By Kieron Byatt, PaperCut: When most people think “global tech company”, Windows, Apple, and Google are the first words out of their mouths. Printers probably, and print management software definitely, won’t immediately spring to mind.
Those of us in the print industry know of the significance of software for print enablement (making the printing happen) and print management (tracking and monitoring the printing). But we’re very aware that we’re in a niche field.
As our CEO says, “I like to think we’re one of the coolest companies in one of the most boring parts of IT.” Despite being somewhat unheard of by the common public, our industry-leading print management software is used across 195 countries, translated into 30 languages, to manage 139 million users using 7 million printers, installed on 1.2 million Multi-Function Devices (MFDs), plus more fun printer stats…
And we’re just the tip of the iceberg! Print is an overlooked but rich subgenre of technology.