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SMB Nation has been serving the Bainbridge Island area since 2001, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Canon U.S.A. MPS Program Aims to Save SMBs up to 30% in Printing Costs

Canon U.S.A. has joined the Managed Print Services realm with the launch of its new MPS program known as imageCLASS Printonomics. The program is designed for resellers enrolled in its imageCLASS Premier Partner Program.

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HP’s Managed Print Specialist Reseller Program to Deliver Cloud-Based Solutions

HP today announced new cloud solutions that help organizations improve efficiency and productivity while helping to ensure secure access to business information virtually anytime, anywhere.  

The company also introduced a new offering that enables channel partners to enhance their customer service and deliver on their own business objectives.

The HP Managed Print Specialist Resell program delivers cloud-based tools and sales options that help qualified partners control the managed print services (MPS) selling process and retain direct contract ownership without making a substantial investment in new infrastructure.  

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Friday Afternoon Club with Tom Gall, Xerox’s Value Channel Marketing Director

Earlier this week, SMB Nation reported that Xerox released ConnectKey, its newest software system embedded in Xerox multifunction printers. According to the company, 16 ConnectKey MFPs– including the new WorkCentre 5800 and 7800 Series – will use the industry’s first embedded security protection from McAfee, giving IT managers more control and peace of mind in BYOD workplaces. ConnectKey MFPs also have an extra layer of security with Cisco’s TrustSec, which protects data paths to and from the devices.

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Xerox’s ConnectKey System to Support Cloud Services, Custom Apps, BYOD

Yesterday, SMB Nation attended a media pre-briefing session hosted by Xerox to discuss ConnectKey, its newest software system embedded in Xerox multifunction printers (MFPs) and a set of solutions that respond to an increasingly mobile workforce and the need for more advanced IT security across connected devices.

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Friday Afternoon Club with: Jim Coriddi, VP, Dealer Division, Ricoh Americas Corp.

Earlier this week, we had the opportunity to chat with Jim Coriddi, who is the VP of Ricoh Americas dealer division. Ricoh, which is based not far from my home office in NJ, is in fact just minutes away from the last place I lived (West Caldwell, N.J.), before I got married a little over one year ago.

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