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Archive for February, 2008

Kyocera pushes hard with new entry-level mono laser FS-1100 at 28ppm

Friday, February 29th, 2008 - Posted in Comparisons, Hardware, New Products, News, Strategy, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #0807/2 – Kyocera is making aggressive moves in the entry-level mono laser market, raising its print speed from 18ppm to 28ppm with no price increase. Comparing the Total Cost of Printing on the FS-1100 with other 28ppm entry-level mono laser printers, places Kyocera at the leading edge along with Brother’s HL-5240 – but not quite in the lead.

Lexmark’s Q4 financial results hold more despair but a degree of hope

Friday, February 1st, 2008 - Posted in Financials, New Products, News, Pricing, Strategy, Total Print Management | No Comments »

Issue #0804/1 – Still heading downwards on a slippery slope, Lexmark’s latest financial results show exactly why the company’s strategy needed modifying, suggesting that further action is needed and that there may be some way to go before anyone sees an overall upturn, despite record results in some areas.

Lexmark Business Club designed to give Lexmark’s inkjet image a face-lift

Friday, February 1st, 2008 - Posted in Comparisons, News, Pricing, Special Offers, Strategy, Total Cost of Printing | No Comments »

Issue #0804/2 – As part of its strategy to win business users to its new range of Business Edition inkjet All-in-One products, Lexmark Europe has also launched a Business Club for buyers of those products, with some significant benefits – but for how long?