Meter Reads and Cost Recovery

Brother meter reading and cost recovery solutions enable extensive data collection with advanced reporting capabilities of a user’s document management environment. Configure machine settings to conveniently generate and send reports about the machine’s status. Comprehensive management solutions allow for complete and effective control of the printing environment.

Features

From third-party integrations to built-in machine configurations, Brother offers solutions for effective monitoring of document output devices that can help businesses improve efficiencies, while also helping save time and money. Features include:

  • BRAdmin Professional 3 - Management tool for Brother network-connected devices that can also be used to view the status of other SNMP-compliant (v1, v2c, or v3) network printing devices.
  • Embedded Web Server (EWS) - An Embedded Web Server (EWS) enables machine configuration and management via a web browser.
  • Device Reports (Email Reports) - Configure email server settings on a Brother machine to generate and send reports about the machine's status.

Partners

One of our top priorities at Brother is delivering added value for our customers to help meet their unique business needs beyond just what’s in the product in the box. To do this, we’ve partnered with various solutions providers to help better facilitate meter readings and cost recovery for customers, including:

Print Fleet

PrintFleet

  • Complete print management solutions powered by a remote data collection unit.
  • Offers a reliable and scalable print management solutions platform. Available via the Brother Dashboard as a value added managed print service solution.

FMAudit

  • Software tool enabling extensive data collection.
  • Data collection tool that features two-way communication with accounting and dispatch systems.

Print Audit

Print Audit

  • Software tool enabling print tracking and copy auditing for managing a print environment.
  • Comprehensive print management solution that uses client-based tracking to analyze, reduce, and recover costs associated with printing.

Print Fleet

Brother PrintFleet Server (Brother Dashboard)

  • The Brother Dashboard is a value added managed print service solution with advanced reporting capabilities.
  • Offers expanded visibility and insight into end user print environments from one seamless user interface.

PaperCut

PaperCut

  • Enables tracking, charging, and billing of copying, printing, faxing, and scanning.
  • Monitor and control copying, printing, and scanning. Enable quotas, charging, and cost allocations. Bill and account by user, department, cost-center, and project.

nddPrint

nddPrint 360

  • Enables tracking, charging, and billing of copying, printing, faxing, and scanning.
  • Monitor and control copying, printing, and scanning. Enable quotas, charging, and cost allocations. Bill and account by user, department, cost-center, and project.

Value Services & Custom Solutions

From enhanced collaboration to increased document security, Brother Value Services and Custom Solutions feature an expanded portfolio of personalized service and solutions offerings designed to meet the needs of mid-to-large size customers. Inclusive of customization and integration capabilities, this suite of solutions helps to resolve unique document management challenges and meet critical business requirements.

E-notify

Enables email notifications to be set up so that requests for support on a Brother device and supply orders are sent right from the machine.

Special Solutions Team

The Brother Special Solutions Team (SST) assesses a business' unique needs and develops customized solutions to meet those needs.

Contact Brother Solutions

Contact a Business Solutions Specialist with questions regarding Brother products, workflow solutions, and professional services.