The Key Point Blog

02/26/2020

Carl Schell

Print/IT Convergence Expert Speaks about Dealers and MSPs

With a background in working with dealers (he was previously at Print Audit) and, for the last year at Tigerpaw, MSPs, he can speak both at length and in depth on the blurring of the line between print and IT.

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02/20/2020

Jamie Bsales

Testing Security from Three Vectors

There’s been no shortage of conversation around MFP and printer device security, with competing claims—and sometimes outright sniping—among major OEMs about who has which features and whose devices are more vulnerable to hackers.

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02/18/2020

Carl Schell

How to Implement a Successful Remote Workforce Strategy

For traditional office equipment dealers, rightsizing a document imaging device fleet is essential to the MPS they deliver to customers, chiefly to lower print costs. For dealers that also offer managed IT services, rightsizing a client’s office can lead to even bigger opportunities.

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02/10/2020

India Tatro

Fuji Xerox Announces New Adhesive Toner

On January 27th Fuji Xerox announced a newly developed adhesive toner for use with their family of printers and MFPs. This news comes shortly after the announcement that the company’s longstanding business relationship with Xerox would be ending, and during a time when Fuji Xerox seeks to differentiate itself from this partnership and Xerox’s own product lineup.

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02/05/2020

Deborah Hawkins

Who is Investing in Smart Workplace?

“Smartness” is all the rage, but how far are Smart devices and solutions making it into the workplace? Keypoint Intelligence asked 260 IT decision-makers across the UK & Germany and discovered some interesting things including who is likely to invest and in what.

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01/08/2020

Carl Schell

Company Founder Discusses BTA and TAG Memberships, Managed IT

Cornerstone Technologies is one of seven office equipment dealers that took the plunge in 2019 and became a TAG member, on top of already being a member of the Business Technology Association.

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01/06/2020

Jamie Bsales

Fuji Xerox Will be Changing Its Name in 2021

Another inevitable aspect of the unraveling of the FUJIFILM Group/Xerox Corp. relationship has fallen into place: FUJIFILM subsidiary Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. has announced that it will be changing its corporate name to FUJIFILM Business Innovation Corp. as of April 1, 2021. That date, not coincidentally, is the day after the technology agreement between the two companies expires, marking the official end of the long-running partnership between Xerox and FUJIFILM.

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01/02/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

Are You Touched by CCPA?

You might be surprised at how much data is flowing through your company. Accounting data, bank accounts, EDI accounts, names and addresses are all data. In the eyes of the State of California that data is now subject to the California Consumer Privacy Act  (CCPA) and it poses some challenges companies doing business in California, but also companies who do business with constituents in California.

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11/19/2019

Carl Schell

On the Verge of 2020, TAG Helps Members Prepare for Further Growth

Though the sessions on security and the cloud carried the most weight, no surprise as they’re two of the biggest topics today in not only the IT space but the imaging sector too, the rest of the program was equally informative.

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11/19/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

Motorola Flips the Flip Phone and Makes it a Smartphone – Welcome back RAZR

If there is one big trend in consumer devices these days– it’s going retro. Instant print cameras, vinyl records and now even the smartphone goes retro. The Motorola RAZR that most remember from the mid-2000s with its iconic clam shell design (aka Flip phone) was a slim phone that fit in your pocket in the pre-Smartphone days. Back then all a person wanted to do was talk, maybe do some number pad texting and take an occasional photo. What made it popular was its price point (under $300) and the array of colors and designs it offered. I still remember my fuchsia pink RAZR with the etched cherry blossom design like it was yesterday.

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