Why Your Business Continuity Plan Needs the Cloud

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In a recent blog post, we told you what a business continuity plan is and why you need one. Today, we'll take that advice even further by showing you the one tool that can make it all happen: cloud services.

What are Managed Security Services?

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Managed IT services solutions come in many shapes and sizes, so how do you know the quality managed services from the not-so-great options? Let's take a look at a few key elements that truly define the managed IT experience.

What Are Managed Services?

Before we get into the details, let's take a quick look at the basics.

4 Problems Managed IT Solves

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Many business solutions are designed to solve a single problem at a time. That's great--but wouldn't you prefer a single solution that could solve multiple problems? Believe it or not, it's possible--and managed IT services are here to prove it.

What is a Business Continuity Plan?

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No one wants to spend too much time thinking about worst-case scenarios. After all, you'd probably rather consider all the ways your business could grow and thrive. Unfortunately, the truth is that preparing for the worst is sometimes the best thing you can do for your company--and that's where a business continuity plan comes in.

Lexmark Named a Leader in IDC MarketScape for Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy

LEXINGTON, Ky., March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lexmark, a global technology solutions leader, announced today it has been named a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy 2022 Vendor Assessment (Doc # US47337721, January 2022).

Ricoh's GreenLine Series sets bar high with first remanufactured MFPs to earn ENERGY STAR® certification

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced that nine multifunction printer (MFP) models in its third-generation GreenLine Series are the first remanufactured imaging equipment to achieve ENERGY STAR® certification by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This first-of-its-kind achievement demonstrates Ricoh's long-term commitment to fighting climate change, fostering environmental sustainability, and evangelizing sustainability among customers, team members, and communities worldwide.

IDC MarketScape names Ricoh a Leader in Worldwide Cloud MPS Vendor Assessment

EXTON, Pa., Feb. 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh today announced that it has been named a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Cloud MPS Hardcopy 2022 Vendor Assessment for its cloud-based managed print services (MPS) and other cloud-based contractual print services (doc #US47337721, January 2022). The IDC MarketScape notes: "Ricoh's global services infrastructure combined with its worldwide geographic coverage is a key differentiator for the firm."

Ricoh's latest wide format solutions empower printers to drive profit with smart production and superior output

EXTON, Pa., Oct. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced the expansion of its wide format portfolio with the RICOH Pro TF6251 UV LED flatbed and RICOH Pro L5160e latex roll-fed wide format printers. These solutions are designed to help customers increase job opportunities thanks to their outstanding productivity, wider color gamut and unlimited application possibilities. They satisfy market demand for affordable output, enabling customers to pursue ambitious growth plans fueled by high profit potential, low operating costs and exceptional reliability.

Ricoh 5th Color activation plans deliver new revenue opportunities and unique applications

EXTON, Pa., Nov. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Ricoh USA, Inc. today unveiled new activation plans for its 5th Color capabilities, empowering print providers to take an innovative, scalable approach to expand their business offerings. These field upgradeable plans, the first of their kind in the industry, enable printers to adjust to changing market conditions and evolving customer needs with six-month, one-year or permanent activation options.

How Cloud Services Help Small Businesses Grow

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Small businesses typically do not have the same monetary opportunities as larger businesses, so every dollar spent on the business itself needs to count. Unfortunately, this often means that smaller businesses may not be able to outright purchase valuable office space, hardware and software, and equipment that could be essential in the growth of their business. But what if we told you that you could have all these benefits without the hassle? Let’s explore how cloud services could be your big-ticket to growth.