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Epson partners with PrintSolv and achieves validated device support status with FMAudit ® in Australia

June 2015

Enhances managed print service offerings

SYDNEY, 16 June 2015 – Epson Australia today announced its WorkForce® Pro RIPS business printers have achieved validated device support status with FMAudit® software, distributed exclusively in Australia by PrintSolv a leading provider of innovative Managed Print Services (MPS) technologies. Epson’s validated device support status with FMAudit enables extensive access, data monitoring and collection to streamline MPS deployments. Together, Epson and FMAudit deliver a powerful solution for IT network professionals and dealers requiring robust business printers with easy-to-use monitoring services to manage productivity, performance and cost.

"As the managed print services market continues to grow, Epson has made it a priority to partner with solution providers such as FMAudit to address businesses’ need for solutions that deliver productivity and cost efficiency," said Craig Heckenberg, General Manager, Business Division, Epson Australia. "Resellers now have the opportunity to provide customers with leading-edge printing and imaging hardware from Epson and feature-rich MPS software from FMAudit to optimise and manage their customers’ printer fleets."

Epson Australia calls RIPS, which stands for Replaceable Ink Pack System, "The Future of Business Printing" as it is an entirely new way for small to medium size businesses to cut costs and improve efficiencies when it comes to office colour printing. Utilising this revolutionary system, Epson's new WorkForce® Pro R5000 series and R8000 series multi-function printers can deliver up to 75,000 printed pages(1) in both black and colour before the ink needs to be replaced. These printing solutions allow customers to print high impact colour documents with ultra-low operating costs and minimal maintenance.

Epson’s validated device support status enables both companies to offer FMAudit’s Data Capture software, which allows IT professionals and MPS service providers to take advantage of a streamlined, efficient process for data collection. This includes report creation, account management strategies, and the ability to set up supply and service alerts. The solution is supported across the entire range of Epson WorkForce Pro RIPS printers, including the newest models powered by PrecisionCore™, Epson’s revolutionary printing technology. All Epson commercial printers are available through a select number of authorised MPS providers and specialty print dealers.

FMAudit’s diverse portfolio is based on a unique technology that integrates seamlessly into existing infrastructures. The Data Capture solution efficiently assesses and monitors information through its suite of products, enabling IT professionals and MPS service providers to deliver streamlined processes for monitoring, saving money and increasing productivity.

"Epson WorkForce Pro RIPS printers deliver high quality output and a low total cost of ownership, which ties seamlessly to FMAudit’s extensive data collection software tools," said PrintSolv General Manager Andrew Tsiorvas. "Our promise to our diverse client base is to deliver the solutions they need to effectively manage and monitor data and, with Epson, we look forward to providing resellers, distributors and IT professionals with cost savings in addition to an enhanced level of service."

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Picture credits:
Andrew Tsiorvas, General Manager of PrintSolv

About Epson
Epson is a global technology leader dedicated to driving innovations and exceeding customer expectations in printing, visual communications, quality of life and manufacturing. Epson’s lineup ranges from inkjet printers, printing systems and 3LCD projectors to industrial robots, smart glasses and sensing systems and is based on original compact, energy-saving, and high-precision technologies.
Led by the Japan-based Seiko Epson Corporation, the Epson Group comprises nearly 70,000 employees in 94 companies around the world, and is proud of its contributions to the communities in which it operates and its ongoing efforts to reduce environmental burdens.

Epson Australia offers an extensive array of award-winning image capture and image output products for the commercial, industrial, consumer, business, photography and graphic arts markets, and is also a leading supplier of value-added point-of-sale (POS) solutions for the retail market. Epson is the market leader in Australia and worldwide in sales of projectors for the home, office and education. Established in 1983 Epson Australia is headquartered in North Ryde NSW and is a subsidiary of the Epson Group headquartered in Japan.

About PrintSolv
PrintSolv is Asia Pacific’s leading wholesale supplier of Managed Print Services software solutions to printer, photocopier and supplies resellers. We are the exclusive suppliers of FMAudit Managed Print Solutions in Asia Pacific and the exclusive suppliers of ROI Print Manager software and Evolved Office Dealer Marketing Solutions in Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific. Our FMAudit offering boasts the largest install base in Asia Pacific with over 150 Enterprise Subscriptions. For more information, visit or contact PrintSolv at

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