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Reliable, efficient, and cost-effective Output Distribution and Management

HP Output Server—the core of the HP Output Management Solutions—provides extremely reliable delivery of your business-critical documents, streamlines your business processes, and provides real-time notification of device malfunctions or job interruptions.

HP Output Server also enables centralized management for tracking and controlling, allowing you to easily incorporate new output destinations.

HP Output Server applications and key features:


Delivery manager

Enables enterprise-wide management, providing a single route to all output devices
Receives output Intelligently from a variety of client sources
Routes all requests across the WAN or LAN to the appropriate output queues
Supports distribution lists for broadcast delivery

Job and queue manager

Converts job formats such as PCL 5, PostScript, TIFF, and others automatically
Maintains both queues and the jobs they contain until the target output device is ready
Enables a single manager to control different types of queues (print, fax, Web), as well as multiple devices within each queue
Allows operators to check delivery authorizations and set queue policy

Destination manager

Automatically converts job formats such as PCL 5, PostScript, TIFF, and others
Recognizes the format of an incoming job
Converts an incoming job to a format the receiving output destination recognizes

Event manager

Tracks both job status events and output destination status events
Enables administrators and end users to subscribe to receive notification of specified events via graphical display, pager, or e-mail
Integrates easily with popular systems management tools, such as HP OpenView

Privilege manager

Ensures the control and security of document delivery
Ensures that all job delivery and management operations are authorized
Controls output resource access by destination, job attributes, individual or group
Restricts changes to HP Output Server's configuration and resources

Configuration manager

Simplifies administration
Eliminates the need for separate client drivers to access each output resource
Provides a single-system interface to output management resources, including services, queues, and output destinations
Provides a common interface for configuring dissimilar destination types

Accounting and inventory manager

Simplifies administration by maintaining an inventory of all output resources and their related usage statistics
Facilitates performance management
Assists in load balancing
Audits resource usage

Flexible operating environment

Supports multiple server, client, and network platforms
Works with multiple applications at the same time
Offers customization interface for capture of documents from any application
Offers multi-vendor device support

Operating system support

Provides support for the most current and supported Server operating systems including: HP-UX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SuSe Linux from Novell, Windows 2000 and 2003 Server.
Supports the most current and supported Client operating systems including: HP-UX, IBM AIX, Sun Solaris, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Windows 2000 Server and 2003 Server, LPR, and others.
Provides support for other operating systems — these customized support environments can be delivered by the HP Professional Services team.
The current supported versions include:

Server operating systems
  • HP-UX 11.11; 64-bit kernel
  • HP-UX 11.23; 64-bit kernel on PA-RISC & Itanium
  • HP-UX 11.31; 64-bit kernel on PA-RISC & Itanium
  • IBM AIX 5.3, 6.1; 64-bit kernel
  • Sun Solaris 9, 10; 64-bit kernel
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 Enterprise Edition; 32 bit kernel and 64 bits kernel on x64
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition; 32 bit kernel and 64 bits kernel on x64
  • Red Hat ES & AS 5.0; 64-bit kernel on x64 Processor
  • SuSe Linux Enterprise Server 9 & 10; 64-bit kernel on x64 Processor

Client operating systems:
  • HP-UX 11.11; 64-bit kernel
  • HP-UX 11.23; 64-bit kernel on PA-RISC & Itanium
  • HP-UX 11.31; 64-bit kernel on PA-RISC & Itanium
  • IBM AIX 5.3; 6.1; 64-bit kernel
  • Sun Solaris 9, 10; 64-bit kernel
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 R2 SP2 Enterprise Edition; 32 bit kernel and 64 bits kernel on x64 (command line interface)
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition; 32 bit kernel and 64 bits kernel on x64 (command line interface)
  • Red Hat ES & AS 5.0; 64-bit kernel on x64 Processor
  • SuSe Linux Enterprise Server 9 & 10; 64-bit kernel on x64 Processor

Device certification

HP certifies and provides certified device configuration for appropriate HP print devices shortly after a print device becomes generally available to the market.
Certified device configurations for selected non-HP print devices are provided by HP at the manufacturer's request utilizing the HP Device Certification Program.
Device templates and device capabilities tickets are provided for HP printers that meet specific certification requirements to help assure HP devices provide reliable printing using features such as checkpointing and other capabilities.
Other manufacturers of print devices may choose to participate in the HP Output Server device certification program. These manufacturers then identify specific printers for certification. These device templates and device capabilities tickets are provided when requested by the printer manufacturer.
Certified device configuration for selected non-HP print devices are provided by HP at the manufacturer's request utilizing the HP Device Certification Program.
For information on the currently certified devices and other information about device certification, please visit Output Management customer support site.
» HP Output Management Product Suite
» HP Output Server
» HP Output Distributor
» HP Web Delivery
» HP Output Manager for SAP
» HP Output Manager for Oracle applications
» HP Output Manager for OpenView
» HP International Printing for HP Output Server
» HP Output Management Web Console: Job Manager
» Archive and e-Discovery/ Compliance Solutions for Output Management

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