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Important Factors to Consider When Shopping for an Office Printer

2022-09-12 12:53:16

Did you know that your employees' productivity and, in turn, your organisation's productivity can be affected by the office equipment you choose?

With many brands and models of Multifunctional Devices available to businesses today, choosing the correct ones for your office can be challenging.

Top Considerations When Upgrading Your Business Phone System

2022-09-12 12:52:33

We cannot emphasise the importance of a reliable business telephone system enough. 60% of companies admit that business phone systems and live agents are their most urgent investment priorities.

A business phone system can be as simple as a single line with a phone on the desk or as complex as a multi-line private automatic branch exchange (PABX) system. However, no matter how simple or complex a business telephone system is, it is vital to a company's operation.

6 Tips for Keeping Your Telephone Hardware Up to Date

2022-09-12 12:51:31

The world of business is constantly evolving. Every day, we see new technologies emerge from different sectors of other industries. Whenever we buy a piece of equipment, we find ourselves outdated by new and improved technology within the year.

What Uncapped Data Can Do for Your Business

2022-09-12 12:50:45

In a world where data is becoming increasingly important, businesses need to be able to access as much of it as possible.

Uncapped data plans enable businesses to do just that, providing them with the ability to use as much data as they need without worrying about overage charges.

What to consider when installing a Solar System for your manufacturing plant

2022-09-12 12:49:54

Manufacturers are typically the largest consumer of electricity. The average annual electricity consumption for a manufacturing plant is about 95.1 kilowatt-hours (kWh) per square foot in the US. The high electricity consumption is due to production equipment, temperature control, and lighting. In the current climate and with the existing power tariffs as high as they are, one can only imagine the cost of keeping a plant running.

Business Security Solutions: The Art of Setting up a Security System

2022-09-12 12:49:07

Crime is rife throughout South Africa, and more than 440,000 crimes occurred between October and December 2021. More than 90,000 of those crimes were property-related, including many break-ins at business premises.

These numbers clearly illustrate that we need to take business security solutions seriously. The first step toward a safe business today is understanding what solutions are available to you.

How Can Upgrading Your Working Environment Reduce The Digital Divide?

2022-09-12 12:47:19

Did you know that a global poll found that as of 2021, 35.9 per cent of respondents experienced high levels of automation in the field of security services and incident processing? A further 48.7 per cent observed medium automation. These stats show us that security is a significant priority for businesses of all sizes and industries.

The Basics of Understanding Printer Fleet Management

2022-09-12 12:46:39

Sometimes, the simplest inventions can revolutionise an industry or even the world. Although printers may not seem like a huge deal, they have massively increased the productivity and efficiency of businesses of every kind. South Africa has more than 1500 printing companies employing over 50,000 people!

What Is the Role of ICT in Higher Education Institutions?

2022-09-12 12:45:49

Information and communication technologies are quickly taking over the world. Roughly 60% of the entire global GDP will be digitised by 2022.

One of the areas in which ICT is making a massive impact is the education sector. In particular, higher education institutions are accelerating their adoption of ICT. That's due to the proven benefits of digital technologies in learning.

Printing Solutions for the Modern Working Environment

2022-09-12 12:44:42

Even in this digital age, there's still a place for paper-based printing. To illustrate this via an example, the average 1,500-bed hospital still prints over 8 million pages per month.

It's easy to see why this is the case, as paper-based printing has many benefits. It helps create secure business files, distributes information to customers, and can be readily accessed. Your business may do or can benefit from it as well.

Why You Should Install Automatic Number Plate Recognition Security

2022-09-12 12:43:42

What are automatic number plate recognition systems? These security solutions, also known as ANPR, are used by law enforcement agencies, toll collectors, and more to aid with, amongst many others, stolen vehicle detection, ticketless parking, and smart billing. 

They offer many benefits to business owners who use ANPR security solutions on their properties. 

How Your Business Can Benefit from Time and Attendance Systems

2022-09-12 12:42:51

IBM's recent market research reported that 80 percent of South African companies plan to install automated systems in 2022.

It found that as businesses applied AI to predict IT issues better, an area called AIOps emerged. Predictions are that in 2022, AIOps will allow IT professionals to quickly and confidently diagnose problems faster than they could manually. This free's them from ordinarily laborious and time-intensive tasks and enables them to focus on delivering higher-value work for their organisations.