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Questions to Ask an IT Provider

Submitted by SOS Can Help 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.

MSP Questions, IT Provider Questions, Managed Services Questions

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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..

MSP copier provider

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Why Do Some IT Providers Not Support Mac?

Submitted by SOS Can Help 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.

MSP Mac support, IT Mac support

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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,.

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How to Avoid Copier Service Maintenance Costs

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

We’ve all been there. You finally get the last page of that proposal or document completed. You send it to the printer, and sure enough, it isn’t working. Sometimes it is an easy fix, like a paper jam. Other times, it leaves you frustrated because.

copier maintenance costs

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Production Printing: Is it right for you?

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

Information on production printing is surprisingly challenging to come by, and there are several varying definitions and thresholds for distinguishing it. Generally, print jobs move from standard to production at around 110+ ppm (pages per minute) for.

production printing

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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.

best copier dealers atlanta, top copier companies

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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.

recycling toner cartridges

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The Difference Between Office Machines and Equipment

Submitted by Daniel Gray 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.

atlanta office machines, office copy machines, what are office machines

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Copier Dealers vs Manufacturers: 3 Myths Busted

Submitted by Daniel Gray 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?

copier dealer vs manufacturer, copier service

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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.

workplace productivity

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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.


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Why Unified Communications is Beneficial for Retail

Submitted by Tech Support 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.

Unified Communications

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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.

Managed Network Services

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Social Engineering Techniques and Ways to Protect Your Network

Submitted by SOS Can Help 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..

Network Protection, social engineering techniques

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4 Questions You Don’t Want to Forget to Ask When Buying a New Copier

Submitted by Tech Support on Thu, 09/ 07/ 17 - 01: 36 PM

Buying new office equipment involves a lot of steps. When purchasing a copier, you’ll first want to decide on a copier dealer. You will be building a relationship with this company, so it’s important to find a good fit.

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How VoIP Phone Systems Can Benefit Your Business

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 08/ 25/ 17 - 04: 11 PM

It’s hard to imagine what tool is used more in business than the telephone. In today’s world, there are multiple options when it comes to connecting with customers. Voice over Internet Protocol(VoIP) is software that uses the Internet as the medium to.

Unified Communications, VoIP

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3 Tips for improving Your Netiquette

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Tue, 08/ 22/ 17 - 04: 55 PM

Welcome to 2017, where the digitization of the workforce is common practice.  It’s more likely you’ll receive an email to a video conference meeting than a phone call telling you to meet everyone at a physical location.  And that isn’t a bad thing..


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5 Questions You Should Ask Before Skipping Out On Network Services

Submitted by Tech Support on Fri, 08/ 18/ 17 - 05: 37 PM

Running a business requires wearing multiple hats, one of which might be an IT department. Dealing with your IT systems when they’re slow or altogether not working can be incredibly frustrating. Network services let third party professionals assist.

Managed Network Services, Network Security

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Small Business:  Cyber Security Solutions

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Mon, 08/ 14/ 17 - 04: 59 PM


cyber security solutions for small business, small business cyber security

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