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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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Security Report: Cybercrime Trends for 2015
sponsored by ESET
WHITE PAPER: This security report can help the security professional know what the greatest threats are in 2015 and how to combat them.
Posted: 10 Mar 2015 | Published: 10 Mar 2015

ESET

Cyber Risk Report 2015 - Executive Summary
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: The HP Cyber Risk Report 2015 provides a broad overview of the threat landscape and how hackers operate.
Posted: 05 Mar 2015 | Published: 28 Feb 2015

Hewlett-Packard Company

Point of Sale (POS) Systems and Security
sponsored by Bit9 + Carbon Black
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains why organizations need more than the PCI DSS compliance stamp in order to truly secure their POS systems; describes how to secure your POS systems against common attacks; and discusses the Council on CyberSecurity's top 20 suggestions for protecting payment card information.
Posted: 16 Jan 2015 | Published: 31 Oct 2014

Bit9 + Carbon Black

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

Anatomy of an Attack
sponsored by Promisec
WHITE PAPER: This document breaks down the malware attack that was launched on Target. It also illustrates how Promisec can deliver true visibility and control in a constantly evolving threat environment.
Posted: 19 May 2014 | Published: 19 May 2014

Promisec

Keeping Cohesive: Manage Brand Experience with Omni-Channel POS System
sponsored by Toshiba
WHITE PAPER: Today's multi-channel retail environment demands tools that will help support customer interactions across a variety of platforms. This comprehensive e-book provides an in-depth look at the three essential components of converting to an omni-channel aware POS.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Toshiba

Modern POS Migration: 9 Essential Steps to Adapting
sponsored by Toshiba
WHITE PAPER: Legacy point of sale (POS) systems were designed to handle one type of customer interaction at a time -- they're not built for today's world of cross-channel communication. As you adapt to mobile, social, and online transactions, it's time for you to upgrade your POS system as well.
Posted: 12 May 2014 | Published: 12 May 2014

Toshiba

Keep Customers, and Keep Customers Happy: POS Systems Compared
sponsored by Toshiba
WHITE PAPER: Point of sale (POS) systems are a critical element of any successful retail business and of excellent, efficient customer service. In this analysis report, compare top POS systems and see how they hold up to the test of time. Also, find out how much impact durability really has on revenue.
Posted: 09 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Toshiba

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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