The original Print Manager Plus® software was developed in 1998 as the first of its kind native to the Windows operating system. Still the only technology with this claim, Print Manager Plus® 9.0 takes its leading technology to the next level by enabling printing to be more than just a managed cost. It helps companies to leverage print management to the benefit of business through greater transparency, control, compliance and intelligence.
From the start, Print Manager has been celebrated by its users as accessible and seamlessly supported. Those same qualities continue to drive the development of the Print Manager Plus® software today. Print Manager Plus® 9.0 is easier to use and better supported than ever, from installation and integration through scalability and reporting.
Print Manager Plus® 9.0 reflects years of carefully collected customer input, a deep understanding of changing business needs, and a focus on the future of technology. The software provides next-generation accessibility, mobility, and technical quality with web-based printing and cloud integration: Quite simply, it’s a modern technology for the modern worker.
For decades, customers have been experiencing immediate ROI with the Print Manager software. Print Manager Plus® 9.0 takes cost savings to the next level by enabling companies to take control of a critical cost generator and put savings back into the IT budget.
Print Manager is—and always has been—an inherently green technology. The software immediately eliminates wasted printing materials and energy, helping companies to hit green targets and garner both the cost and reputational benefits of reducing waste. Print Manager Plus® 9.0 provides the additional benefit of easy and robust environmental reporting.
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|Editions and Licensing|
Editions and Licensing
Print Manager Plus® 9.0 can be installed as a Basic, Standard or Premium edition, which is licensed per printer audited. The product install changes nothing in the Windows infrastructure and relies only upon the standard Windows print subsystem. Larger enterprises running Windows Cluster, Core Services, Terminal Services or CITRIX based networks are also fully supported.
|Scalability and System Requirements|
Scalability and System Requirements
Print Manager Plus® 9.0 can be easily engineered, installed and administered for any size workgroup, network, or enterprise.
Primary and Satellite Installations
Print Server Based Networks Supported
Direct IP Based Networks Supported
Includes Microsoft SQL Express
SQL Server Supported
Network Authentication Supported
Mobile Printing Supported (Premium Edition)
|Usability and Installation|
Usability and Installation
The product usability is simple with an easy installation and setup, and complete integration with Windows. Print Manager Plus® 9.0 will literally run itself. Installation can be completed easily on any sized network and the product interface will detect and conform to what network tools are available if any.
The installation options for the product are many, from a full install or Advanced Options that cover individual installations of the Administrator, Print Client and Tracking Service. Visit our support page for all instructions here support.printmanager.com
The Web Portal, which includes, Web Printing, Balances, Release Station, Payments, History, Reporting and Scheduling is translated in 20 languages for use by most of the world.
Translated into 20 Languages:
> Chinese (simplified)
> Chinese (traditional)
> Portuguese (BR)
|Printer Data Audited|
Printer Data Audited
Print Manager Plus® parses separate print languages written by manufacturers for their hardware. This enables the software to track the data needed for a complete audit of all printing traffic for any printer type.
Printers Audited include:
Print Job Metrics Audited Include:
|Network Data Audited|
Network Data Audited
Print jobs routed through a Windows Print Server and Workstation will be audited no matter the originating operating system. Once the print job has spooled through the print driver, auditing of network sources is completed.
Network Data Collected includes:
|Printing Costs Audited|
Printing Costs Audited
Print job data is translated into specific datasets that can be used for full featured auditing and cost analysis.
Assign Printing Costs to include:
The Web-based reports enable easy and precise budget planning and flow data. They have been localized in 20 languages, including: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Dutch, English, Finish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.
Reports, Charts, and Dashboards Features include:
Customized Print History and Export:
Print Manager Plus® has been fully integrated with Active Directory. The product can be set up to have multiple views of the interface. The system’s admin rights allow for a master administrator to assign rights to lower lever managers.
Administrative Right Features include:
The Print Manager Plus® interface is divided into tabs depending on how the software is integrated.
Interface Features include:
|Printing Security and Privacy|
Printing Security and Privacy
Printing Security and Privacy includes:
|Events and Delivery Notifications|
Events and Delivery Notifications
Print Manager Plus® can deliver notifications through a desktop-based print client (Windows 8/10/11 and Mac OSX supported) tray icon, pop-up message, email, and/or via log-in to the web portal (any browser supported).
User Notification Features include:
Administrator Events and Notification Features include:
|Control and Savings|
|Printing Quotas and Budgets|
Printing Quotas and Budgets
Organizations can set hard quotas on a single user or multiple users via user groups and organizational units, as well as advanced secondary cash quotas when charging for printing. Budgets can be set on user groups, and organizational units, essentially setting a soft quota.
Quota and Budget Features include:
Group and OU Balance Settings
|Printing Restrictions and Rules|
Printing Restrictions and Rules
Organizations can set printing restrictions or rules by printer or per users directly or user groups, and organizational units. Printing rules can be created and saved, allowing multiple restrictions to be set and placed in a selected order.
Printing Restrictions and Rules include:
The release station is a web portal designed to allow jobs held for release by a Print Manager Plus® rule, restriction or setting to be viewed and released from the Web by the end user, manager or administrator, depending on configuration. The Release Station is localized in 20 languages, including: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Dutch, English, Finish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.
Release Station Features include:
|Print Job Accounting|
|Client and Project Billing|
Client and Project Billing
Many professional services organizations need to bill back their printing expenses to their clients, projects or departments. Print Manager Plus® offers a complete software-based billing system that supports printing and billing needs, offers transparency and ease of use to every level of user and changes nothing about the network configuration.
The software allows for clients, accounts and codes to be billed back to a central database each time a user prints from a workstation or through the web portal from a mobile device. Keeping track of all print job characteristics allows the system to create statements for automatic emailing.
Client and Project Billing Features include:
End User Billing Print Client:
Users can deduct print jobs from their existing Print Manager Plus® paid balance or pay for individual jobs through a payment gateway. This web page can also be used by a cashier and they can receive payment and manually add or deduct from the users balance. The Payment Portal is localized in 20 languages, including: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Dutch, English, Finish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.
Payment Portal Features include:
Payment Gateways supported include:
Through the web portal, users can log in from inside or outside of the intranet. Once they log in using their network credentials, they are walked through a simple wizard that allows them to upload or select an existing document, choose a printer and print options, and then submit the print job for printing. Web Print is localized in 20 languages, including: Chinese (simplified), Chinese (traditional), Czech, Dutch, English, Finish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (BR), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish.
File Types Supported for Upload
Printing Cloud Features include:
Printing Cloud Client SupportUpload and submit print jobs from the following supported sources
Printing Cloud Administrative Settings
|Informational and Configuration APIs|
Informational and Configuration APIs
An object-oriented set of .NET APIs provides access to a basic user directory and tracking information for Print Manager Plus®.
Informational and Configuration APIs Features includes:The following types of objects can be queried and configured: