What is cloud based POS system?
Cloud based POS system allows users to store and process data over the internet as opposed to locally on your own computer. Cloud Point of Sale (POS) gives access to your business applications at any time from any location.
How does cloud POS system works?
Cloud based POS system requires online sign up as it is directly accessed from the web and is usually compatible with most point of sale hardware like printers, cash register drawers etc. While on-site POS system is installing in the local computer network itself.
Cloud based POS must have an ongoing internet connection, but some have the capacity to work offline and will sync the data to the cloud when it is back online. Also the software updates are done automatically by the provider.
The major advantage of cloud based POS is that it works on smart phones and tablets which makes the payment process easier from anywhere.
All data is stored in the cloud, which is highly secure and none of your data will be loose. The POS provider will automatically performs security updates when required.
Also cloud-based POS systems offer cost and convenience significantly less as it can be easily accessed from anywhere where there is a WiFi connection.
Advantages of cloud based POS system
Collaboration and Accessibility
Flexibility and Scalability
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