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How Print Management Can Lower Your Costs


Any Operations Manager or Office Manager at any company is required to know about print management and how this affects your company.

It is not unusual for a company to utilize several laser printers and copiers. However, for any office manager or operations manager to handle all of these machines effectively and efficiently can be a challenging endeavor. It is a full-time job for any office manager to keep track of,

5 Things to Consider When Choosing a Managed Print Provider


Printing is an essential function of your business, but it's often a significant drain on your staff's time, resources, and budget. That's why companies consider a Managed Print Services (MPS) provider like Go Advanced to assist them with tracking costs and also in delivering the printing solutions they need. Here are just a few of the things you need to consider when you start looking for an MPS. 

Advanced Office 10th Annual Holiday Food Drive

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   The holidays are around the corner, and it is astounding to see that this is our 10th Annual Holiday Food Drive. For 10 years, Advanced Office has been partnering with employees, customers, and vendors collecting food and other items for those in need across Southern California. We work with local food banks to raise awareness and ensure we are doing our part in the community helping get donations to the ones who need it quickly and efficiently during the busy holidays. 

Why choose to get involved in our community this way?

Exploring Print Security Options


Document security is important to every business, no matter the type of industry you're in or the size of your business. One of the key places where documents can easily be seen or taken is the printer area, but many companies fail to protect or monitor this area. Keeping print security in mind as you choose a multifunction printer and decide where to place it in the office will help you make informed decisions that minimize the chance of sensitive documents being stolen or seen by unauthorized employees. 

Print Management for a School Operating Budget


Every school has a strict budget, and every school could do a lot with a higher one. However, that set budget is what your school has to work with, so it's important to make it go as far as it can go to help both students and teachers. The cost of printing is one budget item that comes up a lot, since so many teachers have to print so many different papers for their students. However, it is possible to trim that budget through print management.

How to Spot Real Print Management vs Imposters

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Using print management services is a popular way to take control of your printing costs and to enhance your data security measures. However, there are companies that offer services that are not really considered print management. Here's how to tell the difference between the real services that will benefit your company and the impostors that won't give you those same benefits.

Print Security: Are Your Printers as Safe as You Think?


Many companies overlook print security without even realizing it. Maybe they think that the basic settings on their machines are enough to keep the digital bad-guys away. Or possibly that their other security processes are working hard enough as it is. The truth, though, is that those can be dangerous assumptions--and here's why.