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Using a PIN Number to Restrict Color Copies

Apr 23, 2019 3:41:06 PM / by Steve Lastic posted in HP, MFP, Restrict Color, Disable Color, Printing, LaserJet, prevent color, turn off, Copies, Copying, color



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HP Pledges to Make Every Page Printed Forest Positive, Carbon Neutral and Part of a Circular Economy

Apr 10, 2019 9:10:11 AM / by HP posted in hpprint, HP, sustainability, HPReinvent, Enrique Lores President HP Inc, print business, Forest Stewardship Council


Mar 19, 2019 (3BL Media via COMTEX) -- SOURCE:HP, Inc.

News highlights:

  • The company reached its goal of 100% zero deforestation with its HP-branded paper two years ahead of schedule [1] , and is on track to achieve zero deforestation of its paper-based packaging by 2020 - marking a major milestone in the company's journey toward a forest positive future.
  • HP's vision is to deliver carbon neutral offerings; HP customers have reported a 33% annual reduction in carbon emissions, energy consumption, and cost per device with HP's Managed Print Services [2] .
  • The company's line of printers supports closed-loop recycled plastics, specific products made with up to 30% closed-loop, post-consumer plastics [1.]
  • HP announces new energy efficient EcoSmart LaserJet printer and EcoSmart black toner with lower melt temperatures that result in lower energy consumption [3] .
  • HP supplies study reveals over 50% of today's US workforce expects employers to commit to sustainable practices and this impacts employee recruitment, retention and advocacy [4] .
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Job Storage - A free and simple way to setup your HP LaserJet Printers and MFPs to require a PIN number to release print jobs

Feb 21, 2019 11:21:44 AM / by Steve Lastic posted in copier, managed print services, end point security, Securemanagedprint, Managedprintservices, mps, HP, Totalprint usa


The HP LaserJet Printers and MFPs have a very nice free feature that allows you to send a print job to a LaserJet Printer or MFP and the print job will be stored on the machine until it is released using a PIN number. This feature is called Job Storage.  It's completely free and built into just about every HP LaserJet Printer and MFP print driver. 

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Next Steps - Danger in Plain Sight Part 5

Sep 11, 2018 1:19:57 PM / by Bruce Rushton posted in managed print, Atlanta, copier, managed print services, printer security, Copier security, network security, end point security, Securemanagedprint, SMPS, Managedprintservices, mps, Worldsmostsecureprinters, enterpriseprintsecurity, hpfuturesmart, Hpsurestart, printersthatprotect, hpprint, HP


Welcome to part 5 of 5 in my series, Danger in Plain Sight. In the last article, we shared some of the solutions that plague one of the most vulnerable parts of your network: your printers, copiers, and MFP's. Here, in our closing article, I will share some recommended next steps you should take to protect your devices better, regardless of which manufacturer created them.

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Don't Sign Another Copier Lease... Flexible Options Available

Sep 6, 2018 12:02:22 PM / by Dan Gayton posted in managed print, managed print services, printer security, network security, Securemanagedprint, Managedprintservices, mps, hpfuturesmart, Hpsurestart, printersthatprotect, hpprint, HP


  In today‚Äôs fast-paced world of ever changing technology, I think we can all agree... our expectations are set high. Long gone are the times of signing copier leases with no flexibility. In fact, those leases only made sense back when the internet didn't exist! They simply do not meet the demands set by consumers today, and should not be utilized in the managed print world.

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