Document Output Security

Output Security

The need to protect documents that are physically or electronically output from MFPs and Printers is an often overlooked area of information security. Sharp defines Output Security as security that is related to print output as well as electronic output from Multifunction Printers (MFPs) or Printers. This category includes all printed documents and electronic images of information in transit from a PC to a printing device (including printing through dedicated print servers), scan (including scan-to-folder, scan-to-email, scan-tocloud, scan-to-HDD) and fax.

Clarity Birmingham Sharp Solutions can solve problems by helping you to:
– Choose the right solution that fits your requirements and helps build the strong pillars of your Print Security Policy.
– An Output Management system can control access, apply printing rules, restrict functionality and ensure accurate tracking and reporting of all documents that are output.
– Choosing the right solution provider for your Output Management and related output activities

Output Security Report

Clarity Birmingham works with Sharp products everyday and across all areas of expertise, such as:


  • Providing the right tools
  • Securing output access
  • Number of documents and unattended printouts
  • Scanning
  • Faxing
  • Mobile printing
  • Understanding the risks
  • Copying
  • Tracking and reporting
  • Printing
  • and much more… Speak to us now

Document Security Strategy

Sharp’s suite helps you get more work done, thanks to its intuitive workflow and automation tools. Plus, our secure, robust document management processes mean you can be confident that you are complying with the latest regulations.

You can stop working with fragmented, highly distributed document environments. Instead you can look forward to a fully indexed, centralised data repository that lets your staff spend less time looking for information and more time putting it to good use.

If you’re looking for a large office printer or a fast, capable production printer then you need to take a look at Sharp. Colour or black & white, entry-level or top of the range, with an EFI Fiery controller or our own, there’s a Sharp digital production printer for every print room and Corporate Reprographics Department (CRD).

If you’re investing in your first digital production printer and you don’t yet have the skills or experience to master one of the more sophisticated DFEs, you may want to choose a Sharp production printer that’s equipped with our own, fully integrated controller.

In this case, you’ll get a large colour touch screen with finger-swipe control that simplifies every operation. And, because most jobs can be automated from start to finish, there’s almost no operator intervention and very little chance of error.

Every Sharp production printer is capable of high quality output on a wide range of media. In fact, they have everything that you’d expect to find in a first-class digital production printer except complexity!

  • Process
  • Management
  • Strategy

Choosing the right model

Before you start a production printer comparison exercise you need to consider what jobs you’re likely to be tasked with and what production print skills you have in-house.

If you already have one or more of our large office printers or Multi-Functional Printers (MFPs), and are thinking about expanding your fleet to include a Sharp production printer or one of our large format printers – perhaps to provide variable data printing, or to gain industry-leading workflows with exceptional colour fidelity, it’s worth considering a model with a Fiery Digital Front End (DFE).