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How to Securely Print Confidential Documents Without Your Own Printer

Robert Bruce

Posted by Robert Bruce
Tue, Jul 22, 2014

I have a thing for multifunction printers (MFPs). I think they are uber cool. And that is good, because like most office workers, I don’t have a personal desktop printer in my cubicle. I send my print jobs to any one of several MFPs strategically located throughout the office, and most of the time when I get to the printer my copies are waiting for me in the output tray. The other day they weren’t, so after I fixed the paper jam I ordered the job again, and inadvertently printed a 12-page document twice. A waste of time, toner, and paper that could have been avoided had I used a locked print solution. So it got me thinking about the benefits of pull printing, in addition to the environmental factor—things like enhanced security and compliance, cost reduction, and improved productivity.

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