As a specialist in print management, OCM has long recognised the growing need for organisations to accurately manage and audit hard copy document production. There are a variety of reasons to track the number of photocopies and prints generated every day, not just in large corporate installations but also in medium sized companies, professional services and educational institutions. OCM also recognises that companies can gain significant cost reduction and recovery from better document output management by lowering waste and improving device management efficiency
Print Server Auditing
OCM Print Server auditor is a revolutionary integrated document auditing solution that allows an administrator to monitor and control the use of all printers, photocopiers and multifunction devices throughout an entire organisation, whether they are locally attached or network attached. OCM’s central management system is a web based user interface developed on Microsoft’s latest .NET technology and modular enough to seamlessly integrate into any Microsoft Windows environment regardless of company size. Whether it is a customer site with one print server or a corporate site with hundreds of print servers located in various cities or countries, OCM can provide a total turnkey solution for recovering all associated document output costs.
OCM photocopy auditor allows facility and network administrators to track all walk up copy activity which takes place on both stand alone copiers and multifunction devices allowing administrators to bill back all photocopy activity to users, departments and clients. The OCM photocopy auditor is an integral part of OCM and resides on the same server as the OCM operating system.
OCM Photocopy Auditor enables the administrator to monitor all copier activity taking place within their organisation, the OCM Photocopy auditor also assists in the reduction in consumables used, thus making photocopying more manageable, efficient and cost effective.
OCM has the ability to capture and audit scans generated on a multifunction device by using OCMs embedded device management technology or its external touch screen console.
OCM has the ability to capture and audit outgoing facsimiles sent from a multifunction device by using OCMs embedded device management technology or its external touch screen console.
Local Desktop Auditing
OCM Desktop Auditor offers the ability to audit locally attached printers connected to client PCs running Microsoft Windows NT, 2000, or XP and are connected to the PC via the parallel or USB port. All print activity captured and audited by OCM Desktop Auditor is automatically communicated back to the Central OCM Auditor. OCM Desk Top Auditor integrates fully into the Client PC's Windows operating system architecture. With security subsystem integration and an efficient print auditor – based design, it acts as a fully enabled part of Windows.
In the event of the PC loosing network communication, the OCM print auditor will continue to audit all print output, once the network communication has been re-established the auditor will automatically upload the audited data to the OCM web server database.
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