Scan to Cloud Storage

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Scan documents to the cloud quickly, easily and securely

Scan to Cloud Storage does exactly what it says on the box. It takes your scans and sends them to the cloud storage of your choice, including Google Drive, SharePoint Online, OneDrive and Dropbox*.

And because it's a PaperCut thing, it does it really, REALLY uncomplicatedly. Seriously, a click here, a click there, and you're done. It takes minutes to setup Scan to Cloud Storage in your print environment, needs minimal support, and gives users a friendly tap and scan workflow.

Scan to Cloud Storage comes standard with PaperCut MF, giving you print management and cloud storage scanning in one easy solution.

* A growing list of cloud storage providers are instantly deployed when you set up Scan to Cloud Storage.

Who benefits from Scan to Cloud Storage?

End Users

  • Simple 'tap and scan' workflow
  • Works just like scan to email, so nothing new to learn
  • Documents are safe, secure, and easy to access in the cloud
  • Information in scans is easily searchable and retrievable with OCR (optical character recognition)

System Administrators

  • Connect users to popular cloud storage options quickly, easily and securely
  • New cloud storage options added constantly
  • Works on pretty much every device
  • Already included with M&S (no additional order required)

Is Scan to Cloud Storage secure?

The first question we get from curious sysadmins is always, 'But is it secure?' And our answer is always yes!

All scan jobs and data are encrypted with signed certificates and transmitted over HTTPS following industry security best practices.

Want to find out more?
See our Scan to Cloud Storage FAQs.

A growing list of cloud storage providers

Every day, more and more businesses choose to keep their documents safe and accessible online. As a result, there's a growing group of cloud storage providers to choose from.

While we already support the established players such as Google Drive, OneDrive, SharePoint Online, Dropbox and Box, we're adding new providers all the time.

By the way, these new options are automatically pushed to you as soon as they're available – no upgrading needed.

What you need to get started

PaperCut MF

Integrated Scanning enabled MFD

Version 18.1.4 or greater

Active M&S support

Find out more here

Setup is super easy

Scan to Cloud Storage comes as part of Integrated Scanning, which can be up and running in minutes with minimal configuration requirements.

Scan Actions can be set and managed for every user and user group. From there, scanning activity can be tracked and controlled like never before – all through the PaperCut MF web admin console. Simple.

OCR (optical character recognition) can also be added to any Scan Action, so you can text-search and modify your scanned documents to retrieve information easier than ever.

Wanna be really convinced? Hear how easy it all is from our application specialists in the video below.

Check out the latest updates

01 February 2019

Added Evernote as a cloud storage provider

01 February 2019

Added pCloud as a cloud storage provider

24 July 2018

Added Box as a cloud storage provider

16 July 2018

Added Dropbox Business as a cloud storage provider

05 July 2018

Added translations for several languages

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