The A&A Blog

How Does Colocation Benefit your IT Team?

Posted by John Partenio on February 12, 2019

As we've mentioned before, colocation has some pretty impressive benefits to companies, and specifically to IT teams. People who deal with a business architecture can often use colocation to decrease costs, maximize efficiency and make things easier on the bottom line. 

Benefits of Transforming into a Paperless Office

Posted by Admin on January 29, 2019

There is a paperless revolution going on right now – companies of all kinds are scrambling to renovate their business models, and revolutionize their business processes, with an eye towards paperless operations.

Benefits of Using a Multifunction Printer for Your Business

Posted by John Partenio on January 22, 2019

An office is only as good as its people, but if your team is struggling with outdated equipment, you could be missing out on valuable potential. Take a look around. Where are your employees struggling? There’s a good chance you mentioned several office equipment classics such as the printer, scanner, or fax machine. It’s time to upgrade.

4 Benefits of Using a Virtual Private Server (VPS) For Your Business

Posted by John Partenio on January 15, 2019

These days, more and more businesses are moving away from “plain-vanilla” virtual/shared hosting plans and opting to set up a Virtual Private Server (VPS) for their various website hosting and other networking/data-related needs. 

There are several reasons for this upward trend. One being that VPS solutions simply provide more power, autonomy, and flexibility than most standard virtual or shared plans, and at a slightly higher average cost. 

Ensuring Security with Document Scanning Services

Posted by John Partenio on December 28, 2018

How many times a week does someone in your organization scan a document? How many times does that scan head to someone's email? If you answered anything over zero, you need to consider the security of your scanned documents. Until copiers become standalone servers, you’ve got a weak spot.

Desktop as a Service - Why Your Organization Can Benefit from DaaS

Posted by John Partenio on December 19, 2018

We live in a world of digital acronyms SaaS, Iaas, PaaS, and more. But there’s one that may not be as familiar, DaaS or Desktop as a Service. DaaS provides desktop solutions so that employees can work virtually anywhere without sacrificing the use of critical apps and data. Employees can access all their desktop applications as well as line-of-business software in a cloud-hosted configuration.

5 Ways to Secure Your Printers and Copiers

Posted by John Partenio on December 13, 2018

Copiers and printers can be at risks for loss of company data. Modern machines have hard drives on them, which can lead to data breaches or other kinds of theft. Private documents can be downloaded and in some cases, print activity can be rerouted, or hackers can get access to a network through printing software. All of the most feared types of malware, Trojans, DDoS attacks, spear phishing and ransomware can apply to the data that gets generated by print jobs or run through your printer queue.

Your Business and the Environment: How MPS Can Help You Reach Your Sustainability Goals

Posted by John Partenio on December 05, 2018

Every business strives to be a purpose-driven story, especially now when people care where their products come from. A survey shows that 58% of U.S. consumer-respondents review a company’s effort for sustainability, specifically its impact on the environment, before making a purchase. Also, the sustainability practices of the company influence the buying decisions of 50% of customers. Many other studies have echoed these findings.

The Benefits of Leasing vs. Buying Printers and Copiers

Posted by John Partenio on November 21, 2018

Printers and copiers regulate and handle one of the chief cardinal assets of any business— Documents. The decision between buying or leasing them for your organization can set the tone for success or failure in your business’ day-to-day operations. Of course, there are benefits to either buying or leasing printers and copiers, and which you choose should depend on the needs of your business.

Print Technology For The Modern Office

Posted by John Partenio on November 12, 2018

No matter what industry you’re in, and no matter how digital the world gets, every modern office needs printing technology. The only questions are about the type and scale.