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IT and Copier Talk Your Business Can Rely On

The AIS IT Services and Office Technology Blog. Insights and perspective into what works and makes businesses more competitive.

Business Growth: AIS Partners with Xerox

on Jun 15, 2018 11:30:35 AM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Insider
Document Technology Partner Now Offers Production Printing Capabilities and More
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Buying a Laser Printer – The Problem Might Be You

A blog post, The Printer We Need, got me thinking about how much office equipment like laser printers and copiers is taken for granted. The author bemoans the fact that printers don't work. Not everyone wants to print color or color photographs. Ink's expensive (that's true). And that someone needs to produce a low-cost, reliable black and white printer for people like himself to buy. Well! He goes on to suggest what he wants – which basically seems to be something that's small, attractive, and has features that I'm not sure fit with small and attractive.
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6 Things to Consider Before Moving to Managed IT Services

on Sep 13, 2017 7:45:00 AM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Insider Resources & Training Managed IT Services
It's hard to avoid “business transformation” articles, whitepapers, presentations, and blog posts in the world of IT these days. I'll even admit that I sometimes roll my eyes at the breathless claims of what  the next “better, faster, cheaper” technology/idea/strategy will do for your business. As a small business owner, it's also sometimes easy to ignore these articles about transformation. After all, you've got 5 or 20 or 50 or 200 employees and transformation is for companies with hundreds or thousands – that's what all the books and case studies are about right? Nope.
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Small Business: The Bread and Butter of the Cyberattack Business

on Sep 8, 2017 1:00:00 PM By | Monique Phalen | 0 Comments | Insider Security Data Backup Resources & Training Managed IT Services
Cybercriminals have wised up and realized that there are 28 MILLION ways to make some money this year. All by redirecting their cyber attack sights from big business, with sophisticated  network security, to the enterprising little guys like you, on a shoestring IT budget. In fact, in the last year alone hackers have breached HALF of all small businesses in the US, according to the 2016 State of SMB Cybersecurity Report. If you think your small business is immune, think again. Small business is a BIG business for cybercriminals. So we wrote an eBook for you: No One Wants to Hack My Business.
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Summer Lovin' For 7 Kyocera Copiers and Printers

on Aug 31, 2017 3:25:28 PM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Insider Press Release Copiers Office Equipment
The Buyers Lab (BLI), a printing product testing provider, has awarded “Summer 2017 Pick” to seven Kyocera products. BLI puts products through their paces with rigorous testing to determine which products they recognize. "Kyocera's Summer 2017 Pick winners proved to be true workhorses, with exceptional reliability," said George Mikolay, Associate Director of A3/Production at BLI. "On top of that, the devices have robust feature sets, very good usability, and seamless integration with business software and applications, making them a strong value proposition." 
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