Polaris Cloud-based (POS)Point of Sale software for
your Retail and Restaurant business
Polaris is a powerful cloud-based POS to sell your products in-store & on-the-go
using any device, for any outlet, anywhere. Utilize the power of the cloud POS
to effectively manage sales, inventory and everything in between.
What is Cloud based POS?
Why you it should be your next POS System
Cloud based defined:
Applications, services or resources made available to users on demand via the Internet from a cloud computing provider's servers. It eliminates the need for a server and moves traffic flow to someone else’s datacenter.
What is traditional POS?
Al known as Client server POS System setup, have devices, to process orders and do checkout. These devices are conncted in an internal network or a POS Server, which is essentially a big computer sitting on a back room. Data is only available or accessible within the internal network.
Infrastructure Cloud POS should use:
Ask your POS Provider, where they host their servers, it should be from these Top Cloud Computing Companies. Amazon WS, Kamatera, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, Oracle Cloud or IBM Cloud.
Top benefits of cloud based POS
Cloud based Technology is a big shift from the traditional way retail and restaurant owners
run their business.Here are seven common reasons businesses are turning to cloud based pos:
Cost and Simplicity
POS Cloud based technology eliminates the capital expense of buying servers and setting up and running rack/s of server/s, the round-the-clock electricity for power and cooling, the IT experts for managing the infrastructure. .
For businesses that already spent thousands to purchase hardware,cloud POS Solutions can be used with both modern devices and windows based client terminals.Leveraging ang getting longer useful life from hardware you already own
The benefits of cloud based POS include the ability to scale elastically. If you're running your first or 21st store, inside or outside the country you can connect them in one platform and keep them running smoothly.
Many Cloud-based POS provider offer a broad set of policies, technologies, and controls that strengthen your security posture overall, helping protect your data, and infrastructure from potential threats.
POS Software Free Upgrades
Cloud based POS Software providers upgrade the solution and it becomes available for their customers. Costs and effort associated with upgrades and new releases are lower than the traditional pos that usually forces the user to buy an upgrade package and install it, or pay for specialized services to get it upgraded.
Frequently asked questions:
Polaris POS have Cloud-based, Standalone/server-based and Hybrid version. Our cloud-based version is hosted in Microsoft Azure Cloud, one of the most secure and reliable cloud facility, allowing us to connect customers multiple outlets transactions seamlessly in one platform, making all data available for vieweing in any device, customer's just need a device with latest browser and an internet connection. Polaris Standalone or on-premise POS, is a version that we install in customer's server most of the time any computer with a high storage capacity. Mostly customer who preferred this setup are companies who don't want to be dependent to providers and are not fan of paying subscription fee.
Hybrid on the other hand is a combination of cloud-based and on-premise setup. Polaris will install a version in your computer that was linked on a cloud-based account,that you can use whenever the internet is down. All you need to do is to Press a button for Cloud Update whenever your Internet is up to keep it on-sync with your Cloud-version.
Let's do some Math.
You are an owner of a newly open restaurant with 1 Register (Cashier), and 2 Order Takers (Waiters). For cloud-based Setup. You have to buy 1 Device that will serve as a register, it could be a traditional POS Machine, with Cash drawer , or an Ipad with a IOS Compatible Cash Drawer. Another 2 devices for order taking, It is highly recommended to go Mobile Devices with big screens such as Ipad or Tablet.
To print Bills you'll be needing a receipt/guest printer and to make kitchen in sync, seamlessly, you'll be needing a KOT Printer. All of these hardwares will cost you between AED 6,000-AED 8,000.
For POS Software licenses the good thing about Cloud-based POS is you have the choice to either pay it monthly or yearly depending on your budget, unlike the other legacy pos system that you have to pay up front. Upgrading is free also for POS under cloud-subscription, for as long as you're paying the monthly fee you are entitled to any upgrade within your module. Adding user license is also hassle free, Cloud-based POS provider can do it by a click of a button.
Of course! It is possible. You'll be needing a local server that can store all information. Fees will apply according to the licenses and modules you have currently.
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