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Is Your MFP Vulnerable to the Hacker?

Should you be worried about the security of your network-connected devices? In a word, yes.  

From stored files to emails addresses to scanned documents, your MFP has access to a wealth of private, protected information that, if hacked, could lead to serious consequences for your organization and clients, from forced shutdown and lost productivity, to ransomware, to heavy penalties for non-compliance to industry regulations.

ABE Backpack Drive for United Way

ABE is excited to participate again in the school supplies drive organized by the United Way of Asheville & Buncombe County, supporting local students to ensure they're prepared to enter the classroom in August. The drive runs through July 22, 2021. All donated supplies are distributed to elementary and middle-grade students through distribution partners working directly with youth throughout Buncombe County. 

One Buncombe Fund: A Local, Worthy Cause

Want to start your day with an instant pick-me-up? Try donating to a local nonprofit! ABE marketing coordinator Brenda Cooke confirms it’s a real mood booster. She recently went to the offices of One Buncombe Fund to donate, as promised, a check on behalf of ABE representing the following: $100 won in a contest sponsored by vendor Konica Minolta, $100 in matching funds requested by ABE from Konica Minolta’s community giving program, and $100 in matching funds from ABE. 

Non-Profit Spotlight: Hendersonville Rescue Mission

For forty years, HRM has remained unwavering in its mission to help men and women who are going through a tough spot in life, with the ultimate goal of giving them the tools needed to bring about lasting change and to better their lives. Read about their amazing beginnings, with a coffee pot and Little Debbie snack cakes!

5 Ways Your Business Can Benefit from an Interactive Whiteboard

From the ubiquitous oversized paper tablets on easels to whiteboards and markers to on-screen sharing, the process of group presentations has not evolved that much over the past years. And while large screens for GoTo meetings certainly have their place, depending on purpose and group size, they are not always an adequate solution.

Customer Survey Results: The People Behind the Scores

We’re proud of our customer satisfaction surveys and our many all 5-star reviews on Google, Facebook and the Better Business Bureau—but we also recognize that we wouldn’t have that customer recognition and appreciation without the people behind our numbers: Meet the members of the ABE Imaging Tech team, always ready to ride to the rescue with parts, supplies and problem-solving expertise!

World Backup Day: a Reminder to Protect Your Business

March 31 is World Backup Day—a reminder to protect your business and “avoid becoming an April fool”.  Whether it be due to natural disaster, a hacker or simple human error, in a flash your critical business files (data, pictures, spreadsheets) and information could suddenly be lost forever.