Texas will continue to follow social distancing guidelines continue until at least April 30

AUSTIN, Texas – Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued an essential services order. The order would require anyone who is not considered an essential critical infrastructure worker to stay home. The order will limit everyone who lives or works within the state of Texas to only leave home for essential activity, essential business, essential government functions and critical care

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Stress

We could say, these are stressful times. And of course, they are. But, while it’s a different kind of stress, it’s the same kind of stress we all face, all the time. As someone that works in Sales, I can tell you learning to deal with stress has been paramount and will continue to be

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CYBERSECURITY & HEALTHCARE VERTICAL NEWS

Importance of GPO contracts in Healthcare annual report published by the Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HCSA) Group Purchasing Organization (GPO) contracts are growing in usage in the healthcare industry (Konica Minolta is a vendor on all 5 of the national healthcare GPO contracts, including Premier, Vizient, Intalere, Healthtrust and HPSI) Used by all 7000+ hospitals

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Harris County News Release

HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (WED – 15:00) Published March 25, 2020 Back FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 25, 2020 HCPH | Harris County COVID-19 Case Count (WED – 15:00) As of March 25, 2020 (3:00 p.m.), Harris County Public Health (HCPH) has 40 new cases of COVID-19, which brings the total to 119 positive cases, including one

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Harris County’s stay home-work safe order

What are the essential jobs that operate during Harris County’s stay home-work safe order? Published 1 hour ago Coronavirus FOX 26 Houston   article HOUSTON – Judge Lina Hidalgo announced a “Stay Home-Work Safe” order for Harris County and all cities in the county, including Houston on Tuesday morning. The order is in effect at 11:59 p.m. Tuesday and lasts until April 3. During the “stay

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OSOT message from the President

All of us with Office Systems of Texas appreciate our loyal customers, wonderful vendors and each of our dedicated colleagues we work with in our organization. Through these disruptive times, we will continue to provide the very best support to all of of you.  We are proud to be an authorized dealer for Konica Minolta

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Konica Minolta

March 16, 2020 Due to recent events involving COVID-19, also known as the Coronavirus, we want to assure you that Konica Minolta has a thorough and comprehensive business continuity plan in place to protect our employees, our customers, and our business. In the US, Konica Minolta has formed a cross functional team of business leaders

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HP & Xerox

HP/Xerox merger update Xerox filed a proxy statement with the SEC to support its slate of nominees for HP’s board of directors, Expanded its board slate from 11 to 12 members, as it added former Alliant Energy CEO, Erroll Davis Jr. Xerox’s CEO, John Visentin, stated that it will pause its public pursuit of HP

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Digital Printers by Konica Minolta supplied by Office Systems of Texas

Konica Minolta Expands Smart, Connected bizhub® i-Series Line Three New Color A3 Multifunctional Printers Added to Award-winning Portfolio Ramsey, N.J. – February 20, 2020 – Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in world-class printing technology, has expanded its new bizhub i-Series with the launch of three new color A3 multifunctional printers (MFPs.) The

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Klein ISD School Closings

Dear Klein ISD Employees & Families: Klein ISD continues to actively monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in conjunction with local and federal health authorities. In this update, you’ll find information regarding: Klein ISD moving to LEVEL 3 Klein ISD closed Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 20 All events and extracurricular activities canceled

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Klein ISD News Update

Dear Klein ISD Employees & Families: Please be assured that Klein ISD continues to actively monitor the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) situation in conjunction with local and federal health authorities. As always, the safety of our students, staff, and families remains a top priority, and we will act out of an abundance of caution to

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Universal Print

Microsoft to launch Universal Print announced Universal Print and its private preview to developers meant to eliminate the need for on-premises print servers, and even the need to install printer drivers on your PC takes Windows Server print functionality and moves it to the cloud via Office365 Admins can view all of the Universal Print

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Industry News & Speculation

Canon to no longer make HP LaserJets? As reported by Nikkei Asian News, Canon’s CEO, Fujio Mitarai stated that Canonwill end its 35-year relationship with HP, if Xerox takes over HP “The foundation of this partnership is, above all else, built upon a relationship of trust between the top management of both companies,” including HP CEO Enrique

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Houston ISD News

View this message in your browser  ||  Can’t see images in messages from HISD? Click here   Dear HISD Parent: As we continue to monitor the potential impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), HISD is taking immediate, proactive measures to mitigate the impact on the HISD community and keep our students and staff safe. Travel Reporting

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Good Job Anthony

Anthony received a customer survey on February 12th. The customer just changed to a new IPS and was no longer able to print. Anthony arrived onsite in less than 2 hours and resolved the problem within the next hour. The customer rated Anthony’s performance with 10 out of 10s! Anthony, thanks for taking care of

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Industry News

Canon to close 5 factories due to virus announced that it will be temporarily closing 5 of its factories due to supply shortages caused by the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak scheduled to last approximately two weeks. Affects 5 facilities based in the Oita, Miyazaki and Nagasaki prefectures of Japan

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New Baby

Everything changes once you have kids. The things you once thought were important suddenly fade into the background, and the comfort of this tiny helpless creature takes priority over your own hunger and sleep, let alone hobbies.Despite all the blogs and books by so-called experts, there is no one manual for how to take care

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