Office Equipment

Top Four Signs You Need to Invest in New Office Equipment

As a business, you rely on top-notch employees and cutting-edge technology to make you successful. That technology can range from smartphones to computers to copiers. Regardless of what office equipment you rely on, when it is no longer getting the job done, it might be time to upgrade.

 

Signs That Your Equipment Just Isn’t Cutting It

 

Frequent Service Issues

Setbacks happen, it is part of business, but if you notice an uptick in service and repairs for your printer, copier, or MFP, that can be a red flag. Frequent service signals that your old technology may no longer be able to handle your workload and might be costing you more than it’s worth to maintain.

 

Slowing Down

Just like us, even reliable office equipment gets tired. It is not uncommon for people to notice that after things start slowing down—computers become short on memory or require various updates, printers take longer to produce documents. If the tools that you employ are getting slow, upgrading is in order. If you are still using an inkjet printer, take a look at modern, quicker laser printers.

 

Outdated or Overworked?

In addition to slowing down, printers and copiers can also become overworked. If your business has grown and expanded, but you are relying on the same technology from several years ago, it is time to assess your fleet. Adding staff and expanding production can put a strain on older printers, leading to bottlenecks, setbacks, and downtime. Business growth demands up-to-date office equipment.

 

Compatibility Issues

Network updates often occur in increments, such as switching to a new application or enhancing security measures. When this happens, it can lead to compatibility issues with existing equipment. Older devices can experience loss of functionality due to related technology upgrades. When compatibility declines, new office equipment becomes vital.

 

If you are experiencing any of the issues listed above, contact us for a no-obligation print fleet assessment.