HP and ImageNet Partner to Accelerate A3 Innovation and Growth
Advanced A3 multifunction printers provide strongest security1, low color cost and longer uptime
Las Vegas, April 13, 2018 — On Wednesday, at its most important partner event in the Americas region – Executive Forum 2018 – HP Inc. revealed how it is partnering with ImageNet Consulting, LLC to drive growth in A3 with Smart Device Services (SDS) remote management, lowering its service costs more than 15 percent. Combined with HP’s unique PageWide architecture, ImageNet’s parts and labor burden is up to 10 times less than a traditional laser machine, enabling net new business wins and upgrades.2
“HP is committed to driving growth for their vast partner ecosystem. We are using the cost savings we have seen on HP machines to invest in entering and scaling new markets,” said Pat Russell, CEO, ImageNet Consulting, LLC. “ImageNet has benefited first hand from how HP is reinventing A3 and service, and by taking a unified vendor strategy across our print portfolio, we are maximizing efficiencies and accelerating new growth.”
ImageNet is an industry leader in document management and professional services. In addition to being a strategic partner for HP’s imaging and printing, supplies and MPS businesses, ImageNet is integrating options in Graphics and 3D printing. The company is also expanding its collaboration with HP to include Device-as-a-Service.
“ImageNet is one of the most innovative and dedicated dealers in the industry, and we are thrilled that they have seen such tremendous results growing our joint MPS business across both A3 and A4,” said Grad Rosenbaum, Vice President and General Manager, Americas Solutions Business, HP Inc. “We look forward to achieving additional success with ImageNet as we continue our quest to reinvent the office with smart printing at the core.”
Leveraging HP’s A3 MFPs to Enable Standardized Simplicity
HP’s A3 portfolio transforms today’s copier experience for ImageNet by offering advanced security features unmatched in the marketplace and affordable color via HP’s PageWide printing technology. With HP’s PageWide A3 technology, ImageNet has lowered its parts and labor costs dramatically because of the inherent simplicity of the print-engine design.
Longer Device Uptime via HP SDS
SDS helps ImageNet lower the cost of service, easily diagnose problems and deliver proactive service with big data and predictive analytics that ensure their customers’ fleets are optimized for their evolving needs.
A key benchmark in ImageNet’s managed print services program is first-call effectiveness—the ability to resolve a customer’s problem without needing return visits. SDS makes that easier with self-help tools such as wizards and web-based information access, enabling ImageNet to take a proactive approach to service, increasing overall customer satisfaction.
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About ImageNet Consulting, LLC
ImageNet Consulting was founded as Southwest Typewriter Company in 1956. As times and technology changed, so did their name. Southwest Typewriter Company began a legacy of providing superior solutions, products, and services. As innovations in office equipment change, ImageNet has continued to provide clients with the best products and services that meet their needs. Now at the forefront of 3D Printing, Digital Displays Services, Managed Print, Enterprise Content Management, and Managed IT Services, ImageNet Consulting continues to utilize platforms of leading technology to maximize efficiencies and lower costs for their clients.
(1) HP’s most advanced embedded security features are available on HP Enterprise-class devices with FutureSmart firmware 4.5 or above and is based on HP review of 2018 published embedded security features of competitive in-class printers. Only HP offers a combination of security features for integrity checking down to the BIOS with self-healing capabilities. For a list of compatible products, visit: hp.com/go/PrintersThatProtect. For more information, visit: hp.com/go/printersecurityclaims.
(2) Based on internal ImageNet data and performance.
Jen Baumgartner, HP Inc.
Krista Wagner, ImageNet