Posted on Sep 24 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Millennials positive about the future of print

Millennials are less sceptical about print than other age groups and believe paper documents will continue to play a significant role in the future workplace, according to the latest market insight study from print industry analysts Quocirca. 77% of millennials believe that print will still be important in 2025, compared with just 45% of respondents aged 55+. More than half of millennials believe that...

Posted on Sep 24 2018 - 9:15am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Hot topics – Part 2

Following on from last issue, this month the dealer channel shares their thoughts on popular products and the key challenges facing print and IT resellers at the moment PrintIT Reseller: What are some of the most exciting products/solutions in your offer currently? Simon Hollister, Sales Director, Hollis Technology: “One of the most exciting solutions that Hollis Technology now provides is Infrascale...

Posted on Sep 23 2018 - 10:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on New start-up with decades of experience

Specialist recruitment agency Field Solutions Group has 30 years’ combined experience within the office equipment sector Field Solutions Group (FSG) was founded by Tom Mills who spent six years at Concept Resourcing where he set-up a team of specialists recruiting within the MPS space, and 20-year sales veteran James Fernihough, who has worked in companies including Altodigital and Capita DIS. The...

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 2:40pm by Editorial Content
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Q: What are your customers most interested in? A: The four letter acronym we all love to hate – GDPR! It has certainly been one of the factors for the upturn in demand at ABC. The security of devices, the data passing through them as well as the eventual destination of that data has become a huge discussion point in businesses of all sizes. Being more than just a copier company, we’re well equipped...

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Brother UK MD Phil Jones, takes on £50K fundraising challenge

Both Jones and Brother UK turn 50 this year, and the cycling aficionado has decided to mark both milestones by riding the entire route of the Brother-sponsored 2018 OVO EnergyTour of Britain in September – one day ahead of the elite professional riders who will tackle the same demanding 704-mile long eight-stage course 2018 also marks ten years since Jones first got back on his bike. “Turning...

Posted on Sep 22 2018 - 9:30am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on 60 seconds with… Dean Chisholm, Deputy Managing Director Group Support, Tecserv

What’s currently having the greatest impact on your business? Our organisation is going through a de-centralisation period as we strive to cover a greater area under our fixed pricing system allowing us to pass on the associated cost savings to our clients by reducing mileage charges. Just to give you an idea of how this has impacted our organisation, our previous standard coverage area was a 60...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 4:42pm by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Parsia targets 30 per cent growth

Following the integration of its business into the Team Hell & Schulte (THS) Group, Parsia Managed Supplies Services is looking to grow the business significantly Parsia has been supplying the channel with a full range of OEM and high quality compatible consumables and parts for 27 years. In April this year, THS, which has a sales and distribution network in more than 30 countries worldwide, acquired...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 4:37pm by Editorial Content
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HP Inc. has announced a definitive agreement to acquire Apogee, a move that expands its services portfolio in contractual office printing and MPS categories, where solutions are increasingly important for SMBs Consolidation within the print industry is not new. Nor indeed is the news that OEMs are acquiring dealerships – think Ricoh acquiring IKON, Kyocera’s purchase of Annodata and more recently...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 10:00am by Editorial Content
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This month’s panel of hardware and software vendors share their thoughts on popular products and the key challenges facing the print and IT channel at the moment PrintIT Reseller: What are some of the most exciting products/solutions in your offer currently? Michael Burke, Managing Director, Purpose Software: “As one of the leading innovators in the market, Purpose Software has an ongoing new...

Posted on Sep 21 2018 - 9:35am by Tayla Ansell
Comments Off on Spaces still available on Northamber’s free Parallels RAS Certification Course

Northamber is offering resellers a free Parallels RAS Certification Course on Wednesday 26th September at their Weybridge Training Facility. Parallels Remote Application Server allows users to deliver applications, desktops and data to any user, regardless of operating system or device —Windows, Linux, Mac, Thin Client, Chromebook, Raspberry Pi, iOS and Android. Resellers get the opportunity to...