Is it possible to email a PDF attachment to a fax machine?

Question: I have a PDF document on my computer. Can I email it so that it is answered by a fax machine? (from a corporate user in the health industry in the United States)

Answer:

The quick answer is, no, there is no way to directly email a PDF attachment from a “regular” email address to a “regular” fax machine. They’re two different networks that cannot communicate with each other.

However, Continue reading “Is it possible to email a PDF attachment to a fax machine?”

50% of large global companies still communicate with suppliers through phone, email, and fax

As reported in Computer Weekly, 50% of large global companies still communicate with their suppliers through phone, email, and fax.

While 95% of respondents expect processes to be more automated in the next 5 years, there is still a heavy use of Continue reading “50% of large global companies still communicate with suppliers through phone, email, and fax”

Along with Armani suits, Hamptons weekend attire, and the cellphone fax was part of CNN Money’s anatomy of the 1980s high tech businessman

Remember those quotrons and giant cell phones of the 1980s?

Fax was part of that “high tech” feel that was happening at Continue reading “Along with Armani suits, Hamptons weekend attire, and the cellphone fax was part of CNN Money’s anatomy of the 1980s high tech businessman”

Is Your Paperless Office Creating More Paper?

AIIM, the “Global Community of Information Professionals” recently released a report on the benefits of removing paper from corporate office processes.paperwork in a paperless office

If anything, many of the advancements of the paperless office have moved to more printing and paperwork than less. Quoting a survey run by Continue reading “Is Your Paperless Office Creating More Paper?”

Gentle Reminder: Faxes are Generally Considered “Received” Communication

While we don’t want to wade into official positions on legal issues, we feel the need to gently remind the public that faxes are generally considered a communication that has been “received”.received message

As we are reminded in the case of an owner of a Georgia nursing home who was accused of neglecting to maintain the facility as well as issue bounced cheques, a number Continue reading “Gentle Reminder: Faxes are Generally Considered “Received” Communication”

Fax a Necessary Communication Tool for Startups and Other Business

As recently quoted by Rene Sugo in StartupSmart.com in “How can I best integrate communications between my sales force, who are often on the road, with the office? ” fax technology is still very relevant and a necessary part of the communication toolbox for all businesses.startup

While technology is changing rapidly, there is still the need to properly integrate and have access to communication facilities such as Continue reading “Fax a Necessary Communication Tool for Startups and Other Business”

“Next Generation” Technology Integrating “Last Generation” Technology

The Halifax Chronicle Herald recently covered advances in local business SimplyCast’s launch of their  7th version of their product in “Web-based firm seeks to help businesses reach markets“.SimplyCast Next Generation Technology

Integrating 13 applications, with the future expectation of up to 30 to 50, organizations such as Continue reading ““Next Generation” Technology Integrating “Last Generation” Technology”