Xerox CentreWare Web gives you added productivity advantages you might not expect in device management. This innovative, web browser-based software tool installs, configures, manages, monitors, and reports on networked printers and multifunction devices in the enterprise – regardless of manufacturer – and it's free! Download brochure ›
Remotely configure printers and multifunction devices.
Manage many printers as if they were one with group-based management function.
Check device status throughout the enterprise.
Proactively monitor device status receiving alerts on printer status and problems, allowing everyday issues to be resolved before users experience down-time.
Features to reduce costs
Track print usage by user and group to facilitate usage policies and ensure that devices are deployed to provide the best fit throughout the organisation.
Features to help ensure security
Centrally manage and administer critical device settings to ensure consistent and correct implementation of security policies and procedures.
IT administrators are faced with the challenge of continuously managing a diverse fleet of multi-vendor output devices, including discovery, tracking usage, monitoring status, updating software configurations, deploying driver updates, managing supplies, and reporting on the overall infrastructure. They need a comprehensive, easy-to-use tool that does all this and more.
Manage and report on all of the networked SNMP printers and multifunction devices across the entire enterprise – regardless of manufacturer.
Centralise printer set-up and enable system administrators to install, configure, and view the settings for all network protocols, simplifying the task of integrating devices.
Generate consistent information from databases and systems that is comprehensive, accurate, and easy to understand.
Track printer usage and utilisation levels and optimise the deployment of assets.
Reduce service calls and increase the efficiency of output fleet management.
Ensure security by centrally managing security-critical device settings.
Xerox CentreWare Web provides the following key benefits:
Easy to deploy and administer.
Supports any SNMP compliant printers or multifunction devices, not just Xerox devices.
Simplifies device integration - install, configure and view settings for all network protocols, and set device defaults from a centralised location.
Configuration Sets - allow administrators to establish templates to define network protocol, scanning, job accounting and security settings across compatible Xerox devices.
Configuration Tasks – can be easily created, scheduled and applied to a set of devices which may be flexibly selected using a logical (Boolean) expression.
Manage HP devices – a variety of settings specific to Hewlett-Packard devices may be remotely managed via Configuration Sets and Tasks.
Cloning feature applies settings from one device to other like devices - a time and energy saver.
Reduces service calls and downtime through proactive response to alerts.
Provides accurate meter reads for charge-back by users or devices.
Retrieve and report – on print, copy, scan and server fax activity at the user level for Xerox multifunction printers that are network accounting-enabled.
Leverage the organisation's Active Directory – by choosing to map an existing object as the "Job Accounting account identification field." This quickly brings all users in as valid accounts, and can be automatically updated. Users can now import up to 10 Customer Active Directories.
Acts as a standalone solution or integrates seamlessly with existing software/hardware configurations.
Distinguishes fleets of output devices by placing into default or customised groups.
Group polling feature allows setting polling intervals and priority.
Why Choose Xerox?
Simplify your task with the clear leader in the output device management space.
Xerox continues to innovate in device management tools, driven by continuous feedback from customers ranging from Enterprise to SMB.
See which CentreWare Web features are supported on different Xerox products.
Xerox award-winning copiers, printers, and multifunction printers include flexible platforms that accommodate a wide variety of software solutions. Software functionality may vary by product model. Contact your local sales representative for detailed compatibility information.
Free disk space: 3 GB (20 GB if collecting job/historical data from thousands of devices)
3 GHz x86 processor, 2 GB of RAM, with SQL Server® or SQL® Express installed on the same system
Databases supported: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 and 2012, Microsoft SQL Server Express 2008 and 2012
Database may be installed on the same system as CentreWare Web. A separate database server is recommended for any of the following configurations:
More than 20 groups configured for concurrent status polling
More than 20 alert profiles specified
Job data consumption is greater than 100,000/week
Before installing CentreWare Web, you must first install Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5. The CentreWare Web client interface is web-browser based and can be accessed on a platform that supports the following:
Microsoft® Internet Explorer version 8.x, 9.x, 10.x and 11.x