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The birth of the Xerox 914 Copier

648 pounds in weight, 48 inches in height and 57 years in age – today marks the birth of the Xerox 914 Copier. Unveiled on September 16, 1959, the Xerox 914 was the first fully automatic machine that copied letters in a matter of seconds and completed tasks that took typists hours – although at the [...]

2016-09-16T14:07:42+00:00 September 16th, 2016|

Not Your Average Office Party

Document Network Services is throwing a party – and you’re invited!  But, as with everything Document Network Services does, this isn’t your average party ... because this isn’t your average office.  As part of our 20th anniversary celebrations, we will be opening up our new and unique Innovation Centre on Pride Park, Derby, to showcase the ‘office of the [...]

2016-09-05T11:50:33+00:00 September 5th, 2016|

Xerox Awarded Services Quality Supplier of Year by FCA US

Xerox has been announced as Services Quality Supplier of the Year by FCA US based on the success of the automaker’s global managed print services (MPS) program. FCA US is part of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles group of companies and operates a prestigious award programme that annually recognises suppliers who deliver operational excellence and demonstrate commitment in [...]

2016-08-01T10:03:12+00:00 August 1st, 2016|

What do mobile phones and printers have in common?

There was a time, not long ago, when a mobile phone was only for making and receiving calls. Today, we expect a phone to perform so many other tasks via apps and the Internet – in fact making a call is just 6th on the list of what people do on their smart phones* Interesting, but [...]

2016-07-19T11:09:45+00:00 July 19th, 2016|

20 Years of Document Network Services

Digital Printing equipment, Managed Print Services, Document Workflows and more - there really isn't much that we don't do when it comes to office hardware and software solutions. Amidst all this technology, we allow ourselves a moment to look back this year, as we celebrate our 20th anniversary. The changes in the industry over the last two decades have been immense, [...]

2016-07-12T14:33:05+00:00 July 12th, 2016|

Experience the office of the future

Efficient, reliable and cost effective – isn’t that what every office strives to be? Well, it’s not only possible but it’s here, at Pride Park in Derby, waiting to be seen and experienced. Using cutting-edge document management, workflow, and printing technology, we have created our very own Derby-based Innovation Centre, based on Xerox’s European Innovation Centre in [...]

2016-07-05T10:14:02+00:00 July 5th, 2016|

Introducing the DNS Staff portal

It's been a long time coming but the all singing & dancing DNS staff page is finally here! Each time you log onto the internet, this will be your homepage. It will be your portal to access quick links, latest news and celebrate successes. If you want to share a story, best practice or have a [...]

2016-06-28T14:56:44+00:00 June 28th, 2016|

How to translate scanned documents simply and securely

We're excited to introduce the Xerox Easy Translator Service, a new cloud-based service that allows simple & secure language translations of documents at any time and from any device. All your translation tasks in a few clicks This Service can solve all your translation tasks in a few clicks: instantly & securely translate hardcopy documents from a Xerox ConnectKey enabled MFP [...]

2016-06-06T11:16:24+00:00 June 6th, 2016|

How to reduce print costs and manage printing better

Your business depends on keeping costs in check and with Xerox ConnectKey Technology you can gain better control over all of your print activity to reduce costs, increase productivity and gain significant competitive advantages. What’s more, it even works on non-Xerox printers! ConnectKey enabled multifunction printers allow you to: Enforce rules about who can print what, where [...]

2016-06-02T15:29:45+00:00 June 2nd, 2016|