Global EPoS Provider ECR Retail Systems Select Virtual Private Cloud Hosting


By Matthew Reeve on 12th July, 2019.

Expert and Innovative EPoS Provider

Secura are pleased to announce that EPoS experts, ECR Retail Systems, have chosen the Virtual Private Cloud hosting platform to support their point of sale software solutions.

About ECR Retail Systems

Founded in 1973, ECR Retail Systems is one of the longest established EPoS (Electronic Point of Sale) providers in the UK, servicing the retail, hospitality, ticketing, leisure and banking industries. ECR are in operation all over the world, with their exclusive contactless and smartcard devices generating, validating and managing ticketing from Auckland to Dubai and from Vienna to San Francisco, always ready to sell whether by air, land or sea…

ECR are also one of the country’s oldest MPoS (Mobile Point of Sale) providers and supply tailored retail management software, solutions and terminals to a host of blue chip clients, including David Lloyd Leisure, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre and London North East Railway.

They offer a comprehensive, end-to-end solution to their clients, from designing and installing the software, to on site implementation and a full training programme for staff, so that they can confidently operate their system.

Industry PoS Solutions

ECR Retail Systems develop tailored PoS systems solutions to suit each industry they serve, with features and benefits that make them perfect for businesses within those markets.

RailPoS is an industry-leading mobile solution that enhances customer service levels onboard trains, simplifies trolley catering service operations and gives train operators complete transparency into their business operations.

AirPoS is specifically tailored to the difficult and uncompromising in-flight environment, offering airline on-board retailers the ability to create an efficient and effective in-flight sales experience to increase on-board sales and reduce costs.

ECR’s MPoS solutions accept payments in cash, in multiple currencies, via EMV chip based transactions, smart cards, debit and credit cards, vouchers, and loyalty schemes. All systems are fully PCI compliant and EMV approved.

Hosting Built for Critical Software

The Secura Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) is the perfect fit for ECR’s software and business demands, with inherent high availability throughout the platform, network and data centre infrastructure and no single point of failure.

It provides the assurance to ECR that their business critical solutions will be available to their clients round-the-clock, and that they will be able to process payments through their EPoS and MPoS systems.

From a security stand point, the VPC offers secure by design architecture hosted across multiple Tier 3 + data centres in the UK, making it a seamless fit for ECR’s compliance and security requirements and a safe place to store customer data and process client transactions.

ECR Head of Sales, Kate Hutchinson, commented:

“We are experts in ticketing, transport, retail, tourism and leisure, making it our business to understand yours, and believe that nothing is impossible to achieve.”

Secura CEO, Ollie Beaton, commented:

“ECR Retail Systems are experienced veterans in EPoS technology, with a thoroughly modern outlook, continuing to develop some of the most innovative solutions in the industry. We are delighted to be supporting their business on the VPC and I’m confident it will give them the flexibility and scale they need to continue to deliver industry leading software and services.”

To find out more about ECR Retail Systems and their EPoS solutions, please visit their website at: www.ecr.co.uk.


Matthew Reeve

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