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My journey to Print Deploy and beyond

The release of Print Deploy in PaperCut 19.1 didn’t just happen. We spent months and months on the project to ensure it was ready to provide value from day one.

In this post, I take a little time out to reflect on my personal journey that’s taken me to the Print Deploy release.

TL;DR – I like to fix problems!

How to keep your documents secure for life

Organizations around the world are mindful of print security. That’s good.

However, most people don’t think about securing a document after it’s collected from the printer.

Here at PaperCut, the lifetime of a document is at the front of our minds.

NEW IN 19.1: New server command features & API calls

The release of PaperCut 19.1 includes new server-command features and API calls to help you automate PaperCut user management.

From removing users to configuring the advanced user pop-up, it’s a tweaking sys admins dream.

Get the details here.

NEW IN 19.1: Custom Reports and a tale of two datasets

This is a story about two separate datasets and one troublesome request:

Is it possible to report on both as one?

It’s a tale wherein almost anything’s possible with a few SQL tricks up your sleeve and our fancy new reporting feature.

Why we built Print Deploy

Yesterday we released Print Deploy.

That feels extremely satisfying to write. I’ve been a part of the team working on this initiative for many, many months. It feels wonderful to make it available to everyone finally!

Here’s the story about why we built it.

Hello PaperCut 19.1, goodbye print queue deployment blues

PaperCut’s been solving print management for a long time. But what about the print enablement piece of the puzzle?

Deploying print queues, for example? Now there’s a pain point that’s annoyed system admins forever, and it’s only been getting worse.

Until now.

Say goodbye to print room forms

If you’ve ever stepped foot in a print room or FabLab, there’s a good chance you’ve come across the dreaded “form”.

You know the one – an extensive document a user must fill out specifying how they would like their files printed.

How would you like to say goodbye to it forever?

Windows, Linux, Mac … PaperCut’s your choice

Mac, Windows, or Linux? Which server’s best for your environment?

And what about your users? What’s their preferred operating system? Android, iOS, ChromeOS, Windows, Linux?

So. Many. Choices.

Fortunately, there’s one print management solution that works happily with ALL of them …

How to hide document names in print queues

There I was, minding my own business, printing off the latest set of sales reports for the weekly meeting – when I spotted it.

In the print queue display was our HR director’s print job, titled: “Mike Johnson – Termination”

How can you avoid this from happening in your workplace?