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What’s new in PaperCut MF 20.1?

Mon Nov 23, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Learn about the latest features and what’s new in the latest PaperCut MF 20.1 release. Smarter printing insights and new security enhancements.Spool File EncryptionAdding more security to your printing environment? Security is high priority in most organizations, but print security is regularly overlooked. It’s why PaperCut is now encrypting your...

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Zebra: Printer performance can still make or break business performance in the digital age. (Perhaps even more than ever.)

Mon Nov 09, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

That is why Zebra utilized a thoughtful in-house-only engineering process to elevate its latest enterprise printer designs. The power of a printer is often underestimated, and it can be easy to take the printer’s role in business success for granted, given the digitalization of many data-based processes. It may even...

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Zebra: Manufacturers – Are you using the right printing supplies for your product ID applications? This is the best way to tell.

Mon Nov 09, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

It’s hard to know if the labels, ribbons and other supplies that you select are going to be compliant and readable throughout the product’s (long) life without enlisting the help of an expert. (You can always reach out to one of our Genesis Customer Care Associates for help) Manufacturers can...

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Zebra: How managed print services can reduce your burden and boost your return on investment (ROI) for your entire thermal printing solution, including supplies.

Mon Nov 09, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

By having managed print services, it can help having someone keep tabs on your thermal printer’s performance and supplies. When your team is tasked with keeping tabs on your thermal printers and supplies, your IT or Operations department are usually called on to take action only once workflows have been...

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Zebra: Eco-Friendly supplies are gaining traction across the world. This is how and why you should use them in your business.

Mon Nov 09, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

As more sustainable supplies become available, it’s important to learn which ones can make the greatest impact on your printing applications. Most printing-related supplies are consumables, including labels and RFID inlays. They’re intended to be used in high quantities and usually reach their end-of-life after a single use. With such...

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Zebra: Washing your hands is important, but so is cleaning the devices that your hands touch all day long.

Fri Nov 06, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Thorough disinfection of mobile computers, tablets, printers’ scanners and other devices is critical to infection control in workplaces and public spaces, but there is a right and wrong way to do it. Given the rapidly evolving situation with the COVID-19 coronavirus, we are receiving a high volume of questions about...

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Zebra: Believe it or not – your printer selection may not have the biggest impact on the performance of your printing application.

Fri Nov 06, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Here are just a few of the many reasons why it is far more important to pick the right labels – and the right quality of label – for any application that uses a printer. To a layman, labels may just seem like sticky pieces of paper that enable one...

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The Future of Work – Welcome to the Office of the Now

Thu Oct 29, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

As many organizations work through the difficulties that COVID-19 has presented such as staying safe and healthy, they are also trying to understand how to stay productive and how to help their workforce continue to perform their jobs remotely just as if they were in the office.  Tami Beach, Head...

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The remote workforce is calling. How is IT responding?

Tue Oct 20, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Like many companies, you’re probably pushing forward faster than ever to let employees work wherever and whenever they need to.Genesis is seeing the benefits firsthand, getting work done with a lot more flexibility. In one study, 98% of remote workers around the world said they’d like to keep doing so,...

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From productivity to humanity, technology is enabling work and life like never before.

Tue Oct 20, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Most of us have had to adjust to a new work-life balance, involving a lot more working from home. For many of us it required a rebalancing of work hours and home commitments. How about you and your team?Fortunately, there’s been a lot of research done on how best to...

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CIOs and mastering the art of technology change.

Tue Oct 20, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

“Embracing technology can be the difference between remaining relevant in their market and being disrupted by new entrants.” That’s a quote Maggie McGhee, director of professional insights at the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. So how do you lead your workforce to embrace technology? It’s really about embracing change, as...

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HP’s Head of Security, Michael Howard, Interview

Thu Oct 08, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

In a recent HP study on working from home, they found that 70% of Enterprise decision makers agreed that there’s an increased risk of compromised security management and processes. Your employees need to understand policies around secure remote work. This interview with Michael Howard, HP’s head of security, is really...

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HP Remote worker cybersecurity best practices

Thu Oct 08, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Your employees are a critical part of your security plan and they may not even know it. Educating them on how to take a proactive role in preventing cyber-attacks is your best defense. To help your employees comply with your security policy, we are sharing this guide by HP on...

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Technology’s Growing Role In Workforce Engagement

Thu Oct 08, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

To attract and retain top talent, business leaders need to embrace new technologies that can reinvent the experience of work and adapt to changing employee needs. Alex Cho, President, Personal Systems at HP states, “Building work environments and experiences that people love; engaging employees in what they do and in...

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How to make working from home more secure

Wed Oct 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Every IT leader we talk to is dealing with security and remote workers. Hackers are exploiting current events with misleading subject lines and spoofed sending addresses – 91% of cyber-attacks start off with phishing emails.Learn how to make employees a part of your security strategy by reading this article from...

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Making mental health a priority for an isolated workforce

Wed Oct 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Genesis Technologies knows your tools have been critical in moving to remote work.But technology can also create an “always-on” mentality that stresses and burns out employees. IT choices are playing a big role in employee’s wellbeing. We want to share this article from The Garage, HP’s digital magazine, about helping...

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From home to the hybrid office: What work will look like now and in the future

Wed Oct 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Are you thinking about which devices you’ll give your employees? A survey revealed that more than a third of respondents want to work from home more than they did before. Your devices need to fit the new hybrid of remote/office work. To help with shifts, Genesis Technologies want to share...

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Print Devices: An Overlooked Network Security Risk by HP and IDC

Fri Sep 11, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Print devices are significantly overlooked in most IT security strategies, despite clear evidence they are an easy target for cyber criminals.Print devices are not getting enough attention in the enterprise’s IT security strategy. Only 30% of IT professionals recognize printers as a high security risk, according to a May 2018...

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Close The Gap In Device Security eBook by HP

Fri Sep 11, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Your company’s endpoints are surrounded by cyber threats-this is the new reality you live in. You’re constantly fighting off cybercriminals who are always looking for the easiest way to gain control of your company’s sensitive data and unprotected endpoints have become one of their favorite attack vectors.Are you maintaining a...

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Making Indoor Air Quality A Priority – Do You Use EPEAT As A Purchase Requirement When Considering Purchasing Toner?

Fri Aug 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

You may not give your office air much thought-but HP does and that’s why Genesis Technologies as an HP MPS Best in Class and HP First Platinum Partner is proud to work with a company that cares so much about sustainable business practices as much as we do. Learn more...

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Why You Should Choose Original HP Toner Over A Cheap Substitute.

Fri Aug 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

As an HP MPS Best in Class and HP First Platinum Partner Genesis Technologies recommends printing with Original HP Toner cartridges that you can trust. Here’s why: Quality – Precision output, page after page1 Keep your business running smoothly with Original HP cartridges that work the first time, every time.1...

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4 Reasons You Can Take Pride In Your Prints When You Use Original HP Ink

Fri Aug 07, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

As an HP MPS Best in Class and HP First Platinum Partner Genesis Technologies recommends printing with Original HP Toner cartridges that you can take pride in. Here’s why: 1. Quality – Precision output, page after page1 Take pride in your prints – 58% of non-HP inks tested failed during...

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Zebra: Packaging for the planet – cost savings are just one benefit of more sustainable shipment strategies.

Wed Apr 22, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

This Earth Day, learn how – and why – companies like zebra are prioritizing packaging reduction as global sustainability initiatives garner additional investments. “Unboxing” – the simple act of removing a product from its packaging – has garnered so much attention in the past decade that there’s an entire YouTube...

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HP Business PC & Print Devices Cleaning Guidance: Helping Businesses Address Coronavirus

Tue Mar 17, 2020 | Genesis Technologies

Together, we are facing a truly unprecedented situation. The global coronavirus pandemic is affecting all of our families, our businesses, our communities and our way of life. During this time Genesis and our partners are doing everything we can to keep our employees and customers safe. While businesses and organizations...

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Why Buy Original (OEM) HP Toner

Wed Aug 01, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

With original HP toner cartridges, you can avoid costly reprints, ensure flawless performance and get the HP quality you expect – something remanufactured or "reman" toner can't match. With almost 30 years of experience, we've discovered that original HP toner can reduce service calls by 30%compared with reman toner. And, because...

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Canon C5500 imageRUNNER ADVANCE Series: What's New in the Third Generation

Mon Jul 30, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

IT decision makers are challenged in figuring out how to better protect and manage their data, with 68% of those surveyed stating that boosting profitability and productivity will be the key benefit of cloud's role in transforming business processes over the next two to five years. The Canon C5500 Series of A3...

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How to Gain Full Visibility into Your Print Environment

Sun Jul 22, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Do you know how much you spend on printing compared with your peers and industry best practices? How can you cut this cost when you don't know what it is? What if you could gain visibility into your printer spend? With 27 years of experience in cutting costs and increasing...

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Genesis Technologies Cuts HP Printer Service Calls by 37%

Sun Jul 22, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Standardizing on Original HP Toner Improves Customer Experience & Reduces Service Costs As a national managed print services (MPS) provider based in Chicago, we've built our business on creating efficiencies for customers and delivering service excellence on copiers, MFPs and printers across several top brands. Working with original HP Toner cartridges has led to a 37%...

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Overcome Business Challenges with Print Management Software

Mon Jul 16, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Based on our experience over the past 27 years, printing and copying are cost centers to an organization often equating to 2% of your overall revenues. With the addition of mobile devices and the ability to print from them, these costs are rising tremendously along with security risks. Organizations are...

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What Makes the Canon C850 Image Press the Best Light Commercial Printer on the Market

Sun Apr 15, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Now You Can Have Any Color, Any Substrate, Anytime The Canon imagePRESS C850 digital press has been awarded the Pro Award as best-in-class in the Color Light Production Device category by Buyers Laboratory (BLI – now Keypoint Intelligence). Here's why the imagePRESS C850 was recognized as such by BLI, why it's become...

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uniFLOW vs. PaperCut Print Management Software Comparison

Sat Mar 24, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Both uniFLOW and PaperCut are considered the leading print management software applications, both having been developed in 1998. Since we've installed both in client environments, often as part of our managed print services (MPS), we've pulled together this guide so that you can compare and contrast uniFLOW and PaperCut to determine which one is right...

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Top 10 Reasons to Use Print Management Software

Wed Feb 28, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Print management software, sometimes referred to as output management software, is designed to optimize the use of printers and multifunction printers (MFPs). Print Management provides options for user authentication for accessing printed materials. PaperCut and uniFLOW are considered the leading print management software applications, both developed around the same time in the late...

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Finally: A Simple Way to End Rampant Printer Hacking

Mon Feb 19, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

According to the Ponemon Institute, an independent research firm focused on privacy, data protection and information security policy, reports that: 64% of IT managers believe their printers are likely infected with malware 56% of companies ignore printers in their endpoint security strategy Not a good combination, especially considering that targeting printers...

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Why the HP LaserJet M527 Is a Top-Selling MFP

Tue Feb 13, 2018 | Genesis Technologies

Since it was launched in September 2015, the HP LaserJet M527 black & white A4/letter sized multifunction printers (MFP) has been one of the best selling printers on the market – especially when compared with the Lexmark MX611, Samsung ProXpress M4070, Brother MFC-8950, Dell B3465, and OKI MB562. Here's why. High-End Features...

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HP Printer Service Reduced by 37%

Sun Dec 03, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

Standardizing on Original HP Toner Improves Customer Experience & Reduces Service Costs As a national managed print services (MPS) provider based in Chicago, we've built our business on creating efficiencies for customers and delivering service excellence on copiers, MFPs and printers across several top brands. Working with original HP Toner cartridges has led to a 37%...

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MPS Secret: How a Balanced Printing Deployment Saves More Money

Tue Sep 19, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

At Genesis Technologies, saving our clients money and headache with managed print services (MPS) is far more important to us than selling you office equipment. You'll mostly find the opposite from office equipment vendors and other independent dealers. These companies use their version of managed print services to show you how you...

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Managed Print Services (MPS): Guiding Principles

Sun Aug 13, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

While many offer some form of managed print services (MPS) – from hardware manufacturers like HP and Xerox to a handful of independent providers – few offer both nationwide service and unbiased hardware recommendations. So how can you determine which MPS provider is the best fit for your organization? We recommend that...

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How Two Data Points Ensure You Never Run out of Toner Again

Sun Jul 30, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

One of the biggest headaches in managing a fleet of printers, copiers and MFPs is keeping them running – and there’s nothing more avoidable than running out of toner. How many times have you run out of toner for one of your devices in the last year? It's especially difficult...

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How Genuine HP Toner Cuts Printer Service Calls by 30%

Tue Jun 06, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

For the same price as remanufactured (reman) toner, genuine OEM HP toner from Genesis Technologies typically reduces MFP service calls by 30% How much do you spend every year on HP toner and service for your printers? What if you could cut service calls by 30%? Learn how Genesis can make this...

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How to Ensure Network Security with Printer Security

Mon Mar 13, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

According to a recent study by the information security company, Quocirca, 63% of organizations surveyed experienced one or more print-related data breaches—and those are only known printer security breaches. Other highlights of the study include: 66% of financial services had at least one print-related security breach but only 16% had more than...

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Copier & MFPs: Independent Dealers vs. Vendors

Mon Feb 27, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

In the past, organizations relied on purchasing their copiers, MFPs and printers directly from the manufacturer. There wasn't really another choice: you accepted the price you were quoted, you depended on them to provide the service and maintenance to keep your machines – and your business – running. In today's world, independent...

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Printer Security: Threats & What to Do

Mon Feb 27, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

Though they seem to be innocuous, your printers can actually be a serious security liability. Not only is sensitive information there for the taking in the output tray, but they can also provide hackers with access to other computers on the network. Today's multifunction printers do more than simply print:...

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MFP & Copier Hard Drive Security

Mon Feb 27, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

In today's world, businesses are all too aware of how important it is to protect data. In the past, there have been stories of how copiers, containing hard drives that store an image of every document ever copied on it, were being sold to foreign parties interested in data mining....

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MPS Services: Copier Vendors vs. Independent Providers

Tue Jan 31, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

In the past, the only option businesses had was to purchase their printers, MFPs, copiers, and related supplies from a copier vendor. The vendor provided the hardware and usually repair and maintenance services, but that was the end of their involvement. The old transactional, hardware revenue model has been eclipsed today...

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Original vs. Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Mon Jan 30, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

Both original (OEM) and remanufactured ("reman") toner cartridges are viable options for your copier, MFP and printer needs. OEM cartridges are attractive because they're manufactured by the same vendor as you copier or printer and offer the highest print quality. However, remanufactured toner is attractive because it's usually cheaper than OEM...

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The Genesis MPS Philosophy: Manage, Optimize & Improve

Mon Jan 30, 2017 | Genesis Technologies

Managed print services (MPS) are provided by external parties to optimize and manage an organization’s print infrastructure and document output. The Genesis Approach will help you improve your enterprise print architecture. By aligning devices with your business mission and taking care of their day-to-day management, you’ll start seeing benefits immediately...

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HP Toner Managed Print Services: How It Works

Mon Dec 12, 2016 | Genesis Technologies

By using our HP managed print services (MPS), you can save thousands per year and never have to worry about running out of HP toner. If you qualify, we'll also include free service so you never have to worry about your HP printers being down for more than a few hours....

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HR: Going Paperless in 2017

Mon Nov 21, 2016 | Genesis Technologies

The paperless office is a nice thought: no more filing cabinets, no unauthorized access (including IT), streamlined on-boarding and benefits enrollment, ensuring I-9s are managed properly, providing higher quality HR service to your employees and management team... the list goes on. HR workflow automation and document management software is a way...

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The Case for Accounts Payable Automation

Sun Oct 30, 2016 | Genesis Technologies

If you process more than 500 AP invoices per month, imagine what you could gain with a workflow automation solution that pays for itself. This blog post outlines the business case for our AP Invoice Automation solution. Just plug in your numbers or contact us and we can estimate them...

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FileBound Q4 2016 Promotions: Get E-Forms Designer Free

Sat Oct 15, 2016 | Genesis Technologies

If you purchase FileBound workflow automation and document management software between now and December 31, 2016, you will also get E-Forms Designer for FREE – a $10,000 value. Learn more about FileBound E-Forms below and how you can get started today on the road to a more productive and paperless office. FileBound...

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