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Daniel Gray

Daniel has a passion for educating and helping people and has spent over a decade in the education and office technology industries. He has a Bachelor's in Education from the University of West Georgia and an MBA from the University of Georgia. Daniel has been the lead blogger at SOS since 2017 and specializes in managed IT services, copiers and printers, and business phone systems. He lives in Atlanta and has a goofy greyhound named Ticker.
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Recent Posts

What is a vCIO? [complete resource]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 05/ 17/ 19 - 09: 26 AM

4 MIN READ | MANAGED IT SERVICES

What is a vCIO? As a company who provides vCIO services, we get asked this question all the time, so, we decided to write about it in the hope of helping others with similar questions. This article will breakdown the.

Managed IT Services Atlanta

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What is a Business Phone System?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 05/ 09/ 19 - 08: 43 AM

 

4 MIN READ | BUSINESS PHONE SYSTEMS

OK, I realize that if you're searching for what a business phone system is, you're probably not looking for a generic answer. After all, we can guess what a phone system is, so a business phone system must be.

business phone systems

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Questions to Ask When Buying a Copier [Video and Blog]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 04/ 30/ 19 - 09: 51 AM

6 MIN READ | OFFICE COPIERS

Are you considering a copier purchase, but not sure what you should be asking before beginning a conversation with a vendor? This article will give you insight into the most common copier purchase questions we receive from.

office copier

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How to Buy a Business Phone System

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 04/ 15/ 19 - 11: 19 AM

5 MIN READ | BUSINESS PHONE SYSTEMS 

Your business is growing (that's exciting) and your personal cell phone isn't going to cut it anymore. So, how do you buy a business phone system that's robust enough to meet the needs of your growing company?

business phone systems

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Oce Colorado Printer: the Game-Changer of 2019 [with videos]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 02/ 26/ 19 - 10: 52 AM

OCE COLORADO PRINTER | 3 MIN READ

I know what you're thinking. People throw the word game-changer around like it's the greatest way to describe a new product (and there are no others). It's a cliche, but, it's also incredibly accurate to describe the.

wide format printers

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Top Copier Dealers in Atlanta for 2019

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 01/ 09/ 19 - 11: 49 AM

COPIER DEALERS | 5 MIN READ

This is a follow-up post to Standard Office Systems' popular top copier dealer list of 2018. We received such a positive response from our audience that we decided to write another for 2019!

office copier

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From Break fix to Managed Services: What's the Difference?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 11/ 16/ 18 - 03: 13 PM

IT SERVICES | 10 MIN READ

Are you looking for the differences between break/fix to managed services models? You've come to the right place!

Managed IT Services

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Service Level Agreements (SLA): A Simple Guide to Understanding Them

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 11/ 12/ 18 - 04: 53 PM

SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENTS | 5 MIN READ

Cyber security has been an increasing concern for most businesses. Hackers aren't going away anytime soon and it would seem that no one is safe (Equifax, Target, Facebook, etc.).

Managed IT Services Atlanta

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What is a Managed Service Provider: Definition, Benefits, and Costs

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 11/ 09/ 18 - 11: 11 AM

 

 

MANAGED SERVICES | 10 MIN READ 

What is a managed service provider? Your company's new best friend. Why? Because the internet is the wild wild west of modern society and your business can't afford to get caught in the crossfire.

what is a managed service provider

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What is a Copier Lease Buyout? The Real Meaning

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 11/ 01/ 18 - 02: 47 PM

COPIER LEASE BUYOUT | 10 MIN READ

You've heard the phrase thrown around before. You're interested in the idea of switching to a new copier service provider because you'd like a lower price, or maybe they haven't kept their end of the bargain.

copier lease buyout

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How Much Does Printing Cost Per Page?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 10/ 10/ 18 - 12: 01 PM

MANAGED PRINT SERVICES | 5 MIN READ

Virtually every business has a printer of some kind. Even with the evolution of scanning technology and more and more businesses transitioning to limited paper options, businesses simply need to print. If volume is.

printing cost per page

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What is a Network Security Audit (Why They Matter)

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 10/ 05/ 18 - 12: 58 PM

NETWORK SECURITY AUDIT | 10 MIN READ

You've likely heard the term network security audit before (or information security audit), but you may not have been sure what it meant. As more and more platforms are hosted in the cloud, businesses become.

network security audit

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What is Phishing? Types and Tips to Prevent

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 09/ 27/ 18 - 10: 27 AM

SOCIAL ENGINEERING | 10 MIN READ

Cybersecurity is becoming more and more of an issue for companies and individuals alike. With cyber attacks becoming commonplace in the news, the word "phishing" has probably come up once or twice. But what is phishing?

what is phishing

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What Are Whaling Social Engineering Attacks and Ways to Prevent Them?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 09/ 21/ 18 - 12: 04 PM

SOCIAL ENGINEERING | 5 MIN READ

In the 17th century, whaling was a common term to describe the hunting of whales for the oil their blubber produced. Today - whaling still exists, but there is a new version of it that has become a common social.

whaling social engineering

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Inkjet and Laser Printers

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 09/ 19/ 18 - 12: 22 PM

MANAGED PRINT SERVICES | 5 MIN READ

If you're looking for the pros and cons of inkjet and laser printers, you've come to the right place! Despite society's move to greener printing options that often require less paper use, the fact remains: printing.

advantages and disadvantages of inkjet pritners, advantages and disadvantages of laser printers

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What is Office Technology? [in under 100 words]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 09/ 07/ 18 - 01: 09 PM

OFFICE TECHNOLOGY | 2 MIN READ

As an office technology service company, we are sometimes asked, "what defines 'office technology' for your company?" There is a simple answer to this question and by reading this short article, you'll be able to better.

what is office technology

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What is a Multifunction Printer? [in under 100 words]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 09/ 07/ 18 - 01: 07 PM

MULTIFUNCTION PRINTERS | 2 MIN READ

There have been many words used to describe a multifunction printer in the past. More than likely, you already know what it is but didn't realize it.

what is a multifunction printer

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What is a Photocopier? [in under 100 words]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 09/ 07/ 18 - 01: 06 PM

PHOTOCOPIER | 2 MIN READ

what is a photocopier

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What is the Difference Between Toner and Ink Cartridges?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 09/ 07/ 18 - 01: 05 PM

MANAGED PRINT SERVICES | 4 MIN READ

As a marketing professional in the copier and printing industry, I have found that there are many people who get mixed up with the difference between toner and ink cartridges. Many people also think that ink is.

difference between toner and ink cartridges

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How Much Does A Printer Really Cost?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 09/ 05/ 18 - 05: 07 PM

MANAGED PRINT SERVICES | 10 MIN READ

Printers can be very cheap. If you’re purchasing one for your home office, a standard inkjet printer may be all you need. Then again, if you're using printers for your business, they can get expensive very quickly.

how much does a printer cost

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