• Review: Canon's ImageClass 9170c
    Canon has long found itself in a tough position: building a printer and MFP business as a company that positioned itself in the office channels with copier technology. Its ImageClass 9170c could put it in a stronger position.
  • Microsoft, Lexmark Ink Patent Cross-Licensing Deal
    Microsoft and Lexmark have formed a patent cross-licensing agreement that covers the former's software and the latter's printers and multifunction devices, although it's unclear whether Linux patents are involved.
  • Services Buoy HP In Tough First Quarter
    Hewlett-Packard's EDS acquisition pays off with whopping 116 percent year-on-year sales growth for its Services business, but profits are down 13 percent for the computing giant in Q1.
  • New Printers Tap Into Niche Segments
    Consider this: A market including trucking delivery services, warehouses and emergency services departments is a huge customer base, one TallyGenicom, Chantilly, Va., aims to reach through the channel. The CRN Test Center took a look at some of its new printer offerings.
  • HP Selling Fewer Printers, And Loving It
    HP is selling fewer printers, but still holding onto its printer installed base and selling more supplies, a situation which suits the company just fine. For now, at least.
  • It Ain't Heavy, It's A Brother
    For a variety of reasons, multifunction printers (MFPs) are continuing to see nice strength in the market as system and IT consolidation continue unabated. All-in-ones, as they are also known, offer small and midsize offices the features of multiple devices, but with a relatively smaller footprint and price. They can let SMBs attain the same consolidation benefits, in many cases, as larger enterprises if on a smaller scale.
  • What's The Score?
    Following are 18 pages with detailed information on the winners--and losers--in each of the ARC categories. from Client and Server Processors to Workgroup Color Printers, here's the skinny.
  • How To Find Customers
    VARs are deploying many different strategies to actively expand their customer bases.
  • Piling On
    Ubuntu 8.04 and Fedora 9 have made great strides in making desktop Linux more user-friendly and technologically advanced. With OpenSUSE 11, Novell Inc. can match them feature for feature.