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Great Print Expectations 2014

By Louella Fernandes, Quocirca Despite expectations of its demise, our affinity with the printed page means that it continues to fight its corner in today’s rapidly evolving mobile workplace. However, the future of office printing relies on keeping pace with the digital world. Tomorrow’s “less-paper” office will remain a hybrid paper and digital workplace. The […]

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A Sustainable Print Agenda

By Louella Fernandes, Quocirca Amidst the relentless technological change, rapid hardware obsolescence and ever-rising electronic waste (e-waste), “reduce, recycle and reuse” has become a mantra for sustainable IT.  Left uncontrolled, one area that can have a significant environmental impact is printing – in energy usage and ink, toner and paper consumption.  But rather than strive […]

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Dell Thinks Outside the Box

By Louella Fernandes, Quocirca In a highly commoditised market, printer vendors are challenged with keeping their products relevant in an evolving digital and mobile workplace.  Dell is moving in the right direction with an expanded printing portfolio that encompass solutions “beyond print”, enabling its latest multifunction printers (MFP) to be used as cloud-centric document processing […]

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Gartner Publishes Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide 2013

By Allie Philpin Gartner, Inc., has just released their latest update of their Magic Quadrant for Managed Print Services, Worldwide 2013 and the top 10 MPS providers worldwide remain the same, including last year’s new entry, Kyocera! Gartner defines Managed Print Services (MPS) as a service provided to ‘optimise or manage a company’s document output […]

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Xerox Pushes Print Boundaries

By Louella Fernandes, Quocirca As the business world embraces new ways of working, Xerox is also evolving its breadth and depth of services and shifting legacy perceptions of its brand. The print industry is challenged with remaining relevant in today’s era of mobility, the cloud and Big Data. Vendors are clamouring for higher ground, shifting […]

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Lexmark’s ECM Play Reaps Rewards

By Louella Fernandes, Quocirca Since its $280 million acquisition of Perceptive Software in 2010, Lexmark has been working hard to re-position itself, transitioning from its traditional printing roots to a provider of business process automation solutions. Its recent $54m acquisition of PACSGEAR, a healthcare ECM (enterprise content management) provider, announced on 3rd October 2013, is […]

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HP Keeps Print Relevant in a Digital World

By Louella Fernandes, Quocirca There is a continual need for printer vendors to innovate and ensure their products remain relevant in today’s fast evolving mobile and digital world. At its recent press and analyst event in  Barcelona, HP’s Printing and Personal Systems Group (PPS) discussed the “New Style of IT” and how it is addressing […]

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