Printix for Windows Virtual Desktop

Windows Virtual Desktop Printing on Azure

Cloud Print Management on Windows Virtual Desktop from Printix

Printix is a Windows Virtual Desktop value added service provider that equips your IT teams, to automate the connection of users to office printing resources.

As the missing piece in your Azure migration, Printix is the most cost-effective service available to remove infrastructure and IT tasks associated with supporting and optimizing print workflow to every user regardless of location.

Cloud Print Management on Windows Virtual Desktop from Printix

Print Management capabilities for Windows Virtual Desktop running on Azure

Printing is a fundamental task in just about every office and small business environment. In order to take full advantage of Windows Virtual Desktop, and provide a great end-user experience, a core component is solving how to conveniently connect users to printers with minimum effort and maximum reliability. With Printix, you can ensure that you get the most out of Windows Virtual Desktop through SSO, silent configuration, updates and continuous monitoring of your print environment.

Automatic and reliable printer discovery

Whether mobile, BYOD, or managed device, your printers will appear automatically without fail. Printix seamlessly automates the creation of print queues and installation of print drivers.

Azure AD integration

Azure AD integration

With SSO using Azure AD, Printix leverages the Microsoft credentials to authenticate seamlessly and directly against Azure AD.

Azure Ad Groups

Azure Ad Groups

Use Azure AD groups to control access to printers and deploy printers based on users’ group membership.

How it works

Printix tenant is created using a Microsoft work account. Next, Printix Client is deployed via Intune to the endpoints which then take a blue-print of your print infrastructure and current settings. Local printers are installed through Printix inside the VDI. The user simply selects a printer queue and Printix takes care of the encrypted transport of the document without the need of VPNs, servers or any other hardware.

Enhanced printing features like secure printing, print anywhere and mobile printing are enabled off the shelf.

The benefits of using Printix on Windows Virtual Desktop

IT visibility
Printix Administrator web interface provides centralized access to all users, printers and usage, including printer status, paper and toner levels. In addition, you can monitor how your resources and services are performing to help meet KPIs.

Cost savings
Printix saves on the cost of infrastructure and support. Being a true cloud SaaS platform, you only pay for active users under a low-cost monthly or annual subscription, with significant discounts for Not for Profit, Education and Enterprise customers. Printix saves both you and your customers time and money.

Business productivity
Reliable, secure and mobile printing from office, remote and BYOD is solved, ensuring increased productivity that enhances the customer experience.

Scalability
Printix hosted on Azure Data Centers can scale from dozens to hundreds of thousands of users. From smaller SMB to the largest Enterprise customers, Printix meets the need and being a SaaS, pricing scales up or down in line with business needs, without penalty.

Optimal end-user experience
Regardless of User, Group, Location or make and model of printer, when users access Printix with SSO, they can now confidently print without calling on IT support. As you gain clear insights to activity, your workloads will decline in support, thus optimizing return on investment for everyone.
Printix Power Bi

Printix analytics tool integrates with Microsoft Power BI so that you can easily gather and analyze printing data on everything (device, printer, user) that may impact your end-user experience, business productivity and savings when using Windows Virtual Desktop.

Printix Modern Workplace Printing on Windows Virtual Desktop

Printix for Windows Virtual Desktop is based on our existing cloud-native platform. It’s meant to connect hosted WVD environments to local print environments while enhancing the overall user experience in general.

Printix is an Azure-integrated printing service (SaaS) which handles printer assignments and printer queue creations for local and network printers. Organizations can deploy the Printix Client onto their WVD hosts and configure its printers.

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Microsoft Azure Marketplace
As a Preferred Solution, Printix is also available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.