Manage Company-wide Printing from the Cloud

Secure, direct-to-printer workflows in the cloud eliminate the need for on-premises print servers and simplifies driver management

Replace Print Servers with an Easy-to-use Cloud Application

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Migrate your in-office, direct-to-printer workflows to the cloud to eliminate costly print servers, freeing up resources.

Simplify Print Driver Management

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Pharos’ advanced print driver, built on the IPP Everywhere standard, supports most printers available today; from low-end single-function printers to large, departmental MFPs. In addition, you can support the full functionality of your print devices by uploading Windows drivers to Pharos Cloud.

Enhance Security with Modernized Infrastructure

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The ISO 27001 certified platform removes print servers as an attack vector, protects data with end-to-end encryption, and supports zero trust security principles.

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Old Way

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    Expensive, time-consuming, and unnecessary on-premises infrastructure

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    Complicated queue systems and manual updates to each manufacturer’s print driver

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    Heavy reliance on the Help Desk for printer support

With Pharos Direct Print

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    A cloud-based printing solution that removes the need for numerous print servers

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    A single IPP print driver that works with thousands of printer models

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    Reduce Help Desk calls by automatically adding and removing print queues based on user location.

Easy to Administer, Easier to Use

Support your workforce with the direct-to-printer experience they are familiar with

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Location-based printing

Make it easy for employees to print to nearby printers without printer mapping. Location-based printing automatically adds or removes print queues on their workstation based on their location.

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Consistent Across Manufacturers

Reduce user training with Pharos’ IPP Everywhere driver which provides a consistent print experience across your multi-vendor fleet.

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Intuitive Admin Interface

Pharos Direct Print offers IT professionals an easy-to-use web console that manages your users and print fleet.

What Our Customers Say

“5 years ago, a big change occurred. Pharos focused on the product and their vision in the market. Since then, they have generated multi-million dollar ROIs for us and others and made the digital to physical output ubiquitous and secure. My recommendation? Whatever Pharos says, do it.”

What Our Customers Say

“Empowering users to register themselves was key. The setup wizard made it a breeze for us to get started.”

What Our Customers Say

“I learned more in 45 minutes with Pharos Insights than I did in six months of working with a print management consultant.”  

What Our Customers Say

“It’s surprisingly easy to identify savings opportunities. We are now driving volume to the most cost-effective devices and saving a ton of money.”  

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Why should I migrate my enterprise printing to the cloud?

Managing traditional print infrastructure is time- consuming and costly. With Pharos Direct Print, you can eliminate print servers, simplify print driver deployment and management, and reduce printing costs—all while enabling employees to print in a secure an familiar way to your existing printer fleet.

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What platforms does Pharos Direct Print support?

Pharos Direct Print provides a consistent user experience across all Windows, Mac, and Chrome OS devices, and supports all IPP printers, regardless of manufacturer.

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Where is the data stored?

Direct Print jobs don’t go to the cloud. Instead, they’re sent directly to the printer via IPPS/IPP. Only job metadata is collected, encrypted, and sent to Pharos Cloud for analytics. You have total control over what gets collected so you can adhere to local data privacy and data sovereignty requirements.

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How does Pharos Direct Print enhance security?

Pharos Direct Print enables employees to print securely by eliminating print server vulnerabilities , securing data with end-to-end encryption, and supporting zero trust security principles.

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How does Pharos’ IPP print driver improve productivity?

Pharos’ advanced IPP driver supports thousands of printer models and provides your employees with a consistent print experience to your multi-vendor fleet to reduce user training and Help Desk troubleshooting time.

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Is adding direct print devices a time-consuming process?

Not at all. Once in Pharos Cloud, enabling a printer for Direct Print is as simple as checking a box. On the user side, print queues can be automatically added or removed based on the network location of the users’ workstation.

Optimize Print with Pharos

Learn more about how to simplify print security, increase IT productivity, and cut waste with Pharos Cloud. Schedule a meeting with us today.

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