FollowMe Q-Server version 6
The FollowMe Q-Server is Ringdale's end-to-end print-management product, which is the best choice for managing office printing environments. In version 6, FollowMe works seamlessly with workstation and server environments, as well as making printing convenient and secure for the mobile workforce.
FollowMe Q-Server works within all printing environments, integrating with common operating systems, such as Apple Macintosh, Linux, UNIX and Microsoft Windows. Also the FollowMe Q-Server integrates better with ERP system such as SAP or PeopleSoft, to ensure the printing eco-system is fully managed in an all-in-one solution.
With mobile workers expected to represent 40% of the global workforce by 2015, it is critical for employees to have the ability to print regardless of their location.
Whether organizations are using enterprise technology or rolling out a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) strategy, they can now allow their users to print securely from mobile phones or tablet devices.
Assistants, who find it time consuming and frustrating when they are unable to operate fully on their manager’s behalf, will benefit from the Delegated Printing feature, which enables assistants to print securely on behalf of their managers.
Delegated printing also helps keep departments productive during times of staff absence, as other staff can print on behalf of those who are absent.
New feature summary
These are the latest innovative features available with FollowMe Q-Server version 6.
Increased user productivity
Secure Mobile Printing - users can print from any location by submitting documents for print via email or the web client interface, enabling users of mobile phones or tablet devices to print, without needing additional software.
Truly effortless printing with Apple AirPrint - FollowMe Mobile Printing integrates with Apple AirPrint providing a seamless printing experience for users of Apple iOS devices.
Delegated Printing - gives assistants the convenience to print securely on behalf of their manager or vice versa.
Forgotten cards - should a user forget their primary card, they can now enroll a temporary card, which will be automatically removed at the end of each day.
Intuitive rules and routing - the complete business intelligence engine for printing environments. Organizations can automate workflow to reduce printing costs and waste, support user productivity and meet changing business requirements.
Simplified set-up of new devices - automated printer creation simplifies the installation and provision of new devices. Printer profiles can be automatically generated in the system.
Username aliases - provide another way for customers to configure their environments when a user has more than one username. These aliases can be used in non-interactive printing environments.
Internet Printing Protocol (IPP) support - for both inbound and outbound printing, which provides another printing method from both client operating systems and outbound to the printer, including supporting Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption.
Wizard driven user imports with conditions - makes configuration of user import tasks easier, and provides conditional logic to apply rights settings, depending on user attributes from the import source.
Maintenance made easy
Improved troubleshooting - to ensure any issues can be identified earlier with a new logging structure. This can make it quicker and easier to find resolutions.
More report scheduling options - gives administrations additional options for report scheduling, by allowing reports to be saved to disk automatically, as well as being exportable to PDF or XML.
Monitor live print activity - customize the dashboard with a new widget layout, view not only server performance and resources, but also live print activity.