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What is Downtime Cost? [Defined with Examples]

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Mon, 06/ 18/ 18 - 11: 58 AM


If you're an office manager or hold a similar role within your company, you may have seen several articles highlighting the costs associated with downtime. Like many people, you may not be sure of what downtime costs really.

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Cheap Large Format Printers: Getting What You Pay

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Thu, 05/ 03/ 18 - 10: 15 AM


If you are reading this article, you’ve likely identified a need for a large or wide format printer (aka plotters). The question becomes – “What’s the next step?” More than likely it’s to find out the cost, so you do.

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Best Wide Format Printers 2018

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Thu, 05/ 03/ 18 - 10: 10 AM


If you’re reading this article, you’ve already made the decision to purchase a wide-format printer for your needs. Like most people, you probably feel comfortable selecting a standard inkjet/laser printer for your home.

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How Do I Get Out of My Copier Lease?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 04/ 05/ 18 - 04: 37 PM


How do I get out of my copier lease?

The short answer – you can’t. Not really. You have entered into an agreement for a pre-determined amount of time, for a pre-determined amount of money; and the leasing.

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Superior Solutions for I.T. on a Budget

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Thu, 03/ 29/ 18 - 02: 52 PM

If you are a newer or small business, chances are you have limited IT support in-house. Your network security may consist of making sure your anti-virus software is updated, and your equipment is more than likely being serviced by a break-fix shop or.

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Questions to Ask an IT Provider

Submitted by Kevin Kendall on Tue, 03/ 27/ 18 - 04: 38 PM



Have you ever had to interview someone for a position, but knew very little about what their job does or even if what they are saying is correct? My hope is that you haven’t, because a situation like that would be stressful. How would you know you.

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Are IT Providers Better for Copier Service?

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Fri, 03/ 23/ 18 - 11: 44 AM


We hear it all the time at Standard Office Systems: “You’re my copier dealer; I didn’t even know you did IT services!”

It’s true. We have been in the IT game for some time now and we still have current customers who are unaware that we manage both. You.

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Why Do Some IT Providers Not Support Mac?

Submitted by Tech Support on Wed, 03/ 21/ 18 - 10: 57 AM

As of the writing of this article, Apple is the #1 brand in the world. Most of this success is due to the invention of the smartphone and the droves of people who use iPhones as their personal device. But Mac computers still make up a sizable amount of.

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Why Is My Printer Printing Black Lines?

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Mon, 03/ 12/ 18 - 02: 29 PM

We've all been there. You're in a hurry and need to make a copy of something, quickly. You set your number of copies and hit the start button only to receive 20 copies of a document littered with black streaks.

Have you ever wondered why this happens, or.

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How to Decrease Copier Maintenance Costs

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Tue, 02/ 20/ 18 - 08: 57 AM


Imagine all the time and money you could save if you could fix some basic copier issues yourself without having to hire a technician. The cost for service appointments and negative consequences associated with interruptions to.

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Production Printing: Is It Right for You?

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Thu, 02/ 08/ 18 - 03: 57 PM


Are you a company that frequently changes its forms, prints mass invoices, or tax returns? Do customer catalogs, sales or marketing materials change frequently? If so, considering a production print system is a good.

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Top Copier Companies in Atlanta 2018

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Mon, 01/ 15/ 18 - 09: 00 AM

As an established copier dealer in the metro-Atlanta area, we are often asked our opinion of other dealers in our market. The question of who the best copier companies in Atlanta is on many of our potential customers' minds. Because we believe strongly.

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Recycling Toner Cartridges

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Tue, 01/ 09/ 18 - 10: 44 AM

Each year in North America, 40,000 tons of plastic and metal are saved from lying hundreds of years in landfills due to the recycling of ink and toner cartridges. That number amounts to the amount of four Eiffel Towers, per year! Unfortunately, if the.

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The Difference Between Office Machines and Equipment

Submitted by Bernie Schom on Mon, 12/ 18/ 17 - 12: 00 PM

If you are like me, you thought office machine and equipment were interchangeable categories. After all, they are both tools and complete office tasks, right? Although this is true, there are some differences that help to understand how to classify each.

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Copier Dealers vs Manufacturers [3 Myths Busted]

Submitted by Bernie Schom on Tue, 12/ 12/ 17 - 09: 06 AM


In business, the concept of "cutting out the middle man" often makes logical sense. After all, why pay someone else to get you what you need when you have the option to buy straight from the manufacturer?

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Work Productivity: Successfully Working from Home

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Mon, 10/ 23/ 17 - 04: 30 PM

We’ve all been in the same boat at one point or another—lugging home the work laptop to tie up some loose ends over the weekend to make the upcoming week less stressful. Many of try to increase our work productivity out of the office, but like many good.

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4 Simple Steps to Scan Documents Directly to Google Drive

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 10/ 06/ 17 - 03: 17 PM


Current office technology is pushing all workflows digital. While paper will always have a place in the office, businesses should attempt to stay current with digital trends. Cloud software allows team members to collaborate on.


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Why Unified Communications is Beneficial for Retail

Submitted by Jim Williams on Thu, 09/ 28/ 17 - 05: 10 PM

Shopping is an American past time and will continue to be for decades to come. It’s important for retail stores, large and small, to keep up with a changing landscape of technology to better suit their customers. Unified communications can help both.

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4 Ways to Secure Your Data Today

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 09/ 21/ 17 - 09: 05 PM

If making sure your data is protected is low on your list of things do to, it needs to change. Here are four easy ways to take care of cyber security today.

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Social Engineering Techniques and Ways to Protect Your Network

Submitted by Erica Kastner on Wed, 09/ 13/ 17 - 09: 10 AM

Social Engineering Techniques and Ways to Protect Your Network

Bad news.  Many businesses fail to realize that network security is about more than just protecting your digital realm through outlets like advanced software and a dedicated IT company..

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