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    Printing Management Software

    Can anyone please advise on software to run to allow me to get better control of who can print where and the quantity of prints that they can do? Currently all run from the print manager, was wondering if there was any suggestions for 3rd party software.

    Thanks, Tony.

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    Try papercut.com
    Would recommend it.

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    I have used this software in the past, it works really well!

    Print Manager | Monitor, Control and Restrict Printing with Print Manager Plus

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    Thanks, I will take a look at both of those and see what the Network Manager is happiest with.
    Many thanks, Tony.

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    Pcounter is another to look at

    Print and Copy Management | Altman Technologies

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    We use Pcounter and it works very well, for us.

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    I use Equitrac Express

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    I use Print Manager Plus and it works well for us, the staff don't like it though but we just cannot carry on funding over 4K of printing a year, they don't get free photocopying so why should they get free printing?

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    we just cannot carry on funding over 4K of printing a year
    Wish ours was that low!

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    Were having SafeCom installed tomorrow, then rolling out the new MFP printers next week, using a follow me type printing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    I have used this software in the past, it works really well!

    Print Manager | Monitor, Control and Restrict Printing with Print Manager Plus
    +1
    Release station add on is great too!

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    Quote Originally Posted by FN-GM View Post
    Wish ours was that low!
    Size of school to quantify it = 480 students about 70 staff including catering, TAs, teachers, admin and support etc

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    1200 students here. We blow that out of the water in comparison. It wouldnt take us long at all to get that.

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    Print Limit Pro here, very good.
    I think its the same as Papercut but rebranded.
    5.5k student budget - 950 students.

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    we were using around 18k+ per annum on consumables add that on top of replacing old kit!

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