31 Mar 2020

The Ultimate Work From Home Guide - Your Roadmap

“The new normal.” It’s a phrase we’ve all been hearing a lot — the problem is, for most of us, this isn’t normal. Staying inside as much as possible, kids on summer vacation in March, and under[…]

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30 Mar 2020

What Should I Know Before I Buy A Multi-Function Printer?

Buying a Multi-Function Printer (MFP) is no simple task. In fact, it’s not unlike buying a car — MFPs can cost in the range of $30,000, and come with a wide variety of options. If you’re[…]

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27 Mar 2020

Working From Home Journal #1 - What's It Like Being a Service Tech During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

While the work-from-home situation isn’t a new phenomenon, it’s definitely happening at a scale that has never been seen before. So, while the majority of us are stuck at home, and performing our[…]

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26 Mar 2020

What is VoIP?

 Voice over IP uses the power of the internet to streamline your telecommunication services. Unlike a traditional PBX system that is hosted on-site, voice over IP systems are hosted in the cloud.

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26 Mar 2020

How do I Work From Home Securely?

By now, it seems as if the majority of the whole world is working from home. And while that does bestow us with the opportunity to get away with wearing pajama pants during meetings held in our[…]

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25 Mar 2020

Canon Copiers - An Honest Review

Looking for a new copier or copiers for your office? Canon may not be the best fit for everyone, but it is a great choice for many organizations. Here is an honest review of Canon’s line of A3[…]

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24 Mar 2020

What do I need to know about Document Automation?

As your company grows, and your needs start to change, little things become big things. Your office space grows larger, your brand reputation becomes stronger, your serviceable area expands, and[…]

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23 Mar 2020

What Are My End of Lease Options?

Your Multi-Function Printer (MFP) has come to the end of its lease — what are your options? There’s a lot that can happen at and towards the end of your MFP lease. Let’s get into it:

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20 Mar 2020

Why is There an Insurance Charge on My Bill?

Why is there an insurance charge on my Multi-Function Printer’s lease? It’s a good question with a slightly disappointing answer: all business expenses (equipment) require insurance.

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19 Mar 2020

Multi-Function Printer Problems: How do I Fix Them Myself?

It’s no secret that things can go wrong with your Multi-Function Printer (MFP). Paper jams, error codes, lines showing up on copies… you’re probably familiar with a few of these.

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19 Mar 2020

Why is My Buyout so High?

When a lease for a Multi-Function Printer (MFP) is coming to a close, there can often be talks about buyout — and often, the question arises; “Why can my buyout be so expensive?”

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18 Mar 2020

How Much Does it Cost to Upgrade My Server?

Every piece of technology requires an upgrade from time to time. We’re all used to upgrading our phones every few years, shopping for a new laptop when our current one starts to wear out, and[…]

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17 Mar 2020

The Futility of Worry: The Courage to Continue in the Face of COVID-19

The bad news continues about COVID-19, and it’s impossible to escape it. This topic is the most talked about topic in an entire generation in the United States. Everywhere you go, it’s the only[…]

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16 Mar 2020

Buying a Multi-Function Printer Online vs. From a Dealer - Which is Better?

The first thing that comes to mind when considering the topic of purchasing a Multi-Function Printer (MFP) online versus from a dealer is Aesop’s Fables: the story of The Tortoise and the Hare.

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13 Mar 2020

Tips For: Setting Up and Maintaining My SMB's Environment

Sometimes, you don’t have the option of working with a Managed IT Services (MITS) provider — whether the reason is budgetary, logistical, or otherwise. It’s important, however, to set up and[…]

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12 Mar 2020

5 Quick Qualifying Questions We Ask Prospective MITS Clients

Hi, Patrick Judy here with Cobb Technologies. I’m bringing you another video talking about some of the quick qualifying questions we ask prospective clients when talking to them about how our IT[…]

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12 Mar 2020

Buying vs. Leasing Multi-Function Printers - Which is better?

Buying versus leasing — it can be tough choice. Especially when it’s about an integral piece of your office infrastructure like a multi-function printer (MFP). Unfortunately, like most everything[…]

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11 Mar 2020

Office Hygiene and COVID-19: Can I disinfect my Multi-Function Printer?

Your office’s Multi-Function Printer (MFP) is one of those pieces of office equipment that everyone touches throughout the week. And because of this, your MFPs become a hotbed for bacteria and[…]

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11 Mar 2020

What's the best Multi-Function Printer?

What is the best Multi-Function Printer (MFP)? There’s no right or wrong answer here — it’s completely dependent on your business’ needs. While we can’t give you a definite answer, we can provide[…]

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10 Mar 2020

How Much Does a vCIO cost? And Can a vCIO Help My Budget?

This blog was updated on May 11th, 2020.

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09 Mar 2020

What are the differences between TLS1.2 and TLS1.3?

It’s a topic we’ve touched on before in our “Why Legal Offices Must Make MFP Security A Top Priority” blog — but MFP security is a topic most definitely worth going into more detail about. Since[…]

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06 Mar 2020

The 5 Steps a Good MSP Should Take You Through as a Potential Client

 

Today we’re going to talk about the process that an MSP may take you through if you are looking to get some IT services from them.

 

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06 Mar 2020

Managed IT Service Problems

Sometimes, a managed IT service (MITS) provider isn’t the right choice for your company. We’re in the business of MITS, so it might be a bit strange to see this coming from us, but; if you’re the[…]

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04 Mar 2020

How Much Does a Multi Function Printer Cost?

Anytime you ask the question “How much does x technology cost?” you’ll get the same answer: it depends. And when it comes to multi-function printers (MFPs), the answer is no different — depending[…]

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04 Mar 2020

Why Does My Service Escalate? - The Honest Answer

iWe all want to save as much money as possible — and conversely, we all want to make as much money as possible. So when we hear the words “service” and “escalate” in the same sentence, our brains[…]

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02 Mar 2020

Why the Dark Web Isn't What You Think - The Hacker Profile

Cyber crime is a huge issue facing virtually every business across the globe today — and defense against that cyber crime is paramount to any company’s success, security, and brand reputation. But[…]

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