Costs of Printing: 4 Overlooked Ways Your Business Is Bleeding Money
Businesses should always know exactly where their money goes. Yet, two-thirds of small businesses can’t track printer costs.
This fact is especially worrisome given that it’s actually the third highest monthly expense for offices—right behind rent and payroll.
While all three are essential to operations, printing costs are one aspect that you can readily address.
A recent study showed that “a firm with 1,000 employees is likely to incur $500,000 in printing costs per year, which can actually amount up to three to five percent of revenue.”
Enterprise Green Printing: Why You Need to Start Green Printing
Over the past few years, the green printing movement has captured the attention of companies and government agencies.
Prior to is mainstream adopting, green printing was mainly undertaken by activists and SME that are looking to lessen their environmental impact.
Why is everyone so keen to adopt green printing into their business practices and why should you?
Green IT: The Value of Green Computing and How to Adopt It
The case for green IT is stronger than ever. With Gartner predicting that sustainability will be a top priority for most major Western Europe and North American companies, companies are now understanding that green IT will save them money and increase their value in the marketplace.
Green computing (or green IT) is when companies manufacture, use, and dispose of computers, servers, and other hardware in environmentally friendly ways. Practices are focused on reducing energy consumption and disposing of equipment in responsible ways.
Most computers and hardware require special handling and disposable as they contain toxic substances that can contaminate soil and water if left in landfills, or pollute the air if incinerated.
Endpoint Security: 6 Areas Cyber Attacked Printers Can Affect Your Business
Like many endpoints, printers have the same vulnerabilities and offer access into company financials and private data, and are often unsecured – so why aren’t IT personnel taking notice of the threat?
In the past year, 40% of Canadian organizations had experienced an IT security breach, and 56% of those breaches were print related.
With the majority of security breaches happening as a result of printers, it’s clear that printer security is an afterthought for organizations.
3 Steps: How to Select the Right Pull Printing Vendor
Pull printing technology has become a must have solution for enterprises seeking an additional layer of security to protect their print infrastructure.
In today’s complex technological landscape, other factors like the cloud and print security are disrupting the market, and resulting a new emergence of pull printing solutions.
With the surge of solutions now available and offered by so many vendors, it becomes hard to navigate and overwhelming to select the best solution.