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MFP Tips: What to Know About Page Yield

There's a lot to learn about your MFP, but one of the most important things to know is your current page yield. This can be a complicated subject, but it makes a big difference to your efficiency and budget, so sit back, relax, and get ready for a crash-course in page yields.

The Basics

"Page yield" refers to the number of pages you can print before your ink or toner cartridge runs out. It's a helpful unit of measurement because it can help you gain insight into your print habits, your budget needs, and the efficiency of your multifunction printer--but there's more to know before you can put your MFP to work for you.

Do You Need a Copier Maintenance Contract?

Copier maintenance is pretty important, so it makes sense that a contract guaranteeing it would be important too. Here's what you need to know about maintenance contracts--and why you definitely want one.

Taking Care of Your Copiers

When it comes to protecting and maintaining your multifunction devices, it's not just about making sure that you save money or keep your copier functioning properly--it's about protecting your business. Contracts mean that you don't have to face the uncertainty of extended downtime or expensive repairs, and they state clearly who is expected to pay for what. At the end of the day, you want a copier maintenance contract because it takes care of your company as well as your copier, and that's a worthwhile guarantee to have.

So, what are the benefits of a maintenance contract? Here's a quick look.

3 Technology Resolutions for 2018

As you know, a lot can change in a year, and it’s no different with technology. But is your tech ready to power you through another year? Are you falling behind your competition thanks to out of date technology? Do you feel prepared to take on the uncertainty 2018 could bring? It’s a lot to think about, but before you start stressing, here are a few tips on how you can ring in the New Year with confidence:

Reach Out for New Opportunities

Cloud computing is more than just a trendy buzzword, it’s the new normal for creating new opportunities such as:

Scream for Section 179 Tax Deduction

While Halloween has actually passed, the scariest season for businesses has started to send shivers down their spines-- tax season. But, don't let the doom and gloom of tax season get you down, Section 179 might just be the trick that raises you up.

Exactly what is the Section 179 Tax Deduction?
Instead of slowly depreciating hardware and software over numerous years, Section 179 allows you to subtract the complete price of any allowed hardware or applications acquired or rented throughout the year. It's designed to encourage businesses to remain competitive and move forward by buying the technology they need while also benefiting their bottom line.

What is allowed?
Bought, financed or rented equipment
Workstations, laptops, tablets, smartphones
Servers, printers, routers, network switches, network security devices
Off-the-shelf applications (productivity, administrative, operating systems, etc.)

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Three Benefits of a Virtual CIO

The only way to ensure growth and longevity is to protect one of your business’ most valuable assets: information. You need a strategic plan to manage information and ensure it consistently aligns with your goals. This is easier said than done for many small businesses that have an IT team of only one or two people.

 

To remain competitive, you have to prioritize strategic IT initiatives—they can’t be a bottom-of-the-bucket task that gets your team’s leftover attention. You need a chief information officer (CIO) who can provide expert risk management advice and devise a strategy to leverage the latest technology and help you gain a competitive edge in your industry.

 

For small businesses who can’t afford the hefty salary of an experienced CIO, a virtual CIO (vCIO) is a cost-effective way to fill the expertise gaps within your organization. Here’s a look at three major benefits.

 

Three Reasons You Need to Invest in PC Upgrades—Today

If you’re skating by with older PCs, you’re making yourself vulnerable to a myriad of potential problems. It’s time for a tech refresh—here are three reasons to invest in new PCs sooner rather than later. 

  1. Increased Security Risk

To a hacker, your SMB is low hanging fruit—they know you’re likely to have a smaller tech budget and therefore, older technology or gaps in your infrastructure. According to Verizon’s 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report, 61 percent of data breach victims are businesses that employ less than 1,000 people. Running protective software on old hardware is significantly less effective than running it on newer computers that are designed to work with firewalls, anti-viral and anti-spam applications.

 

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