Headline Rollups from January 11, 2018

Cubinote releases new mobile printers The company is debuting its latest pair of products at a consumer electronics conference in Las Vegas. Electronics innovation specialists Cubinote, a subsidiary of Knectek Labs Inc., is set to unveil two new printing devices at the imminent CES 2018 Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Canon places top five in…

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Headline Rollup for January 9, 2018

Instant Analysis: What the ECi PrintFleet Acquisition Means to Your Dealership Big news. There is now one less remote monitoring software in the industry today.   The Internet Of Things (IOT) Will Be Massive In 2018: Here Are The 4 Predictions From IBM With the number of connected devices set to top 11 billion –…

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ECi Acquires PrintFleet – FLASH

FLASH ECi Acquires PrintFleet Industry Consolidation Continues! By Ed Crowley, CEO Virtulytix Executive Highlights: ECi Software Solutions, owner of FMAudit, acquired PrintFleet for an undisclosed sum. Chris McFarlane is expected to continue as the head of PrintFleet. Although not announced yet, we expect PrintFleet and FM Audit to ultimately be merged into a single operating unit with…

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Headline Rollup for January 4, 2018

Will 2018 see the death of printers and email in the workplace? Office workers want their workplace to be flexible, adaptable and free from processes and systems that slow down productivity. But what do they expect for the future of the workplace? That was the year that was – the channel In our second look…

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Headline Rollup for December 21, 2017

A Partner in Performance: Virtulytix applies predictive analytics to get better use from data The “internet of things” is no mere buzzword around the offices of the Lex­ington consulting firm Virtulytix. Solution Providers Plan Huge Hiring Spree In Wake Of Historic GOP Tax Cut For years, solution providers have complained about the country’s antiquated tax…

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Headline Rollup for November 20, 2017

Xerox Adds Multi-Brand Dealers on Both Coasts as Channel Expansion Momentum Continues NORWALK, Conn. —  Xerox continues to add partners from coast to coast, with Hilyard’s Business Solutions and Rabbit Office Automation the latest to join its channel partner program. Why Did Office Depot Buy CompuCom & Why Should Resellers Take Note? Our financial projections…

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Headline Rollup for December 12, 2017

Epson Expands its WorkForce Wide – Format Printer Series, Powered by PrecisionCore WorkForce Wide-Format Series Delivers High-Volume, Print-Shop-Quality Borderless Prints Up to 13×19 for Small Businesses Is Your Printer the Weak Link in Your Cybersecurity? You’ve covered all bases to protect your business against cyberattacks – incorporating the latest firewalls and virus scanners, a vigilant IT team and a well-trained workforce. But…

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Headline Rollup for December 6, 2017

What Partners Need to Know About HP, Inc. HP, Inc. grew revenues 11 percent in the third quarter year over year. Personal Systems net revenue was up 12 percent year over year. Total units were up 7 percent with notebooks units up 12 percent and desktops units down 3 percent. Printing net revenue was up…

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Headline Rollups for November 30, 2017

HP launches new PageWide Due for commercial launch on 31 January 2018, the machine is intended for repro departments, enterprise print rooms, architectural or engineering firms and commercial printers for POS applications. It runs at speeds of up to 20A1ppm, printing at maximum 1,200dpi resolution with eight print cartridges and four (CMYK) pigment-based inks. Inkjet…

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Headline Rollups for November 28, 2017

HP launches new PageWide Due for commercial launch on 31 January 2018, the machine is intended for repro departments, enterprise print rooms, architectural or engineering firms and commercial printers for POS applications. It runs at speeds of up to 20A1ppm, printing at maximum 1,200dpi resolution with eight print cartridges and four (CMYK) pigment-based inks. Xerox…

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Headline Rollup for November 21, 2017

Toshiba looks to raise more than $5bn, end risk of delisting TOKYO — Toshiba’s board of directors decided to raise some 600 billion yen ($5.35 billion) in capital, the Japanese electronics maker said Sunday, in a move to ensure that the company remains listed if plans to sell its memory chip unit do not proceed as expected.…

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Headline Rollup for November 16, 2017

Toshiba America Business Solutions Acquires Electro Imaging Systems, Inc. LAKE FOREST, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) today announced that it has acquired Electro Imaging Systems, Inc. (EIS), a leading independent office equipment dealer located in Livermore, Calif. How Using a Remote Monitoring Solution Can Change a Business This document describes how using a remote…

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Headline Rollup for November 15, 2017

YSoft be3D eDee 3D print management solution for education available through Konica Minolta Australia Unique 3D print management solution with comprehensive print management and accounting features to manage and recover 3D printing costs New Canon imagePRESS C650 Digital Color Press Designed to Meet Print/Copy/Scan Needs of Demanding Marketing Offices, In-Plant and Printshop Environments MELVILLE, N.Y.,…

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Headline Rollup for November 9, 2017

Exclusive interview: A Fuji Xerox IoT expert on the ethics of ambient intelligence Dr Lynn Wilcox is the chief technology officer at Fuji Xerox’s Palo Alto Laboratory (FXPAL) in California and an expert in the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI). HP INC. TO ANNOUNCE FOURTH QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2017 EARNINGS ON NOVEMBER…

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Headline Rollup for November 7, 2017

Epson announces plans to expand into industrial 3D printing market Japanese technology giant Seiko Epson Corporation has announced plans to expand its business operations worldwide. By 2025, Epson hopes to have increased its global revenue by more than 50 percent, and it is intending to whole range of new products and services to fulfil this…

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Headline Rollup for November 3, 2017

Ricoh India parent cuts off financial support: What it means for investors Ricoh India is in focus today on news that parent, Ricoh Global which holds more than 73 percent stake in the Indian company, will cut off all financial support. In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sandeep Parekh, Founder of Finsec Law Advisors spoke at length…

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Headline Rollup for October 31, 2017

Konica Minolta launches new series of colour production printers The leading business solutions provider in advanced imaging and networking technologies, Konica Minolta, has launched its ‘simply efficient’ Accurio Press C6100 Series of colour production printers. Xerox : profit, sales top estimates on cost cuts Printer and copier maker Xerox Corp reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit and…

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Headline Rollups for October 26, 2017

Epson ramps up ink capacity in new EcoTank printer range Epson has expanded its cartridge-free EcoTank printer family with the release of two new products that offer more than twice the page yield of the company’s previous models. Teradata Unveils Powerful Analytics Platform Teradata, the leading data and analytics company, announced the Teradata Analytics Platform on…

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Headline Rollup for October 24, 2017

Lexmark names new president and CEO LEXINGTON, Ky., Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark, a global imaging solutions leader, today announced that its board of directors has unanimously selected Richard (Rich) Geruson as Lexmark president and chief executive officer, effective today. Geruson will also serve on the Lexmark board of directors. Ricoh inks deal with Designtex…

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Headline Rollup for October 19, 2017

Four Indian scientists pioneer Air-Ink This week Scroll revealed that the scientists have been creating Air-Ink, ink made out of air pollution, since June 2016, using “carbon emissions and soot from car exhaust pipes, chimneys and generators”.   Why Germans Work Fewer Hours But Produce More: A Study In Culture When many Americans think of…

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Headline Rollup for October 17, 2017

HP : 10/12/2017 HP Inc. Announces Fiscal 2018 Financial Outlook Press Release Today at HP Inc.’s 2017 Securities Analyst Meeting (SAM), the company provided details on its strategy and opportunities for long-term growth, coupled with its financial outlook for fiscal 2018. Xerox rolls out High Fusion Inks Xerox has initiated the beta user rollout of…

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Headline Rollup for October 12, 2017

Virtulytix launches SuppliesIQ to address a $1Billion a year problem for imaging device dealers and resellers Virtulytix, an Industrial IoT development firm based in Lexington Kentucky has announced a Software as a Solution (SaaS) based product to address a long-standing problem for the office products industry. Within the office products industry the loss of toner…

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Headline Rollups for October 11, 2017

Hundreds of Printers Expose Backend Panels and Password Reset Functions Online A security researcher has found nearly 700 Brother printers left exposed online, allowing access to the password reset function to anyone who knows what to look for. Sharp Announces Contract Award For Reseller Within State Of California Montvale, NJ (Oct. 4, 2017) — Sharp…

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Headline Rollup for October 5, 2017

Virtulytix Produces New Forecast Reports According to the 2017 Worldwide Office Printer and Supplies Forecasts from Virtulytix, Business Inkjet Cartridge Revenue will exceed Consumer Inkjet Cartridge revenue by 2020 OKI Europe offers businesses free mono printing for a year OKI Europe Ltd is offering businesses free mono printing for a year when they purchase an eligible device from…

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Headline Rollup for October 3, 2017

General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. Enters into Agreement to Acquire Katun Corporation MINNEAPOLIS – (October 2, 2017) – Katun Corporation (“Katun”), one of the world’s leading alternative suppliers of imaging supplies, photoreceptors and parts to the imaging industry, announced today that General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. (“GPI”), of Taiwan has signed an agreement to acquire…

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Headline Rollup for September 28, 2017

Konica Minolta accelerating growth within industrial markets Brussels, Belgium – Konica Minolta at Labelexpo today has announced a “100th customer” milestone, strategic partnership in Europe with finishing specialist GM and the launch of a new product to underpin its accelerating growth path within industrial printing. Fuji Xerox Australian market share sinks after tough year Fuji Xerox’s…

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Headline Rollup for September 26, 2017

Toshiba selects Bain-led group for chip unit sale, looks to get out of debt by next March Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday it has decided to sell its chip unit to a Japan-U.S.-South Korea consortium for around ¥2.4 trillion ($21 billion), rejecting a counterbid from its longtime partner Western Digital Corp. HP Says It’s Time to…

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Headline Rollup for September 20, 2017

Canon printer market set to expand in Sri Lanka MELVILLE, N.Y., Sept. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced today that seven new printers, PIXMA TS3120, TS5120, TS6120, TS8120, TS9120, TR8520 and TR7520 Wireless Inkjet Printers, now support Apple® AirPrint wireless1technology. Beneficial for consumers and home office professionals…

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Headline Rollup for September 12, 2017

Konica Minolta introduces new color digital production presses Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has introduced new AccurioPress C6100 / C6085 color digital production press series. CRN Exclusive: HP Printing President Lores On Reinventing Print, Roam Business Printing, Smart Device Services, New Security Offerings, And Closing The Samsung Deal HP Imaging and Printing President Enrique Lores, who…

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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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