Print Tracking

 Experience comprehensive print management and tracking solutions from Equitrac.

Equitrac

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Features
Analysis Reduction Recovery

Equitrac is a nationally-recognized, comprehensive print management and tracking solution. It's comprised of three components: Analysis, Reduction and Recovery. These components can exist independently of one another, ultimately offering all features you require, but able to grow with your business. Learn more about how cost savings with Equitrac also helps the environment here.

Standard Features & Benefits

  • Easy enterprise wide installation to any number of machines.
  • Tracks 100% of printing: local, networked, USB and direct to IP.
  • Network push-install tool.
  • Bulletproof security that cannot be overridden.
  • Support for SQL or Access back-ends.
  • Client-based architecture for low network overhead.
  • Does not require a print server.
  • Easy and secure configuration from any workstation.
  • Integration with Windows NT, Active Directory and Novell Directory.
  • Installation wizard.

Analysis

  • Tracks printing silently behind the scenes.
  • Includes tool that identifies equipment inefficiencies and bottlenecks.
  • Tracks device port, duplex information, volume, network user and much more.
  • Installs silently to tens, hundreds or thousands of workstations.
  • Automatic color and monochrome tracking.
  • Stores detailed information about every device that prints.
  • Automatically builds inventory lists of every user, printing device and computer.

Reduction

  • Redirect print jobs from high-cost to low-cost devices.
  • Set limits with custom messages to notify users of costs and suggest lower cost alternatives.
  • Specify printing restrictions based on the device and user.
  • Force duplex printing.
  • Restrict color printing per user.
  • Reduce abuse and waste with monitored printing; wasted paper by the printer will disappear.
  • Reduce document creation costs by up to 25%.

Recovery

  • Optional job code validation through a user-friendly popup window.
  • 5 customizable (administrator-defined) fields for validation.
  • PIN codes and declining balances for charging users.
  • Specify devices and applications to track or not.
  • Integrates with virtually all accounting systems.
  • Designed to work with all CAD systems.
  • Job snoozing and job batching functionality.
  • Charge your customers or users by the page or by the paper size.
  • Job editing and job deletion.

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