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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

How to Negotiate a Copier Lease

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 08/ 30/ 19 - 04: 08 PM

COPIER LEASE | 6.5 MIN READ

We've all been there. You need a copier and you need to find the best deal. So, like most people, you start getting quotes from a few vendors in your area so you can compare their offers and choose the best one. It sounds.

Copier Leasing

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What is the Dark Web and Why Should we Care?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 08/ 02/ 19 - 04: 17 PM

You’re happily humming along on the Internet thinking you’ve got a pretty good understanding. You can navigate your way around Google, Facebook, Amazon, and news sites. You’re actually only visiting four percent of the Internet. There’s a whole world.

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How To Spot A Phishing Attack

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 07/ 10/ 19 - 01: 32 PM

Would you know if you were the subject of a phishing attack? Many people claim that they’d be able to tell right away if they received an email from an illegitimate source. If that were the case, there wouldn’t be 1.5 million new phishing websites.

ransomware and phishing, what is phishing

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What Is Phishing & How Are Hackers Using It?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 07/ 02/ 19 - 08: 26 PM

While the number of people falling for sending personal information to the crown prince of Nigeria in hopes of receiving his promised wealth and riches seems to be dropping, phishing remains a major issue. In fact, the number of phishing campaigns.

ransomware and phishing, what is phishing

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Kyocera vs Canon Copiers (Ratings + Reviews)

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 06/ 19/ 19 - 11: 25 AM

KYOCERA VS CANON COPIERS | 8.5 MIN READ

Kyocera and Canon copiers are machines created by two great brands. Canon is the traditional staple, but Kyocera has made improvements each year to create products that can be great in quality, as well. So, with.

office copier

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To Renew or Not Renew, That Is the Question

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 06/ 18/ 19 - 05: 13 PM

You’re prepared, at least mentally, to begin your migration to Windows 10 because you’ve read What Does Windows End of Life Mean to My Business? and Getting Ahead of Windows End of Life. Is your hardware ready, though? How you handle your IT (on your.

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Getting Ahead of Windows End of Life

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 06/ 10/ 19 - 05: 41 PM

With Windows 7 end of life quickly approaching, it’s time to start thinking about what needs to be done to prepare. Technically, regular Windows 7 support has been dead since 2015, however, the extended support period is over January 2020, which means.

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Canon vs Ricoh Copiers [Ratings + Reviews]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 06/ 06/ 19 - 03: 49 PM

CANON VS RICOH COPIERS | 10 MIN READ

So, you're looking for a comparison between Canon and Ricoh copiers? You've come to the right place! We partnered with Buyer's Lab to create a comprehensive review of some of the most popular office copiers on the.

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What Does Windows End of Life Mean to my Business?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 06/ 03/ 19 - 07: 33 PM

You’ve all heard the panic. Windows is cutting off support for its widely popular version 7 software. January 14, 2020 will officially mark Windows 7 End of Life. Many companies have used Windows 7 since it launched in 2009 and are still actively.

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Canon vs Konica Minolta Copiers [Ratings + Reviews]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 05/ 29/ 19 - 04: 35 PM

8 MIN READ | CANON VS KONICA MINOLTA COPIERS

So, you're narrowing down your choices for your next office copier purchase. Canon or Konica Minolta copiers are the final two standing. Which one is better? In this article, we breakdown the most popular.

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Sharp vs Canon Copiers [Ratings + Reviews]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 05/ 28/ 19 - 04: 35 PM

 

8 MIN READ | SHARP VS CANON COPIERS

Sharp vs Canon copiers are a comparison of features and usability vs reliability. The differences between a copier's main functions are pretty marginal, but depending on the needs of your business or organization,.

office copier

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Ransomware: Why It’s Getting Publicity and What to Do About It

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 05/ 28/ 19 - 03: 43 PM

ransomware and phishing

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Social Engineering = Fancy Job Title for Hackers

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 05/ 20/ 19 - 05: 06 PM

Most people are aware of terms like phishing and malware, but did you know those are a part of a larger scheme called social engineering? This is not a new kind of fraud, in fact it’s been used for many years to manipulate a wide range of people into.

social engineering

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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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