Embed Sustainability Into Your Company’s DNA

Brandon Heffernan

Millennials put their money where their beliefs are. Two out of three say they’re willing to pay higher prices for products and services from socially and environmentally conscious businesses. For obvious reasons, consumer trends like this catch the attention of business leaders. In recognition of the shifting priorities and corresponding customer loyalty, more and more… [ Read more ]

How We Transformed Student and Staff Printing at NIU

By Marisa Benson
Associate Vice President,
Northern Illinois University

Print Management Case Study In 2016, Northern Illinois University (NIU) faced a challenging budget scenario the likes of which every public university hopes to avoid: for over two years, Illinois had no state budget. This meant drastic cuts to its state universities, most of which would never be recouped. As each division within NIU was… [ Read more ]

The Right Print Strategy Can Deliver Impressive Results

Every company wants to control costs and operate as sustainably as possible. However, most business leaders are not aware of their company’s total enterprise printing costs even though the figure is significant—typically in the range of 1 to 3 percent of revenue. Simply put, most people don’t think much about office printing and they have… [ Read more ]

4 Steps to Dramatically Reduce Office Printing Costs

Keith Nickoloff

You have a huge opportunity to streamline your enterprise print operations, secure your devices and documents, and significantly lower your total cost of ownership. We have helped many of the largest organizations in the world save millions of dollars each year. Here are 4 critical steps to reduce your office printing costs and optimize your… [ Read more ]

Your Office Printing Is in the Cloud

Matthew Baston

Every IT manager wants their internal printing operations to be secure, cost-effective, and user-friendly. One technology achieves all of these things, along with an impressively quick positive ROI: pull printing. You’re probably familiar with the concept. Instead of “pushing” print jobs directly to specific devices where they are too often left lying around, pull printing… [ Read more ]

Campus Printers: A Major Security Risk in Disguise

Ben Bowen

[This Pharos article was originally published on LinkedIn] In June 2017, universities around the United States received a nasty surprise when mysterious print jobs claimed a bomber had planted explosives across their school campuses. Although the threat turned out to be fake, the hacker’s ability to compromise university printers was obviously real — and that… [ Read more ]

HP Presents Pharos with “Customer First” Award

Brandon Heffernan

Hewlett-Packard recently presented Pharos with its “Customer First” award at their Global Partner Conference in Barcelona. It’s the latest in a long history of recognition for Pharos as a key strategic partner and solution provider for our mutual customers, which include some of the largest and most well-known global brands. Here’s a quick summary of… [ Read more ]

Managing Student Printing with Pharos

By Buz Grover
Associate Director,
George Mason University

Print Management Case Study George Mason University, Virginia’s largest and most diverse public university, found itself at a crossroads. Print management had become such a specialized field, our in-house effort was unable to effectively keep up with current best practices for printing efficiencies. This led to bad user experiences and overwhelmed support staff. The GMU… [ Read more ]