Organizations of every vertical stripe and persuasion have spent the last decade trying to wring unnecessary expenses and inefficiency out of IT.
On its face, the latest report on trends in IT managed services offers an optimistic picture for MSPs. But there are red flags in this year’s CompTIA research that solution providers must acknowledge and address if they’re to avoid becoming a negative statistic in a future report themselves.
It’s easy to think of business printing as a generalist pursuit. After all, every business does it and the mechanisms don’t appear to differ much across various industries — at least on the surface. But the devil, as they say, is in the details. And as is often the case in the channel, so is the opportunity.
We all know that the best solution providers stay ahead of the competition by crafting new, profitable solutions that help customers use emerging technologies to better their businesses. But how do these successful VARs and MSPs know where to concentrate their efforts? The secret lies in identifying which new opportunities offer a combination of a… Read more »
It’s no surprise that in a land of conspicuous wealth, not to mention the world’s tallest building, there’s a premium on technical efficiency. So, when it came to fine-tuning the massive imaging and document processing systems in Dubai’s Culture and Arts Authority earlier this year, the focus quite naturally turned to managed print. Dubai Culture,… Read more »
Next-generation MFPs are more than just peripherals. They are true computing devices with storage, software and network vulnerabilities similar to connected desktops and laptops. As such, overlooking security can be perilous and costly. According to analyst firm Quocirca, the majority of businesses are at risk from unsecured network printers, and nine out of 10 require… Read more »