Secure Printing & Cost Controls

Meridian can help you determine what solution is right for your business.

How often have you...

  • ...sent a document to a centralized printer and got distracted on your way to retrieve it? 

  • ...sent a confidential document to the printer and frantically raced to get it before anyone might see it?

  • ...mistakenly printed a large job that was difficult to cancel?

 

Maybe none of these apply to you, but perhaps you've witnessed abandoned documents on the printer and would like to curb the waste. Secure printing is a feature that is increasingly becoming a standard feature on multifunctional devices.

Benefits of this feature:

  • Orphaned print jobs are no longer destined for the recycle bin
  • Sensitive material can be held in the queue until you authorize release from the device
  • You might have a second chance to prevent jobs sent accidentally

There are more robust secure print solutions that can be added to your devices. Some technologies include features that will allow mobility, allowing users to release jobs on any number of networked devices. Other features are designed to integrate with HID cards or copy vending systems — or even provide routing or restrictions based on user defined rules.


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The Benefits of In-House Production Printing vs Outsourced Printing

Modern print technology has made it possible to produce large volumes of high-quality printed material right in the office. Depending on the size of your office, and your organization’s needs, print solutions are available in-house that in the past were only found at professional print facilities. In fact, print technology is so good now, particularly the multifunction printer (MFP), that many commercial print shops use the same machines found in many offices.

So, aside from the availability of professional equipment, why are many businesses now considering bringing production printing capabilities in-house?

Read on to learn more about the factors involved when considering in-house production printing vs. outsourced commercial printing, including:

  • Cost savings
  • Security
  • Control
  • Convenience and timing
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Construction and Property Management: Technology trends to watch


These are the major changes and technology transformations that are influencing the construction and property management industry.

The construction and property management industry has been experiencing strong growth and expansion, with additional growth anticipated in the coming years — and with growth comes transformation.

There are a handful of technology trends influencing the construction and property management sector that are important for organizations in these fields to be aware of.

By gaining an understanding of the shifts that are taking place, they will be better positioned to recognize which organizational adjustments and operational strategy changes they need to make to prepare for the future and gain a competitive advantage.

In this post, I'll expand on a few notable trends I've noticed or been asked about in my dealings with clients in this field, including:

  1. Increased emphasis on collaboration
  2. Internet of Things (IoT)
  3. Virtual and augmented realities (AR and VR)
  4. Telepresence and automated receptionist systems
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How to Take Stress Off Your IT Department: Go Hybrid


Outsourced IT professionals can support existing departments.

Partnering with a managed IT services provider (MSP) for a Hybrid IT approach enhances your internal IT department with much-needed support, specialized skills and more — without the expense of adding headcount.

Not every business has the staff within their existing organization that they may need, especially with today's quickly-evolving technology landscape

As Gordon Haff states in his article, Why IT Went Hybrid (And Why It Matters), "it's probably impossible to do everything in-house — and it's certainly not economically sensible." 

Haff is right on target, as more and more situations require specialized skills, such as those specific to cybersecurity, physical security, strategic planning or technology upgrade projects. When these situations arise, a company that attempts to solely handle them in-house, on top of their existing workload, can put too much weight on internal IT departments, leaving them less likely to succeed.

Read on to learn how we partner with many of our clients to alleviate these stresses, because your team deserves the resources and support necessary to succeed.

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