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Secure IPP Print Server

Secure IPP Print Server is designed to bring additional security to an organization’s print production environment. As part of the Chemistry™ platform of modular workflow solutions for print and digital communications, Secure IPP Print Server provides the ability to secure both incoming and outgoing print data creating a more protected process for transmission of print work to print devices. The server allows print job submission through a secure bi-directional channel for communicating with printers using an encrypted pathway all the way to the printer which can help ensure your data stays secure to better comply with data security regulations, policies and best practices including GDPR, the General Data Protection Regulation and CCPA, the California Consumer Privacy Act.

Secure IPP Print Server Workflow

Available as a standalone server or an integrated module of our Solimar® Print Director® Enterprise (SPDE), Secure IPP Print Server leverages the established methods of IPP and IPPS protocols making it possible to send print data securely to production printers. In many production environments, secure transfer of data to the production cut-sheet or roll-fed inkjet press is an area of security exposure due to the missing ability to accept and deliver IPP from the print management solution. This new solution from Solimar Systems closes that security gap.

Benefits of Secure IPP and Proven Print Management Capabilities:

  • Available to run automated and “lights out”
  • Improves content/data security
  • Improves data security during print (IPPS – Secure connection, Encrypted, Certificate enabled security, HTTPS)
  • Expands printer/job status feedback from print device to print management system
  • Enhanced PDF security (obfuscation, redaction, encryption, user permission controls
  • Additional control like the ability to cancel print jobs
  • Supports access control, authentication, and encryption
  • Supported by over 98% of printers sold today

Secure IPP Print Server System Requirements

  • OS: Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019, Windows® 10. NOTE: 64 bit only.
  • CPU: x64 2.4 GHz, Quad Core
  • RAM: Minimum: 8 GB, Recommended: 24 GB or more
  • HDD: 6GB free disk space for software installation, formatted with Windows NT File System (NTFS). Disk space requirements for processing data vary based on job size, volume, and application
  • NIC: Ethernet network interface supporting the maximum speed of the network, preferably 1 Gb/s or greater
  • USB Ports: 1 available port required if using physical license keys*
  • Additional Software: The latest Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.x (Currently: .NET Framework 4.7.2), Microsoft Message Queuing; these will be installed by the Secure IPP Print Server installer if not found
  • ReadyPDF: With the addition of ReadyPDF to an existing Secure IPP Print Server, it is possible that applications may require additional resources in order to handle the additional load and run the software. ReadyPDF requires an additional interpreter license in order to run the module. In general, Solimar suggests that users equip Secure IPP Print Servers with one core per licensed interpreter and an additional 4+ GB RAM per interpreter instance. In order to determine an appropriate amount of RAM, Solimar recommends that users evaluate the resource utilization and performance of their applications on existing Secure IPP Print Servers, and expand available resources as they believe necessary to meet processing objectives. Solimar recommends that users install, test and evaluate applications and workflows in a non-production test/development environment before using the software in production
For optimal performance, we suggest:
  • Note: Systems that process PostScript, PDF, very large files, or many workflows may require additional memory that can only be supported on a 64-bit operating system.
  • One 2.0+ GHz CPU core per printer
  • 64-bit OS with 4 GB or more RAM per interpreter instance
  • 100+ GB HDD, 15K RPM minimum
  • Solid State Drive (SSD) recommended for optimum performance
  • Note: Some workflows may require additional hard drives. Please contact Solimar Systems for recommended specifications.
  • OS: Microsoft Windows® Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019, Windows® 10
  • CPU: 2.4 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB minimum
  • HDD: 500MB free disk space for software installation
  • NIC: Ethernet network interface supporting the maximum speed of the network, preferably 1 Gb/s or greater
  • Additional Software: The latest Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.x (Currently: .NET Framework 4.7.2); will be installed by the Secure IPP Print Server installer if not found
  • OS: Microsoft Windows® Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019, Windows® 10
  • CPU: 2.4 GHz
  • RAM: 4 GB minimum
  • HDD: 350MB free disk space for software installation
  • NIC: Ethernet network interface supporting the maximum speed of the network, preferably 1 Gb/s or greater
  • Additional Software: The latest Microsoft® .NET Framework 4.x (Currently: .NET Framework 4.7.2); will be installed by the Secure IPP Print Server installer if not found