Entries by Patsy

Streamline Your Contracting Process with Sharp

Due to staff reductions and budget cuts, Sharp contracts are more important that ever.  Using a Sharp contract can help streamline the contracting process to save you time and money, while providing award-winning products, sales and service from a local authorized dealer like Smile Business Products. All Sharp’s contracts are negotiated pricing whether you are […]

Revolutionize a Hybrid Learning Environment

As all level’s of education begin to plan for the fall, it’s important to incorporate a hybrid learning environment, especially at the university level. The IT department at Denmark Technical College (DTC), located in South Carolina worked closely with Sharp to design and implement a solutions that will remain relevant beyond the pandemic.  Let’s face […]

Does Your School Need a Technology Makeover?

Does your school need a technology makeover? If you’re still writing on chalkboards and using projectors – or even if you’re working on older smartboard models – the answer is yes! Read how a technology makeover at a high school in Texas provided solutions such as AQUOS BOARD interactive displays to enhance #collaboration. Technology is […]

The Sharp AQUOS BOARD Helps Increase Student Participation

The Sharp AQUOS BOARD is a beneficial addition to the classroom with advanced display technology and intuitive built-in features. AQUOS BOARD interactive displays enables instructors to easily present information, capture notes, share information and increase participation amongst students. In addition to a built-in media player with 4K resolution and front mounted speakers, the AQUOS Board […]

How to Outsmart a Cybercriminal

Over the past year, the pandemic has set many records. According to the FBI, there was a 300% increase in “reported” Cybercrime in 2020. Hackers were stealth by taking advantage of work from home employees, and as a result caused a 20% security breach in organizations.  And what is more concerning is the lack of […]

Want to Achieve Optimum Security around your Sharp MFP?

As we continue to focus on MFP security in the month of May, here’s a checklist from Sharp helping you achieve maximum security around your Sharp MFP or printer to protect your data.  It seems like weekly we hear new of a cyber-attack, why not mitigate threats at all levels of your organization including the […]

Smile Business Products is Hiring!

Join Our Team!  Smile Business Products is hiring! We have excellent salary and benefit packages, including Medical, Dental and Vision + 401K matching! Company car and/or expense allowance for some positions. Check out our openings.

Are your Managed Documents & Print Services at Risk of a Cyberattack?

As we focus on MFP security in the month of May, here’s a great article from DPS Magazine about managing your document and print vulnerabilities. Its not all about managing your network and applications, but also the devices and documents. Within the article George Grafanakis, Associate Director, Hardware Product Management for Sharp, highlights Sharp’s whitelisting […]

Environmental Initiatives from Sharp

Sharps commitment to environmental sustainability includes planning, design, manufacturing, distribution and end of life management. As a multi-year winner of Energy Star Partner of the Year award sponsored by the EPA and DOE, Sharp continues to strive to create both energy-saving and energy-creating products.  A very popular program by Sharp, Toner Recycling Program: Stop, Drop, […]

Smile Business Products Honored by Sharp for Outstanding Achievement

Press Release For the 20th straight year, Smile Business Products, Inc. was recognized as a Hyakuman Kai Elite Dealer by Sharp Electronics. Sharp awards Hyakuman Kai Elite status to exceptional dealers that have achieved sales goals set forth by Sharp.  To acknowledge our success, Sharp includes a beautiful crystal eagle award. A year of challenge […]

The New Sharp High Volume Color Document Systems

The Sharp MX-7081 and MX-8081 Color Document Systems are built using the latest technology available to deliver the performance, features and reliability needed in today’s busy workplace environments. Built for high-volume environments, central reprographics departments and copy rooms, these new document systems are complemented by the robust paper handling and productive output capabilities once found […]

Sharp Wins Prestigious Awards – 2020

  In the midst of the pandemic, Sharp still managed to move forward by receiving numerous awards from Buyers Lab (BLI) and other prestigious industry awards. Congratulations Sharp, well done! Check out all the awards.

Sharp Remote Device Manager V2.11 – New & Improved

On-Premises Device Management Tool to manage Sharp Devices Sharp Remote Device Manager (SRDM), installed at the customer’s location, allows IT Administrators and servicing dealers to efficiently manager both Sharp MFPs | Printers and displays.  All data remains at the customers site, customer retains control at all times, and communication stays within the firewall. Features include: […]

Protege, One of the Best Business Laptops

Sleek | Modern | Powerful – Dynabook, the Protege, One of the Best Business Laptop! When you think of a laptop, most likely Dell, HP or Apple come to mind.  However, there is one manufacturer that needs to be moved into the more popular laptop category, which is Dynabook. Dynabook Inc., formerly knowns as Toshiba […]

Cerner Millennium Certification for Sharp MFPs!

Cerner – Connecting People and Systems Worldwide   Smile Business Products, in conjunction with Sharp, continue to support the healthcare industry whether it’s at the clinical, hospital, financial or operational level.  Cerner Electronic Health Record (EHR) solutions connect people and systems at more than 27,500 facilities worldwide. Cerner, as well as other EHR providers have […]

CARES Act – Funding for Education

  CARES Act Funding for Education – Technology for the New Normal While many school districts are returning to the classroom this spring, it’s important to make the most out of your CARES Act funds. Smile is proud to offer solutions from Sharp that can support teachers, students and staff.       Make the […]

Work Securely from Anywhere with Sharp!

As more and more businesses transition to a hybrid environment that combines working from home and working in the office, it’s never been more critical to put secure hardware and network solutions in place. Sharp has designed three office technology bundles that make it easy for IT professionals and office managers to equip hybrid workers […]