Why care about confidentiality?
Have you ever ordered a print and then left it in the pile in the printer room? Maybe even something you did not feel was ready for a prying eye?
This can happen often in the busy daily life of an office - and often the consequences can be rather inappropriate.
Secure pull printing
With pull printing the printed documents are delivered directly in the hands of the right person, who first authenticate himself or herself with e.g. an ID card or PIN code.
Authentication of users
The users can be authenticated using an existing user-database, e.g. LDAP, so there is no need to run special databases for this purpose. This can be used to give certain groups or individual specific rights or limits for printing. It can also be used to enforce print policies or rules. These rights can also be set-up to allow an assistant to pick up prints for you. But it is always defined who can pick up which documents!