PaperCut Blog

The importance of print visibility in education

Out-of-control printing in education boils down to printing visibility. Many schools simply can’t see who’s printing what and when.

It’s not their fault either. Schools are understandably complex printing environments.

PaperCut Software offers you print visibility fresh out of the box.

Cambridge University manages print for more than 20,000 students with PaperCut

The University of Cambridge requires no introduction.

Just as big as Cambridge’s reputation is its literal size, with more than 20,000 students across 31 Colleges. When it comes to managing print for 27 of those Colleges and 41 departments, the last words you might expect their IT team leader to utter is, “I really enjoy working in print. I can’t see myself doing much else, well, not just yet!”

But dial back the clock a decade and that may not have been the case…

Why your business needs a social media response team

Picture this, you’re happily working on a social media content calendar when… DING. It’s a Twitter notification. One of your customers is asking a super-specific question about the product that you can’t answer.

Now you’ve got to swallow your pride and admit you indeed DON’T know everything about the business to answer this question. What do you do?

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.

PaperCut connector a breeze for super early Universal Print adopters

For some workplaces, the idea of joining a product’s beta program for an entire school district would make them nervous. Not for Val Verde.

Shifting to remote working during Covid-19 made the once simple tasks of accessing files and printing unnecessarily painful and clunky.

But Val Verde’s IT wizards Matt and Brian smelled an opportunity to move everything to the cloud…

School district subtracts 2/3 of its printers by adding PaperCut MF

The Lubbock Independent School District’s 27,000 students and 3,500 staff do a lot of printing! And that printing was done on thousands of printers.

Something had to be done to manage the printers (and everything about them), and to find a replacement for the soon-to-be deprecated Google Cloud Print they were using.

Here’s what they did.

How to save 280,451 trees with one PaperCut feature

What if I were to tell you that one PaperCut feature alone saved literally billions of pages from being printed?

Well good, because that’s what I’m here to tell you. I’ll also tell you why and how.

But first, a little about this quiet achieving feature.

3 ways to track printing at home using PaperCut

We’ve been supporting many organizations to transition their print management to suit our current remote ways of working.

So, to continue helping more people with their remote printing, we gathered our learnings and authored an extensive guide in our Knowledge Base.

Start cutting IT costs by cutting IT waste

Looking for better ways to manage your IT costs?

It’s one of the three big challenges IT teams are facing this year, along with enabling teams to work from home, and ensuring workplaces are safe to return to.

Arguably the easiest way to start cutting costs in your workplace is with your humble printer network.

The complete list of printer cleaning instructions

One of the most touched areas in your workplace is the multifunction printer.

And in today’s climate, it’s important to know the right way to clean those devices.

So we thought it’d be handy to gather together the recommended cleaning guidelines for the world’s top printer brands.

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