Most of the standards that exist in the finance industry that are relevant to printers/multifunction printers (MFPs) pertain to privacy and security for the general transmission of private data. This blog post will discuss some of these standards, giving finance customers ideas of questions to ask their print technology provider. But first, why are industry

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Today’s MFPs (multifunction printers) go beyond basic print/copy/scan/fax capability to enable users to perform a broad range of tasks. This includes converting scans to editable and searchable files, routing scans to electronic repositories, requiring user authentication before use, tracking usage behavior, and connecting with cloud services. And thanks to the software platforms that underpin these

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SMB printing: Laser or inkjet? Even a paperless office needs hard copies now and then. If you’re choosing a new printer for your business, one of many decisions you’ll have to make is whether to go with a laser or inkjet model. Just a few years ago, there would have been no contest. Laser printers

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The growing importance of MFP apps directly mirrors the growth in popularity of online storage/collaboration services such as Box, Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive. That’s because MFPs are the perfect “bridge” between paper content and the digital realm most organizations need them in. Research conducted by Keypoint Intelligence-Buyers Lab into each MFP maker’s app portfolio

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If you think apps are something just for your phone and tablet, think again. Today’s “smart” MFPs (multifunction printers) feature embedded software platforms that can run downloaded apps to deliver functionality that stretches far beyond simple copying, printing, scanning, and faxing. So just as with a smartphone, an MFP can be custom-configured after purchase to

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