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Follow-Me Printing

Product Overview

FollowMe® is a roaming, secure printing and accounting solution offering many benefits to companies of all sizes that may require its printer roaming capabilities and ensure printing security. It also provides accounting for all printers’ and copiers’ usage so that automatic reports can be generated for users, cost centers, cost codes, and printers.

Secure printing and printer access control have been a requirement to many companies for a number of years. FollowMe® has been developed as a fast and easy to install solution that is easily managed and upgraded.

FollowMe® supports all industry standard printers in the world. FollowMe® devices are also available for many printers that have internal interface slots such as Hewlett-Packard (HP), Kyocera and Mutoh.

FollowMe® Embedded, a solution that does not require any external hardware to the MFP when used with PIN authentication. FollowMe® Embedded is available for select MFP and DigitalSender devices from Ricoh, Lexmark, Toshiba and HP.

FollowMe is designed to enhance, track and secure document output without requiring major changes to the existing network infrastructure or printer hardware. That means organizations can improve the cost-effectiveness of document output while leveraging existing investments in technology.

Benefits of FollowMe®

  • Works with any copying or printing device (e.g. copier/printer or MFP) as well as Digital Senders
  • Controlled Copying and Printing
    • Restrict access using PIN or your existing proximity, magnetic, smart cards or biometric identification
    • Control copying and printing to curb wastage of paper and consumables
    • Restrict copier/printer/MFP usage based on time, paper size or colour criteria
  • Convenient Printing
    • Collect from any location
    • Printer “roaming” across the LAN, WAN or Internet pulls print on authentication.
    • If a printer is down, go to a working printer, authenticate and collect your output.
  • Monitor and log copier/printer/MFP usage
    • Full accounting andprint audit on a per user, cost centre and printer basis
    • Client codes accounting on a per client basis
  • Personal PrintingTurning network printers/MFP’s into personal printers
    • Account for LPT/COM/USB printing
  • Solution requiring minimal set up and ongoing maintenance
  • Complete hardware/software package
  • Significant Cost Savings
  • Reduced carbon footprint!
  • A quieter and more sustainable office!

Features

  • Plug and Play technology see E-Line
  • Simple to use and install with intuitive user interface
  • Compatible with all MFP’s and network printers
  • Low initial installation cost
  • All hardware and software included
  • Utilises printers existing network connection
  • Complete management and accounting package
  • Application-Based and/or Web-Based Administration Tool
  • Government Grade FIPS 140-2 Level 4 Encryption from Client to Server to Printer