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As part of its Managed Print Services offerings, Xerox recently introduced the Xerox Print Awareness Tool, which lets users see their personal print use and adjust their printing habits accordingly. While there is no shortage of administrator-focused utilities that tally up usage for a group or fleet of devices, this handy tool is aimed squarely at end users in the organization—users who typically want to support “green” and cost-cutting initiatives, but who may need a reminder from time to time. The tool also provides a desktop dashboard that offers sustainability tips, suggestions to help minimize printing and a running monthly tally of paper saved thus far.
Success stories and announcements about both hardware and software were at the forefront of Kyocera’s FY16 Business & Technology Conference. Throughout the event, held at the Venetian in Las Vegas and featuring a litany of acronyms, company executives and employees detailed how Kyocera will continue to deliver the “Power 2 Perform”—“2” representing the company and its dealer community.
For companies looking for a way to offset their high paper consumption, the company PrintReleaf has a solution. PrintReleaf works with a company’s existing print management software to measure its paper consumption per device in real time.