PUBLICIS:   A ModernPublicisCase Study                Approach to     Managing Fonts     Across the Nation
David Plavin              •  Service Manager, Creative Applications                 Publicis / RE: SOURCES Information Tec...
Publicis              •  Top 4 creative agencies in the worldPublicis      •  Offices worldwideCase Study                 ...
Life Before Universal Type Server              •  Suitcase Server X1Publicis      •  Font Reserve ServerCase Study        ...
IT Goals of a Font Server              •  Management of multiple font collections                 serving disparate creati...
From the End User’s Perspective              •  Easy access to font collectionPublicis      •  Ability to search and brows...
Server Configuration              •  Virtual servers using Parallels Bare Metal                 for Mac managed by ARD or P...
PublicisCase Study
Compliance Strategy              •  Licensing a large libraryPublicis      •  Purchase request formsCase Study            ...
Disaster Recovery              •  Hurricane SandyPublicis      •  Offsite CoLoCase Study              •  Recovery plan
Q&A + Contact              •  David PlavinPublicis      •  Service Manager, Creative ApplicationsCase Study              •...
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How does Publicis manage fonts across the nation using Universal Type Server. Includes info about server virtualization and wide area font distribution and activation.

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Publicis Case Study - Font symposium

  1. 1. PUBLICIS: A ModernPublicisCase Study Approach to Managing Fonts Across the Nation
  2. 2. David Plavin •  Service Manager, Creative Applications Publicis / RE: SOURCES Information TechnologyPublicisCase Study •  17 Years Serving Creative Agencies
  3. 3. Publicis •  Top 4 creative agencies in the worldPublicis •  Offices worldwideCase Study Notable clients: •  Procter & Gamble •  Lenovo •  Toyota •  Wendy’s •  Philip Morris
  4. 4. Life Before Universal Type Server •  Suitcase Server X1Publicis •  Font Reserve ServerCase Study •  Desktop-based font management solutions •  Varied by creative group 10% 90% Server Desktop
  5. 5. IT Goals of a Font Server •  Management of multiple font collections serving disparate creative teamsPublicisCase Study •  Ensure font licensing compliance •  Efficient user access •  Consistent and reliable server •  Easy server configuration •  Local administration
  6. 6. From the End User’s Perspective •  Easy access to font collectionPublicis •  Ability to search and browse fontsCase Study •  Precise font activation •  Better ability to manage font libraries •  Very positive creative user feedback •  Custom configuration to meet creative group needs
  7. 7. Server Configuration •  Virtual servers using Parallels Bare Metal for Mac managed by ARD or Parallels ConsolePublicisCase Study •  Server Licenses: 24 •  Client Licenses: 3,109 •  Client deployed by automation software •  Migrating to LDAP for user management
  8. 8. PublicisCase Study
  9. 9. Compliance Strategy •  Licensing a large libraryPublicis •  Purchase request formsCase Study •  Deployment across multiple locations
  10. 10. Disaster Recovery •  Hurricane SandyPublicis •  Offsite CoLoCase Study •  Recovery plan
  11. 11. Q&A + Contact •  David PlavinPublicis •  Service Manager, Creative ApplicationsCase Study •  Publicis Groupe •  David.plavin@us-resources.com
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