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What Are Managed Print Services?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 09/ 05/ 18 - 05: 03 PM


Even with the increased utilization of scanning and document management technology, printing is still a major component in most companies’ day-to-day operations. As a result, printing is one of the most commonly.

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Kyocera Printers vs HP: Costs, Comparisons and Considerations

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Wed, 09/ 05/ 18 - 04: 21 PM


If you're looking for direct comparisons of costs, features, and benefits of some of the most popular HP and Kyocera printers for business, you've come to the right place! In this article, you'll find helpful spec.

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Should I Get A Copier Maintenance Agreement?

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Thu, 08/ 09/ 18 - 09: 18 AM


You’ve made a decision that purchasing or leasing a copier is the right option for your business, but now your copier vendor is asking you to make another very important decision on whether to sign a.

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Cerber Ransomware Removal: Analysis, Fixes and Best Practices

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Thu, 08/ 02/ 18 - 11: 26 AM


Cerber is one of the most common variants of ransomware plaguing the internet, today. In this article, we will discuss in detail what it is, where it comes from, what it does, and finally, how to prevent an attack, including.

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What is Social Engineering [Types, Tips and Prevention]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Tue, 07/ 31/ 18 - 10: 46 AM


It’s a phrase you may have heard featured in the news or read online. You may have thought it was a modern term for government brainwashing (and that is a form of it), but the truth is that there is a version of.

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Used Copiers: What You Didn't Know

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 07/ 06/ 18 - 03: 33 PM



I completely get it. Why lease or buy a new copier when you can get a perfectly fine one for half the price? After all, you only need it to make copies, right?

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Should I Lease or Buy a Copier: Which is Better?

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Fri, 07/ 06/ 18 - 10: 08 AM


Our company serves thousands of businesses of vastly different sizes each year. We often hear many of the same questions, and one of the most common questions we receive is: "Should I lease or buy a copier?"

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How Does Ransomware Work? [Infographic]

Submitted by Chris Gaines on Thu, 06/ 28/ 18 - 12: 48 PM


Hackers have been a threat almost as long as the internet has been around. Today, they use incredibly sophisticated methods to collect information without your permission, and ransomware threats have been steadily.


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Network Security Threats of 2019 [Solutions to Avoid Them]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 06/ 25/ 18 - 05: 00 PM

It's a line you've heard over and over again, "never before has network security been so important." Unfortunately, it's true, and my guess... you already knew that.

If you're reading this article, you're trying to stay ahead of the game and protect.

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What is Downtime Cost? [Defined with Examples]

Submitted by Daniel Gray on Mon, 06/ 18/ 18 - 11: 58 AM


If you're an office manager or hold a similar roll 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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Top Managed Services Companies in Atlanta 2018

Submitted by SOS Can Help on Wed, 05/ 23/ 18 - 11: 45 AM

Are you having trouble finding a quality IT support provider in the masses of options, or simply don't know where to start? With hundreds of choices in the metro-Atlanta area, finding the top managed services provider for your needs can be daunting..

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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 your research only to find that.

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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 or office use, but you may not.

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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.

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Superior Solutions for I.T. on a Budget

Submitted by SOS Can Help 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 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.

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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..

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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.

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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.

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