Knowledge Base Definitions
There are currently 48 names in this directory
Printing from a "back-end" application or program that is indirectly in support of the front-end services, usually by being closer to the required resource or having the capability to communicate with the required resource. The back-end application may interact directly with the front-end or, perhaps more typically, is a program called from an intermediate program that mediates front-end and back-end activities.
A generic interface for the SAP spool system to external output management systems like OM Plus.
A cache server is a dedicated network server or service acting as a server that stores Web pages or other Internet content locally. In doing so, a cache server increases speed and access to data while decreasing demand on an enterprise's bandwidth.
Enables printers to be accessed and utilized over a network through cloud computing technology.
A physical or virtual infrastructure used by organizations to house computer, network systems and server components. This can include client/server storing of large amounts of mission-critical data to clients.
An electronic health records provide the ability to easily share medical information among consumers or health care providers allowing it to follow the patient through various modalities of care.
An electronic medical record (EMR) is a digital replacement of traditional paper-based clinical records for an individual.
Integrated suite of healthcare software centered on a Caché database provided by InterSystems. Epic's applications support functions related to patient care, including registration and scheduling, clinical systems for doctors, nurses, emergency personnel, and other care providers, systems for lab technologists, pharmacists, and radiologists and billing systems for insurers.
This process outputs Epic data to Text or to an Epic proprietary ERTF format and then sends it off to the EPS.
Enterprise resource planning is a term used for software that allows organizations to better manage their businesses while automating many back office functions related to human resources, technology, and services.
Ethernet Card Reader
An ID card reader that works via the internet. Provides users with the ability to swipe their ID card and release their documents from the user print queue. One can securely release a single document or release multiple documents in a single step at the multi-function device or printer.
Printing from a "front-end" application is one in which the user interacts with directly. For example, selecting file and then print.
OM Plus i-Sat consist of two pieces. OM Plus is installed on the server and the agent is installed on the client at the remote end.
A unique string of numbers identifying each computer on a network using the Internet Protocol. Numbers are separated by periods.
Dividing the amount of jobs between printers or destinations so that more jobs can be completed faster.
A unique identifier assigned to network interfaces for most IEEE 802 network technologies, including Ethernet and WiFi.
More commonly known as a SNMP walk. A scan or readout of some or all of the SNMP objects implemented by a targeted device (SNMP agent)
Managed Print Services is the process of gaining insight, visibility and control of your printing to help organizations save money and increase productivity.
Device that performs a variety of functions that would otherwise be carried out by separate devices.
Solutions that are not embedded into the printer/device. For example, printing via tablet.
OM Plus Agent
A software process collects the print jobs from one server, usually an application server and forwards them to another OM Plus Print Server.
Output Management Software
Software that organizes, formats, and manages data that is created by enterprise applications.
Output Management System (OMS)
Output management systems allow organizations to create, design, and deliver documents sent from ERPs or other IT systems.
Bi-directional communication between the printer allows detailed information on the print job and the status of the printer. In the event of a print failure, end-to- end print confirmation allows the user to locate the source of the problem quickly as well as showing what page the print error occurred on. This allows the user to avoid double printing and faster correction time.
Print Management Software
Software that controls enterprise print jobs with focus on improving job delivery and increase help-desk efficiency.
Print Release Software
Holds documents/jobs in the print system until the user releases the document from the printer. Also known as: Pull-Printing/Follow- me Style Printing/Find-me Style Printing
Device that connects printers to client computers over a network. Sends print jobs from the computers to the appropriate printers.
MIB is an acronym for Management Information Base. MIB is a collection of database objects that can be monitored by a network management system. SNMP and RMON allow any SNMP and RMON tools to monitor devices defined by a MIB.
Proactive Alert Notifications
Sending alerts via multiple interaction channels. Alerts and notifications regarding printer/device status and job completion
A feature in OM Plus that allows print devices or destinations to replicated across multiple servers.
Used to control queues. Jobs wait in line and are completed per the order dictated by the Queue Management
An automated process that moves print jobs from a failed print device or destination to a print device or destination that is available.
(Software as a Service) A software licensing and delivery model where software is licensed on a subscription basis and is centrally hosted.
SAP is a software company headquartered in Walldorf, Germany who produces one to the largest ERP software products as well as many other enterprise applications.
Tamper Resistant Printing
Printing documents with anti-copy void pantographs and microprint authentications. Printing with technology that is resistant to tampering, protecting the document.
USB Card Readers
An ID card reader that works via usb connection to the device. Provides users with the ability to swipe their ID card and release their documents from the user print queue. One can securely release a single document or release multiple documents in a single step at the multi-function device or printer.
Warehouse Management System (WMS)
Warehouse management system (WMS) are applications supporting the day-to-day operations that exist in warehouse environments. They allow for tracking of inventory, stock locations and are commonly part of an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system.
Windows Port Monitor
A port used to establish the connection between the monitor and computer in order to display the computer’s output.