HSPM presentation 2014 Company Overview Mission statement: We want to make secure cost saving print management easy for your company The company: Ubiquitech was founded in 2004. The company develops, produces and delivers costefficient, secure, user-friendly intelligent print management solutions based on open platform. The solutions are based on the unique, award winning Ubiquitech printing systems. Ubiquitech has 10 years market experience and technical knowledge. We have experience from many projects with flexible high-end solutions to the financial market, governmental organizations and many other industries. Company headquarters is located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Ubiquitech is working in partnership with some of the world’s leading IT and printer manufacturers. Print – part of IT infrastructure IT Print Network Support Organization Central managed from Denmark • • • • 3 highly skilled support engineers (closely connected to Development) Trac system (ticket system) Remote access to customer On site if needed (together with partner) Software Development Ubiquitech Matrix development organisation 7 engineers - Managed from Denmark Subcontractors in: – – – India Italy USA Only ”One” software Developed in modules on Open Platform Easy Configurable Development UBIQUITECH Software Design Process Definition Phase 1 Planning Phase 2 Design Phase 3 Test Phase 4 Release Phase 5 PRD PDD R&D QA Plan Arc. Draft Design Test specification and report doc R&D QA plan updated Test report, RC SW Test report, PR SW QA plan update Release note Archive checklist Build info Project Planning Product Requirement Document. Product Roll out activities Quality Plan Project Management Architect. Design Spec. Ticket Design Spec’s Proof Of Conc. Release Cand. Customer testing Tech. Rev. Beta rel. RC PR PR rel. Release Note Archive Project Lessons Learned Gate 1 Review Gate 2 Review Gate 4 Review Gate 5 Review Development UBIQUITECH Support and Software Change Process Customer or Internal Request Pipeline Ticket Enhancement Test Changes Release Product Yes Support Request Defect Implement Changes New Ticket Evaluate Request Accepted ? No TRAC Ticket record Close Ticket Development UBIQUITECH Design and Test Levels Requirement Activity Verification Customer Approval Product Requirement Document Specification & Function SW Integration System Design SW Module Module Design Implementation Source file Gate 4 Review (Validation) Production Test Pilot Test, Candidate Test Module Test Code Reviews Verification Reviews Partner Sale • Print Management Solutions: • Ubiquitech have today approx. 300 customer solutions in operations approx. 600.000 users – primary on Linux platform. • Sales Chanel: • Ubiquitech are selling globally via partners within Print & IT business. – South America, USA and Canada – Europa – Middle East – Scandinavian – Primary Denmark and Sweden Organisation Customer New/More Bizz Reseller Operation Sale/ Presale Support Delivery MPiTech IBM Products EASY – Small and Medium customer EASY is a server-based out of the box print management solution for Small and Medium business. VDMS - Large and Enterprise customer VDMS is a server-based solution for large business- and Enterprise customers HSPM – Enterprise customer HSPM (High Volume Secure Print Management) Public Print solution Payment solution to: Libraries, Airports, Hotels etc. Facility Features & Options Pull printing Push printing Cloud printing Failover Fallback Embedded clients Card Swipe Finger Scan Hardware terminals Job Accounting LDAP Integration SSL encryption Print rules Client Billing Print Payment solution MultiDomain Monitor Mobile Printing Area of Competition The story of printing… Print handled centrally from mainframe By the end of the eighties print was handled by Microsof printservere, working decentrally From 1959 and 20-30 years forward IBM dominated the market for print, e.g. By the 1401 1960 1970 1980 1990 ELS advantage All Stability & Performance Savings Pull Print from Host Pull Print – Tracking, accounting, reporting, security, rules etc. Environment MF The solution inside ELS Formatting print job Formatting print job Easy implementation- and 2) When the user swipes her card at the seedless maintenance MFP of choice, the ELS recognizes the type of printer. In this case a Ricoh MFP 3) A Ricoh Print Definition File together with the generic CUPS-driver formats the One theMFP same driver installed at every print• job for and the Ricoh workstation • Since the users identifies themselves at printers (by swiping) no relations between print queues and users need to be set up • No print drivers are to be handled and only a handful of 4) The job is printed at the Print Definitions Files are to be maintained on ELS Ricoh MFP 1) The only installed on users can be handled in the • All brands andthing types of printers workstation is a generic driver (Linux solution CUPS-driver) When the user prints the print job it is Thestored solution takes the preformatted and on also holding queue on ELS heavy print load off the Citrix environment Ubiquitech HSPM- Intelligent Print Management • Secure printing going from Push to Pull printing • Savings on number of printers • Rules for Black/White-printing and Duplex – Savings on paper, toner Users pull print jobs from printer giving No lost prints No problems with printers out of order Easy handling of users and print queues Customer Profile – HSPM Large Business and Governmental areas: • • • • Typical regional main offices and many local offices Centrally manage IT infrastructure Solid network with capacity for consolidation Heavy print load on host print and office print Primary Verticals: • Banking and Finance • Insurance Other Verticals: • • • • Pharmaceutical Industry Food and beverages Transportation – Aviation and freight transport Shipping ELS Solutions Existing mainframes world wide 80.000 customers Potential new customers for mainframes 80.000 customers Average Mainframe customer: Number of print servers MFPs Printers Employees over Solution value 10-1.000 1.000 1.500 5.000 Euro 500.000 – 2.500.000 Business case Ubiquitech is unique: Security • Possibility for different levels of security • Encryption – from workstation all way to the printer • Cloud and failover solutions Support • Print as an integrated part of the IT solution • Configurable solutions • Developed in modules and easy configurable • API enables integration, for instance to ERP and Business intelligens • Configure options on the workstation • Configure reports, rules, registration for payment etc. • Mobile printing as an integrated part of the solution High level knowledge Ubiquitech server can run on all platforms: Windows, Linux and Mainframes Only Ubiquitech does not violate Intelligent Print Management Patents • Patents in Europe, US and Hong Kong THANK YOU.