Headline Rollup for September 8, 2017

The technology company upgraded its print fleet with purchase of an Océ VarioPrint i300 Canon Solutions America, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced that Postal Center International (PCI), a print, mail and marketing solutions provider with headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., recently installed the Océ VarioPrint i300 expecting inkjet to be the…

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Headline Rollup for August 31, 2017

HP Unveils New Ink Tank Printers Hewlett-Packard (HP) has launched a new HP deskjet GT 5820/101 all-in-one series, which is targeted at high-volume of home users and customers who want value for their money. InkTank printers and interactive projectors give us an edge: Epson InkTank printers and interactive projectors has made a big difference to…

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Headline Rollups for August 29, 2017

64 Percent of Small Businesses Can’t Track Printer Usage or Costs — And They Really Should! Almost two thirds, or 64 percent, of small businesses can’t track how much their print devices cost them nor can they track their usage. And if you are not able to track these basic stats in your business, you…

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Headline rollups for August 25, 2017

Canon USA unveils new Pixma wireless all-in-one printers Canon USA has introduced two new Pixma TR-series wireless home office all-in-one (AIO) printers to help customers increase their business productivity. HP Inc. Makes a Surprising Run As Sister Company Stumbles In 2015, in one of the biggest corporate breakups in Silicon Valley’s history, the roughly 75-year…

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Headline Rollups for August 22, 2017

Brother Mobile Solutions’ New Partner Program Builds Alliances on Shared Vision to Drive Mobile Technology Growth WESTMINSTER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Brother Mobile Solutions, Inc. (BMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Brother International Corporation, today unveiled its new Brother “THE NEXT” Partner Program, an innovative, growth-oriented approach to forging alliance partnerships for long-term mutual advantage. Designed to capitalize on…

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Headline Rollups for August 17, 2017

Industrial IoT Solutions Firm, Virtulytix Launches From Lexington, Kentucky Virtulytix is a new company focused on providing advanced analytics to clients across a broad range of industries. According to the company’s President, Scott Hornbuckle, Virtulytix is on the leading edge of advanced analytics with the specific goal of “making the Industrial IoT smart!”. Epson Launch…

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Headline Rollup for August 15, 2017

Division Of Norwalk-Based Xerox Defrauded Of $25 Million, Feds Say NORWALK, CT — Five Daytona, Florida men have been charged in connection with a fraud case in which the suspects allegedly defrauded a Rochester, NY division of Norwalk-based Xerox of $25 million in fake printer and toner sales, reports the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle. Here’s…

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Headline Rollup for August 10, 2017

Lexmark Layoffs 2017: 700 Job Cuts Lexmark International layoffs will impact 700 employees or 7 percent of the company’s employees over the next year, the printer maker confirmed today. How Hackers Make Big Bucks Stealing, Selling Personal Information Personal information was stolen 30 times a minute in 2016. HP debuts Virtual Reality solutions and services…

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Headline Rollups for August 8, 2017

Epson America Sees Healthy Market Opportunities for Business Inkjet MFP It’s been said that the SMB office environment is the last great, untapped frontier that inkjet printing has yet to conquer. But now that inkjet is beginning to infiltrate the BTA channel, courtesy of new product introductions from both Epson America and HP, it will…

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Headline Rollups for August 3, 2017

Xerox (XRX) Beats Q2 Earnings Estimates, Narrows Guidance Xerox Corporation XRX reported mixed second-quarter 2017 results with adjusted earnings of 87 cents per share, which beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 84 cents. Xerox posts higher second-quarter net income Xerox Corp. reported Tuesday that its net income climbed 5 percent in second-quarter, but its revenue declined…

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Headline Rollup for August 1, 2017

Canon revises 2017 targets upwards on printer demand An expected tick-up in demand for laser printers and colour photocopiers has prompted Canon to revise its sales and income targets for the full year. Epson and Nuance alliance means profit opportunity for channel partners Channel partners of Seiko Epson Corp. will soon have a new opportunity…

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Headline Rollup for July 27, 2017

Lawsuit alleges Lexmark misled investors and cost shareholders millions Lexmark “made false and misleading statements” about demand, inventory and growth prospects for its supplies business in 2014-15 that cost shareholders more than half a billion dollars, according to a class-action lawsuit filed July 20 in United States District Court for the southern district of New York.…

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Headline Rollup for July 25, 2017

Printing from a smartphone is so simple you’ll never look back Printing photos and documents directly from a smartphone is just as easy as on a personal computer, as long as the printer is connected to a wireless network. Printer ink: save money with third-party brands Switching to cheap ink cartridges, including third-party inks, can…

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Headline Rollup for July 24, 2017

OKI to exhibit Pro Series graphic arts printers at PrintPack+Sign 2017 Japan-based printing technology provider OKI is set to showcase its advanced Pro Series graphic arts printers at the PrintPack+Sign event in Singapore. Lexmark named a leader in Document Imaging Security LEXINGTON, Ky., July 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark International, Inc., a global imaging solutions leader, today…

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Headline Rollup for July 18, 2017

Jefferies gives IBM Watson a Wall Street reality check IBM’s Watson unit is receiving heat today in the form of a scathing equity research report from Jefferies’ James Kisner. The group believes that IBM’s investment into Watson will struggle to return value to shareholders. In recent years, IBM has increasingly leaned on Watson as one of its…

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Headline Rollup for July 13, 2017

The sale of Lexmark’s enterprise software unit is finalized Private equity firm Thoma Bravo on Monday announced that it had completed the acquisition of Lexmark International Inc.’s Enterprise Software business. US computer firm HP puts 195-acre Leixlip campus up for sale US computer maker HP Inc has put its 195-acre Liffey Park Technology Campus in Co Kildare up for…

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Headline Rollups for July 11, 2017

Lexmark names senior vice president/chief financial officer LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 7, 2017) — Lexmark International, Inc. today announced the appointment of Ying (Vivian) Liu as senior vice president and chief financial officer (CFO), effective Thursday. Kenji Sato Named as President and CEO of Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. MELVILLE, N.Y., July 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a…

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Headline Rollup for July 6, 2017

Lexmark hands resellers SME laser range Lexmark is looking to the channel to exclusively take its latest laser printer range out to the SME market across EMEA. Xerox Celebrates an Innovation that Led to Digital Printing In 1969, in his lab in Webster, NY, Xerox engineer Gary Starkweather was challenged with improving the speed of…

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Headline Rollup for June 29, 2017

Fuji Xerox Printers shakes up partner program Local Fuji Xerox Printers partners will see a host of changes to the vendor’s partner program in 2017-2018, including new entitlements for some tiers. HP Inc Is Down Since Its Earnings Report: Can HPQ Rebound? It has been about a month since the last earnings report for HP Inc.…

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Headline Rollup for June 27, 2017

HP Inc (HPQ) Building A Sustainable Growth Recovery Morgan Stanley believes three things have changed since separation that allow for total company growth – innovation, focus, and channel inventory Is Ricoh Circling the Drain? While Toshiba’s financial troubles have been front page industry headlines, Ricoh news has only recently come to light as to how much…

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Headline Rollup for June 22, 2017

Konica Minolta’s Press C1085 Helps Golden Paper Cups in short run jobs UAE – Konica Minolta Business Solutions Middle East, today announced that Golden Paper a UAE based packaging company has added Konica Minolta printing solution to their business. The leading packaging company sought to improve turnaround times, increase production capacity and better quality at…

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Headline Rollup for June 20, 2017

Xerox Signs Two Multi-Brand Dealers on Strength of Company’s Broad Technology Portfolio, Custom Apps Support NORWALK, Conn. — Xerox is recruiting multi-brand dealers seeking to sell the company’s comprehensive and connected office hardware and managed print services portfolio—and Memphis Communication Corporation and Standard Business Systems are the latest to join the Xerox channel partners program. Why Are…

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Headline Rollup for June 15, 2017

Lexmark announces resignation of president and chief executive officer David Reeder, Lexmark president and chief executive officer, has resigned for personal reasons, effective immediately, the company announced today. Xerox Signs Two Multi-Brand Dealers on Strength of Company’s Broad Technology Portfolio, Custom Apps Support NORWALK, Conn. —  Xerox is recruiting multi-brand dealers seeking to sell the company’s…

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Headline Rollups for June 13, 2017

Battle of the Supertank Printers: Canon MegaTank vs. Epson EcoTank Both models save you lots of money on ink, but one clearly outperformed the other. Why Printers Add Secret Tracking Dots They’re almost invisible but contain a hidden code – and now their presence on a leaked document has sparked speculation about their usefulness to…

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Headline Rollup for June 8, 2017

Toshiba Honors Seven Top-Performing Resellers Toshiba America Business Solutions recognized seven of its top-performing U.S. independent resellers with Dealer of the Year recipient, Cincinnati’s Donnellon McCarthy Enterprises leading the list. Toshiba also recognized Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based Higher Information Group as its All Star reseller with first-year dealer partner, The Lioce Group in Huntsville, Alabama earning Rookie of the…

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Business Intelligence Digest for May 2017

Download the Business Intelligence Digest – May 2017 Enjoy all of the articles that we published in May… in one convenient PDF document.

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Headline Rollup for June 6, 2017

HP Overtakes Lenovo as Leader in PCs Chinese computer behemoth Lenovo (LNVGY) flourished for years in a mature PC (personal computer) market through cost cutting. However, for the first time in four years, the PC maker has slipped to second place in the PC market. HP Inc. (HPQ) has taken the crown. A tale of…

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Headline Rollup for June 1, 2017

Supreme Court allows resales of used printer cartridges The Supreme Court on Monday ruled unanimously in favor of a company that sold refilled printer cartridges in a patent case with wide implications for the technology industry. Lexmark’s new leader hits reboot button Lexmark International, Lexington’s storied maker of printers and a key economic engine here…

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Headline Rollup for May 30, 2017

Toshiba Tec unveils hybrid MFP Toshiba Tec Corporation has unveiled the world’s first hybrid multi-function peripheral (MFP) printer, the e-Studio5008LP series. Robert Keegan replaces Ursula Burns as Xerox chairman Xerox Corp. has named Robert Keegan as non-executive chairman, replacing Ursula Burns, who retired from the board of directors on Tuesday. Separately, shareholders approved a reverse…

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