Looking to control the cost of printing without hindering productivity, one college found huge success with a print management solution from Canon.
The Commonwealth Medical College needed a way to control the cost of printing for staff and students without hindering their productivity. Officials found what they were looking for and more with a print management solution from Canon that has solved all of their needs—while saving nearly 500,000 sheets of paper and more than 16,000 pounds of greenhouse gases per year in the process.
With three regional campuses across northeastern Pennsylvania, The Commonwealth Medical College was formed in 2009 to address a projected shortage of physicians in the area. During the accreditation process, it was discovered that the school’s fleet of multifunction devices didn’t meet its security and usability needs. For instance, the devices didn’t support authentication using their Active Directory domain, leading to problems with access permissions—and making an already complicated print and scanning process even worse.
College officials wanted devices that would integrate easily into their existing IT infrastructure, require little maintenance, and be highly intuitive for students to use with minimal training. They also wanted to give students a print budget for each semester, plus a way to replenish funds as needed.…Read More