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Video: mPOS, Cloud Help Retail IT VARs Overcome Objections To As-A-Service

Bernadette Wilson

By Bernadette Wilson

mPOS And Cloud For Retail Var As A Service

In this installment of BSMtv, Jason Cowan, president of Spark Solutions Group, tells Jim Roddy, president of Business Solutions, one of the benefits of the Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference, May 12 to 13 at Bally’s, Las Vegas was attending with a diverse group of VARs and ISVs. He said this provided insights into how other solutions providers overcome challenges.

Cowan shared advice on providing mobile point of sale (mPOS) to hospitality clients, explaining the benefits to VARs of helping their clients reduce the technology footprint in their restaurants and moving data to the cloud. He comments that a few years ago, the idea of providing solutions as-a-Service met with resistance, but now, with iPad point of sale and cloud-based solutions, as well as, perhaps, time for the industry to get used to the idea, “It seems to make more sense.”

Retail IT VAR Of The Future, powered by Business Solutions, was held May 12-13, 2015, at Bally’s, Las Vegas. Platinum Sponsors: BlueStar, Mercury, ScanSource, Worldpay. Gold Sponsor: Moneris. Silver Sponsors: AML, Axis, Check Point, Code, Creditcall, CRS, Intuit, RPOWER. Industry Association Sponsor: RSPA.

For more from the Retail IT VAR Of The Future Conference, also see:

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Video: How Retail IT VARs Can Stay Competitive

Video: Take An Active Approach To Selling Payment Processing

Video: A Hybrid Solutions-as-a-Service Model Can Bridge The Revenue Gap As You Transition From Break-Fix

Video: As-A-Service Requires A Different Approach To Providing Retail IT

Video: What Are The Benefits Of Adding P2PE And Tokenization To EMV?

Video: Competitive Retail IT VARs Keep An Open Mind About New Technologies