Newsletter | March 4, 2013

03.04.13 -- Untangling The Confusion Around Cloud-Based POS

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

In This Issue:


Who’s Going To Fund Retail’s Shift To The As-A-Service Model?
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
One of the hottest topics at the recently held RSPA INSPIRE conference was the services model. Understand I’m not talking about offering services to your customers. Rather, I’m referring to combining your offerings (hardware, software, security, support, payment processing, remote monitoring, etc.) into bundles for which you can charge your customers a monthly fee. Let’s call it POS-as-a-Service (or P-a-a-S?).
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The Voices In Your Head Are Lying: IP Video *Is* For You
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
During a recent security-related conference, one of the speakers said to the audience that if they couldn’t "speak IT" they wouldn’t last very long in today’s sales conversations.
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Three Keys To Digital Signage Success
By Matt Pillar, Business Solutions magazine
Success selling digital signage is predicated on sound strategy, consistent content, and the right technology.
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Make Mobile POS Your Next Revenue Generator
By Mike Monocello, chief editor
This ISV landed a mobile POS and payment solution for a national chain.
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Touch Dynamic Integrates New Printer With All-In-Ones
Touch Dynamic, a leading manufacturer of all-in-one touch systems, recently released their Universal Printer Base for the Breeze, Breeze Performance, Pulse, and Saturn All-in-Ones.
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Bematech Launches New Multi-Touch Monitor
Bematech, a leading point of sale hardware provider, announced the release of the LE2000 Multi-Touch Monitor. The monitor’s sleek profile and variety of different features are ideal for stylish retailers that want to have a more sophisticated-looking point-of-sale terminal.
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ELO Touch Unveils 3 New All-In-One Series
Elo Touch Solutions, a premier global supplier of touch-enabled technology, today announced new all-in-one (AiO) touch computers designed to help retailers accelerate transaction efficiency and enhance the consumer point-of-service experience.
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Tech Trends

Untangling The Confusion Around Cloud-Based POS
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

Many VARs, integrators, and MSPs that provide IT solutions and services outside of retail are becoming very familiar with cloud computing services. In the retail and restaurant spaces, however, the term is often misused and misunderstood. Some resellers resist cloud-based POS due to a lack of knowledge and experience.
Full article...

Magazine Article

The Secret To Double-Digit Managed Services Growth
By Jay McCall, networking and managed services editor

This MSP moved its outsourced help desk support in-house, bundled its services offerings, and is now projecting 19% revenue growth this year.
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Executive Commentary

Cost Of Rugged Vs. Non-Rugged Tablet Computers
By Derek Oja, MobileDemand

When it comes to purchasing business equipment — especially if you’re considering something as important as a rugged tablet PC — any smart CFO will tell you that it’s the total cost of ownership (TCO) that determines what you actually paid.
Full article...

Guide

14 Tips For Speeding Up Your POS System
By Mike Monocello, chief editor, and Greg Nelson, VP and CTO of GENESIS POS

In the Feb. 2013 issue of Business Solutions magazine, we worked with Greg Nelson, VP and CTO of GENESIS POS, to test all-in-one POS terminals. During his speed tests, Nelson found that some units had performance issues not based on the hardware, but the settings in the operating system and drivers.
Learn more...

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