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Office Printers Are Still Necessary for Business

November 12th, 2015 | 2 min. read

By Gary Harouff

 Even in a digital age, printers are still as necessary as air

In the digital age, more and more people are going paper-free and dealing with all documents digitally. However, businesses should still have the capability to print hard copies.

Even in the Digital Age, Printers Are Still Necessary

As technology grows and develops, more and more companies are going paper-free and abandoning hard copies in favor of dealing with all of their documents over e-mail or in the cloud. This is fantastic news on many levels; not only does this result in less paper waste, but it makes many employees' lives easier. However, even in this digital age, it's still necessary for offices to have the ability to print hard copies. Here are some reasons why.

Not All Businesses Are Paper-Free

Your office might be paper-free, but not all businesses and customers are on board yet. Hence, it's important that your office has the ability to print hard copies for those clients who need documents in physical form. You should invest in a printer if you don't have one. If you have one but it's not in working condition, call professionals who specialize in printer repairs in Riverside.

Hard Copies Can Survive Technological Issues

Sometimes computers crash. In worst-case scenarios, all data can be lost permanently. Keeping master copies of your records in paper form can be lifesaving in these scenarios. While technology has improved the business world so much, there will never be any more foolproof method for record keeping than paper documents stored in a safe place.

We Aren't Completely Out of the Era of Hard Copies Yet

Companies are certainly moving more and more towards being completely paper-free. However, for the time being, there are still plenty of reasons why keeping physical copies of documents is necessary. This is why it's crucial that your business has reliable office printers within its facility.

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Gary Harouff

As President and founder of AIS, I am passionate about growing our business and serving our customers. I'm proud that we are considered one of the fastest-growing companies in America. We have been named by Office Dealer magazine the elite dealer of the year and most recently by ENX Magazine as an elite dealer for 2017. Our partnership with Kyocera is strong and we have been an elite dealer for them. We recently became an authorized dealer of Xerox in their Document Technology Partner Program. Before founding AIS, I was President of Toshiba Business Solutions. I enjoy staying active, both physically and professionally. Charitable endeavors include: The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, Safe House, Christian Children’s Fund as well as other faith-based charities.