PaperCut Blog

15 million reasons to love Mobility Print

When we launched Mobility Print, we were confident we had something on our hands that could really improve how users print remotely from their own devices.

Nearly a year and a half on – and 15 million print jobs later – it’s exceeded our wildest expectations.

Read on to learn how Mobility Print’s empowering smarter printing.

Using Apache Beam in Kotlin to reduce boilerplate code

We’ve been using Apache Beam Java SDK to build streaming and batch pipelines running on Google Cloud Dataflow. It’s solid, but we felt the code could be a bit more streamlined.

That’s why we took Kotlin for a spin! Find out how we leverage it to reduce the boilerplate code.

Life after maternity leave

Last year I was fortunate to welcome our newest family member – a joyous occasion celebrated by our little family (especially big sister), extended family, friends and my work family.

I’m back at work now, so here’s my list of adjustments, realities and what I’m mastering to ensure I can survive work post-maternity leave!

How failure mode keeps you printing and winning

Picture this: a customer has a PaperCut App Server in their data center; each computer has Direct Print Monitor installed; and the local water company has a date first thing Monday to drill clean through the data center link.

… That hurt to type out. Surely no link means no printing, right? Well, not with failure mode doing its thing. Find out how!

This is PaperCut

This isn’t the typical PaperCut post that gives you a bunch of tips or how-tos about print management or anything like that.

We made this short film, you see, and I really wanted to share it with you.

Let me know what you think.

The ultimate guide to High Availability methods for Microsoft SQL Server

High Availability is incredibly important for maximizing uptime in any print infrastructure using Microsoft SQL Server.

But if a customer wants to go beyond mere implementation, and figure out which High Availability method is truly the best for their business, the process can be a doozy.

So let’s clear things up a bit!

Scan to Cloud Storage: “dead simple” (and darn secure)

You may or may not already be familiar with PaperCut’s Scan to Cloud Storage feature.  If you aren’t, here’s what you should know.

Hang on, what do I mean by cloud storage? I’m talking about services such as Dropbox, OneDrive, Box and co.

Ok, let’s get goi … Wait. First, the why. Why is it important to be able to scan to cloud storage?

PaperCut and Job Ticketing delight a UK schooling legend

Brentwood School operates as one of the UK’s most celebrated institutions – and it’s done so since 1557. Wowsers.

What it hasn’t done for so long is maximize its printing setup. But that was before IT Manager Sarb brought his PaperCut-powered skills to the party.

The n00b’s guide to Docker

Like most geeks on the planet, many of us here at PaperCut have been getting up to speed on Docker (the Open Source containerization platform) over the last few months and years.

Remembering the difficulties and the questions I had back then, I’ve created a short one hour talk to get people bootstrapped into Docker.

[WHITEPAPER] PaperCut and High Availability

99.99%.

It’s a compelling figure. The uptime guarantee trumpeted in SLAs the world over.

Of course, 100% is simply unattainable. Those SLAs must provide wiggle room for the .01% of unplanned, unavoidable, ‘well I didn’t expect THAT to happen, ‘what do you mean there’s been a power spike to the UPS’, ‘so THAT’S what that switch does’ events.

Changes coming to printers with PaperCut 18.2

PaperCut 18.2 includes a couple of cool features we think you need to know about: Mobility Print meets secure print release and Integrated scanning for HP OXP. Plus, a bunch of other improvements we think you’ll want to know about …