The Electronic Point of Sale (EPOS) terminal is the heartbeat of any retail outlet. Sure there’s the stock, the decor, the staff but at the end of the day if you can’t take your customers cash then the rest of it is meaningless.
Even a minor power glitch can cost you. While the system is rebooting and coming back online, and needing to synchronise with the back office server, your customers are becoming increasingly frustrated. Potential customers see there’s an issue and go elsewhere. In a busy retail outlet this can be costly. Even in not so busy areas, if it happens at the wrong time, then it still can cost you, and perhaps even more so.
Protecting your EPOS system is less expensive than you think. The Power Inspired VIX series are remarkably low cost and provide protection against surges, voltage transients and spikes and provides enough battery backup time to ride through power glitches and brief outages, or to finish processing the current queue if the power outage is more prolonged. That’s got to be a no-brainer.
The VIX series is only part of the story. The back-office systems need to be kept up too. For independent stores another VIX series such as the VIX3100 or 3200 will be an ideal solution to allow the system to stay up as long as possible and shut down in an orderly fashion without loss of data.
Where the back office server needs to be maintained as long as possible, an extended run system such as the KR or VFI series can keep the system and ancillaries up for hours if required. EPOS is only part of the story. Our UPS Systems are also ideal for CCTV and other essential systems in the retail outlet.
Some of the largest EPOS system providers in the country use Power Inspired UPS Systems to protect their installations. Why? Because they're cost effective, provide value for money and do exactly what they say on the tin. Not to mention the fact we're good people to deal with.