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 ]

Webinar: 2017 Print Industry Trends

Kevin Pickhardt

In this recorded webinar, we share our views on print industry trends for 2017 and the Pharos response to those market drivers. Topics include: Security: Security-related topics will continue to dominate the headlines and capture the attention of business leaders and IT professionals in 2017 and beyond. Over the next 5 years, spending on cybersecurity… [ Read more ]

Print Management Webinar: Why Baseline Data Is Critical

Cal Curtice

When you think about all the printing your organization does, it’s easy to see why printing is often one of the top recurring expenses. Armed with the right tools and strategy, you can make print the way it should be for your organization: secure, cost-effective, efficient and sustainable. To design a successful print management strategy,… [ Read more ]

Use Cloud-based Insights to Reduce Printing Costs

Dale McIntyre

For many organizations, office printing is one of the top expense categories — yet many companies pay little attention to this ongoing expense. When asked, they usually underestimate how much they’re actually spending on print each year. We’ve found the annual cost of printing is typically about $1,000 per employee, after factoring in paper, toner,… [ Read more ]

Print Strategy: Lessons From Google Maps

Dale McIntyre

Constant learning is key to a mindset of discovery and part of our core belief here at Pharos. An open mind finds lessons in some of the most unusual places. Take Google Maps, for example. Yes, you really can get a lesson on print strategy from an experience with Google Maps. When determining the best… [ Read more ]

What Does Your Print Data Tell You?

Bill Sullivan

Recently, one of our higher education customers expressed his amazement that in less than 24 hours after installing the Beacon Uniprint Scout, he was able to analyze print data on over 10,000 users. The deployment speed and the depth of the data insights impressed him, but I explained that what’s even more compelling is the… [ Read more ]

The Voice of the Customer Shines in Pharos Beacon

Cal Curtice

As a photography enthusiast I excitedly purchased my first digital SLR camera several years ago to take family photographs. The image quality was great, but there were dozens of poorly-designed features that made using the camera difficult. For example, every time I wanted to override my automatic exposure setting I had to navigate through several… [ Read more ]