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January 2011

by Emily Offshack

With 1,600 lawyers and multiple offices in the U.S., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Reed Smith represents many of the world's leading companies in a wide range of complex legal matters. As with all law firms, they rely heavily on producing printed documents for their clients and courts. 

by Charles Brewer, Actionable Intelligence

Over the past few months, I've blogged regularly at The Imaging Channel website about the various MPS market forecasts that currently exist within our industry. As you probably know, there's a wide range of estimates out there as to how big the market is and how fast it's growing. The large delta between the high and low estimates is unsettling because it underscores that the MPS market remains obscure and ill-defined.

by Jiquiang Rong

This article examines data from Lyra's Office Print Monitor (OPM) service as it relates to the legal services, manufacturing, and educational services sectors—three very different vertical markets, each with different printing requirements. An understanding of the similarities and differences between various vertical markets can assist vendors in making appropriate recommendations for their clients through their managed print services programs.

Jennie Fisher is the senior vice president and general manager of the Office Equipment Group at GreatAmerica Leasing Corporation.

by Sally Brause, GreatAmerica Financial Services

Navigating the change that managed print services brings to an existing copier dealership or value-added reseller requires a process that starts with a solid business plan. Dealers then need to commit to building the appropriate infrastructure and systems, and develop their staff through the appropriate training.

by Emily Offshack

The philosophy at Laser's Resource is that they succeed when they help their clients improve their business and lower costs. They achieve this by offering printer fleet analysis, print and document management solutions, affordable printer supplies, and the expertise of their professional staff and innovative partners.