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Even your printer is vulnerable

One of the most overlooked items for a data security breach is your printer. For Calgary businesses, it’s critical to understand that your networked printer can be the gateway into the rest of your system. Intellectual property, along with data, can be at risk. So how do you safeguard your property and secure your printer?

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Pros and Cons of Inkjet and LaserIs there an expiry day on ink and toner?

Keep your Edmonton printer healthy and working by noting the expiration date and providing proper storage of ink and toner.  Eventually, any ink you’ve purchased will begin to deteriorate depending on where it’s stored and how often you print. Expired ink may damage your printer and reduce print quality. Infrequently used printers in your Edmonton-based business may dry out and expire.

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Pros and Cons of Inkjet and Laser

If you’re thinking of purchasing a new printer for your Calgary business, one of the choices you’ll need to make is whether to go with an inkjet printer or a laser printer. Which is more economical and more environmentally conscious?

Inkjet printers and cartridges typically are less expensive upfront but may run up your costs in the long term. The best way to arrive at a decision is to consider the frequency of your printing needs and what you’ll be printing. An inkjet printer may go through ink faster, increasing the cost per page. If you don’t have high printing needs, inkjet may be the route to go. If you do — choose a laser printer. It’s the most cost-effective over time.

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How to increase the efficiency of your Edmonton print environment and reduce costs

Most businesses and other organizations are typically uninformed overall about how printing and document management costs. The first step to gain control of your Edmonton printing environment is to gain an understanding of how it is currently working. Then you can make the necessary changes to have it run more effectively and efficiently. 

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Confused by all the acronyms when buying a new printer in Calgary?

There are many options if you’re looking to purchase a new printer or update your office printer fleet. There are several great brands to choose from, and you can decide whether to go with inkjet or laser. But what about the specs? All those acronyms can be confusing.

Here are some basic terms so you can make an informed decision and purchase the right printer for your needs in Calgary:

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