This rogue IT asset is costing you money – here’s how to spot one

printerIt’s not every day you find $21,000 lying around your office. And no, we’re not talking about fixing improper software licensing or avoiding a ransomware attack. We’re talking about your printers.

When one organization took a closer look at its printers, it uncovered 281 so-called “problem devices” – printers that were too old, too expensive, or weren’t being used to their full potential. Refreshing just 153 of those devices could save the company $21,000 a month. Continue Reading…

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5 ways to lower your printing costs now

If you asked 1,000 IT directors to name their least favorite subject, printing would easily top the charts. IT generally hates having to think about printing, and I can understand why. Printers have developed a reputation as noisy, unreliable money toilets that can also send faxes. They’re a pain to support, and they distract your attention from supporting the business’s core operations and projects.

But if you take the time to examine what is actually happening in your environment, you can be an IT hero to your company. There’s real money to be saved here, no matter how you estimate it. So when you’re ready to take the plunge and address your printing, here are five key steps to get you pointed in the right direction.

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