Revised Cyber Security Measures for a Remote Workforce

As the workforce adjusts to remote working there has unfortunately been an increase in cyber security criminals taking advantage of IT security gaps. The Stay Safe Online Tip Sheet enforces the main recommendations for employees working remotely.

When it comes to secure printing for remote employees the best option is to look for a solution that can offer in-depth security. This includes the ability to proactively monitor data in order to identify vulnerable areas and detect potential data breaches before they happen.

More than ever IT managers need the support from channel partners to rollout thorough security measures, and make it as easy as possible to print from any mobile or tablet device, as printing is still a requirement for remote working. Unfortunately, mobile print applications that need to be installed on every device are no longer feasible and leave enticing security gaps for potential hackers.

Download the latest Buyers Lab report to understand why FollowMe® by Ringdale has been awarded a platinum rating for being an outstanding data loss prevention solution, with powerful secure mobile printing capabilities.

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One Solution to Secure Them All

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Print In A Time Of Virus: Longtime Xante Customer Reacts Creatively To Crisis

MOBILE, AL – Even in these days of sheltering-in-place, print communication remains a viable and vital medium.  From workbooks distributed to recently home-bound students to the printed guidelines displayed at each daily briefing from the White House, print is employed more and more thanks to its universality.  While most people do not realize Xante’s global reach, one longtime customer, Coquette Printing of Algiers, Algeria, recently found a way to send a message of responsibility and safety through print as they also deal with the global pandemic.  Using his tried-and-true Xante’ Ilumina digital press, he printed a sign reminding everyone of the importance of staying isolated when not feeling healthy.  View the short video of the printing process at:

About Xante’

Xante’ develops and markets innovative specialty printing systems for commercial and in-plant printer operations including: the new X-33 and X-16 UV Printers, the X-32 Industrial Production UV Printer, the En/Press Digital Multimedia Press, the EnVite Digital Stationery Printer, and the Excelagraphix 4800 Digital Package Printer.  All Xante’ print systems are powered by iQueue workflow software.

Xante’, the Xante’ logo, En/Press, EnVite, Excelagraphix, X-33, X-16, X-32, and iQueue are trademarks or registered trademarks of Xante’ Corporation.

For more information contact:
Gary Davidson
Xante’ Corporation
(251)473-6502   ext 4424


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ImageNet Consulting Joins Initiative to Provide Critical 3D Printed Medical Parts to Hospitals Facing Shortages

ImageNet Consulting joins Ultimaker in providing 3D printed medical parts to hospitals facing shortages due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


Oklahoma City, OK, March 23, 2020 — ImageNet Consulting, a technology, and 3D printing solutions company headquartered in Oklahoma City, joins Ultimaker’s initiative to provide 3D printing services to hospitals experiencing shortages of needed medical parts amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Ultimaker 3D Printing InitiativeUltimaker is offering 3D printing resources to hospitals facing immediate delivery shortages of critical medical parts. Through Ultimaker’s two-part initiative, hospitals with pre-approved 3D print designs and material specifications will connect with 3D design experts, 3D hubs, and resellers like ImageNet Consulting to print medical parts.

Ultimaker’s team of expert designers and application engineers will also work with hospitals without pre-approved designs to design and create needed medical parts. Once designed, parts will be sent to the nearest 3D print hub for printing. Printed parts will then be sent to the hospital for testing and final approval before use.

ImageNet is Committed to Serving The Healthcare Community

ImageNet Consulting’s Dallas office, which houses ImageNet’s largest number of 3D printers, will serve as a 3D hub for hospitals in the Dallas area to request 3D printed medical parts.

“ImageNet is grateful to have a partner like Ultimaker who’s focused on something bigger than business in this difficult time. We are thankful to be part of this initiative and hope that this helps save lives during the process.

“In terms of technology, 3D printing is very special. We believe it is something that all businesses and institutions will use one day. This initiative proves how important it is that we get 3D printing technology into more hands,” said TJ Russell, ImageNet’s Director of 3D Printing.

About ImageNet Consulting, LLC

ImageNet Consulting was founded as Southwest Typewriter Company in 1956. As times and technology changed, so did their name. Southwest Typewriter Company began a legacy of providing superior solutions, products, and services. As innovations in office equipment change, ImageNet has continued to provide clients with the best products and services that meet their needs. Now at the forefront of 3D printing technology, Enterprise Content Services, Digital Display Services, Managed Print Services, and Managed IT Services. ImageNet Consulting continues to utilize platforms of leading technology to maximize efficiencies and lower costs for their clients.

For more information about ImageNet’s technology products, business consulting, or managed services, visit and connect with us on LinkedIn, Twitter, or Facebook.

ImageNet Consulting Media Contacts

Laina Davidson, ImageNet Consulting

HP Helps Business Professionals Stay Productive at Home with Printing for Months Without Reloading

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Brother International Corporation Partners with Kofax to Resell ControlSuite™ on a Global Basis

Unified Print Management and Capture with Unprecedented Document Security Creates a High Value, Compelling and Comprehensive Solution

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Brother International Corporation today announces a partnership with Kofax®, providing an embedded solution on selected Brother laser printers, multifunction devices and inkjet models. Dedicated Brother Sales and Technical Pre-Sales teams will be trained to deploy Kofax ControlSuite and empower organizations to manage, secure and govern documents with unified print management, capture and document security.

“Kofax is excited to partner with Brother,” says Chris Strammiello, Senior Vice President of Channels at Kofax.  “Their award-winning imaging devices and our market-leading security and automation software will combine to offer a high value, compelling and comprehensive solution.”

ControlSuite is the next generation print management, capture and document security software solution – simplifying and enabling central management and governance of content flowing through mobile and desktop devices, email and print streams. ControlSuite also actively manages, secures and governs virtually every aspect of document distribution via printing, scanning, routing and storing throughout the enterprise – across any combination of hybrid systems, technologies and devices. This provides unmatched productivity through unified printing, scanning and workflow processes.

Businesses are more likely to suffer significant material losses due to a document-related breach than a data breach,” says Joe Ashcraft, Vice President, B2B Sales. “The compatibility of Brother devices with ControlSuite addresses the core challenge of secure document management: making sure information lands in the right hands with a single, streamlined solution that reduces mistakes and boosts productivity.”

ControlSuite pairs well with Brother’s SMB laser devices and enables enterprises to securely manage and govern documents, supporting compliance by automatically generating audit trails that track documents and how they’re accessed and used.

“Security, compliance and the impact on business continues to be a top priority for organizations of all sizes,” says Keith Kmetz, Vice President of Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions at IDC. “When implementing a document management strategy, IT professionals need to look at solutions offering confidence their network won’t be breached. To satisfy this need Brother is partnering with Kofax, considered by IDC to be a global leader in device and print management. This partnership allows Brother to broaden its security offerings and help organizations navigate their digital transformation journey.”

The Brother – Kofax ControlSuite product offering will be available in Q2 2020. To learn more about Brother, visit

About Kofax
Kofax software enables organizations to Work Like Tomorrow™ – today. Kofax’s Intelligent Automation software platform helps organizations transform information-intensive business processes, reduce manual work and errors, minimize costs, and improve customer engagement. We combine RPA, cognitive capture, process orchestration, mobility and engagement, and analytics to ease implementations and deliver dramatic results that mitigate compliance risk and increase competitiveness, growth and profitability. Kofax provides a rapid return on investment for over 20,000 customers in financial services, insurance, government, healthcare, supply chain, business process outsourcing and other markets. Kofax delivers its award-winning software and solutions through its direct sales and services organization and more than 650 indirect channel partners and integrators in more than 60 countries throughout the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific. For more information, visit

About Brother International Corporation
Brother is a leading provider of office equipment technology and document management solutions, including award-winning color and black and white multifunctional printers, scanners, label printers and device-based cloud and mobile technologies. The Brother P-touch line of label and ribbon printers features laminated and specialty tapes along with printable ribbons. Brother printers are consistently recognized as the best in the industry and recently received PCMag’s 2019 Readers’ Choice and Business Choice awards. Brother International Corporation’s At Your Side philosophy demonstrates a dedication to product quality, customer service and dynamic partnerships. Established in 1954 and headquartered in Bridgewater, N.J., Brother markets business, home office and industrial products, along with home appliances. For more information, visit

Contact: Drew Pierson,

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Steps 7 to 9 of Nine Steps to In-plant Profitability Series

This vlog is the final post of our three-part series about the nine steps that I see that in-plants need to take to increase their financial stability. This was written before the pandemic, but it is just as relevant, and some could argue even more relevant because all three of these videos describe issues that require some time to complete. If you work on these now, when life starts to return to normal you will return stronger.

In part one of this nine-steps series, I outlined all nine steps and talked about the first three steps (accurate costs, workflow automation, and up-to-date staffing strategy). In part two, I talked about steps four through six, (productive procedures, happy customers, and the need for good metrics and KPIs).

Click here to watch the video!

SOURCE Rochester Software Associates

Training In-Plant End Users Is Key

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Best Practices for Managing a Remote Workforce

By: Kim Ward, GreatAmerica – With the looming threat of coronavirus, or COVID-19, companies and employees are being forced to make important decisions about how they will temporarily conduct business while dealing with the complexities of this issue. Most companies are committing to social distancing and a telecommuting model for their organizations to help flatten the curve and prevent the spread of this infection. Just like you, we at the Learning Outsource Group are also adapting our operations and services to continue to support the needs of our most important partners, our clients.

If you have team members who are or will be working from home, we wanted to share some recommendations and best practices that we ourselves, as well as our clientele, have found helpful to enhancing engagement, productivity, communication, and overall job satisfaction of newly remote employees.

Provide a Vision of Hope, Value and Recognition

There’s no doubt we are in a time of transition and unpredictable circumstances. That’s why it is so important to lead with a message of confidence and hope. Hope mitigates uncertainty. Let employees know that even though they might not be working in the office, their mission and responsibilities remain extremely valued and important. Help them focus on the service and value they provide their customers and be sure you recognize employees who are performing well. Provide support, structure, and encouragement to those who are adjusting to a new workstyle, during these difficult times. A little extra recognition, reward, or motivation, can provide something positive for employees to focus on over the obstacles they may be encountering.

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An Important Update On Our Response to COVID-19 from Dex Imaging

DEX Imaging is taking every precaution to ensure safety as we continue to service our customers during the coronavirus pandemic, including the following protocols designed to keep us all safe.

In response to recent news and updates about the coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to communicate the steps being taken to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees as we continue to provide service. We have implemented a number of new protocols for our employees and have added additional sanitizing measures as well.

All employees are washing and sanitizing their hands throughout their shifts and between customer visits. DEX service and delivery employees have been provided with disposable gloves that will be changed in between customer visits, and as always, we are ensuring that sick employees do not come to work. Additionally, we are conducting extensive cleaning and disinfecting, as well as adding sanitizers at all DEX locations and in all DEX company vehicles.

We are dedicated to providing service without interruption. If service lapses from any of your other office equipment vendors, please don’t hesitate to call on DEX.

Once again, to help prevent the spread of respiratory viruses, the CDC recommends:

  • Avoid close contact with people who are sick
  • Avoid touching eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds
  • If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer

For additional information please visit these reputable websites:

Centers for Disease Control (CDC):

US Travel Association (USTA):

World Health Organization (WHO):

Thank you for your patronage,

Your DEX Imaging Family

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Canon USA Response to COVID-19

Dear Valued Customer,

We recognize that COVID-19 is dramatically impacting lives during this extraordinary and unprecedented point in time. At Canon U.S.A. Inc., helping to protect the safety and well-being of our Employees, our Business Partners and our Customers is a top priority. Although much has changed in daily life, one thing that hasn’t changed is our unwavering commitment to our Customers, Business Partners and our dedicated Employees who continue to work hard behind the scenes to help meet your business needs.

It is during times like this that our corporate philosophy of Kyosei, harmoniously living and working together into the future takes on special meaning as we all use our collective strengths to manage through this challenge.

While business goes on, our Canon U.S.A. Crisis Committee is working diligently to ensure we adapt to any new developments quickly and have the proper procedures and protocols in place. We are adhering to direction from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and following all federal, state and local guidelines and health advisories. Employees have been advised to follow all guidelines as shared by the CDC should they become ill or have been in direct contact with someone who has tested positive.

At this point, we have given many of our Employees the opportunity to work from home and minimized domestic travel. In addition, our Employees have been directed to the CDC website to follow all guidelines in relation to international travel.

Frequent reminders on ways to stay healthy and prevent the spread of viruses including frequent hand-washing, avoiding contact with those who show symptoms or are sick, and general good hygiene practices are shared routinely. Social distancing and virtual meetings are strongly encouraged. We have implemented thorough disinfectant and sanitization protocols in our offices.

We will continue to monitor developments and will provide updates on a continuing basis. Thank you for your patience, understanding and your support of Canon. Stay safe and remain healthy!

Canon U.S.A., Inc.


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Ricoh Sends COVID-19 Letter to Customers

Dear Valued Customer,

During this challenging time, we’re all reassessing how business gets done with a primary focus on the health and safety of our employees, customers, partners, and communities.

At Ricoh, we have strength and scalability built into our Business Continuity Plans (BCPs). We continue to monitor today’s business environment and adjust as needed. We can do the same for you.

We are working with several customers to help support their business operations and are here and available to support your business needs too. Some of the areas in which we can help you to stay connected and productive include:

  • Deployment of laptops for personnel to enable work from home;
  • Pivot to a modern workplace using public or hybrid cloud services;
  • Implement Microsoft Teams to enhance remote collaboration;
  • Design, configure and deploy a new Virtual Desktop experience;
  • Enable self-service direct to end-user provisioning of new Windows 10 devices;
  • Enhance identity and access management via Azure Active Directory, Duo or Idaptive;
  • Deploy a new VPN solution or increase existing VPN capacity;
  • Development of an information technology disaster recovery and/or business continuity plan for the future;
  • Cloud-based storage and workflows so documents are accessible, secure and getting to the right people on time to keep your business moving.

When working at home isn’t a choice, staying productive, secure and focused is of critical importance. Let us help you protect, manage and connect your organization, employees and information.

Combining over half a century of experience and our committed employees with expertise in the latest business technologies, we have the right solutions to safeguard your operations and keep your business moving forward.

We understand these are uncertain and unsettling times. Rest assured that we are focused on providing the high-quality technology and service you expect in a safe manner.

Please let us know how we can help. Contact us to discuss your immediate needs.

From all of us at Ricoh, we wish you good health.


Your Ricoh Team


Ricoh’s Customer Experience and Engineering Center

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Automate and Streamline Processes in the Corporate Office

In today’s fast paced business environment and shifting economy, you’ve got to do more with less, while ensuring the security of sensitive data and meeting the on-the-go needs of a mobile and remote workforce.

Brother offers the technology and tools necessary to meet your unique printing and scanning needs and improve your business’ bottom line.

Click here to learn more!

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Document Management and Workflow Solutions that Educational Institutions Require

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