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January 5, 2021

How to Setup Printer Load Balancing in OM Plus

A new Printer Load Balance video is available from Plus Technologies for its OM Plus suite of print management software products. The video demonstrates how easy it is to set up print load balancing and can be found on our Solution section of our website under Load Balancing.

What is Printer Load Balancing?
Print load balancing or printing across multiple printers can significantly improve overall document output performance and speed. Printer load balancing is also sometimes called printer pooling. In high performing print environments, jobs can quickly become stacked, waiting for their turn to print. With Printer Load Balancing, documents are routed to the next available printer and begin printing right away.

January 4, 2021

How to Setup Printer Failover in OM Plus

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Plus Technologies just released a new Printer Failover video for its popular OM Plus print management software products. The video illustrates how easy it is to set up printer failover inside of OM Plus. Print Failover is one of our most popular enterprise printing solutions. It can be found in the solutions section of our website under Printer Failover.

October 1, 2020

Cloud vs On-Premise: On-Premise is Still Going Strong

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Cloud vs On-Premise: On-Premise is Still Going Strong

We recently came across a study published by Aberdeen Research group that is focussed on the growth of Cloud Solutions. Given all the recent headlines on the rapid growth of Cloud Solutions we were a bit surprised that the Aberdeen paper found that on-premise solutions are still going strong.

Below is an excerpt from the Aberdeen paper:

“Every day, one comes across statements or truisms that people take as common knowledge but that are actually wrong. For years now, we’ve heard the constant predictions that everything would be moved to the public cloud and that businesses, and especially small to mid-sized ones, would no longer need any on-premises infrastructure at all. But these predictions have proven to be inaccurate. In fact, Aberdeen research has shown that, over the last three years, organizations have actually increased their use of on-premises servers and infrastructure. Since 2018 deployments using private cloud and on-premises systems have nearly doubled.

Tied to all of these changes is the move to hybrid cloud, which is enabling organizations to get the most out of both their public cloud resources and their on-premises server capabilities. And in response to all of these changes, businesses came to the realization that the previous driver to put every workload on the Cloud was no longer the best strategy. In fact, many organizations have put this movement into reverse, and have moved workloads from the public cloud and back to on-premises implementations.”

August 18, 2020

What is Enterprise Output Management

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Plus Technologies provides world class Enterprise Output Management software. But just what is EOM? Enterprise Output Management (EOM) solutions are middleware software solutions that automate the production, distribution, formatting, delivery, and management of output streams from any enterprise and/or desktop application to any physical or visual output channel. Meaning it can capture output from your ERP, CRM, EMR, and other line-of-business applications and send it to a printer, a web-based document archive, email recipient, fax server, or other destination.

As middleware, EOM solutions relieve desktop and enterprise applications from the burden of document delivery, formatting, and tracking. zEOM can also confirm that the documents that need to be printed actually did print. This can increase the performance and stability of your critical IT systems and improve regulatory compliance.

July 31, 2020

Work-From-Home Printing

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Work-From-Home Printing

More and more employees are working from home. However, working from home can present corporate print issues. In some cases, work-at-home employees need to print documents at home that are created on systems at the office. In other cases, employees need to print documents created at home at the office. Both these cases can be problematic.

 

July 13, 2020

OM Plus Stats Manager – Print Metrics and Statistics

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OM Plus customers are taking advantage of OM Plus Stats Manager to capture the who + what + when print statistics. OM Stats Manager (SM) is a printing solutions application that enables organizations to analyze and understand the who, what, when, and where of printing, copying, faxing, and scanning in their enterprise.

By collecting print spooling data Stats Manager is able to provide user based print metrics in addition to device based data. This user based metric allows organizations to understand who is printing, what they are printing, when they are printing, what application the documents are coming from, and even the titles of the documents.

Unlike other printing solutions, Stats Manager provides scheduled reports as well as an ad-hoc query capability to enable users to search for the data as they require it.

June 22, 2020

OM Plus Delivery Manager Print Spooler Management Software

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OM Plus Delivery Manager (DM) is advanced, intelligent print spooler management software. Delivery Manager seamlessly ingests jobs from multiple systems and delivers them to printers, multi-function devices, fax software, email systems, and more. Rarely, changes are needed to existing ERP/EMR systems. OM Plus print spooler management software features include: print confirmation, re-printing, re-routing, automated failover, load balancing, bundling, re-sequencing, and much more.

Plus Technologies’ print software solutions are based on our core OM Plus Delivery Manager software. Delivery Manager (DM) provides the core infrastructure such as: ERP/WMS/EMR integration, print job routing, confirmation of delivery, and administrative features. Also, based on customer requirements we can add features such as My-Print-Delivery (MPD) for pull-printing, Tamper Resistant Print for Rx printing on plain paper, i-Sat for secure/plug & play internet print delivery for remote locations, Stats Manager for print/copy/fax/scan usage analysis, Fleet Manager for device/consumables management, and more.

February 11, 2020

Plus Technologies to Attend HIMSS

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HIMSS (Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society) is the leading health information and technology conference in the United States. This conference brings together 45,000+ professionals to discuss IT solutions for the healthcare industry.

Plus Technologies will attend this year’s event in Orlando, Florida (March 9-13) as we have in past years. We will be available to meet and discuss our healthcare solutions at multiple booths.

In particular, our secure pull print solution referred to as, My-Print-Delivery (MPD), will be shown at the Imprivata booth #3541. It will highlight our integration with their access management solution for pull print, card tap authentication. Pull printing enables users to submit jobs to an enterprise pull print queue that holds their jobs until they walk up to an enabled printer, authenticate, and release their jobs. This enables users to utilize the same card tap methodology to get their print jobs as they use to login to various workstations/applications. Imprivata is the leading digital identity company for healthcare.

December 31, 2019

Happy New Year 2020!

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Happy New Year 2020!

Here at Plus Technologies we want to wish all our customers, partners, employees, and family a very happy and prosperous New Year. 2020 is time for a new beginning, new days, a new year, and a new decade. Plus Technologies hopes this is going to be a very special year for all of us. A new year brings new ideas, new hopes and of course courage to overcome all the new challenges.

As we wind up with the year 2019 and beginning a new year, as always, we would like to express our sincere thanks to all the customers and partners for there support of Plus Technologies. We hope to continue to provide you with exelect service and solutions that help your business grow. Also, a very special thanks to all the hard work of our employees throughout the year.

For more information, please contact Plus Technologies.

December 30, 2019

OM Plus OMS Solutions for Banking

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OM Plus OMS Solutions for Banking

Plus Technologies provides output management solutions into the banking market and has a significant installed base of customers (see below).

Major Bank – In the “major bank” segment our customer list include the largest US bank, the largest residential mortgage provider, the largest German bank, as well as many others. In this segment, OM Plus is commonly used in the data center to provide routing, bundling, and timely delivery of documents created in the host to printers in branches and other locations. OM Plus also provides confirmation of delivery to the tray, notification of print failure and a toolset to diagnose/recover from print failures.

Community Banks – In the Community Bank segment Plus Technologies has partnered with Application Providers such as Fiserv to provide the “print engine” capability needed by those providers.

SaaS – With its unique i-Sat solution, OM Plus can also provide secure, efficient internet based delivery for SaaS based applications where documents created on the host need to be delivered and printed locally which can eliminate the need for costly VPN connections.

Mortgage Printing – OM Plus has helped a large mortgage provider overcome bandwidth limitations and increase the timely delivery of large mortgage packages from the data center to branches ensuring on-time closings with customers.

Automating document management and business processes