Papers from Quocirca (Page #2)
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16. Powering the Data centre
With the increasing cost of energy, the most cost-effective approach to ensuring that an IT platform can continue to operate, even when power from the grid system is no longer available, has to be a high priority for any business.
17. Maintaining the chain
This report looks at the problems organisations face, the options open to them and provides advice on how Quocirca believes an organisation should approach putting in place an effective, integrated, overall B2B solution.
18. Sustainability through Managed Print Services
This paper highlights thge environmental impact of printing and discusses how a managed print service can support an organisation's sustainability goals, whilst also lowering costs and driving business efficiency.
19. Service excellence and Managed Print Services
Quocirca's research reveas that service uality and reliability is consistently the top driver for MPS adoption, ahead of cost reduction.
20. Outsourcing the problem of software security
The report looks at how businesses are deploying sofware and what measures are in place for checking the security of applications.
21. Tiers for Fears
For many organisations 'IT' is split between two groups. The data centre facility is provided and managed by facilities management, while the IT equipment within the facility is provisioned and managed by the IT department.
22. Rethinking MPS: The independent approach
This paper outlines the need for MPS and why organisations that are operating a heterogeneous print environment should consider an independent MPS provider to proactively manage and transform their print infrastructure.
23. Managing expenses in the legal sector
One of the main headaches is the allocation of expenses to the right client while maximising the amount that can fairly be claimed from each client. Another is ensuring the expenses can be reported in a granular and auditable manner to those clients.
24. Managed print services: An SMB priority
This paper discusses the printing challenges faced by SMBs and how, by using a simple and flexible MPS, a business can save time and money whilst improving employee productivity.
25. E-invoicing: Ready for Prime Time
Despite today's digital age, of the 30 billion invoices sent and received in Europe every year, more than 90% are in paper format. This is not only labour intensive and error prone, but comes at both a financial and environmental cost.
26. Managed Print Services Comes Of Age
With increased awareness of MPS amongst large enterprises, Quocirca believes that innovation will shape the success of larger MPS engagements, requiring a broader use of document workflow solutions for business process improvement.
27. Intelligent Workload Management
Intelligent workload management (IWM) is the means for keeping consumption of computing resources efficient whilst still making sure business tasks are supported by all the resources they need and that this is all done securely.
28. Avoiding the shoebox: managing expenses in small and mid-sized businesses
More than ever, small businesses need to efficiently control costs and optimise cash flow, but how, and what role does automation play in this process?
29. Improving IT efficiency through print management
Midmarket businesses face many of the same IT challenges as larger businesses, trying to accommodate increasing demand for new IT capabilities and services.
30. Channels to Managed Print Services in Europe
A review of Managed Print Services (MPS) programmes for SMBs and midmarket organisations - European vendor analysis 2010