Originally Posted by sonofsanta
In our case the managed contract firm ran some software on our network for almost 3 months which gave them volumes off all the network printers...
We did our own internal audit on the stand-alone -and although this was only over 1 month it's better than guessing...
The monthly cost to them is based on volume ie. 122,000 mono and 54,000 colour - which hopefully is pretty accurate....
We use Danwood for our contract. On the face of it, it doesn't look like it saves much money - but then again, we did get a load of brand new kit 'thrown' in. Plus, any real problems - I just ring and they come and sort it (usually same day).
If you want figures, i'd be happy to PM you with details.
We purchased a Konica Minolta C35P Bizhub outright for about £600
I have attached a copy of my report
Hi Ben, yes please could email me some details as
Originally Posted by Ben_Stanton
Thank you all guys and ladies for your advice and help. It helped me get a picture of what's out there.
What area of the country are you ? you can get it cheaper than £25K per annum
We went out for tender for ours.
It is a god send for support now, really can not fault it, and combined with joint ID cards / HID print cards and follow me printing for staff, it means 80% of the grief has gone.
Thought you all might find the following interesting.
To keep you up to date with all developments.
BBC Panorama investigation announced.
The long awaited BBC investigation into copier companies selling into schools has been announced.
Broadcast set for Monday 24th September at 8.30pm the program will be called
"Reading, Writing and Rip offs”
The program will provide insight into the world of companies who force schools into debt through miss selling