NEED A MICROSOFT PARTNER?
WHAT'S A MICROSOFT PARTNER? DO
YOU NEED ONE?
For many small business owners, the idea of setting up
Microsoft Business Solutions Retail Management System may
sound daunting. That's where a Microsoft partner comes in.
PRODUCT EXPERTS HELP YOU FROM THE START
Microsoft Retail Management System isn't a software
application that you purchase at a store.
Instead, you'll buy it through a Microsoft partner who will
work with you to install the system. Microsoft partners are
trained consultants who have retail industry expertise and
are certified to sell and install Microsoft Retail
Management System. (These professionals are also known as
Value Added Resellers, or VARs.) In most instances, partners
also train you and your employees on how to use the system.
SMOOTH IMPLEMENTATION AND LONG-TERM SUPPORT
When you first start working with a Microsoft partner,
you'll get a comprehensive needs analysis to see if
Microsoft Retail Management System is a good fit for your
The partner will:
Find out what hardware and training you'll need.
Work with you on a purchase and service contract
that commits them to providing the software,
hardware, and services that best meet your
Developing a good working relationship with your partner
ensures successful long-term implementation and adoption of
the system. Your purchase also includes a support package
that gives you access to Web and phone-based technical help
from Microsoft and a free software upgrade for the first