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India: Copier & MFP Market Grows 57% in Q3 of 2010

According to Gartner Inc., the combined serial inkjet and laser printer, copier and multifunctional product (MFP) market in India totaled nearly 0.8 million units in the third quarter of 2010, a 57.3% increase over the third quarter of 2009."Due to the festive season and some government purchases, all the major print vendors saw a double-digit growth in shipments in the quarter," said Vishal Tripathi, principal research analyst at Gartner. "HP, Canon, Epson and Samsung, the top 4 vendors, accounted for 94% of total shipments in the market in the third quarter of 2010.HP accounted for more than half of all...

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Due to Due to Managed Print Services Consumable Sales Drop Worldwide

“It is a well known fact that managed print services are gaining share of the US and Western European office environments,” commented John Shane, Project Manager and Director at InfoTrends. “Our most recent forecasts show MPS will control 28% of the US office environment print volume and 22% of the Western European office environment by 2014. However, there wasn’t a clear understanding of how MPS would impact the market for supplies – until now.”InfoTrends study entitled Managed Print Services: Impact on the Supplies Market, takes an in-depth look at the impact of MPS on the supplies market. It addresses the...

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If You Can't Trust Google, Who Can You Trust?

In our quest to find out what the online community says about the use of compatible or remanufactured laser cartridges, we turn to our google search. This is what we found: Remanufactured cartridges seem to be about 60 to 70% cheaper than original new cartridges and don't have compatibility problems because they used the manufacturer's original cartridges in their reuse. Most people try compatible cartridges/toner and find it a good experience. Remanufactured toner cartridges are still the best option rather than buying new and branded ones. And this is not just us saying this--This is the whole google community! The...

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