Purchasing a copier 101

Printer Cyber Security: Xerox's Approach, and Why it Matters

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Wed, 03/31/2021 - 09:00

Have you ever thought about all the different ways you’re exposing your company to cybercrime or data hacks? Did you think that these could occur through your copier/printer? 

No one can understate the importance of security in times like these, and especially with many employees still working from home. That’s why we, as experienced Xerox copier/printer vendors, have compiled this blog showcasing the many different ways that Xerox leads the industry in printer security, and why you can have peace of mind when printing to a Xerox device.  


Copier/Printer Equipment Measurements vs. Space Requirements: What's the Difference?

Submitted by Wesley Bowen on Fri, 03/26/2021 - 09:00

You're in the process of buying a copier or printer, and need to know if it will fit.

You might not be familiar with this, but there's a difference between the standard equipment measurements you were given and the actual space the machine needs to function, and it's more important than you might realize. 

Xerox vs. HP: Key Differences Worth Noting

Submitted by Brendon Pengelly on Mon, 03/15/2021 - 09:00

It can be difficult to differentiate between the hundreds of technology companies that exist in our world. HP and Xerox are likely names you’ve heard before, but do you really know what each company does, and what makes them different?  


Brief Overview of Xerox 

Xerox, founded in 1906, is a copier/printer technology company that has become the industry standard in print products and the forefront of innovating new business processes.  


What's the Difference Between a Xerox AltaLink and VersaLink?

Submitted by Eyara Jokar on Wed, 03/10/2021 - 09:00

With an all-encompassing portfolio of copiers, printers, and production-style machines, it’s easy to get confused with everything that Xerox offers. Two of the main names you might recognize are the Xerox AltaLink family and the Xerox VersaLink family. With over 8 different AltaLinks and 17 different VersaLinks to choose from, knowing the difference between the two families is an important distinction. 

Our goal with this article is to give you the knowledge to understand the differences between the VersaLink and AltaLink families, and ultimately help you see which range of devices might be better suited for your needs.  


6 Upgrades You Can Purchase for Your Multifunction Printer

Submitted by Matthew Eberhart on Fri, 03/05/2021 - 09:00

Copier/printer technology is always evolving in order to better meet customer needs. Now, it can be difficult to keep track of all the different upgrades available for purchase, from Wifi adapters all the way to high-capacity paper feeders.  

We’ve compiled a list of six different upgrades available for purchase that are designed to increase customer accessibility and office efficiency.  


Proposal Explained: What You See and What it Means

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Thu, 02/25/2021 - 09:00

When dealing with contracts and different business initiatives, it’s likely that you will encounter a proposal. Here at STPT, our proposals that we send to customers have several key factors that we find important to highlight and understand. 

What is a Proposal? 

A proposal is an offer from a company that provides you details of the product or service you are looking to acquire. Proposals should be provided to potential buyers after a consultative meeting with a sales representative that has an in-depth knowledge of the product or service they represent. Proposals can be accepted by the potential buyer, or negotiation processes can begin in order to better match the buyer’s needs. 

What is Xerox ConnectKey Technology?

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Mon, 02/08/2021 - 09:00

The technology around us is changing and evolving every day to better fit our needs. We have smartphones that can diagnose your car troubles, watches that can detect irregular heartbeats, and even cars that can drive themselves. If we expect so much from our devices, it’s only natural for us to want the same from our copier/printer technology. This is where Xerox ConnectKey enters.  


Xerox VersaLink C405 Multifunction Printer Review + Costs

Submitted by Matthew Eberhart on Wed, 02/03/2021 - 09:00


Note: The Xerox VersaLink C405 is one of the many multifunction printers that we sell here at STPT. That being said, the purpose of this review is to offer an unbiased approach to the advantages and disadvantages of the machine and to help potential buyers decide if this machine would be a good fit for their office. 


The Xerox VersaLink C405 is a desktop color multifunction printer (MFP) that provides print, scan, copy, and fax services for your personal home office or small enterprise needs. 

6 Reasons Why Your Copier/Printer Technology Should Be the Same Brand

Submitted by Karla Metzler on Mon, 02/01/2021 - 09:00


Picture this: You have one phone number for your copier, one for your print management, and a completely different one for your service technician. Even worse, they all belong to different brands, creating confusion for you and your staff.   

Additionally, budgeting each month for all these different brands has been a nightmare, to say the least.  

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