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Destroying The Need For Print Servers In SME’s

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Destroying The Need For Print Servers In SME’s

Over many years of dealing with larger and smaller enterprises and their print issues, one thing has become very obvious to us. Bigger businesses aren’t the only ones who have to deal with the pains of business printing, especially where print servers are concerned. While smaller businesses may not have the same number of printers or servers to manage in multiple locations, the pains that plague bigger businesses are still present. The complexity of their print environments even on a small scale produce a number of the same problems, but the main solutions for them are only accessible to bigger businesses. Here’s where we look into destroying the need for print servers in SME’s.

Well that just doesn’t seem right. So we went in search of a solution that could cater to smaller businesses as well – one that was purpose built for SME’s who needed quick, powerful control of their print environment, without all of the added infrastructure. And it didn’t take us long to find one. Our partner PrinterLogic brought out a solution called PrinterCloud. In their words;

PrinterCloud brings the power of enterprise-grade print management – including printer driver deployment, centrally managed direct IP printing, print job auditing and reporting, and self-service printer installation – to SMBs, without the complexity and hassle. Click here to learn more about PrinterCloud.

 

Making Print Servers Obsolete 

In partnership with PrinterLogic, Tipac are now able to offer PrinterCloud for all sizes of business, from 1 man bands up to large corporations. As PrinterLogic explain in their article;

“PrinterCloud simplifies print management and makes truly enterprise-grade capabilities accessible to everyone. This means that SME’s can now benefit from:

Centralized Management

  • Print Queue Migration Tool
  • IP and Name Change Control
  • Driver change management
  • Printer Profile Enforcement

Printer Driver Deployment

  • Eliminate Scripting & GPO’s
  • Self-Service Installation Portal
  • Proximity Based Deployment
  • Active Directory & Hostname

Administration Controls

  • Print Queue Management
  • SNMP Monitoring and Alerts
  • Workstation Usage Records
  • Role Based Access Control

Advanced Management

  • Browser Based Secure Printing
  • Print Job Auditing and Costing
  • Data Manager & Mass Updates
  • Print & Server High Availability

Virtual Environment Support

  • Virtual Driver Management
  • Citrix Session Fat Clients
  • Citrix Session Zero Clients
  • Golden Image Deployment”

That might seem like a lot of functionality – because it is. Gone are the days when you needed to be a large business to justify the cost or time investment in a streamlined print management solution. Now even the smallest of businesses can enjoy full functionality and seamless performance for a price that suits their budget, without needing to invest in expensive print servers and hire in a whole IT team to run them. For more information, or to find out exactly how PrinterCloud could benefit your business with a free demo, get in touch with the Tipac team today.