Pharos Receives Customer Focus Award from HP

Team Pharos
June 2020

Pharos is proud to announce that we received the Customer Focus award from HP at the Global Partners Conference held last month. HP’s JetAdvantage division recognized eight strategic partners who have gone the extra mile to help HP and its customers reach and exceed their goals. Every year, HP brings their partner companies together from… [ Read more ]

Why Zero Trust Networks Are a Growing Trend

Summary: The security strategy of zero trust has been growing rapidly in recent years, as more corporate enterprises abandon traditional network configurations that rely on perimeter security. In today’s world of lockdowns, health anxiety, remote workers, increasing cybercrime, and too many unknowns to count, zero trust will likely emerge as the new standard for corporate… [ Read more ]

Sentry Print: Secure Cloud Printing for All Environments

Team Pharos

Pharos is proud to announce the latest update to Sentry Print! Sentry Print is an important part of Beacon, our line of cloud print management services. It provides true cloud secure printing for any corporate network—even zero trust networks, which are rapidly growing in adoption. IT managers can reduce or even fully eliminate their print… [ Read more ]

Touchless Printing: Limit Contact with Shared Surfaces

Christina Laniak
April 2020

You know those multi-function devices in your office that enable you to print, copy, scan and email your documents? They all have buttons or touch panels that get a lot of use. In some businesses, employees use a printer 3-5 times per day. That adds up to a lot of contact with “high-touch” surfaces, which… [ Read more ]

Pharos Continuing Our Support for Chromebook Users

Jeff Herald
Product Manager,
Uniprint

Late last year, Google announced its intent to phase out its Google Cloud Print service to support native printing on ChromeOS devices. Pharos Uniprint integrates Google Cloud Print to support Chromebook users, and we will have an alternative solution available well before Google officially disables the GCP service on December 31st, 2020. Starting with Uniprint,… [ Read more ]

Pharos is Proud to Support Microsoft Universal Print

Brandon Heffernan
March 2020

Microsoft recently introduced 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 is an offering… [ 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 ]