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Xerox CentreWare for HP OpenView

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Xerox CentreWare for HP OpenView is printer management software that allows you increase IT efficiency through central management of Xerox network printers and multifunction printers within HP OpenView NNM network management toolset.

Key Features

  • Discover and automatically identify Xerox printers on your network with recognizable icons
  • Manage the Xerox devices discovered on your network in a single "Xerox Printers" map
  • Color-coded device status automatically changes to reflect printer status in each view
  • Access the embedded web server of your device through the icon displayed in the Xerox Agent or through a menu item in the tools menu of the HP OpenView GUI
  • Launch Xerox CentreWare Web or Xerox Device Manager from the Unicenter interface with focus on the selected Xerox device
  • Integrate with the features of HP OpenView NNM to provide status and notification to HP OpenView NNM users about Xerox devices
  • Enable unsolicited device feedback for events using SNMP trap registration
  • Integrated Help menu
  • Install and compile Xerox MIB into HP OpenView NNM

Your Challenges

Without real time printer status and central printer management IT administration of network printers and multifunction printers can lead to inefficient use of resources, downtime, and higher operational costs.

Key Challenges

  • Higher operational costs, inefficient use of resources, and when devices cannot be centrally managed
  • Loss in user productivity due to IT inability to manage print devices within HP OpenView NMN environment
  • More downtime when device status is unavailable

How Xerox Can Help

CentreWare for HP OpenView allows system or device administrators to easily integrate and manage Xerox network products within HP OpenView Network Management environment.

  • Identifies Xerox printers and multifunction printers in the general discovery performed by HP OpenView Network Node Manager
  • Real-time status of discovered Xerox devices under a Xerox Printer Map and IP Map via color-coded icons
  • Issues traps and message updates to the OpenView alarm browser
  • Enables CentreWare Internet Services for printer management directly from HP OpenView