Green Office Blog

3 Simple Reasons to Add Your Device to a Service Level Agreement (SLA)

Posted by Mandisi Dabula on May 9, 2017 8:20:00 AM

The print environment can often find itself in an inefficient state due to business processes that take too long to realise the required results.  Printing makes up a big part of any business operation and if a printer is down and users can’t print, IT must ensure quick resolution to keep downtime to a minimum.

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Topics: Service Level Agreement

5 Things to Consider When Purchasing Printers and Copiers

Posted by Zandalee Naude on May 2, 2017 8:53:06 AM

When it comes to cost reductions in any business, budget cuts are the first task item that management enforces.  

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Topics: cost to print

The Environmental Costs of Office Printing

Posted by Sade Moneron on Apr 20, 2017 12:07:21 PM

Even in the digital age when a paperless office was thought to become a reality for most businesses, it is estimated that 95% of all businesses still store information on paper.  According to the Paperless Project, an average office worker prints 10, 000 sheets of paper annually.  Office printing can be a huge financial cost to businesses as well as being an environmental cost.  With pressure on businesses to reduce the environmental impact of their operations, it is important for businesses to understand the environmental cost that office printing has on their organisation.

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Factors That Make up Your Total Cost to Print a Page?

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Apr 12, 2017 9:10:24 AM

Deciding on a printing device that will cater for everyone’s needs, but at the same time fit the budget, may seem impossible.  Most companies base decisions on the cost per page to determine the best option in terms of price.

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Topics: cost to print

5 Things to Look Out for When Buying Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Posted by Mark Valentine on Mar 31, 2017 9:02:20 AM

Purchasing a cheap aftermarket laser toner cartridge all seems good and well on the pocket. However, this does not mean that it is necessarily as cheap as you think when printing on a cost per print basis.  Understanding how the remanufactured cartridge world works, can assist in considerable savings for your business. You need to understand how this process works before making your decision to purchase.

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Topics: Remanufactured Toner Cartridges

Does It Really Cost You 6 Cents to Print a Page?

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Mar 26, 2017 7:39:21 PM

Understanding the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of your entire printing environment is the first step in knowing the true cost per printed page – which is usually nowhere near 6 cents to print a page!

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Topics: Does It Really Cost You 6 Cents to Print a Page?

Conducting a Successful Print Assessment

Posted by Francois P. Naude on Mar 14, 2017 11:08:28 AM

When conducting a Print Assessment, companies often do not start with a physical check of what they have.  Instead they rely on their suppliers to provide them with information on devices for analysis.  The problem with this approach is that suppliers often don’t track their own information as accurately as one might think, which results in organizations making decisions based on flawed data sets.  Statistics show that most companies have at least double the devices they thought they had and that the vast majority of supplier provided data has significant discrepancies.

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Topics: MPS

Green Office Gets Worldwide Recognition as a Leader in Managed Print Services

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Feb 15, 2017 4:27:14 PM

Photizo Group Selects Green Office as Leader in Managed Print Services

Lexington, KY (February 14, 2016)—Photizo Group has recognized Green Office as a leader in managed print services (MPS). Green Office  was one of 11 independent channel partners that Photizo Group selected to participate in the 2016 Leaders Index for MPS Channel Partners, based on demonstrated leadership in MPS.

The Leaders Index for MPS Channel Partners is a collection of hand-selected, independent MPS partners from around the world that are regarded as the gold standard in managed print and document services. Photizo Group classifies this index of elite providers from across North America, Europe, Africa, and Australia as a lens to view the current landscape of MPS.


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Topics: MPS

7 Practices to Reduce Printing and Costs Related to Printing

Posted by Francois P. Naude on Feb 13, 2017 10:31:15 AM

Our 7 best practices to Reduce Printing aims to help and guide individuals and businesses on their journey to drive down paper usage, print volumes and all related costs.  Printing environments and solutions differ from company to company. This article does not take into account all possibilities but will act as a guideline which, if followed, will guarantee success.


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Topics: reduce printing

If You Are Not Connecting Regularly It Is Difficult to Build a Relationship

Posted by Wayne Fyvie on Feb 3, 2017 3:29:41 PM

How often do long distant relationships work out in the end? It takes a special bond that will make it last.
Any business, marriage, friendship or family relationship requires quality time in order for it to develop into something that will stand the test of time.
The following 6 points are key factors to ensuring that these relationships last.

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