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School district solves BYOD, cost, and security with PaperCut

Located in North West Indiana, East Porter may seem like a humble-sized school district with 2,500 students, what makes it unique is it’s spread across three different campuses.

When the deprecation of Google Cloud Print was announced, they had to find a suitable alternative. But it was also an opportunity to alleviate some of their other printing pain-points.

Print at school the Anywhat way

Your school’s printing network needs a lot of things to go right to work well.

You need anyone to be able to print anything from anywhere.

Read on to find the solution.

What to do after Google Cloud Print end of life

On 21 November 2019, Google announced that Google Cloud Print, their cloud-based printing solution that has been in beta since 2010, will no longer be supported as of December 31, 2020.

Here’s a quick cheat sheet that will help you choose the Google Cloud Print alternative that’s right for you.

Solving the riddle of BYOD printing in schools

I’ve got a riddle for you

You’re standing in your school’s print room. To your left is one brand of printer. To your right is another. In your hands is any BYOD device you can name.

Which [insert printer] will work better with your [insert device]?

Coworking space prints in the cloud with PaperCut Pocket

The coworking space industry is rapidly growing, but a common frustration in this area is printing.

Platypus Coworking knows this all too well.

We spoke to founder and owner Samantha Davies about how our new product PaperCut Pocket (beta) helped solve her printing woes.

Your free BYOD printing solution has arrived

So, here’s the thing. We just made a new printing solution.

Well, kinda new. It’s our super popular BYOD printing feature Mobility Print that comes with PaperCut MF and NG. Except as of today it’s a standalone product.

Solving the printing dilemma in coworking spaces

Coworking spaces are popping up all over the globe. From Wellington to Morocco you can pull yourself up a chair and get working at a hot desk.

There’s one teeny tiny thing that’s frustrating users, though – printing.

Today, I’m going to solve that teeny tiny problem once and for all.

How one man (and Mobility Print) saved a Canadian school district

“If we’re talking work wise, stress wise, life – I love you, okay?”

I wish all feedback was as warm and fuzzy as Rob Cover’s. But not everyone’s got a job like Rob – one that tasks him with coordinating oodles of student and staff printing every day.

So it figures any help is hugely appreciated. And that’s exactly what Mobility Print delivered.

What our Google Premier Partnership means for you

Our new collaboration with Google as a Premier Partner will see us make a lot of wonderful things for Google-based workplaces.

We can’t say heaps right now, but there’ll definitely be some happy sysadmins when PaperCut 18.3 releases in November. 

In the meantime, let’s recap the announcement, and dive into what it all means for you.

A conversation with Chris about security and stuff – part 1

Chatting with Chris Dance, PaperCut founder and CEO, can be a challenge. Not because of his position, mind you – he’s incredibly personable and always up for a chat.

No, it’s more because of his intellect. In a nutshell, he’s a little smarter than me. That’s the facts. Just like I’m a little taller than him, he’s a little smarter.

Here’s how it went …

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