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Printing Solutions
from EBS for Schools

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Schools have to balance high printing outputs with a balanced budget. At the same time, they can’t skimp on quality. Making high quality prints is crucial for art and many other departments. The amount of printing in a school makes technical problems even more disruptive. Like a big business, schools can’t afford to lose the ability to print for days on end. That’s why they need quick and effective service, along with high quality equipment and competitive pricing.

Why Choose EBS for Your Educational Printing?

EBS has supplied print solutions to Schools for over two decades. We supply many schools with hundreds of devices throughout East Anglia with a range of print hardware designed for use in a varied environments, from classrooms to reprographic departments.

Different Printers for Different Needs

We provide a diverse offering of printers from renowned manufacturers, including Konica Minolta, Samsung and RISO. Each one has unique benefits to a school’s print applications and can be blended together to provide the best solution for every requirement. These include key features such as:

  • 150 pages per minute in full colour for busy reprographic departments
  • Outstanding colour print quality for art coursework
  • The highest reliability from a small footprint for a classroom environment

Software That Offers More Control and Saves Money

Aside from the hardware, EBS also installs and supports a full portfolio of Print and Scan Management software. Papercut and Pcounter to give the school the ability to implement a global print policy which is open to pupils, teachers and support staff. This gives the bursar more control, which can allow them to make some significant savings. Key features include:

  • BYO devices – printer support for student and faculty-owned devices
  • Follow-ME print – the software detects and automatically chooses the printer nearest to the user
  • Policies and rule-based printing – schools can choose and enforce their own guidelines and restrictions. It makes workflow more manageable and cost-effective

We also offer live monitoring and automatic toner replenishment. This takes the pressure away from IT departments in managing the fleet consumables and redeemable maintenance.

Security and Knowledge

Copying, printing and scanning access can be controlled across the range with all authentication methods including:

  • Bio-metric
  • Proximity card
  • PIN

This can also tie into other third party applications e.g. cashless catering and door entry. This not only makes your printing system more secure, but also more efficient.

With the ability to produce comprehensive reports from the Print Management software, we provide the bursar with detailed cost breakdowns on user, department and subject. Not only will you feel more secure about how resources are used, you will also be more informed when it comes to budgeting.

Quality Service with No Hidden Costs

We honour our unique 12 month, fully inclusive service contract with exceptional response times and first time fix rates. This gives the school a local service and support from a regional business. It also means that, should technical problems occur, you’re not left without the ability to print for too long.

We have a track record of competitiveness against CCS framework pricing. The school will also benefit from the added value of active account management. You can get the best from the fleet over the term of the agreement, rather than the standard refresh visit from manufacturers.