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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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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Many schools rely heavily on paper for teaching students and handling administrative tasks. While paper may be associated with benefits around learning and information retention, in certain instances digital methods of communication and information storage may make more sense. This blog post will help schools determine whether digitization is worth pursuing in key areas. Prevalence

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