Why I Returned to the Print Industry

Before I joined Pharos earlier this year, I never would have believed that I would come back to the print industry. Let’s be honest: office printing is never a topic of conversation over beers with your friends or that critical first date. It’s one of those technologies that we use on a regular basis but… [ Read more ]

Stop Losing Money on This Sneaky Expense

Kevin Pickhardt

[This is a snippet of a Pharos article featured in Entrepreneur] Now that we’re decades into the digital age, you might think that printing is a bygone concern for businesses—just a minor drop in the bucket of overall expenses. But think again: Many businesses spend millions on employee printing every year without giving this ongoing… [ Read more ]

Manage Print to Drive Savings to Your Bottom Line

Mike O'Leary

Printing is a hidden cost that many organizations find hard to quantify. Beyond the price of physical materials such as equipment, paper and toner, there also are costs associated with maintenance, departments “doing their own thing” and even the opportunity cost of time spent waiting at the printer for a job to print. At Pharos,… [ Read more ]

Critical security measures government agencies are overlooking

Kevin Pickhardt

Cyberattacks can happen in any industry, but when a government agency is attacked, the consequences can be especially dire. Such fears recently came to light in Kansas when a cybersecurity firm tested the state’s government security and discovered that a handful of printers accessible on its network weren’t password protected. Using information from a single… [ Read more ]

Healthcare IT: Is Your Internal Printing Introducing HIPAA Risk?

Mike O'Leary

Cyberattacks are dominating the news, and they’re the first thing we think of when HIPAA breaches occur. But there’s another area of vulnerability that flies under the radar of many healthcare organizations: office printing. Breaches involving office printers include remote attacks from hackers looking for network access points, as well as privacy and confidentiality violations…. [ Read more ]

Healthcare Organizations Can Apply Millions in Savings to Patient Care

Mike O'Leary

Believe it or not, printing is often one of the largest expense categories in healthcare. As a result, leaders in healthcare are seeking proven solutions that prevent overspending on office printing, clinical and production printing, and print that is externally sourced. By managing print with help from Pharos, healthcare organizations are able to re-direct millions… [ Read more ]

Pharos Uniprint Featured in Sharp’s Partner Spotlight

Brandon Heffernan

Sharp USA recently featured Pharos in the Partner Spotlight of their June 2018 newsletter. The article emphasizes Uniprint, our print management software for higher education. Sharp also recently announced a new iMFP connector for Uniprint, which enables secure print release and tracking of all copy, print, fax and scan jobs. This software supports the latest… [ Read more ]

Improving Document Security & Savings in Healthcare

Mike O'Leary

In healthcare organizations, something is consuming millions of operational dollars but not receiving proper attention, and this lack of awareness not only prevents the achievement of real savings, it also increases the risk of security breaches. Healthcare providers and payers have an important opportunity that too often goes unrecognized. While most professionals express concern about… [ Read more ]