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Device Data Collector (DDC) – the Ultimate Tool in Output Management

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Without easy access to certain data points, your company could be hemorrhaging money due to operational inefficiency. Learn how the DDC from Plus Technologies can help.

Without easy access to certain data points, your company could be hemorrhaging money due to operational inefficiency. Learn how the DDC from Plus Technologies can help.

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  • 1. Device Data Collector (DDC) – the Ultimate Tool in Output Management Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 2. Knowledge is Power What you don’t know about your printer fleet can cost you. Without easy access to certain data points, your company could be hemorrhaging money due to operational inefficiency.  Print jobs being sent to devices not suited to handle them  Excessive helpdesk calls  Surplus toner and supplies  Missed SLAs Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 3. Printer Fleet Data Points  To help prevent excessive downtime, maintenance frustrations, lowquality printing, and other inefficiencies, it helps to know:          page counts color vs. mono prints copies scans faxes errors device health toner levels and more Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 4. Fleet Manager & DDC OM Plus Fleet Manager, a comprehensive printer fleet management software system, uses the Device Data Collector (DDC) programmatically retrieve snmp and other printer status data from networked or directly attached devices to give you all the data you need about your printer fleet and it’s performance. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 5. DDC Functionality  The DDC collects data and sends it to the OM Plus Fleet Manager data base and application server.  The OM Plus printer fleet management software application uses that data to:  Present meters and device information including life-counts, color printing mono printing, off the glass activity and more.  Provide device profile information including model, make, duty cycle, features, firmware level, location, keyops, part numbers, and much more. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 6. More DDC Functionality  Automate the toner replenishment process by detecting customer settable thresholds for ordering toner.  Notify the responsible party for replacing toner cartridges at the optimal time in order to reduce waste.  Produce consumable order reports with part numbers and vendor data to automate the ordering process.  Detect printer and device alerts utilizing a customer settable system providing notifications to the specific responsible individuals.  Produce reports on device usage, toner consumption, meters, and much more. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 7. Benefits of OM Plus FM and DDC  By collecting print data, analyzing it, and presenting it in an easy to understand fashion, users can increase cost savings by  Automating consumables ordering / replenishment (ink toner, paper, etc.)  Tracking technical support and maintenance functions.  Device volumes also give users and service providers an ability to optimize device deployment. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 8. Is OM Plus FM Right for your Business?  OM Plus Fleet Manager software may be used inside the customer firewall or it can be hosted.  OM Plus FM can also be added to an existing OM Plus Delivery Manager print spooling system.  OM Plus Fleet Manager is aggressively priced and is available via an ILF, Subscription or Usage based licensing model. Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 9. More Print Solutions from Plus OM Plus DM = Delivery Manager + Advanced Delivery and Confirmation of Print Jobs (Spooler) + Management of queues + Value Add Functions e.g. – Secure Print Release, Failover, Load Balancing, Redirect, Restart, Bundling, Bursting, Tray Mgmt, Audit, Throughput Enhancement, etc. OM Plus FM = Fleet Manager + Consumable Management + Device Alerts + Device Meters OM Plus SM = Stat Manager + Analyze Printer Usage + Print Counts + Data Filters OM Plus RM = Report Manager + Electronic Report Distribution + Virtual Bursting + Archiving Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 10. Support and Licensing  Multiple Licensing Pricing Models – Examples:     ILF – one time fee Subscription – 36 months Usage Based – on # of printers Custom Licensing – large opportunities  Free Customer Evaluation  30 Day Trials  Printing Support     Direct access to technician 5 x 12 hrs per day (standard) 7 x 24 available Annual support renewals Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013
  • 11. Plus Tech Contact Information  Telephone  Toll free in North America: 877-899-7587  Local: 937-847-0614  Email  Contactus@plustechnologies.com  Website  www.plustechnologies.com Plus Technologies LLC Company Confidential - Copyright 2011 2013

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