The Key Point Blog

07/23/2020

Deborah Hawkins

Transforming the Way HP Does Business with Its Partners

On July 15, HP announced its new channel partner program Amplify that will replace the previous PartnerFirst program as of November 1, 2020. It is a global offering that will become more rewarding for partners.

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07/07/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

Why HP is Continuing to Invest in Virtual Reality

VR has excelled during the coronavirus outbreak, with many businesses looking to new, digital ways to communicate and collaborate.This blog explores HP's newest VR headset: the Reverb G2.

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06/24/2020

Lee Davis

Automation Saves the Day, Again

We are approaching the deadline to file for taxes in the US, and many don’t have the time to organize and enter information from their tax documents into their accounting system. We can look to Epson’s Workforce ES-500WR and 300WR scanners to help.

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06/04/2020

Keypoint Intelligence

Connected, Collaborative, Secure

On May 26, 2020, HP announced new additions to its Personal Systems line of products. These include new EliteBooks, the HP Collaboration All-in-One G6 with Zoom Rooms, and external monitors.

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11/05/2019

Jamie Bsales

We’ve been talking for several years about the “appification” of document imaging software: The emergence of MFP-resident apps that use the device’s underlying (and increasingly powerful) embedded software platform to deliver enhanced functionality and, in some instances, eliminate the need for traditional “middleware” workflow solutions. And while HP had its share of on-board tools and connectors developed for it OXP embedded software architecture, it lagged competitors such as Xerox (with is App Gallery) and Konica Minolta (with its bizhub Marketplace, now just called Marketplace) when it came to an app portal where apps reside for resellers and/or customers to download to compatible MFPs.  Which made us wonder: What exactly was HP’s plan for the Printing App Center and Smart UX Center infrastructure HP snagged in its acquisition of Samsung’s printing business? We now have our answer. Late in October, HP officially unveiled a complete ecosystem for the development, deployment, management, and monetization of apps that can run on select HP MFPs. Here’s a quick look at the various pieces and how the puzzle seems to be coming together.

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07/09/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

On July 9th Epson America, Inc. announced six new additions to its Supertank line of EcoTank printers.  The new all-in-one printers offer cartridge-free printing, using bottles and easy-to-fill, supersized ink tanks for zero cartridge waste. End-users get up to two year of ink with each included or replacement ink set.  According to Epson, this unique printing technology empowers users to print by saving them up to 90 percent on ink with low-cost replacement bottles versus traditional cartridge-based systems.

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05/29/2019

Keypoint Intelligence

On May 29th, Epson America announced a new high-volume A3 monochrome inkjet multi-functional printer, the WorkForce Enterprise WF-M20590.  This announcement expands the company’s corporate inkjet line-head printer portfolio and joins the 100 ISO ppm WorkForce Enterprise Color WF-C20590 and the 75 ISO ppm WorkForce Enterprise Color WF-C17590 launched in 2018.  According to Epson, The new high-speed monochrome inkjet device was designed to offer dealers and customers alike a monochrome option at this speed range. It also provides a portfolio of high-speed inkjet MFPs to offer to their channel partners.

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07/03/2018

Keypoint Intelligence

Xerox unveiled their latest production printing press during two jam-packed events in the US and Europe. The first event took place May 9th outside Rochester, NY at the Xerox Gil Hatch Center for Customer Innovation — the largest digital print showcase in the world.

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09/20/2017

Jamie Bsales

Mobile Print Service to Debut in Spring 2018

For businesses that have grappled with trying to deliver easy, reliable printing to every user wherever they may be and from whatever device they may be using, HP Inc. is readying its answer: HP Roam.

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09/19/2017

Marlene Orr

From Entry-Level to Enterprise Devices, HP Covers It All

On September 11 in Chicago at its World Partner Forum 2017, HP Inc. introduced the latest additions to its hardware portfolio, consisting of personal LaserJet models to desktop scanners and a series of transactional PageWide Enterprise printers and MFPs.

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