eMaintenance includes consumables management to assist with order planning and stock control. That means you never have to run out of toner, nor do you have to stockpile to avoid running low.
Canon eMaintenance (eM) is a service that manages your devices, reducing your administrative burden and improving machine uptime for maximum productivity. Canon monitors the status of your devices via a simple and secure connection, so you can focus on your business knowing that your devices will always be in excellent functionality to help you deliver the competitive edge.
eRDS is a monitoring program embedded in the device and runs on the device itself. When enabled, eRDS obtains its own device management information and sends it to the eM system.
No additional equipment setup required. Simplest and direct.
RDS MEAP connection is an additional method to obtain its own device management information and sends it to the eM system via SMTP.
This requires an additional MEAP installation into the device.
CDCA connection is a PC-installed agent that is installed on a general-purpose PC. It monitors up to 1000 devices and sends device management information to the eM system.
Suitable for large fleet with central management interface.