Posted on May 18 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Pitney Bowes is hoping to bring greater insight, analytics and visibility to production mail applications with the launch of the fist commercially available solution to emerge from its collaboration with GE. Hosted in the cloud on GE’s Predix platform, the Clarity solutions suite integrates and organises data collected from sensors on production mail machines to help clients improve effiiency and...

Posted on May 17 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Four out of five start-ups (82%) use pens, paper and whiteboards daily to encourage creativity, as well as computers, tablets, mobile phones and interactive projectors (86%), according to a new report by Epson. Even 73% of ‘digital natives’ (18-24 year-olds) admit they use pens, paper, whiteboards and writing tools for creative purposes. Entrepreneurs said they prefer to write by hand than type,...

Posted on May 16 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Printers more optimistic despite pressure on margins

Even with tighter margins, falling prices and an incomplete recovery from the 2008 fiancial crisis, printers are increasingly optimistic about their prospects, according to the third drupa Global Trends Report (2016). Analysis of the views of 750 printers in the three years leading up to drupa 2016 shows that in 2015 there was a 25 percentage point difference between printers who thought they were...

Posted on May 15 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Royal Mail commemorates genesis of modern postal service

This year Royal Mail is commemorating the 500th anniversary of the knighting of Brian Tuke, the first Master of the Posts, by Henry VIII, an event that it says was the catalyst for the creation of Royal Mail as we know it. To celebrate, Royal Mail has issued a special set of stamps and, in conjunction with the British Postal Museum & Archive (BPMA), has created an online gallery of 500 objects,...

Posted on May 14 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on New regional hubs for Apogee

Fast-growing MPS provider Apogee has opened new regional hubs in Scotland and Wales to support growing demand for its managed services and production print systems. The new facilities, Apogee’s 10th and 11th UK sites, are on the Scottish Enterprise Technology Park in East Kilbride, Scotland and the Cardiff Gate Business Park in Wales. www.apogeecorp.com ...

Posted on May 13 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Kroll Ontrack has developed an in-depth guide to the secure deletion of digital data in line with the European Parliament General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Due to be enforced by 2018, GDPR will replace the EU Data Protection Directive 1995 and unify data protection legislation across all 28 member states. It will require all businesses handling EU residents’ data to delete personal information...

Posted on May 12 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Cortado has released a new version of its Cortado Corporate Server enterprise mobility solution, claiming that it supports current iOS versions and Android for Work in their entirety. Cortado says that direct integration of the native management functions of smartphones and tablets into the rights management of Windows Active Directory substantially simplifis the management of mobile devices. Android...

Posted on May 11 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
Comments Off on Cloud-based invoice processing for SMEs

Lexmark has expanded its solutions portfolio with a cloud-based invoice processing solution designed specifially for the accounts payable function in small and medium-sized businesses. ReadSoft Online R8 automates invoice capture and processing, reducing manual data entry and cost-per-invoice processing by as much as 90% and helping to eliminate duplicate or lost invoices. It can be used to upload...

Posted on May 10 2016 - 11:05am by Editorial Content
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Canon has launched a new version of its uniFLOW integrated network print and scan management software. uniFLOW makes it possible to print and scan from any connected PC or mobile device to any uniFLOW-enabled printer or scanner on the network, including devices from other vendors, securely and with centralised management and reporting of print usage and costs. Version 5.4 boasts a number of enhancements,...

Posted on May 9 2016 - 9:10pm by John Peters
Comments Off on Croydon based business embark on £10,000 fund raising initiative

Croydon based distributor, DMC Business Machines has recently embarked on a Giving Back initiative along with remanufactured toner brand, planitgreen. planitgreen has four core values; Reduced Costs, Reduced Environmental Impact, Quality Solutions and Giving Back. Having turned four in March, it is the fourth and arguably most important core value that they will be focusing their attention on, Giving...