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

Purchasing vs. Leasing a Copier: Which is Best for My Business?

Here at AIS, current and potential clients ask us lots of questions about our selection of copiers. One of the most frequent (and important) questions we receive is, “should I purchase or lease a copier? Which is going to be best for my business?”
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The Best Kyocera Copier For Any Budget

on Oct 20, 2017 3:35:11 PM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Print Control Copiers Office Equipment MPS
Trying to figure out “how much a copier costs” can drive you crazy. You can go to all of the manufacturer sites and scroll through all of their products: some have prices; some don't. You can search eBay. If you're looking for a small, simple MFP; you can find small inkjet ones for under $200. Finding out how much a copier costs for your business though? That's hard. I'll use Kyocera copiers as an example and give you an idea of pricing and functionality you can expect based on a range of budgets. As you review, keep in mind that you don't have to buy a copier outright. Leasing is an attractive option that replaces a large, up-front capital expense with an easy to manage monthly payment.
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The Best Copier Companies In Las Vegas? Manufacturers & Local Dealers

on Oct 18, 2017 4:17:52 PM By | Gary Harouff | 1 Comment | Service & Repair Copiers Office Equipment
When you’re looking for a new copier or multi-function printer in Las Vegas, you want to make sure to choose the best company. Whether you are going to purchase a copier or lease it, it’s like buying a new car—you’re going to be using this machine for years, and you want to make sure it’s going to last. Do you need a new copier or printer due to increase in business growth? Do you need more functionality like stapling, folding, etc.? Is the company that’s servicing your copier not responding fast enough to meet your expectations? Or is the existing machine on its last leg and ready to be put out to pasture? These questions are what brought you to this decision, but now you need to decide where you’re going to purchase a new copier or printer from.  If you want to get the lowest price, you’re going to need to know who the players are and ask for multiple companies to bid for your business.
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Boost Your Productivity and Save Money With These 9 Copier Apps

The copier prints. The copier copies.  For most users, that's all their copier is used for (with maybe the occasional fax or scan).  If that's all you're using your copier for, you're wasting the potential of the copier to make your life easier. Copiers today include more functionality than ever before. As software becomes more embedded in copiers (and even larger laser printers), functionality will continue to explode. Today, if you aren't using the apps available in your digital copiers, you're missing out on more productivity and saving money for your business. The following six apps are available on Kyocera Copiers. While some of these apps are Kyocera-specific, similar functionality exists for copiers from other manufacturers.
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What Happens When the Big Printer Breaks?

on Oct 3, 2017 12:33:06 PM By | Gary Harouff | 0 Comments | Managed Print Services Service & Repair Copiers Office Equipment
Digital copiers. Multifunction printer. Multifunction peripheral. Multifunction copier. Kyocera ECOSYS or the TASKalfa line of multifunctionals. That's how we (those of us in the copier industry) think of our productivity-boosting equipment. You don't. You use the copier; the laser printer in the hallway; the color printer near Sally's office; the big printer. All you want to do is print, scan, copy, and even fax documents when you need to. You could care less that it's a Kyocera ECOSYS M2040dn or a Doodad 5054pie. You just want it to work. That's why we focus on how the equipment we provide can be used to improve your business. You don't buy or lease a copier just to have one – you need to print church bulletins, contracts, invoices, customer newsletters, legal briefs, etc.
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