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MPS explained

Our Managed Print Services have been purposefully designed to avoid being unnecessarily confusing or complicated, but there's still a chance you might have a couple of questions you'd like answering. 

If you can't find your question below then simply contact us using the form at the bottom of this page. Alternatively, you can read more about Managed Print Services on our MPS Home page.

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What is a Managed Print Service?

Managed Print Services (MPS) are printer leasing programmes offered by print providers to manage your printing devices, including printers, scanners, faxes and copiers. They enable organisations to reduce costs, improve their efficiency, productivity and information security, typically by monitoring usage, replacing consumables and meeting the organisation’s print needs.


What are the benefits of a Managed Print Service?

We can help you manage all your printing needs through an easy to use web portal, providing visibility and control, improved productivity, reduction of costs and total peace of mind throughout the agreed period. You only pay for what you print and there's no minimum print allowances. 


What lease periods are available on MPS?

Brother MPS offers, 3, 4 or 5 year lease options.


What are the 'fixed costs' and 'variable costs' in the agreement?

The fixed costs are the rental amount for the hardware and service over the lease period. A fixed cost is payable every quarter during the lease period (for example, 3 years = 12 quarterly payments).

The variable cost is the amount of pages you print. You only pay for what is printed in the variable costs. The variable cost is a half yearly payment.


What is 'Click' rate? 

Click rate is the price paid for every page printed - there is a set price for mono page prints and a set price for colour page prints. 


How much does a Managed Print Service cost? 

One of the key benefits of using Brother's Managed Print Service is that you only pay for what you print, there are no 'minimum' volumes. View our way to pay. 


Which hardware products are available on Brother MPS?

Brother network-ready colour and mono laser, LED printers and multifunction devices. View the range.


Do I need software for a Managed Print Service?

Essentially, there are basic PC and network requirements which our approved Managed Print Service suppliers can advise you with.


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