While there is plenty of noise about cloud based POS software supplied under a SaaS model, Tower Systems is winning business by demonstrating that its Point of Sale software pricing model is more attuned to the cash flow needs of a business than noisy cloud based applications chasing some of the marketplaces in which we serve.
In a recent price comparison over three years the price difference was considerable. Once we layered in functional differences and commercial opportunities compared with cloud opportunities, the retailers involved quickly discarded the options that initially looked cheaper.
With software you get what you pay for.
Good cloud offerings have an infrastructure cost. They also have a support opportunity cost in that most do not provide live in-store training and this can limit the benefits accessible to the retailers and their associates using their software.
In being armed with accurate information, Tower Systems is able to give retailers more information with which to make business decisions when comparing to some cloud based alternatives.