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Simplify printing for visitors to your organization with V14.3

Visitors to your office or organization can carry a range of mobile devices to help them do business. When your visitors need to print from their devices, how can you enable and manage this easily?

Guest printing, sometimes called ‘anonymous’ or ‘visitor printing’ can be achieved without the need to set up a network account or even access to your organization’s wi-fi network. SysAdmins don’t need to compromise their network’s integrity and visitors can get on with their work, assisted by an easy-to-use print solution.

So how does it work?

Your visitor simply sends a document to an email address, utilizing PaperCut’s Email to Print. The print jobs are sent via queues directly to the nominated printer for instant or self-assisted print release, or via an administrator if extra security and monitoring are required.

The benefits:

  • No account setup required for print users.
  • Print directly from any device that can send an email.
  • Configurable to your network’s security policies.
  • Print tracking and management fully available.

See how easy guest printing can be at your organization. More information.


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Comments

  • Martin

    Hi, I was wondering if you are going to add an option to print the actual html or text email as well or instead of the attachment? I tried email to print a few weeks ago and was hoping it would be an ideal way to quickly print email for all our execs who use their iPads as an email only device as I’m sure most organisations are familiar with! forwarding that email if its important to a printer seemed very useful and cross platform.

    • Hi, Martin.

      This is a good idea – one that other Customers also wish as a new feature. I updated our internal Enhancement Request ticket for this issue to show that your organization also wishes this enhancement. Our Development team will now gauge the number of customers wanting this feature and will prioritize for possible inclusion in a future version.

      Thanks again for your great suggestion!

      • Siegfried Meyers

        Hi, this would be a very nice feature to have.. So you can count Ricoh in as waiting for this feature..

        • Hi Siegfried,

          I’ve added your vote for such a feature. If you have anything else you would like to add for a business reason that could help provide a clear picture of impact/urgency of such a feature and what this would enable for your customers, please feel free to email in to support@papercut.com and we will be happy to add in to the existing ticket.

  • James

    Great blog post, PaperCut’s Email to Print looks interesting. I’m very interested in print management, and you can read more about that over here: http://www.hhglobal.com/services/marketing-production/print-management/

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