HP Inc. has announced the expansion of HP+, what it described as the smartest printing system designed for consumers and small businesses. In a time when demand for printing is high, driven by millions of people working and learning from home, HP+ is modernizing today’s printing experience, according to the company. Powered by a new cloud-based ecosystem, HP+ reportedly makes printing more secure, productive, and sustainable.
“HP+ is a fundamental shift in the printing experience,” said Tuan Tran, president of Imaging, Printing & Solutions, HP Inc. “We’ve put our best printing innovation together into one, smart system for consumers and small businesses. From category leading hardware, to the largest supplies subscription service now including toner, to the best-in-class print app4 now in the cloud, each of our enhanced experiences for HP+ were designed to meet the expanded needs of those who depend on their printers most.”
With the new HP+ cloud ecosystem, HP says consumers and small businesses are able to stay connected and secure with exclusive, new features:
- New Cloud resiliency automatically detects and fixes connectivity issues
- New Smart Security monitoring helps detect and prevent malware attacks
- New Native in-OS printing enables printing from virtually anywhereon any device
- New Private Pickup lets you hit print now and pick up later when you’re at the printer
- New Smart Dashboard helps to manage the printer
- New, one-year extra HP warranty
HP+ will first launch with the new HP LaserJet M200 Series, Red Dot design award winner, as well as HP OfficeJet Pro 8000e and 9000e Series, DeskJet 2700e and 4100e Series, and ENVY 6000e and 6400e Series.
In 2020, eCommerce sales grew by more than 16.5% worldwide accelerated not only by the need for contactless shopping, but also by the convenience consumers have grown to rely on. For HP Instant Ink, this expansion and reliance on the delivery economy drove more than 60% year-over-year growth, reaching more than nine million subscribers. With HP+, customers receive a six-month trial of ink or toner.
In addition to the need for cloud-based solutions and convenient subscriptions – consumers and small businesses have also grown to rely on mobile ubiquity. With the HP Smart App, which has more than 48M active monthly users, customers are able to enjoy the ability to print and scan from virtually anywhere.
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