Tuesday October 20, 2020

Managed Print: Exposing the hidden costs of printing

The chaotic way businesses manage their printers and copiers is why they should consider a managed print service - but it's also why they don't see the need. Ian Campbell explains.

4th May, 2014

Despite analysis from the likes of Gartner, which values print costs at between 3-5 per cent of a company's revenue, most organisations remain stubbornly unimpressed by the charms of managed print services (MPS). Rather than hand over their output estate to a service provider, they seem carelessly content to flitter money away on disparate machines and all sorts of consumables. So what's the issue?

Lack of centralisation and ad hoc budgets, according to Matthew McCann,...

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