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What is cloud print?

What is cloud print is a simple question. But the answer is a little complicated.

Are you searching for print enablement over the internet? Or are you looking for print management in the cloud?

Or even both?

PaperCut launches Forest Positive printing program PaperCut Grows

PaperCut is now solving the second half of the print equation with our Forest Positive printing program, PaperCut Grows. Available with our flagship solutions PaperCut MF and PaperCut Hive, joining PaperCut Grows means businesses can more than replace the trees used to make the paper for their essential hardcopy documents.

Now, pressing print with PaperCut means you’re planting trees.

What is Print Nightmare? The Windows Print Spooler exploit explained

When is printing not a nightmare? Many SysAdmins and IT teams struggle with printers daily. But this particular Windows Print Spooler vulnerability causes a lot of bad dreams. 

It’s an exploit that means a domain user (once they’ve been authenticated against the remote system) can remotely run code on a Microsoft Windows system as the local SYSTEM user. 

Printer Spooling: what is it and how to fix it?

You’ve hit print, but you arrive at the printer to see no printout. You walk back to your computer and check the status of the print job. The print queue shows your stuck job with a status of either “Printing” or “Paused – Spooling”. 

Think of print spoolers like third base coaches in baseball. I know right, printers and baseball, could I make this more exciting?

Security patching explained: software updates demystified

Bugs happen in software. We don’t want them to, but they do.

PaperCut is dedicated to ensuring the security of our customers’ data and systems. So, when vulnerabilities occur, we’re quick-smart to develop patches and then spread the good word about needing to update ASAP.

But despite best intentions, security comms usually contain a bunch of buzzwords and jargon. I wanted to break down what some of these terms mean.

Forest Positive: evolving print industry sustainability

Climate change’s tipping point is looming. We need to do more. Reducing our carbon footprint is absolutely essential. But the planet needs more than a neutral approach. It needs an evergreen boost. 

This brings us to the next step in the sustainability evolution: the Forest Positive movement, which is transforming the print industry.

6 reasons why PaperCut loves trees!

We care about trees at PaperCut. We often say our true customers are the forests of the world.

But why exactly? Here’s the 6 reasons why PaperCut loves trees and wants to protect the world’s forests.

4 ways to solve all library printing problems

Lots of people print at the library – it’s a haven for guest printing.

Library end-users are transient and short term, so sysadmins need to enable easy BYOD printing while recovering costs.

There’s 4 main problems for library printing, and PaperCut has solutions for all of them.

What is Log4J and how did PaperCut handle it?

Just when you thought PrintNightmare was the biggest security issue in over a decade, the Log4Shell exploit Log4J happened.

What exactly is the Log4Shell exploit and how did PaperCut respond? I’ve got all the answers and security lingo for you!

7 picks for print and IT in 2022

What does hybrid working, Zero Trust, forest positivity, cloud print management, and the Metaverse have in common?

I merge my love for sports with print and try my hand at calling what the 2022 season will bring for the print and IT industries.

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