Printers


  • The Cartridge Wars
    Small businesses and households can print hundreds of pages and photographs a month, and large enterprises can go into the thousands. That's a lot of ink -- which translates into a lot of dollars. Here's a look at why it costs so much to print, and what's being done about the high pricing for ink and toner.
  • ShadowRAM: October 2, 2006
    Novell slated meetings for the Columbus Room at the Roosevelt Hotel last week. It sounded like a nice idea because it's a great, old, Manhattan building in a nice part of the city.
  • Review: Increase Productivity With The Right Laserjet
    By Marc Spiwak In busy office environments, there are always some users who are required to print documents all day long, and then there are others who only need to print from time to timeall of which can result in users wasting time waiting for paper output. Productivity suffersa lot.
  • Printers That Pay
    As razor-thin hardware margins plague the printing market, vendors continue to seek new ways to unlock profit from consumables, software-enabled solutions and services.
  • Seven Steps To Increase Your Value
    Acquire, be acquired, merge, develop close ties to peers in other geographies. Larger potential clients and vendor partners will take you more seriously. More and more tier-one vendors are skewing their channel programs toward larger partners at the expense of smaller VARs.
  • Review: HP Makes Scanning A Turnkey Affair
    Integrating a scanner into a network environment can be time-consuming for VARs. Yet two new full-featured products from Hewlett-Packard, the ScanJet 7800 and the ScanJet 8350, are designed to help make scanner setup more of a one-pass process.
  • Konica Minolta Makes Play for SMB Market
    In an effort to target the small and medium business market, Konica Minolta is expanding the number of partners that sell its printing solutions in hopes of graduating from one of many alternative vendors to the alternative vendor of choice.
  • Picking The 'Ripe' Solution
    With the help of solution provider Strategic Business Systems, Bronx, N.Y.-based produce wholesaler Nathel and Nathel was able to revolutionize the way it keeps track of its fruits, vegetables and invoices by digitizing its inventory and billing systems.
  • Does Dell Matter Anymore?
    Are Dell and its direct-sales business model still relevant? That's a question many VARs are pondering these days as the PC giant loses its pricing edge to rivals like Hewlett-Packard and Lenovo and grapples with service and technical gaffes.
  • HP And Rivals Get Schooled
    Eyeing growth in the K-12 and higher-education segments, Hewlett-Packard has slashed prices on some PCs, printers and support services by as much as 15 percent for students and educators.

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