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 ]

Pharos Recognized for Office Print Security Expertise

Brandon Heffernan

Pharos was recently recognized for office print security expertise in Inc magazine and ReadWrite. The article in Inc is titled Too Much, Too Fast: How to Survive High-Speed Startup Growth, by author and CEO Rhett Power. He explores the challenges of rapid growth and how entrepreneurs can successfully navigate those challenges. Keeping costs under control… [ Read more ]

3 Ways Cloud Services Can Improve Information Security

Kevin Pickhardt

[This is a snippet of a Pharos article featured in Entrepreneur] In November 2018, people took to Twitter to post pictures of a bizarre message regarding a YouTube popularity contest. As it turned out, thousands of internet-connected printers across multiple countries had been hacked—each delivering the same unsolicited printout urging people to subscribe and spread… [ Read more ]

Pharos Relocates HQ to the Riverwood Tech Campus

Brandon Heffernan

Pharos Systems International is happy to announce our move to the new Riverwood Tech Campus in Henrietta, joining other growing technology companies in a beautifully designed and environmentally conscious business complex. The custom office design has quickly impressed employees and visitors alike. Riverwood, originally constructed as Eastman Kodak’s Marketing Education Center in the late 1970s,… [ Read more ]

Secure Your Office Printing via the Cloud

Kevin Pickhardt

[This is a snippet of a Pharos article featured in Enterprise CIO] What’s the biggest security liability in your office? The one you aren’t thinking about. Researchers recently proved what many in the print industry already knew: Multi-function printers (all-in-one printer/copier machines) can be hacked to deliver malicious code or to access an internal network…. [ Read more ]