Enterprises usually adopt printer cost/device management solutions only after output costs reach pain points and device management has become a resource-wasting headache. Begin by identifying the enterprise's present management strategy and then look ahead to the next level.
Approaches to Printer Cost/Device Management
Printer cost/device management solutions range from tools that are bundled with ink-jet printers that track consumables status to software suites that track IP addresses and cumulative error times for thousands of print devices. Generally, enterprises deploy three levels of print cost/device management software: