6 Trends that will Redefine the Print Industry in 2019
The enterprise print industry continues to be changed by the digital disruption of the workplace. Despite printing being less common place than it once was, Quocirca’s Global Print 2025 study revealed that in 2017, 76% of SMBs rely on print and 66% believe they will remain reliant on print in 2025.
Protecting Yourself from Printing Pain: Moving Traditional Print Management to the Cloud
I sit at my desk the day after having my vaccines so that I can safely travel to the Cloud Expo Asia Event in Singapore in October, trying to take my mind away from the droning pain in my arms. Yes, I know I probably shouldn’t be able to type with the pain so bad, but that’s the point; yes, it hurts like hell, fortunately, I can just about type this blog… and then a simple analogy entered my mind…
It occurred to me that the ache in my arms since having the vaccines, is a lot like the ache of moving your traditional print management solution to the cloud – It’s doable but it hurts like hell!
Enterprise Cloud Printing Solution: Alleviate the Burden on System Admins
The future of enterprise computing lies in the cloud! Cloud computing offers enhanced flexibility and scalability, with the ability to adapt and expand as dictated by enterprise requirements, while allowing organizations to reduce the IT infrastructure that they deploy, leading to reduced IT support costs.
With cloud computing also streamlining file and document access from anywhere, it has enabled greater collaboration amongst employees within an organization and across various departments, leading to increased productivity.
However, with all of the positives that cloud computing brings along, printing from the cloud has been a lingering issue for many enterprises!
3 Reasons Why You Need to Adopt Enterprise Cloud Print Management
As the global trend towards cloud based solutions increases, enterprises are starting to look to the cloud and software as a service (SaaS) for answers to all of their problems.
With printing being an integral part of day to day business across most enterprises, cloud print management definitely provides answers to many of the problems that organizations encountered with traditional enterprise print management.
Cloud Security: How Secure are your Files in the Cloud?
When searching for options to store their files and documents, enterprises are often presented with two primary options: on-premises infrastructure and public cloud.
In general, storage using on-premises infrastructure involves hosting data centers, servers, and associated hardware, on site, at the workplace, hence “on-premise”!
Usage of the Cloud, on the other hand, involves the storage and access of files and documents through the internet, typically stored at multiple remote locations owned by cloud service providers (CSP).
When looking at both on-premises and cloud storage options from a security standpoint, the general notion is that on-premises is much more secure, as an enterprise can control, tighten, and administer security measures as they wish.
However, can the same be said about the cloud?