The four Rs of print fleet management

Organizations obviously understand the need to manage their print fleets. Managed Print Services are nothing new and most organizations are having conversations with potential MPS providers or have actually put an MPS program in place. One of the main comments that I hear from potential customers is that they feel the transition from a non-managed to a managed environment is a huge step, with the replacement of existing devices a major concern. My response is  …>> more

Mobile computing is killing the printer

Evolve or withdraw – these are the choices facing print providers in 2013. Their traditional business model is in decline; hardcopy revenue is declining (despite three years of economic recovery) and in the third quarter of 2012, equipment sales for Xerox, Lexmark and HP all declined by at least 10%. These are two trends that are being proliferated by the explosion of mobile computing. In contrast, IT spend is increasing. Forrester predicts that IT investment  …>> more