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AU's Managed Print Initiative

Offers University Cost-Savings, Streamlined Service, and Modern Technologies Like Follow-Me Printing

Benefits of Managed Printing

AU's Office of Procurement and Contracts selected Centric Business Systems to implement a campus-wide managed print program, which will streamline the print process, significantly reduce costs, and provide a full-time expert vendor technician to service all copiers and networked printers.

  • Under the new program, each department will be charged a reduced monthly lease cost for its multi-functional devices (MFDs) and a reduced cost per copy/print produced for both MFDs and network printers.
  • The billing will be handled centrally and costs will be allocated to each department's budget monthly, reducing the need to manage copy and print bills.
  • Local (non-networked) printers have ceased to be supported, and are not included under this new program.
  • All existing MFDs/copiers were replaced with an equivalent or better, new device from Centric.

We appreciate your assistance and accommodation, as we make these changes in a very short period of time. We are confident that you will be pleased with the products and benefits the new print management program provides.

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AU Community

The OIT Help Desk and Centric Business Systems provide support for managed network printers and copiers for the AU community (excluding WAMU and WCL).

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WAMU IT staff and Centric Business Systems support the managed network printers and copiers on the WAMU floors of the Connecticut Ave. building.

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WCL Community

The WCL Help Desk and Centric Business Systems provide support for managed network printers and copiers on WCL's Tenley Campus.

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