PaperCut Blog

Driverless printing, BYOD made easy

Is BYOD a disruptive phenomenon or a business and work enabler?

With smartphones, tablets, and laptops making their way into your organization or campus, allowing users to connect to your network, find their files, and print can cause operational challenges.

According to Gartner, BYOD forces IT to wrestle with governance and compliance, mobile device management, and security of your network.

Top 5 tips to maximize your printing uptime

As network techies or SysAdmins, we usually have hundreds of balls in the air at any one time. We often end up postponing the planned work when putting out relentless spot fires. Print servers are usually at the end of the line and become one of the easiest systems to leave for another day, that […]

Diagnosing a slow print

It was a dark and stormy night when the phone rang. Ok, maybe not, but Melbourne, Australia isn’t known for its great weather! The phone did ring and I did pick it up. It was Frank* from one of our educational customers who was looking for support. He was able to quickly summarise that the […]

How to: Release Manager Roles

  Many customers use PaperCut for the secure release of print jobs using release stations or Find-Me printing. Some organizations need authorized staff to release print jobs on behalf of other print users. Think Teachers for Students, Clerks for Lawyers, Librarians for Patrons. For as long as PaperCut has been around, we’ve had the ability […]

BYOD: What the educators say

The high cost of maintaining laptops and tablets has been a key driver for Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) adoption in schools. This was certainly evident at the ISTE conference and exhibition in the US earlier this month where educators from all over the globe converged to see the latest technology for schools. From day […]

PaperCut just works – any platform, any network, any printer

Most organizations don’t just run on one platform, OS or brand of hardware. Different directories, servers and workstations make for endless configuration possibilities. When it comes down to print management on the ground, if your fleet is multi-vendor, you’ve probably faced issues with numerous print drivers and operating systems. Then, there’s your users. Managing their […]

A simple trick for recurring paper jams

Today in the busy PaperCut offices Peter was running tests of his PCL6 print job watermarking feature over our corpus of test documents. This involves quite a bit of printing and unfortunately we suffered a rather nasty paper jam. The first few attempts by us to remove the paper jam did not have the best […]

A quick tip to keeping a DHCP network organized

I was recently helping a customer with a couple of reporting questions they had and they mentioned that they were going to be rolling out 20 new printers in the near future. I commented that this would require quite a bit of work, lugging hardware around, changing printer drivers etc. They agreed and then said […]

Calculate your PaperCut ROI

PaperCut software is proud to announce the availability of our Return on Investment (ROI) calculator. This is not a new product, it is a free tool that you can use to estimate how long it will take to recover the cost of your PaperCut purchase through savings of printing consumables. It also calculates your current […]

Save paper, save the environment

Climate change and pollution are major issues that concern all countries across the globe. It’s imperative that more environmentally-conscious practices are incorporated into everyday routines.

The urgency to continuously act on current environmental problems has never been more emphasized. One such example that many people can relate to is saving paper.

Ten tips to save paper

While using our print management system is an obvious paper saving tool, here are some other handy ideas to reduce your impact on the environment and save paper.

Having an (environmental) impact!

We all spend a lot of time talking about environmental issues here in the office. I suppose partly because global warming is the “topic of the month” (really century!), and partly because we work on software designed initially with an environmental objective – that is cutting down on paper!