Demand for networked color laser printers continues to grow. They offer high-resolution, crisp text, and vivid colors, and are playing a greater role in businesses. But they face challenges: high-performance and lower cost inkjet printers and a weak economy that caused companies to look for ways to cut print costs or allocate those costs to departments. And there's still a big market for black and white printers. Most printers now meet Energy Star standards, which means energy efficiency isn't a
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Designed as a day-to-day printer for teams within corporations, the Samsung Color Laser Printer CLP-315W includes Samsung's No Nois technology, designed to reduce both the device's at-rest and printing sound, and the cost of its replacement toners, according to Samsung. The wireless laser printer is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, and weighs about 24 pounds, said Samsung. The Laser Printer CLP-315W can handle several paper types, including envelopes, card stock, transparency paper, and regular paper.
Paper capacity: 150 pages
Paper trays: One
Duplex printing: Yes
Monthly duty cycle: 20,000
B&W print speed: 17 ppm
Color print speed: 4 ppm
Max. print resolution: 2400 dpi
Time to first page: 13 seconds
Environmental features: Energy Star
Designed for: Workgroups, lobbies, mobile workers
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.