Promoting business communication with powerful documentation

ApeosWare Management Suite 2 is a software that can manage devices and their usages, and provides integrated authentication, print output, log accounting, and document distribution. Promoting comprehensive document management to provide high value to businesses.

Most businesses are faced with increasing numbers of multifunction devices, printers, leading to the growing need to utilise mobile devices. The increasing number of devices and variety of work styles lead to issues such as extra management work, risk of information leakage, increasing costs, heavy printing activities and longer work hours.


Main Features

  • Device Management
  • User Management
  • Cost Management
  • Print Management
  • Link Scan Settings with File Management Service
  • Image Log Control
  • Operating Mobile Device
  • Accounting report creation
  • Job Logs Management
  • Server Monitoring
  • Document Distribution by Flow
  • Updates Software

Address issues related to document input and output, including the cost of managing documents, risk of leaks, print queue traffic and operational delays. 


Advanced design and visualisation from the user’s perspective 

Administrators are able to complete necessary settings and operations without looking at a manual, and users are able to quickly access the services they need. ApeosWare Management Suite 2 realizes a sleek system that removes tediousness with an easy-to-understand interface, simple settings and operations, and data visualization. 

  • Intuitive user interface (Administrator UI / device control panel / mobile device) 
  • Accounting report creation 
  • Display usage status 
  • Image Log Control 
  • Server Monitoring 

Efficiently manage life cycle from creation to disposal 

ApeosWare Management Suite 2 helps businesses with document life cycle, as it can be organised to increase operational efficiency of the administrators and strengthen governance for the business. Consistency is made possible as the system will inherit the grouping features set by the administrator and implement the same feature across the fleet of devices in the office. This ensures centralised management for the status of registration, settings and application of the appropriate user profiles. 

  • Device Management 
  • User Management 
  • Cost Management 
  • Print Management 

Adapt to the ever-changing business environment to improve processes 

Customers exchange information daily across multiple platforms including multifunction devices, computers, operational systems and cloud services. ApeosWare Management Suite 2 connects to various devices and systems used by customers and promotes input and output of documents. 

  • Link with File Management Service 
  • Document Distribution by flow 


Extended functionality with enhancement options 

The features used and the amount of data handled by each customer are different. ApeosWare Management Suite 2 is available in Entry Edition and Enterprise Edition product packages to provide features as needed. 

  • Available in Entry Edition and Enterprise Edition 
  • Flexible system configurations to meet IT requirements 

A new version for more convenience and efficiency 

Visualise – Advanced design and visualisation from the user’s perspective 

I want to manage consumables of overall devices in a timely manner. 

Web-based administrator’s UI provides easy-to-understand screens with abundant information on the dashboard. The UI facilitates administration by providing centralized management of the device consumables status such as toner, drums, and paper. 

Administrator portal


Management of toner, drums, and paper

Note: It can also check detailed information for each device. 

I want to operate devices with as few steps as possible. 

Menu displayed on the control panel 

Menus for the ApeosWare Management Suite 2 are provided on the control panel of the devices. You can quickly access to the operation service on the device. External linkage system such as DocuShare and SharePoint can be connected to the system to provide you with the same operational experience. 

Multifunction device Control Panel 

I want to operate my mobile device the same way as my computer. 

Direct operations from mobile devices 

A specialised program is provided for mobile devices. Devices, users, and setting information specified on ApeosWare Management Suite 2 are applied to mobile devices to allow direct output and scanning by intuitive operations from the user interface. Devices to output and scan by using QR codes can also be setup easily. 

Mobile device user interface screen 

Display the usage status on the control panel on login / Making each employee more cost-conscious  

Individual usage status can be displayed in monetary amounts. You can also show each user’s gap from administrator targets for color printing, 2 sided printing, Pages per Side, and so on. This information can be hidden for those who have met the targets. It reduces the burdens of the administrator while raising cost-consciousness of users. 

Create over 30 different types of reports / Facilitating cost reduction and optimal deployment of devices 

I want to know the usage status of devices so I can optimize their locations and reduce overuse. 

A wide range of reports can be created on the web browser using collected job log information such as the users of devices, sheets that are output, paper sizes, and time. The report function has been dramatically enhanced in ApeosWare Management Suite 2. A variety of reports can be created across five categories.      

Executive Summary Report

Device usage report by user

Electricity usage report

Main features 
  • Web-based accounting reports 
  • Custom settings 
  • Various output formats (Web/PDF/Office documents) 
  • Automated report settings (Email/shared folder storage) 

Image Log Control* / Strengthening security by preventing and tracking information leak 

I want to prevent information leak and ensure traceability. 

Any documents that have been copied, printed, scanned or sent / received by fax will be stored as images along with relevant process details and device information. These features allow administrators monitor document handling activity by individual users as well as groups. And by combining the system’s management tools with other authentication functions – such as device passwords and IC cards – user activity is easily tracked, greatly deterring the occurrence of information leakage. 

Trace leaks 

When classified documents containing personal or other confidential information are leaked, you can find the responsible party by searching job logs and document content obtained from automatic OCR* – effectively where the system will show you how and when a leak occurred. 

Monitor image logs and notify admins

To monitor document handling, simply pre-programme search criteria or keywords and let Image Log Management automatically search for relevant documents. Reports are generated and sent to administrators via e-mail at designated intervals determined by importance. Reports are saved for future reference and can be categorised by users or groups, assigned varying degrees of importance, and displayed by the month/year. This feature significantly reduces the possibility of information leakage caused by misuse of multifunction printers and other similar devices. 


Organise – Efficiently manage the document life cycle from the creation to the disposal 

Management of devices / Reduce burden of settings by assigning groups 

With the increasing number of devices, the burden on the administrator also increases. 

Device groups can be created and devices to manage can be registered to the group. It is possible to centrally manage settings information and to batch configure device settings. Resetting devices is easy even in case of a device malfunction. 

Email notifications of device statuses 

This function monitors the status of devices and sends notifications by email.

Monitoring device settings 

Provides central monitoring of device security to reduce administrative tasks 

Security monitoring setting provides batch setting of security options of multifunction machines, printers, and other devices. This function also detects unintended setting changes and notifies the administrators. 
Also, this function periodically and automatically restores such device settings to maintain the required security level, reducing the operational tasks of the administrator. 

Main features 
  • Management of devices and device groups 
  • Automated registration of devices 
  • Reflection of device data 
  • Authentication/accounting settings 
  • Display of device statuses/meter information 
  • Notification settings for statuses 
  • Displays job log collection status 
  • Stock management of consumables 

Management of users / Manage departments and offices securely and all at once, strengthening security with user authentication.

Worried about security in an environment where many people use devices? 

This function authenticates users when logging into devices to identify who is using the device before it’s used. 

Setting strict restrictions to functions and access privileges 

Device features and color printing can be restricted by individual, department, or position. This reinforces security and promotes effective TCO reduction. 

Easily register user information 

User information can be imported from LDAP, SQL servers, Active Directory, and CSV files. This allows efficient registration and management.* 

  • * Users can register their card IDs from the control panel of multifunction devices or their computer. 

Main features 

  • Management of users and user groups 
  • Settings for access profiles 
  • Links with external authentication servers (domains) 
  • Import of users 
  • Import of accounts* 
  • Settings for authentication features 
  • Self-registration of user card IDs 
  • * Entry Edition requires Cost Recovery Option. 

Management of printing / Organize rules for efficient output, limit wastefulness

I want to thoroughly reduce costs without relying on user awareness. 

Rules for output such as “high speed, 2-sided printing of large-quantity jobs” and “black & white printing for email” can be specified. Output without wastefulness can be performed thoroughly without particular reliance on user awareness. 

I can’t print my urgent documents because the device is in use. 

Quick Print On Demand* 

Print On Demand can be used to output from any device of your choice upon user authentication. Print jobs are temporarily stored to a server. This also allows you print out only the correct documents and delete those print job with incorrect settings. 

  • * Print On Demand is optional for the Entry Edition and standard for the Enterprise Edition. 

Upload and print files from the online user interface of servers 

  • Restricting output by guest users 
  • For example, users can pay to use “Guest Print”. The guest users will be able to perform the print job from designated locations, such as the library. 

Main features 

  • Management of print servers 
  • Direct printing 
  • Print On Demand* 
  • Guest Print* 
  • Watermark 
  • Access protocols and print rules 
  • Popup notification 
  • Attribute changes of print jobs 
  • * Optional for Entry Edition. 

Achieving highly secure usability* 

ApeosWare Management Suite 2 can manage input and output from smartphones and tablet devices. 

  • * Optional for Entry Edition. 
  • Output from the web or Email* 
  • Files can be uploaded and output via a web browser. emails and attachments sent to a specified email address can be printed. 
  • * Optional for Entry Edition. 
  • Output via the Internet* 
  • Isolating the Mobile Server allows mobile output via the internet. 
  • * Optional for Entry Edition.  

Main features 

  • Sending of print jobs 
  • Operation of Print on Demand*1 
  • Scan to Email 
  • Associating mobile devices with devices 
  • Links with file management services*2 
  • Cost management*1 
  • *1: Optional for Entry Edition. 
  • *2: DocuShare, Microsoft® SharePoint® Server, Salesforce, OneDrive®, SharePoint Online, ABBYY® FlexiCapture® are supported. 

Cost management / Organize the cost incurred according to the output by project 

I want to transfer the costs for output as well when invoicing customers, but there’s no way to do so by project. 

Transfer costs by project* 

For example, the staff at offices such as law offices or architect studios that have multiple projects at the same time can register an account for each project in advance. This way, accounting results are able to be used to transfer costs. 

  • * Optional for Entry Edition.  

I want to properly manage the budget associated with output. 

Decide and control the “balance”* 

Set up balances for accounts to control output costs. Flexible operations are possible by rolling over balances with a surplus to the next month or by replenishing accounts with insufficient balances. 

  • * Optional for Entry Edition. 

Main features 

  • Management of accounts 
  • Creation of fee structure 
  • Settings for replenishment schedules 
  • Accounting reports for each account 

Connect – Adapt to the ever-changing business environment to improve business processes 

Link scan settings with file management services / Flexibly connect devices with systems 

Can I set the processing method or destination when scanning documents? 

Consistent operations and easy login 

Avoid confusion with a unified operation screen, even when accessing various file management services. Once user IDs and passwords are registered in advance, there is no need to log in to file management services every single time. 

Simple settings from the control panel 

A simple flow function is provided to process and distribute scanned documents. You can attach scanned documents and sent by email or stored in a shared folder on the network. 

Input and output documents in the cloud* 

For example, documents saved to cloud services can be accessed from the control panel of devices and printed. 

  • * SMB, FTP, email, Google DriveTM are supported as standards. DocuShare, Microsoft® SharePoint® Server, Salesforce, OneDrive®, SharePoint Online, ABBYY® FlexiCapture® are supported. 

Main features 

  • Image processing 
  • Scan settings 
  • Email sending of scanned documents 
  • Links with file management services 
  • Printing of saved documents 
  • Email notifications 
  • Cost management*
  • * Optional for Entry Edition. 

Document distribution using flows* / Paperless, timely links to downstream processes 

We receive so many faxes and scan documents daily, and it’s tough to process them manually. 

Standardise operation through settings in advance 

Various processes can be set by establishing rules as “flows” in advance. A series of processes is performed automatically such as document processing, distribution, outputting, and saving by simply importing documents from received faxes and scan operations. 

OCR and noise reduction possible* 

Processes such as format conversion and OCR processing* that go along with importing documents can be performed automatically. High-level processing can also be standardised, including sorting for addresses based on the text strings extracted through OCR. 

Main features

  • Import documents 
  • Generate data (Document names, QR code reading*, attribute mapping, form analysis*, etc.) 
  • Document distribution (Distribution jobs, multi-sending, form analysis result output*, etc.) 
  • Error notification 
  • * Optional 

Adapt – Creating a system configuration that matches the customer’s environment 

Entry Edition and Enterprise Edition are available / Adapting to the customer’s purpose 

Selecting from two types of adoption 

ApeosWare Management Suite 2 offers an “Entry Edition” for easy implementation and an “Enterprise Edition” with Print on Demand and cost management as standard features.

Controlling the amount of handled data by computer specifications 

For the Entry Edition and Enterprise Edition, the amount of data to be handled by the system is able to be controlled according to the specifications of the server. 

Entry Edition Enterprise Edition 
Basic features including device, user and log management are offered in an all-in-one configuration. Redundant and distributed configurations are available. 
Print On Demand and cost management features are standard. 
Redundant configuration 
Distributed configuration 
Paid scan & connect*1 
Print on demand*1 Print on demand 
Cost management*1 Cost management 
Image log control feature*1 
Flow management feature*1 
Device license*1 
Basic scan & connect 
Mobile user license*2 
Basic print feature 
Log management feature 
User management feature 
Device management feature 

Flexible system configurations to meet IT needs / Adapting to customer requirements 

Supports “all-in-one”, “redundant”, and “distributed” configurations 

ApeosWare Management Suite 2 is configured as a system, adapting to the IT needs of customers. It allows input and output of documents with a minimum of investment and contributes to resolving the various challenges the customers may face. In addition, Enterprise Edition supports redundant and distributed configurations to satisfy high-level system requirements. 

System configuration that adapts flexibly to the customer environment 

ApeosWare Management Suite 2 manages network devices such as multifunction devices and printers, and the users of those devices, and is a software that comprehensively manages authentication, output, log accounting and document distribution.