Pharos is Proud to Support Microsoft Universal Print

Brandon Heffernan
March 2020

Microsoft recently announced the launch of Universal Print, an Azure-based system meant to simplify office printing for IT managers. Universal Print leverages the Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) and Azure Active Directory to make it easy for administrators to manage employee access to printers and enable direct printing workflows without requiring any print servers. Universal Print… [ Read more ]

Pharos Systems and Cranel Announce Strategic Partnership

Pharos Systems and Cranel are pleased to announce a strategic partnership that will enable Cranel to distribute Pharos print management solutions through their extensive network of value-added resellers (VARs) and office equipment dealers (OEDs). This agreement makes Cranel the primary distributor of the Pharos Cloud printing platform to the VAR and dealer market and the… [ Read more ]

How This Fortune 100 Company Has Saved $61 Million and Counting

By Scott Holdraker

Enterprise Print Management Case Study Over an 8-year period, Pharos has helped this large property & casualty insurer save more than $61 million. This number continues to grow as we work with this major brand to continually optimize printing operations, improve processes and network security, drive down print volume and costs, educate employees about mindful… [ Read more ]

Will We Use Paper on Mars?

Kevin Pickhardt

With a recently deceased rover, the discovery of massive amounts of frozen water and a Tesla Roadster zooming past, Mars has been all over the news the last few years. We’ve learned to listen when Tesla CEO Elon Musk sets an audacious goal, and with SpaceX, he has set his sights on starting a new… [ Read more ]

Pharos Awarded 3-Year Contract with Premier

Brandon Heffernan

Pharos Systems International was recently awarded a 3-year group purchasing agreement with Premier, a leading healthcare Group Purchasing Organization (GPO). The contract is in the Managed Print Services, Devices & Accessories category. The agreement allows Premier members to take advantage of special pricing and terms pre-negotiated by Premier for Pharos print management software and services…. [ Read more ]

Embed Sustainability Into Your Company’s DNA

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. With these new perspectives and corresponding customer loyalty, corporate sustainability has become a… [ 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 ]