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ALSO CALLED: Point of Sale
DEFINITION: A point-of-sale (POS) terminal is a computerized replacement for a cash register. Much more complex than the cash registers of even just a few years ago, the POS system can include the ability to record and track customer orders, process credit and debit cards, connect to other systems in a network, and manage inventory. Generally, a POS terminal has as its core a personal computer, which is provided  … 
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The State of Point-of-Sale Insecurity
sponsored by SurfWatch Labs
WHITE PAPER: This report analyzes the state of PoS compromises and other sources of online credit card theft in order to provide suggestions on combatting this kind of cybercrime.
Posted: 10 Jul 2015 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

SurfWatch Labs

The 2015 Cyber Risk Report
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad view of the 2014 threat landscape and gives you the insight you need to protect your business from both known vulnerabilities and unknown exploits.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 30 Apr 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Are Your Everyday Business Activities Creating Tax Risk?
sponsored by Avalara
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how to spot risk and improve compliance in 7 key business functions and explains the benefits of integrating and automating sales tax compliance in your ERP.
Posted: 07 Jan 2015 | Published: 02 Dec 2014

Avalara

Watch It: How to Do Video Surveillance for a Higher ROI
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Video surveillance helps keep an eye on things. But what is its return on investment (ROI) at your business? The technology that you use determines the value you can get. In comparison to cloud-circuit television (CCTV), the increasingly popular digital IP video surveillance offers more ROI. Continue reading this paper to find out why.
Posted: 21 Jan 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

Cisco Systems, Inc.

The Power of Mobile Peripherals
sponsored by BlackBerry
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how mobile peripherals help extend the value of BlackBerry solutions such as automate data collection, improve accuracy, and lower costs, among other benefits.
Posted: 18 Feb 2010 | Published: 18 Feb 2010

BlackBerry

Getting Value from Industry Best Practices the High-Tech Supply Chain Challenge
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Supply chain operations play a vital role in the success of any consumer or high-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM). This SAP Executive Insight examines how the adoption of industry best practices can add value to your organization.
Posted: 18 Sep 2008 | Published: 18 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Driving Your Channel Business: Leverage Information Technology to Improve Partner Relationships and Boost Channel Performance
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses key channel business trends, highlights the complexities and challenges of different channel models.
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 | Published: 17 Sep 2008

SAP AG

Alliance Partner Network
sponsored by Brocade
WHITE PAPER: The Alliance Partner Network (APN) was created to help you overcome challenges like reducing costs, satisfying business compliance requirements and more. Join APN to receive comprehensive training and services that assist you with Brocade solutions.
Posted: 22 Feb 2007 | Published: 01 Feb 2007

Brocade
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POS DEFINITION (continued): … A point-of-sale (POS) terminal is a computerized replacement for a cash register. Much more complex than the cash registers of even just a few years ago, the POS system can include the ability to record and track customer orders, process credit and debit cards, connect to other systems in a network, and manage inventory. Generally, a POS terminal has as its core a personal computer, which is provided with application-specific programs and I/O devices for the particular environment in which it will serve. A POS system for a restaurant, for example, is likely to have all menu items stored in a database that can be queried for information in a number of ways. POS terminals are used in most industries that have a point of sale such as a service desk, including restaurants, lodging, entertainment, and museums.Increasingly, POS terminals are also Web-enabled, which makes remote training and operation possible, as well as inventory tracking across geographically-dispersed locations.
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