Kodak introduces analytics-based Prinergy Cloud

kodakprinergycloud-inKodak Prinergy Cloud is an analytics-enabled cloud platform that “offers printers new industry-first solutions to minimize cost and risk while driving business growth.” The technology harnesses production data and turns it into easy-to-interpret dashboard reports of actionable information allowing informed decision making in real-time. Customers can seamlessly integrate all Prinergy Cloud services with existing on-premise Kodak workflow software, and lower operating costs by reducing hardware and administrative overheads. It’s is hosted on the Microsoft Azure platform – which ensures fast, reliable and secure cloud delivery. Kodak added that customers will benefit from 24/7 cloud service monitoring that  delivers “the highest levels of security and availability.”

kodakprinergycloud2-inDeveloped in partnership with Yellowfin, Prinergy Cloud’s Decision Analytics offers the print industry’s first analytics-enabled workflow. This new capability delivers intuitive dashboards that provide visibility into production costs and system performance by continuously collecting data from operations. Also, all new Prinergy Cloud services are Decision Analytics-enabled. This includes the System Performance Service for print production reporting, File Archive and Backup for protection against data loss, and automated archiving for higher levels of efficiency and security. Summary of benefits…..

  • Take cost control and risk control to the next level.
  • Turn production data into actionable information enabling better decision making.
  • Enjoy fast, reliable and secure cloud performance hosted by industry leader Microsoft Azure.
  • Scale intelligently as your needs change.
  • Control capital expenses with SaaS pricing and stay current with the latest software.
Allan Brown.
Allan Brown.

“We’re committed to helping our customers stay ahead of the competition in today’s fast-moving market,” said Allan Brown, Vice President and General Manager of Kodak’s Unified Workflow Solutions. “The benefits of cloud services for printers are clear. We’re taking that one step further by delivering new, industry-first automation solutions that help print service providers make informed decisions to better serve their businesses, and in turn, increase profitability.”

“Yellowfin is excited to be working in partnership with Kodak to integrate world-class analytics into its new Prinergy Cloud service, delivering an industry-first solution for the print services industry,” said Yellowfin SVP of Global Sales, Peter Baxter. “Powered by Yellowfin’s embedded analytics platform, Prinergy Cloud’s Decision Analytics capability empowers print service providers to effectively and efficiently monitor their production costs in real-time, improving operational performance and boosting profits.”

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Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.