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ScanSource to Provide Exclusive Retail Solution With HP And Microsoft

Thursday 15 April 2004 10:01 CET | News

ScanSource has partnered with HP and Microsoft Business Solutions to provide a total retail point-of-sale (POS) solution that includes the HP rp5000 point-of-sale device and Microsoft Business Solutions Retail Management System.

Available exclusively through ScanSource, the hardware and software solution enables resellers end-user customers to upgrade their POS systems at a low cost and with some of the industrys best-of-breed technology. The retail solution is available with a standard monitor or a touch screen, as well as with other ScanSource peripheral POS products. Through this relationship, HP, Microsoft and ScanSource are providing resellers with the tools they need to help their customers harness the power of desktop automation in the retail market, allowing them to significantly reduce their IT budgets and provide better service to their customers. The overall pricing, features and services available through the combined solution help resellers to be more competitive, as they assist their end-user customers in choosing a reliable, user-friendly, easy-to-maintain solution. The feature-filled hardware and software solution is purpose-built for the retail environment, providing resellers with a flexible, proven POS offering. The HP rp5000 is an open-standards based device designed to withstand the rigors of the retail environment with enhanced power and cooling capabilities and extensive connectivity for POS peripherals. The rp5000 combines the functionality of popular proprietary systems with the lower price and flexibility of PC-based POS systems. Microsoft Retail Management System provides retailers with a scaleable, customizable solution for managing inventory, sales information and reporting, improving efficiency and productivity. The solution also offers connectivity between back-office functions and the point-of-sale. The ordering process is also simplified in that the solution is pre-configured by ScanSources System Integration team, eliminating the need for on-site setup.


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