Entries by Patsy

Need to Renew Your School’s Copier Lease?

Is your school’s copier in need of a lease renewal? This can seem like a complicated process and feel overwhelming, especially because dedicated teachers are counting on school office equipment to work correctly and efficiently. Smile can help! Here’s an informative blog from Sharp featuring 5 helpful things to consider when making this decision. Great […]

NASPO Contract for State of California

  State agencies looking to take part in the contract bidding process can often feel overwhelmed by purchasing challenges for equipment hardware, maintenance agreements, and maintenance agreement renewals. Smile Business Products, in conjunction with Sharp, offers the NASPO ValuePoint Contract to help streamline the process, maximize efficiencies and provide access to Sharp’s award-winning MFPs. Whether […]

Smile Business Products is Hiring – Join our Team!

If you are looking for a new job, Smile is hiring! Controller, Staff & Payroll Account, Field Service Technician, plus Sales and Business Development positions. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package including medical, dental, vision, 401K matching and more! To learn more about the positions we have available, please continue to our Careers […]

Sharp is Oracle Cerner Millennium Certified

Sharp is pleased to announce that their newest MFPs have been certified for use with Cerner Millennium. As a leader in Electronic Health Record (EHR) technology, Cerner Millennium solution enables healthcare organizations to leverage a single repository for information access and reporting purposes. Sharps BP-Series MFPs completed a stringent validation process that provides a level […]

The Sharp Virus Detection Kit powered by Bitdefender

How the Bitdefender Engine Helps Protect Against Malware and Data Breaches Daily we hear about cyber-attacks that shutdown businesses worldwide.  The most recent attack in Northern California was the City of Oakland, that was hit with a ransomware attack and according to the city officials, the cost to recover will be somewhere between 1 and […]

Increase Student Collaboration in the Classroom

Increase Student Collaboration in the Classroom For many of us growing up we learned on a chalkboard or dry erase board.  Students today are learning in a way that is very different from how our educational system was originally designed. Teachers have transformed classrooms into interactive hubs where students, who are digital natives, can flourish […]

Smile Selected as an Elite Dealer by ENX Magazine for 2022

Each year, ENX Magazine judges Elite Dealer applicants on a number of criteria from technical service excellence to community philanthropic support, and once again Smile Business Product is among the nation’s top office technology dealerships chosen this year as a 2022 Elite Dealer. Smile is honored to be chosen as an Elite Dealer and excited […]

Smile Awarded Hyakuman Kai Elite Dealer from Sharp

Keeping with tradition, Smile Business Products, Inc. was recognized once again 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, Suzanne Dickinson from Sharp presented Joe Reeves with a beautiful crystal eagle award […]

Sharp / NEC – Better Together. Stronger as One

Earlier this month, Sharp NEC Display Solutions of America exhibited at the InfoComm ’22 in Las Vegas. InfoComm is the largest AV event in North America with over 500 exhibitors. Sharp NEC collaboration won a total of six awards including the PN-L2B AQUOS Board Interactive Display Series receiving the Commercial Integrator 2022 Best Award. Check […]

Smile sponsored Golf Tournament with Nor Cal Beverage

This past weekend Smile Business Products sponsored Nor-Cal Beverage Co. 9th Annual Golf Tournament with proceeds going to the American Heart Association and other local charities. Denise Reyna, Account Manager at Smile, welcomed players to participate in games/prizes at our Hole Sponsorship, while our Team played very well. Congratulations to Alana Reyna, Team Smile, for winning the […]

Sharp Announces New Models

Last week Sharp announced a new A3 Color Workgroup Product Line and new monochrome A4 desktop MFPs. The seven new models range in speed from 26 to 45 ppm and are available immediately. With the new release, Sharp included the latest smart features to enhance productive no matter where your staff is working. Sharp’s enhancement […]

Smile Ranked #15 Among IT Consulting Companies in Sacramento

Smile Business Products continues its trend by ranking in the top 25 of IT Consulting companies in the greater Sacramento area. This year, Smile secured the 15th position of IT Consulting companies in Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado, and Yolo counties. Smile specializes in IT support, network security, disaster recovery, data backup and more. Smile’s footprint reaches […]

Sharp 80″ 8K Display – Bring your Images to Life!

More Color, More Precision The 80″ Class 8K Ultra-HD LCD Display is the second generation of professional 8K displays from Sharp. Packed with 33 million pixels, and a 7,680 x 4,320 resolution, makes it 16 times higher than full HD and gives you the presence of on-screen images.  Color values in each pixel have 1.07 […]

Streamline Your Contracting Process with Sharp

As staffing issues continue and budgets are being evaluated, Sharp contracts are more important that ever.  Using a pre-negotiated 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 offer pre-negotiated pricing […]

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 […]

Cyberattacks – 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 […]

Platinum Level Service Award from Sharp!

We did it again!  Smile Business Products is once again a Platinum Level Service Provider for 2020-2021 earning Sharp’s distinguished service award.  Congratulations to all our dedicated technicians, well deserved on your 10th consecutive year!