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 ]

Your Office Printing Is in the Cloud

Matthew Baston
Director, Enterprise Accounts

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 or forgotten… [ 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 ]

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 ]

Print as a Service: Where the cloud meets the ground

Joe Ruggiero

The list of benefits the cloud provides to businesses is long and becoming well understood. The adoption rates for cloud services are consistently exceeding analyst expectations. We see these benefits in the enterprises around us where we live and work and also in our personal lives. IT leaders in organizations large and small are actively… [ Read more ]

Sentry Print Services: The Future of Office Printing [Webinar]

Cal Curtice

Cloud services enable you to eliminate infrastructure, simplify the user experience, reduce IT tasks, and save your organization a lot of time and money. The future of print is in the cloud, too—and Pharos is leading the way! In this webinar, we’ll explore cloud-based printing operations and how Pharos is innovating in some surprising ways…. [ Read more ]

A New Era of Secure Pull Printing

Kevin Pickhardt

Every Pharos customer for the past twenty-five years has agreed on one thing: they want to make printing more efficient, more secure, and more user-friendly. The single best action an organization can take to accomplish these goals is to change their printing workflow from push (printing directly to specific devices) to pull printing, where people… [ Read more ]

Cloud Print Management Gaining Traction

Dale McIntyre

The software-as-a-service (SaaS) market has evolved from very specific tech offerings to now include food delivery, pet sitting, storage space and much more. Its evolution is so far-reaching that it is often referred to broadly as the as-a-service model, or XaaS. This trend is not expected to slow down anytime soon, with experts predicting the… [ Read more ]

Print as a Service Joins the Great SaaS Expansion

Dale McIntyre

Now that software as a service (SaaS) is commonplace and cloud-based services are practically everywhere, you might think you’ve heard about every available offering. But cloud services are still expanding their reach into some surprising areas. Here are a few industries that SaaS has only begun to penetrate. 1. Print management services   Many businesses… [ Read more ]