Regardless of their size, businesses are always looking for ways to improve efficiency and their bottom line. One way to achieve this goal is to leverage the point-of-sale (POS) system. You can have a POS system streamline in-store operations, keep track of inventory, and, most importantly, improve customer experience. If you are still using an outdated POS system, now is the time for an update. Discover some benefits and reasons to upgrade your point-of-sale system.Read More
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Retail Management Hero (RMH) Release 3.0 is now available. RMH is a complete standalone inventory management and point-of-sale (POS) solution. With Microsoft Dynamics Retail Management System (RMS) fast-approaching end-of-life, RMH was designed as a next generation replacement solution, preserving all of RMS’ key features and functions but also adding functionality and enhanced features.
Summary When planning to upgrade Microsoft RMS, plan to upgrade SQL Server as well. The operating system of a computer on which Microsoft Dynamics RMS is to be installed dictates the version of Microsoft SQL Server to be installed. Here are the supported SQL Server versions for Window 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10. Minimum SQL Server version for Windows 10 SQL Server 2005 is not supported (its’ end of life as of April, 2016). SQL Server 2008 is not supported. SQL Server 2008 R2 is not supported. SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 or later is supported. SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 or later is supported. Minimum SQL Server version for Windows 8.1 (or Windows Server 2012 R2) SQL Server 2005 is not supported (its’ end of life as of April, 2016). SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 or later is supported. SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 2 or later is supported. SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 or later is supported. SQL Server 2014 is supported. Minimum SQL Server version for Windows 8.0 (or Windows Server 2012) SQL Server 2005 is not supported (its’ end of life as of April, 2016). SQL Server 2008 Service Pack 3 or later is supported. SQL Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 or later is supported. SQL Server 2012 is supported. SQL Server 2014 is supported. Microsoft Tech-knowledge
Mercury StoreCard Mobile payments are here and consumers are ready – one out of three consumers have already made a mobile payment with their smartphone. With the Mercury StoreCard™, mobile payments easy. Your customers have the option to convert their physical StoreCard into a mobile StoreCard so they can pay with their smartphone.
EMV Fiction and Fact Merchants are hearing more and more about EMV, and there is a lot of misinformation. EMV is a big subject and we’ll keep coming back to it, but here are common misunderstandings. Fiction: EMV is a merchant mandate. Fact: There is no mandate. Fiction: If you don’t implement EMV you will be open to a breach. Fact: EMV is part of the security and fraud puzzle and does not solve the problem alone. Fiction: Processing will be shut off if you don’t switch to EMV by October 2015. Fact: Your processing will not be shut off. Fiction: Magnetic stripes will go away. Fact: Cards will have both chip and magnetic stripes. Fiction: You will be charged extra if you don’t use a chip. Fact: Interchange rates are for EMV and card swipes are not changing as part of liability shift. Fiction: Your old hardware will stop working. Fact: Existing hardware will continue to work for magnetic stripes. Fiction: A solution provider says “We have a product solution today for EMV”. Fact: Most solutions in the market are only partially ready. Fiction: EMV cards are being issues all over the place. Fact: Chip-card adoption/usage still has a long way to go. There will be more in 2015 but they will still have magstripe.