Posted on Mar 17 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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UTAX has opened a London Showroom and Training Centre at Number One, Olympic Way, Wembley. This is the third regional showroom opened by UTAX, to go with existing facilities in Swindon and Manchester. Managing Director Shaun Wilkinson said: “The new showroom will provide a convenient location for new and existing partners located in and around the Capital to come and demonstrate our range of hardware...

Posted on Mar 16 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Capture Imaging upgrades servicing capability

Capture Imaging, a provider of document and print management solutions in North East Scotland, is streamlining the scheduling and control of its field service engineers with the 2serv service management application from Purpose Software. By upgrading to 2Serv, from its existing CBS system – also supplied by Purpose Software – Capture Imaging hopes to be able to handle more service calls and deploy...

Posted on Mar 15 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Canon has received another award for its toner cartridge recycling programme, which celebrated its 25th anniversary last year. The People’s Choice Award, voted for by the public, was presented to Canon at the The Circulars 2016 held at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January. The annual awards programme, run by the Young Global Leaders of the World Economic Forum, honours individuals...

Posted on Mar 14 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Danwood has launched a new 3D printer rental scheme that will enable schools to rent a KYOCERA CubePro 3D printer for as little as £145 per month. The rental fee includes printer delivery, installation and set-up; a full set of consumables; and a 12-month warranty. The CubePro from the 3D Systems uses plastic jet printing to create 3D models layer by layer.     ...

Posted on Mar 10 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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Tech Data, a UK distributor for Nuance Communications, is making the company’s Power PDF document scanning and conversion solution available to resellers via the TD Activate Here electronic download platform. Tech Data’s electronic software distribution system will enable resellers and retailers to offer Nuance Power PDF for immediate download and activation by the end user customer. Nick...

Posted on Mar 9 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
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M-Files’ findings are supported by a study from Epson, in which 83% of 3,600 European employees surveyed said the paperless office was ‘unrealistic’. Almost two thirds (64%) said they prefer to read reports and brochures on printed paper, citing the ease with which one can ‘share/ handout’ (53%), ‘read’ (44%) and ‘edit/annotate’ (41%) paper documents. Six out of ten (62%)...

Posted on Mar 8 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on UK businesses still wedded to paper

Three out of four small businesses are still wedded to paper, according to research by enterprise information management solutions provider M-Files Corporation and the Sage Small Business Panel. More than three out of four (77%) UK businesses still store and manage paper records: 58% store data in a mix of paper and electronic formats, while 19% keep records in paper format only. MFiles warns that...

Posted on Mar 7 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on The future of office print

We asked leading vendors and resellers for their thoughts on office printing in 2016. Over the next fie pages we consider their answers to the questions ‘What printer features/qualities do you think will be most important to printer buyers in 2016?’; ‘What factors do you think will have the biggest impact on printer and consumables sales in 2016?’; and ‘Do you think the...

Posted on Mar 4 2016 - 8:05am by John Peters
Comments Off on Data exists on paper too

If 2015 was the year of data breaches, 2016 is the year when organisations will have to re-double their efforts to secure customer data, bringing opportunities for resellers. Scarcely a week has gone by in the last year without news of a major security breach, from Talk Talk and Sony to JD Wetherspoon and Ashley Madison, so much so that their occurrence appears almost unavoidable. In a survey by The...

Posted on Mar 3 2016 - 11:20am by John Peters
Comments Off on The circular economy – a practical solution

Tracey Rawling Church, Head of CSR at KYOCERA Document Solutions UK and a regular contributor to seminars and conferences on sustainability, CSR and the circular economy, assesses new EU proposals for waste management and recycling. The new EU Circular Economy Package, announced on December 2, was hotly anticipated by TechUK and other industry bodies. When the previous plan was withdrawn, the initial...