Universal Print

This cloud-based print solution enables simple, rich, and secure printing experiences, while reducing time and effort for IT.

Streamline the way you manage print

Unblock the move to the cloud and support print for Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) users without a complex hybrid print setup. Eliminate the need for on-premises infrastructure and enables IT to manage printers directly through a centralized portal.

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  • Move to a print setup that’s scalable and easy to configure.

  • Remove the need to manage print servers.

  • Enjoy robust management capabilities through the centralized Azure portal.

  • Control print environment and reporting.

  • Gain visibility and insights into your print environment.

Print effortlessly every time

Get an intuitive printing experience with no learning curve or no need to install printer drivers. Print from anywhere when connected to the internet and authenticated to Azure AD.

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  • Eliminate the need to install printer drivers.

  • Locate the nearest printer—and print right away—with location-based printing.

  • View, add, and print only to printers users have permission to use.

  • Search a large catalog of printers both near and outside of the current location.

Protect your documents and data

Experience modern printer deployment and access control through Azure AD and Zero Trust Network. Protect organizational and personal information through secure connections.

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  • Help your organization keep printers and documents secure using Azure AD users and security groups.

  • Store print data in the same manner as other Microsoft 365 data, in accordance with Microsoft’s data management guidelines.

  • Protect all communications over secured HTTPS connections.

  • Use printers represented as Azure AD device objects backed by an X.509 certificate.

  • Support modern authentication, enabling deployment in Zero Trust Network infrastructure.

Universal Print–ready printers

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