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VA Technical Reference Model v 20.6

Print Copy Scan (PCS) Director
Print Copy Scan (PCS) Director Technology

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Technologies must be operated and maintained in accordance with Federal and Department security and privacy policies and guidelines. More information on the proper use of the TRM can be found on the TRM Proper Use Tab/Section.

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Description: Print Copy Scan (PCS) Director enables users to monitor all printing, copying, scanning and faxing activity on Multi-Function Printers (MFPs) connected on a network. This technology can also handle charge-backs, control who is printing, how much is being printed, and identify the cost of printing across the entire organization`s connected MFPs. This technology is used to analyze, reduce, and recover costs along with the resources associated with printing and plotting to all networked, local, and direct to Internet Protocol (IP) printers.

This technology can store data in either a Microsoft Structured Query Language (SQL) Server database or a Microsoft Access database.

This technology no longer has a presence on the RICOH website, but is still supported by the vendor.
Technology/Standard Usage Requirements: Users must ensure their use of this technology/standard is consistent with VA policies and standards, including, but not limited to, VA Handbooks 6102 and 6500; VA Directives 6004, 6513, and 6517; and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards, including Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). Users must ensure sensitive data is properly protected in compliance with all VA regulations. Prior to use of this technology, users should check with their supervisor, Information Security Officer (ISO), Facility Chief Information Officer (CIO), or local Office of Information and Technology (OI&T) representative to ensure that all actions are consistent with current VA policies and procedures prior to implementation.
Section 508 Information: This technology has not been assessed by the Section 508 Office. The Implementer of this technology has the responsibility to ensure the version deployed is 508-compliant. Section 508 compliance may be reviewed by the Section 508 Office and appropriate remedial action required if necessary. For additional information or assistance regarding Section 508, please contact the Section 508 Office at Section508@va.gov.
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Decision Source: TRM Mgmt Group
Decision Process: One-VA TRM v20.5
Decision Date: 05/05/2020
Introduced By: SCCM
Vendor Name: RICOH
- The information contained on this page is accurate as of the Decision Date (05/05/2020).