Print-Limit Pro 8 Adds Leopard Support, Group Management

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GenevaLogic this week released an update to Print-Limit Pro, the company's system for managing the use of printers in K-12 schools and higher education. The new version 8.0 adds native support for Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard and includes expanded management and administrative functionality.

Print-Limit Pro focuses on reducing paper consumption and making users aware of the environmental impact of their paper use. It allows administrators to set up limits on the volume of printing users can do over a given time period and also provides users themselves with environmental impact statements to sow them "the number of trees consumed, the carbon dioxide output from the printer, and how much energy has been used" by their printing activities.

The new 8.0 release expands management capabilities down to the individual classroom, office, and department levels and includes usage summaries for these types of groups. It also adds new controls for pre-paid printing cards with user data import and update capabilities from Active Directory and LDAP.

Other new features include compatibility with Mac OS X 10.5, Veritas Cluster Server, and Microsoft Clustering services. It also offers scalability to more than 20,000 users.

Print-Limit Pro 8.0 is available now as a free update for existing customers with active annual support and upgrade protection packages. A free 30-day trial of the software is also available. Unlimited site licenses for K-12 schools start at $1,495. For colleges and universities, server licenses start at $1,995.

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David Nagel is the executive producer for 1105 Media's online K-12 and higher education publications and electronic newsletters. He can be reached at dnagel@1105media.com. He can now be followed on Twitter at http://twitter.com/THEJournalDave (K-12) or http://twitter.com/CampusTechDave (higher education). You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192.

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