Yesterday Adobe announced a new printing solution that will give consumers enterprise quality printing capability with the addition of nothing but a software upgrade. Adobe claims there system is environmentally friendly and could save consumers as much as 40% on printing and paper costs.
They also announced that they will partnering with Toshiba America Business Solutions (TABS) to distribute their services across North America. Consumers can purchase these services through Toshiba's TABS services, however free trials can be licensed to individuals for 30 days and organizations for 90 days through Adobe.
Raman Nagpal, senior director and general manager of Adobe Print and Scan Business commented on the service:
“Adobe has always prided itself on environmentally conscious behavior, from its LEED Platinum certified buildings to its carbon offsets,”
“With LeanPrint, we are bringing together our commitment to the environment and a deep understanding of the print industry to further drive down printing costs. Adobe is excited to launch LeanPrint with a like-minded company like Toshiba, who will help distribute this technology throughout North America.”
Bill Melo, vice president of marketing, services & solutions, Toshiba America Business Solutions, Inc. commented on their new partnership with Adobe:
“Toshiba is happy to be Adobe’s first partner to bring LeanPrint to market in North America,”
“We believe that both companies are on the cutting edge of this technology, which allows people to make good usage choices and print smarter.”
So if you're looking to save some costs or upgrade to more official looking letterhead, this may be the answer you've been searching for. The 40% cost-cutting is based on Adobe's laboratory tests on typical office documents.