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The latest and greatest tips, tricks, product announcements and CF Biggs news.

How Toshiba Tackles Top 5 Tech Concerns For Schools

By cfbiggsadmin | Jun 4, 2021 |

It’s no secret that schools face many challenges, and in a continuously evolving world of technology it can be hard to keep up with these challenges. From increasingly tight budgets to security measures there is much to be carefully considered. We could sit here and list all the ways we think Toshiba helps schools with…

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Next-Gen Toshiba Systems Secure Stevie Award

By cfbiggsadmin | May 14, 2021 |

Toshiba America Business Solutions’ acclaimed e-STUDIO™330AC and e-STUDIO400AC multifunction printers (MFPs) earn yet another prestigious honor, the 2021 Bronze Stevie® Award for Best Hardware Peripheral. The Toshiba color, letter-size (A4) systems’ exceptional ease-of-use, elite security, energy savings, cloud features and premium value were all vital elements in convincing the more than 250 worldwide judges selecting…

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How a ZFS SLOG Improves Datto SIRIS Performance

By cfbiggsadmin | May 12, 2021 |

Recently, we added an Intel® Optane™ SSD-based ZFS SLOG to Datto’s GEN 4 SIRIS Professional and Enterprise appliances and now partners can specify a SLOG device when building their own appliance with the Datto SIRIS Imager, as well. Datto is the first, if not only, channel vendor to add a flash-based ZFS SLOG to appliances.…

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PREVENTING PAPER JAMS

By cfbiggsadmin | Mar 20, 2021 |

Nothing is more frustrating than a paper jam when you need to quickly print something. Luckily, simple maintenance is the key: • Buy good quality paper. Paper packaged in plastic or laminated reams is best. • Always store paper in a cool, dry place. Moisture on the paper is a leading cause in jamming. • Fan the paper…

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Eliminate the risk of germs when using your Toshiba MFP

By cfbiggsadmin | Mar 4, 2021 | Comments Off on Eliminate the risk of germs when using your Toshiba MFP

Did you know more than 80% of bacteria in fingerprints end up on touchscreens? Before the pandemic we used shared and public touchscreens frequently without thinking twice. Whether it was a self-checkout at a grocery store, an ATM or even a multifunction printer (MFP), we thought very little about the risk of germs when touching…

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SAFEGUARDING YOUR DATA BY SECURING YOUR PRINT FLEET

By cfbiggsadmin | Jan 28, 2021 |

Protecting your identity and information is paramount: whether personal or professional, banking information or intellectual property. For IT professionals, who are most often the ones responsible for securing this information, this is a continuously daunting task with financial and confidentiality concerns at stake. Organizational data breaches averaged $3.86 million per leak in 2020, according to…

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STREAMLINING LOGISTICS WORKFLOWS

By cfbiggsadmin | Nov 30, 2020 |
Toshiba Logistics

As consumers, we are purchasing more and more online compared to traveling to a brick and mortar store. In fact, eCommerce sales have doubled in the past five years and are approaching 20% growth year over year.  And, this growth was accelerated with COVID-19’s shelter-in-place orders that shifted online shopping from an occasional method to…

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RUNNING YOUR LAW FIRM FROM HOME: WHERE TO START, HOW TO MOVE FORWARD

By cfbiggsadmin | Oct 13, 2020 |

The pandemic of 2020 has produced a myriad of consequences for the legal industry, with courts literally closing up shop and halting new case filings, which in turn caused a significant drop in law firm billings. By June, Clio, a leading legal technology firm, documented a 27% decrease in billings nationwide, leading firms to layoff…

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WHAT TO KNOW IF BUYING A LABEL PRINTER PART 4: 3 MOST COMMON MISTAKES WHEN CHOOSING A LABEL PRINTER

By cfbiggsadmin | Sep 25, 2020 |

We’ve seen a lot of businesses pick a lot of label printers. Many get it right, but some get it wrong. The impact of getting it wrong is the increased cost and time of having to replace a printer more frequently. Here are the three most frequent mistakes: 1. Not picking the right printer for…

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WHAT TO KNOW IF BUYING A LABEL PRINTER PART 3: PRINT HEADS – FLATHEAD AND NEAR EDGE: WHAT ARE THEY AND WHAT ARE THE PROS AND CONS?

By cfbiggsadmin | Sep 25, 2020 |

You’ve probably heard it called by several names. Bar code. Thermal printing, Thermal bar code. It’s all the same. Once you’ve decided you need thermal transfer technology, the next consideration is the type of print head required for your job. There are two types of print head used in thermal transfer printing: • Flathead • Near edge…

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