Business Technology Articles

Three Immediate Benefits When You Implement Cloud Computing

December 27th, 2016 by admin

Business.com shares a recent survey by Frost & Sullivan, showing that companies investing in collaboration technologies increased productivity by as much as 400%. Forecasting consumes many work discussions this time of year, with plans to optimize...

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UTEC Technology Workshops 2017

December 20th, 2016 by admin

Team UTEC kicks off our 2017 workshop series with our first event on Thursday, January 26th with our partner EFI. Register online...

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“Local” Means “Local” for Responsive Hardware Support.

December 19th, 2016 by admin

"Local" means "local" for responsive hardware support. Tom Wykowski, Service Manager at UTEC has practiced the motto of: "Personal help from professional people". It has been a motto that he and his service team live and practice as they assist the...

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Responsive-Professional IT Support from UTEC

November 14th, 2016 by admin

As UTEC (University Office Technologies) has grown our customer base over the past 41 years, we have done so with providing responsive and professional support. Recent feedback from customers has confirmed our support has been at the highest level and...

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Five Steps to Securing Data in the Cloud

November 3rd, 2016 by admin

The Cloud. Everyone talks about it. It seems like everyone is using it. But does everyone really understand what it is? We know it's supposed to be the answer to all our computing storage concerns, but chances are most of us can't explain it. Since nearly...

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Why Password Managers are the Starting Blocks of Cyber-Security

October 18th, 2016 by admin

As a business owner or office manager, you already know that cyber-security is a race — against hackers, against malware, against the dark web. You need to come out of the gate strong to have the best chance at winning. Implement a password manager at...

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University Office Technologies Moves to New Office, Re-Brands to UTEC!

October 10th, 2016 by admin

On October 1, 2008, University Office Technologies (now known and branded as UTEC), was purchased by local businessman Kevin Van Kannel. At the time, UTEC was in the business of selling typewriters, copiers and fax machines. So much has changed over...

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Three Questions to Ask When You Move Interactive Displays into the Classroom

September 1st, 2016 by admin

As everyone packs their cars for one last summer getaway over Labor Day weekend, most teachers are prepping their classrooms for the first day of school. It's a huge undertaking, even for seasoned educators. You're getting the classroom ready, fine-tuning...

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Posted in: Interactive Display Systems

Interactive Display Boards Reach Beyond the Classroom

August 20th, 2016 by admin

From tablets to interactive white boards, technologies that were originally designed for business are increasingly being used in education. In theory, our educators would love to integrate all the latest technology into their learning environments to...

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Understanding the Benefits of Managed Network Services

August 1st, 2016 by admin

If you aren't familiar with the term Managed Network Services, it may seem like just more technical jargon to decipher. But as a business owner or office manager, taking the time to understand MNS and its potential impact on your company is well worth...

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Posted in: IT Solutions

Learn How to Unlock Nearly a Third of Your Operating Budget via Managed Print Services (MPS)

July 18th, 2016 by admin

Hearing the term Managed Print Services likely evokes thoughts of IT tech talk or enthusiastic environmentalists. While MPS is a socially conscious choice for our environment, it is also the hidden key to unlocking significant savings within your budget....

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Eight Advantages of Document Management Systems

July 7th, 2016 by admin

Julanne Williams, an expert in document management systems with Freedom Imaging Systems out of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has seen her customers achieve significant gains in customer service due to DMS. "When clinicians call with questions, we can now immediately...

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Document Management Systems: The Ultimate Office Organization Solution

June 22nd, 2016 by admin

It's hard enough keeping yourself organized, much less your whole team. There are calendars to sync, status reports to update, and the never-ending expenses to submit to accounting. If your office is like most, the chaos reaches its peak with piles of...

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The Reason Hackers Love Your Office Printer!

June 8th, 2016 by admin

Printers are a routine, yet integral, part of your workplace. However, the multi-function printers (MFP) found in most offices today actually operate much like computers. They have a hard drive, an operating system, are networked through your office and...

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Posted in: Multifunctional Printer

Giving Back to Our Community–Ypsilanti PRIDE Day 2016

May 17th, 2016 by admin

"Being local is just more than an address. It is acting locally by being involved and making a difference in the community. It's a great way for our team to bond while improving our community." The Business of Giving Back. Chances are good that...

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Six Questions to Ask When Choosing a Multi-Functional Printer MFP

May 9th, 2016 by admin

Every dollar counts. We all want to make the most of our money. At home. At work. Even in our communities. That's the exact mentality that led office managers for the City of Royal Oak in Southeast Michigan to re-think their office workflow, and in...

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Custom Label Printing with the Muratec PLS-2112

April 20th, 2016 by admin

Businesses who rely on labels use Muratec's PLS-2112 to bring custom label printing in-house and significantly reduce their label spend, waste and production time. Imagine, instead of waiting weeks to receive a label order, you can print, laminate, die-cut...

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Three Key Reasons to Adopt Multifunctional Devices in Your Office

April 12th, 2016 by admin

There's a familiar pattern we all follow at some point, in some area, of our lives. You hold on to what's in your comfort zone and avoid change. Granted, it can be a fine line to know when to adopt a new direction or maintain the status quo. This is true...

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Five Ways to Implement Interactive Digital Display Technology in Your Business!

March 31st, 2016 by admin

In this era of information overload, it is harder than ever to capture the attention of your audience, even when they are right in front of you. Whether presenting to customers or lecturing to students, you must use every tool at your disposal to engage...

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Interactive Digital Displays Are Revolutionizing Today’s Businesses!

March 23rd, 2016 by admin

Drive through any urban center in Southeast Michigan and it’s impossible to miss the resurgence across the area. From Detroit’s new hockey arena to the constant renovations on university campuses, there is new construction everywhere. Maintaining your...

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Sharp AQUOS Board Customer Testimonial

March 9th, 2016 by admin

Sharp AQUOS board dealer Ann ArborAs our world gets "flatter and flatter", smart companies are using technology to make sales, improve communications and productivity and so much more.   The Sharp AQUOS Board is an excellent tool that meets these objectives...

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UTEC announced as official technology company of the 2016 LPGA Volvik Tournament

March 9th, 2016 by admin

University Office Technologies (UTEC) has been name the office tech company of the May 23rd thru May 29th 2016 LPGA Volvik Championship held at Travis Pointe Country in Ann Arbor. In this role, UTEC provided lap tops, servers, MFP copiers, AQUOS...

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Why Do I Need a Managed Print Services Provider?

March 8th, 2016 by admin

As a business owner or office manager, one of your top priorities is to plan and budget for systems that create the most efficient work environment possible. The highest profile areas, such as sales or customer service departments, are likely to get the...

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