The electronic point of sale system (EPOS) or cloud POS System referred to as POS applications , stores and processes sales data online (cloud POS Provider handle the hosting )compared to traditional Pos System that stores all point of sale data locally on an onsite computer or a server. Sometime on a server of a private company network.
You can access the EPOS through a browser with any internet enable devices such as smartphone, tablets, and touchscreen monitors. It doesn’t required a service of a trained engineer to set up equipment , customize it to your business need and install it on your local computer network compared to legacy POS System (on-site/locally hosted Pos System ), that requires dedicated support , periodical maintenance for both software and hardware . the EPOS is designed for specific sector such restaurant and retails and also integrating the in stores with ecommerce is possible .
The provider handles the software update for you. it is not limited to business location Since it works on tablets and smart phones, you can accept payment from anywhere with a wireless card machine .the EPOS store your data in the cloud that means it is highly secure , in the sad event of losing your devices you can easily have access to the system and sales data when login on with a new device. If you have any question about electronic point of sale contact us now