Heidelberg technical white papers are available for free to download and were created to inform customers about complex issues and/or to present Heidelberg recommendations on key topics. Whether or not you are a Heidelberg Prinect user, these white papers can be useful tools to help you make decisions and solve issues that are more general technology related.

 

Featured white papers focus on three key areas:

IT SECURITY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR PRINTERS
These documents provide quick guidance to protect against the day-to-day information security challenges that printers face in their plant and production.

PREVENTING RANSOMWARE

It doesn’t matter how big or how small your business is, becoming infected with Ransomware can cost a lot of money and affect the reputation of your business. Unfortunately, you have very few choices when it comes to protecting your company.

Read our “Preventing Ransomware” white paper to see what steps you need to take in order to prevent or resolve this potentially serious issue.

IS YOUR PRINT SHOP READY FOR A POWER FAILURE?

You’re protecting your workflow from harmful viruses. But what do you do in case of a power outage?

This white paper focuses on safeguarding your workstations/servers from an electrical power standpoint and is intended to provide guidance on how to best protect your Heidelberg Prinect® Workflow servers in regards to power.

CYBER ATTACK PROTECTION

A virus infestation can lead to destroyed or lost data, stolen confidential information, unplanned downtime, and ultimately, system degradation.

This white paper instructs you on how to best apply and incorporate Anti-Virus software into your Heidelberg Prinect Workflow.

DATA PROTECTION FOR PRINTERS

As printers continue to evolve their operations into more fully automated workflows, they must be increasingly concerned with two concepts that often go hand in hand: Business continuity and Disaster recovery.

This white paper focuses on the unique issues that print shop owners face in keeping their production running in the event of a system outage.

IT SECURITY FOR PRINT SHOPS

Printers are becoming more vulnerable to security threats due to the adoption of increasingly complex IT infrastructures and information processes that expose information security gaps.

This white paper focuses on the unique IT issues and solutions within a printing facility.

ADVANCED PRINECT CONFIGURATIONS
These documents provide a deep-dive into the underlying Prinect architecture to address specialized applications or deployments that some customers face.

PERFORMANCE AND THE PRINECT WORKFLOW

Improving performance is often about eliminating the things that negatively impact performance. But performance is very subjective and sometimes comes at a cost, so a printer may weigh the additional cost over the additional performance. This white paper discusses the Heidelberg Prinect Workflow and how to identify and address performance-related issues.

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WIRING YOUR PLANT

Your network wiring is generally transparent to all your employees, but it is at the heart of your plant. Everything uses the network wiring to exchange information and your wiring must be designed for performance, reliability, and growth. Wiring your plant sounds simple until it comes time to do it.

Get your free copy of our wiring guidelines below.

HEIDELBERG TEAMVIEWER FOR REMOTE SERVICE

TeamViewer is a market leader that provides private, encrypted, and secure remote access to Heidelberg systems. This makes it an ideal tool for our world-class remote support services. This white paper describes the use of TeamViewer to provide remote service and support to customers that require high security.

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NETWORK GUIDELINES FOR PRINECT PRODUCTION MANAGER

When it comes to Heidelberg Prinect Production Manager, all devices (Client Workstations, Proofers, Servers, etc.) that will be used in the Workflow need to adhere to guidelines to have a reliable, well performing network. This document provides some general guidelines and technical details on the necessary requirements.

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WORKING IN A VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENT WITH PRINECT

Heidelberg USA, Inc. frequently gets inquiries from customers about whether Prinect® Workflow will run in a virtual environment. Prinect can be virtualized, and customers around the world have been successfully doing this.

Get your free copy of our guidelines for using Prinect Production Manager in a virtual environment below.

HOW TO SECURE PRINECT WORKFLOW

This is a companion document to the white paper Preventing Ransomware.

This white paper outlines the more technical details in implementing some of the concepts highlighted in the first white paper.

PRINECT WORKFLOW IN A DOMAIN

Modern infrastructures, especially those that are larger or more complex, use directory services to organize and provide access to the network’s devices and data. These directory services are more commonly referred to as “Domains”.

This white paper provides guidelines for implementing Prinect Workflow in a Domain.

THE SMART PRINT SHOP
This document provides a look into the new processes that are the key to higher productivity – with a focus on digitization and consistent optimization of print production.

SMART PRINT SHOP. PREREQUISITES AND POTENTIAL

New processes are the key to higher productivity. With consistent digitization and optimization of print production you can fully exploit the potential of your machines and often double your productivity.

To get your free copy of the Smart Print Shop Whitepaper, click below.