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HP sets out ambitious sustainability targets

HP Inc has released its 2018 Sustainable Impact Report, including an industry-leading goal to increase recycled content plastics across its print and personal systems portfolio to 30% by 2025. According to the report, HP’s Sustainable Impact programs drove more than $972 million dollars of new revenue for HP in 2018, a 35% year-over-year increase. As a market leader, HP has an opportunity not only to drive competitive advantage through its ambitious sustainability targets, but also drive change and deeper commitment to supporting the circular economy across the print industry.

Infographic: The State of Print Security 2019

Global Print Security 2019 reveals that SMBs and enterprises continue to be concerned about print security. The infographic illustrates the various areas of concern as organisations continue to suffer print related data loss incidents.

Putting print security on the C-Level agenda

Data breaches are rarely out of the headlines and compliance pressure, such as the introduction of GDPR, means security remains high on the corporate agenda. Cyber threats and data breaches are no longer the sole domain of the IT department, they must be considered at board level as the repercussions are simply too big to ignore.

7 trends that will redefine the print industry in 2019

2018 saw the print industry continue to face the stark realities of digital disruption. While HP continues to strengthen its lead in an increasingly commoditised market, the traditional copier companies such as Konica Minolta, Ricoh and Xerox continue are taking differing approaches to retain relevance. Whatever the outcome, the industry must continue to embrace the following trends that will define success or failure in 2019.

Can Xerox turn a corner?

Xerox is banking on software innovation to revitalise its business, but success will also depend on its ability to shift the cultural mindset of both its employees and partners.

Channels To Managed Print Services, 2018

Managed print services (MPS) are an untapped opportunity for channel organisations to extend their influence within small and mid-sized business market (SMB) where MPS can help improve productivity and efficiency and reduce costs. MPS adoption in the SMB market...

What Next? Six Trends for the Print Industry in 2018

Changing customer preferences, increased mobility, tightening regulation and technological change are reshaping the print industry. As such, 2017 was a year of mixed fortunes for global manufacturers. Market consolidation has seen HP, Xerox and Lexmark reform and...

Can McAfee and Xerox raise the bar on print security?

McAfee’s MPOWER event in Amsterdam on 29th November shone a light on artificial intelligence and machine learning as the industry continues to grapple with an evolving and complex threat landscape. With printers a key element of today’s IoT landscape, McAfee’s...

Race for relevance: Five strategies for print vendors

In a time of accelerating change when the rules of the workplace and workforce are being redefined, the print industry faces challenges in maintaining its relevance. New technology is rendering existing business models obsolete while customers are more demanding of...