Uniprint and the Cloud: Print Solutions for the Modern Campus

Rich Post
September 2020

We’ve recently experienced a significant increase in the number of Uniprint customers who are ready to explore how Pharos Beacon cloud services can augment their Uniprint systems. Whether it’s student printing or back-office printing or both, many IT professionals are looking for new ways to simplify the management of campus-wide printing and its related costs…. [ Read more ]

Cloud Printing for the New Office

Cal Curtice
September, 2020

Even before the global coronavirus pandemic began in early 2020, many organizations were already looking to externalize their print infrastructure to align with their overall IT strategy. Cloud-based printing dramatically simplifies the print process and makes it easier and more secure for employees to print. In today’s climate of remote workers and skeleton crews in… [ Read more ]

Managing Print for a Remote Workforce

Ben Bowen
National Sales Manager

The new reality of a distributed workforce, with most employees working from home, has forced us to think differently about how we manage IT to serve our people. Some employees will return to the office, but many people might not want to return for some time. Others might not ever want to resume office life… [ Read more ]

What “Cloud Print Management” Means

Summary: The concept of “cloud print management” is still fairly new to many people, and there are various assumptions about what it entails. True cloud print management means your organization is leveraging specialized cloud services to take on the security, infrastructure, maintenance, and upgrade burdens that your internal staff would otherwise need to manage. The… [ Read more ]

Pharos and Microsoft: Simplifying Print Management Together

Brandon Heffernan
July 2020

Last week, Microsoft announced the public preview of Universal Print, their cloud-based printing service within Microsoft 365. Universal Print is scheduled for official launch in January 2021. Since the private preview of Universal Print announced in March, Microsoft has included in their development process several technology and solutions partners, including Pharos. Our development team has… [ Read more ]

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 ]