Update SMTP Password (Konica Minolta)

If you Scan to Email with your Konica Minolta MFP and you change your main email account’s password, you will need to update the new password into the “E-mail TX (SMTP)” field of the MFP’s GUI. You’ll need to open a web browser and input the MFP’s IP (Ex: 192.168.1.200) into the web browser’s address

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Digital Workplace

  Fairfield, NJ – Kyocera Document Solutions has been recognized in the 2020 Gartner Peer Insights ‘Voice of the Customer’ survey on Managed Print Services in the Digital Workplace. Reviewers on the Gartner Peer Insights platform describe Kyocera’s MPS as fruitful and cost-effective, and also commended the improvements it helped them to make in their

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Kim’s Crawfish Review #5

This crawfish stop was at a food truck off of 1488. They offer 5lbs of crawfish, two potato’s and two sausage for $39.00, what I consider to be a fair price and I added a side of mushrooms WHICH WERE EXCELLENT! These were HUGE mushrooms, I almost got as full on them as I did

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Survey says

Dealer survey results from BPO Research Which verticals had increased business in 2020? 74% = Healthcare (response up 34%) 18% claim that healthcare vertical now provides most business 62% = Government/Finance/Transportation 60% = Oil/Gas/Manufacturing 58% = Legal What are most important goals of customers? 48% = reducing costs 42% = integration of MFPs with software

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Security

New hack for MFPs and printers? Forescout Security is warning of new set of vulnerabilities for IoT devices that get their TCP/IP stack code from third parties, including Nucleus NET, FreeBSD and NetX Could allow hackers to launch Denial of Service (DoS) or Remote Code Execution (RCE) Have named it the “Name:Wreck” vulnerability Over 100

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Print Costs

New law may force disclosure of print costs New legislation pending approval in North Carolina would require printer/MFP OEMs to provide “full disclosure of printer costs” Would require disclosure of cost of replacement ink or toner cartridges and estimated number of printed pages for each supply item

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Quick Easy Snacks

I want to share with you some quick and easy snacks or even sides that I make when I am feeling a little hungry or need a quick side to go with my meal but is still a standout piece and not just a quick can of nuked corn or green beans. Caprese Salad: So,

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Summer Is Around The Corner

Summer 2021 is going to be one the most anticipated seasons for my wife and I, after enduring more than a year isolated without going out to visit public places. (except walking the dogs at a neighborhood park) We can’t hardly wait!! This summer we are planning to go to different places like the beach,

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Kim’s Crawfish Review #4

If you read my previous crawfish blog, you will know that I wrote about Woodsons on 99 unfavorably. Since that time I’ve heard many a rave review regarding Woodsons on 1488 so I decided to stop in to give them a shot. While I will say they were better than Woodsons on 99, they were

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Toshiba to be acquired?

The Nikkei Asia newspaper is reporting that CVC Capital Partners, a global private equity firm, is attempting to acquire Toshiba for more than $20 billion Offer is 30% more than current Toshiba share price Supposedly is also recruiting other investors to help with acquisition Toshiba, currently a publicly traded company, is battling with its activist

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Printers

Printer market to grow Research published by ReportLinker Global printers market is expected to grow by $6.01 billion during 2021-2025 Market growth momentum is expected to decelerate at a CAGR (cumulative annual growth rate) of over 2% during forecast period

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Vizient buys Intalere

Vizient GPO buys competitor Vizient, headquartered in Dallas, TX, the large national healthcare group purchasing organization, announced it has completed acquisition of Intalere GPO Intalere, headquartered in St. Louis, MO, will be under the Vizient brand identity by end of 2021 (Konica Minolta is a contracted vendor with both Vizient and Intalere)

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Konica Minolta Business Solutions

Pacific Office Automation Acquires Three New Locations Posted on April 7, 2021 by IA Staff We’re proud to announce that Pacific Office Automation (POA) has acquired three new branch offices from Konica Minolta Business Solutions, located in Reno, Nevada, Salt Lake City, Utah, and Albuquerque, New Mexico. POA is Konica Minolta’s largest independent dealer in North America with a

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KONICA MINOLTA BRANCHES START FALLING

Breaking News, Business & FinanceOp-Ed & Commentary THE KONICA MINOLTA BRANCHES START FALLING written by Scott Cullen April 7, 2021 Late last Thursday, Konica Minolta Business Solutions issued a press release over the wires announcing that it was transferring select sales offices to its independent dealer channel. The reason for making this move, according to the press release was

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Hanging With My “Peeps”

Easter Sunday has come and gone, now what to do with those lingering “peeps” the ones you ran into making a last-minute trip to the store your old childhood friends the ones that you thought were a good idea to invite to your celebration. How fun would it be to catch up after all this

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Quotes

“Desire to always be on the right way no matter how tough it gets. A very slow movement on the right way is better than overwhelming speed on the wrong path!” ―Israelmore Ayivor   “The hardest truth about hope: it makes you continue and it makes you suffer.” ―Maxime Lagacé     “Both optimists and pessimists

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Konica Minolta direct branches

Posted on April 5, 2021 by IA Staff All Copy Products (ACP) is proud to announce that they are expanding and acquiring several Konica Minolta direct branches. The Konica Minolta direct branches involved in this acquisition are strategically located in areas where ACP currently operates and can support these customers with their current equipment as well as offer

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Kim’s Crawfish Review #3

This Saturday some friends and I made the drive out to Crosby to visit the Crawfish Shack – the establishment with the most reliably consistent crawfish. This was my first visit in 2021 and finally, my crawfish itch has been scratched! Crawfish Shack has three spice choices, mild, medium and mo, and they offer Louisiana

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Robotic Process Automation

Top uses of RPA solutions Report published by CMS Wire magazine 5 most common ways that companies use robotic process automation (RPA) solutions to enhance document processing Transactional data entry Invoices, insurance claims, PHI, shipping documents, etc. Document acquired and ingested OCR and machine learning to auto categorize documents and extract data Extracted data validated

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Employees in offices

Even Google wants employees in office Google announced that employees can return to the office voluntarily this month and planning on not voluntary on 9/1/2021 according to Daily Mail News According to CNBC, Fiona Cicconi, Google’s new head of people operations, wrote in a memo to employees that the company is ‘doing their best to

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Fallen Warriors Memorial

I recently signed up for a virtual 5k and  went to Cy-Champ Park on Cutten Road to complete my commitment.  Along with beautiful nature trail there is a Fallen Soldier Memorial. This memorial is very touching and I wanted to share a few pictures , hopefully it will inspire people to to take the time

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Konica Minolta Announces Strategic Changes

Konica Minolta Announces Strategic Changes to Support Customers and Independent Dealer Channel Posted on April 1, 2021 by andyslawetsky Tweet Share Share Ramsey, NJ, (April 1, 2021) Konica Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) today announced strategic changes to accelerate its business transformation and execute on its promise to deliver exceptional value creation for its customers and independent

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