PaperCut Blog

Printer load balancing: Round Robin vs. “the algorithm”

Another ordinary day, another ordinary customer query. Or that’s what I thought before printer load balancing came to the party.

Join me as I reflect on a humbling solution journey, and dive into “the algorithm” – PaperCut’s ingenious method for handling print job distribution.

Trust me, it’s a thing of beauty.

Creating a sustainable and greener workplace

PaperCut cares about the environment. You’ve probably figured it out with all the trees dotted around the website. The thing is, it’s more than just a gimmick or something we ‘should’ do. We really do care.

If you’re keen to change the way things are done in your office, we’ve put together a handy wee guide.

How embracing technology makes for happier teachers

We’ve talked about all the good stuff our Google Premier Partnership gives to students.

But what about teachers? The guides for new generations? The shapers of minds? Won’t someone please think of the teachers?!

Move over pen and paper, technology and teachers are the new perfect pair – and I’m gonna tell you why.

How we put the ‘can’ in Canadian Government printing

Canada’s picturesque Nova Scotia province is somewhere you can truly feel at peace.

But in the Venn diagram of ‘Feeling at peace & handling printing for the Nova Scotia Government,’ the overlap isn’t exactly big.

So we’re chuffed to give their IT specialist Rick a slice of printing paradise. See how we did it.

One sheet at a time: your must-see infographic

Two things we love at PaperCut: 1) helping you print; and 2) helping you protect the environment.

They might seem at odds, but we feel the important bit’s in between ‘print’ and ‘software’ – it’s the ‘management’ of printing through tech and awareness that matters.

And we’ve created an insights-packed infographic to drive that home. Check it out!

A prestigious UK school meets its print management match

Six years is a while in the software game.

So finding out we have a long-time devotee (even serendipitously) in David Garwood, IT technician for St. Mary’s Menston Catholic Academy (SMMCA), is the greatest.

Better yet, he’s happy to report SMMCA’s thoughts on PaperCut MF are in keeping with the observed trend: they absolutely love it.

Why sustainability means so much to PaperCutters

Many of PaperCut’s 150+ employees have joined the company in part because of its environmentally-minded culture.

Recently, a bunch of those PaperCutters jumped in front of a camera to share their views on sustainability and how PaperCut software helps the environment.

Here’s what happened.

Smooth and sustainable printing for Italy’s largest insurer

Schools and universities might be our mainstay, but we love making a difference in the financial sector – especially if it equates to doubling down on sustainability for a large enterprise business.

See how we delivered efficient earth-loving printing for Italy’s largest insurance provider.

What our Google Premier Partnership means for you

Our new collaboration with Google as a Premier Partner will see us make a lot of wonderful things for Google-based workplaces.

We can’t say heaps right now, but there’ll definitely be some happy sysadmins when PaperCut 18.3 releases in November. 

In the meantime, let’s recap the announcement, and dive into what it all means for you.