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Managing a print fleet in a multisite environment

Managing a fleet of printers and copiers in your office is no simple task. Now imagine the stress of managing a print fleet across multiple locations.

That was the challenge facing Nantes Métropole; a council district in France’s sixth largest city, Nantes.

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?

Automate your PaperCut MF upgrade review process

When you are a PaperCut MF or PaperCut NG administrator you need to make sure your software is up to date.

I am lazy, so let’s write a script that will create a job ticket when
a new MF release is available and assign it to the appropriate person,
so they get prompted to investigate.

Sysadmin vs CEO: who wins? #SysadminDay2022

Who’s more important to a business? The CEO or the Sysadmin (System Administrator)?

To answer that hard-hitting question, and to celebrate System Administrator Appreciation Day 2022, I spoke to PaperCut CEO, co-founder, and former Sysadmin, Chris Dance on the Print Geeks podcast.

What is print management?

There’s more to printing than dots on a page. IT workers need to manage devices, print output, costs, information security, and end-user printing behaviors.

Print management is the business practice of monitoring and tracking printing. 

Print Geeks 021 | Print management vs print enablement

It’s about time we stepped back and addressed a simple question: what is the difference between print management and print enablement? And just in case, what is print management and print enablement, anyway?

PaperCutter veteran of 12 years, product manager Jason Clarke, delves into this question and taps into his former life as a SysAdmin to provide the answer.

Print Geeks 020 | The Doctor’s July check-up

Welcome to a new monthly series on PaperCut’s Print Geeks podcast, the Doctor’s check-up.

Join Doc Ballje as he provides a monthly summary of PaperCut product, feature, and program news.

Whether you’re a sysadmin, end-user, Authorized Partner or Reseller, The Doctor provides the right dose of medicine for your print ailments.

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.

PaperCut “grows” with version 22.0

PaperCut “grows” sustainable printing in version 22.0.

Improved accessibility, enhanced admin login page, scanning, compression options, and the arrival of our Forest Positive printing program, PaperCut Grows.

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?

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