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What is VoIP and How Can It Transform Your Business?

Posted by A&A Office Systems on May 07, 2019

The simplest explanation of VoIP (Voice over Internet Protocol) is this:

The Importance of a Print Audit

Posted by A&A Office Systems on April 23, 2019

A Print Audit is Essential for Every Professional Venture

A print strategy is just as important as marketing or hiring strategies. Without a print audit, it's impossible to get an overall picture of waste and expenditures for the company as a whole. There are many positive long and short-term effects. A few of which include saving money, increased security and efficiency, and decreased environmental impact. If you're skipping your print audit, you're probably leaving money on the table.

Colocation vs. Cloud - Which Is The Better Solution For Your Business?

Posted by Kye Smith on April 09, 2019

These days in many IT circles and admin coffee rooms, you'll likely hear some passionate debate about the "colocation vs. cloud?" question.

For many enterprises, colocation may seem a bit too "old-school," while cloud computing appears to be the grand disruptor. This is especially the case since so many major players have entered the space, such as Amazon, Google, and Microsoft.

What Is Digital Transformation? And Why is It Critical To Your Business?

Posted by John Partenio on March 19, 2019

Today, we're going to take an in-depth look into the dominating concept of "digital transformation," and why implementing it into your business is no longer an option, its a requirement.

The Top Five Office Technology Trends To Watch In 2019

Posted by John Partenio on March 12, 2019

It’s that time of year again! Time to take a look up the road ahead, regarding innovations in office technology. Today, we’ll take a quick look at a few of the surest bets:

The Benefits of Leasing vs. Buying Printers and Copiers

Posted by John Partenio on February 26, 2019

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.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.