Print Audit and Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, are pleased to announce that the newest version of Print Audit 6 Embedded has been validated for use with Sharp OSA-enabled multifunction peripherals (MFPs). The new version was validated through Sharp’s Partner Program. It adds secure release and pull-printing capabilities to Print Audit Embedded for Sharp.
Print Audit Embedded installs directly onto supported Sharp OSA-enabled MFPs, allowing users to control and recover printing, copying, faxing and scanning costs. Seamlessly integrated with desktop versions of Print Audit 6 and Print Audit Secure, Embedded is a complete document tracking, chargeback, secure release and pull printing solution that eliminates the need for external hardware.
"I am very pleased that Print Audit Embedded 6.3 has been validated by Sharp’s Partner Program," said John MacInnes, President and CEO of Print Audit. "By combining the new Secure Release capabilities with Embedded’s powerful chargeback functionality, we are providing our partners and customers with an unprecedented number of cost and waste reduction possibilities."
Sharp OSA technology extends MFP applications to numerous vertical business categories and helps companies to improve productivity, reduce operational costs and target specific business needs. The Sharp Partner Program provides developers with the resources they need to design and co-market their solutions with Sharp.
"Print Audit 6.3 Embedded truly shows the full flexibility, power and potential of Sharp OSA technology," said Vince Jannelli, Director of Product Management Applications, SIICA. "Working in tandem, our MFPs and Print Audit's print management solution help create an efficient workplace while saving customers money."
Print Audit 6.3 Embedded has been validated for use with the following Sharp OSA capable MFPs:
About Print Audit
Established in 1999 and headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, Print Audit (printaudit.com) is the fastest growing print management company in the world. By providing businesses with innovative and practical print tracking solutions, the company has helped customers recapture over $200 million in printing and photocopying expenses while saving an estimated 190,000 trees a year.
Print Audit is the most comprehensive provider of managed print services (MPS) and print management solutions. The company enables organizations to monitor and control their printing costs via a broad range of capabilities that include secure print release, follow-me printing, rules-based printing, cost recovery, in-depth print assessment and remote meter reading.
Print Audit has offices located in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, South Africa, Australia, Brazil, Canada and the United States.
About Sharp Electronics Corporation
Sharp Electronics Corporation (sharp-partners.com) is the U.S. subsidiary of Japan's Sharp Corporation. Sharp is a worldwide developer of one-of-a-kind home entertainment products, appliances, networked multifunctional office solutions, solar energy solutions, LED lighting and mobile communication and information tools. Leading brands include AQUOS® Quattron™ LCD televisions, AQUOS BOARD™ interactive display systems, SharpVision® projectors, Insight® Microwave Drawer® ovens, Notevision® multimedia projectors and Plasmacluster® air purifiers.
About Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America
Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America, a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation, markets the advanced, color MX Series multifunction printers (MFP) systems that help companies manage workflow efficiently and increase productivity. Sharp® MFPs feature the Sharp OSA® development platform, which seamlessly integrates network applications to create a personalized MFP that can meet virtually any business need, and Scan2 technology, which scans two-sided documents in a single pass to enhance scanning reliability and preserve document integrity. To keep documents safe from unauthorized users, Sharp is a leader in the MFP industry in security by offering the most secure suite of MFP applications.
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