"Data about other data”. In the context of printing, metadata provide details about the printed document, such as the size, format, or number of pages.
As far as scanning goes, metadata can inform about the document's author, version, parametres, name of organization, and more – and these can help deliver the scanned file to the right place in the company's document workflow system (DMS).
Business Intelligence tools – Digital tools that translate “raw” business data from different sources into organized and clear visual form, typically interactive reports, infographics or dashboards.
Virtual Private Network – allows you to create a secure connection to another network over the Internet. It encrypts your IP address and data transfers and is safe from hacker attacks. Companies use VPN to allow remote employees to log in to the office network from anywhere and get access to printers, connect to IT resources, transfer data, and more.
Formerly Office 365, it is a subscription service that gives users access to Microsoft Office applications like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on Windows PCs, Macs, iPads, etc., along with 1TB of storage space in OneDrive. Microsoft 365 for Business offers powerful collaboration and security features important for remote-working companies.
In a public cloud, you share the same hardware, storage, and network devices with other organizations or cloud “tenants,” and you access services and manage your account using a web browser. Public cloud deployments are frequently used to provide web-based email, online office applications, storage and more.
IT services offered either over the Internet or a private internal network, and only to selected users. Also called an internal or corporate cloud, private cloud computing gives businesses many of the benefits of a public cloud – including self-service, scalability, and elasticity.
Managed print solution
A compound of services provided to a company by a third-party provider that takes care of business printing as a whole – from (partly) taking care of hardware replacement, service and assessment of printing hardware to monitoring printer devices’ usage.
Enables companies to make printing and scanning accessible through cloud technology – with their print management solution installed in the cloud, they can access printers even from a remote location. They only need internet connection.
Multifunction printer – an all-in-one device (also known as MFD, multifunction device), larger than a “basic” printer, which covers most printing needs of a common office. It usually combines the functions of a printer, photocopier, scanner, and even fax, and is controlled from a terminal.