mitigate the risk? PITR: According to a Ponemon Institute report (August 2016), 76 per cent of IT practitioners say their organisation has experienced...

Posted on May 12 2017 - 2:13pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Kyocera acquires Annodata

KYOCERA Document Solutions has completed the landmark acquisition of Annodata, one of the UK’s largest independent providers of managed print and ICT services This is not the first channel acquisition the company has made. In February 2016, Kyocera UK bought the remaining 80 per cent share of a smaller UK dealership. But importantly, the acquisition of Annodata was led by Kyocera Corporation in...

Posted on May 12 2017 - 12:05pm by Editorial Content
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This year’s Virgin Money London Marathon takes place on Sunday 23 April. As the Official Print Partner, Apogee staff will be on hand throughout the build-up week and the race weekend itself to help the organisers prepare and manage the event. A fleet of equipment will be delivered, installed and supported on-site, with Apogee engineers at each location to ensure the organisers have everything they...

Posted on May 12 2017 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on New recruit for Woodbank Office Solutions

Woodbank Office Solutions has appointed Martyn Peer as its new Corporate Account Manager to further strengthen its sales division. Peer brings 25 years’ experience in the business-to-business market working for a variety of office print resellers and manufacturers. His role will focus on building relationships with existing and new corporate customers. Sales Director Dave Duffy said: “With Martyn...

Posted on May 12 2017 - 8:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Channel expansion plans for Evolis brand Badgy

Following double-digit growth in Europe last year, Evolis plans to further expand its channel network. Badgy, an easy-to-use and affordable instant card making product, is sold 100% via the IT and office channels. The company says it allows distributors to complete their existing product portfolio with an innovative solution that meet the needs small and medium businesses, schools, retail shops, clubs...

Posted on May 11 2017 - 4:45pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Interview with Dan Wogan, of Epson UK

James Goulding talks to Dan Wogan, Epson UK product manager for managed print and solutions, about Epson’s new flagship MFPs PITR: I notice that the WF-C20590 and WF-C17590 come under the WorkForce Enterprise banner. Is this a new series and what does it signify? Dan Wogan: Yes, it is. All top-end devices will now be bracketed under the Enterprise banner including the two new flagship products. They...