• Cloud POS: App vs. Remote Desktop

    A Point of Sale App is a software designed to "consume" Cloud services through code optimized for the Operating System of the device. Deployment is done from a web page or a marketplace. … more

  • Retail KPI: GMROII vs. BEP

    GMROII (Gross Margin Return on Inventory Investment), the ratio between Margin and Average Stock Value is one of the most important KPI (Key Performance Indicator) in Retail because it condenses … more

  • Architecture on Earth and up in the Cloud


    Why Architecture, a discipline related to building design and construction, is so important and often mentioned also in Information Technology? In my view, because it is in … more

  • Key Performance Indicators in Retail

    It is common sense that Margin and Inventory Turns are Key Performance Indicators for a Retail business. But what are they exactly and what is the relationship between them? Is there some … more

  • aKite in China

    We had been invited as Cloud Computing pioneers to bring our contribution to the World CIO Forum held in Xi’an in China from 10th to 12th of November.

    The coincidence with APEC (Asia … more

  • Cloud Computing changes the rules in Retail

    Accenture has published the interesting "A New Era for Retail" white paper.

    Starting from the consideration that the wide use of digital technologies by consumers is revolutionizing the … more

  • aKite in Buenos Aires

    Inside the initiatives of the Argentine Government and the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Buenos Aires, BEDIN Shop System presented aKite to an audience of software companies and potential … more

  • Cloud POS: App vs. Browser

    Cloud POS has two distinct sides: the Cloud that provide services and the Store consuming those services for Front and Back-office operations. The overall scalability, SLA, openness and … more

  • The Cloud: new energy for Retail

    Customers are already and in growing mass on the Internet with their smartphones, tablets and PCs. All the business information are traveling on the Internet, even when produced and … more

  • Cloud POS: native vs. hosted

    A Cloud POS is a Point of Sale software based on Cloud Computing and managed through Internet.<\p>

    A native Cloud POS is designed from the ground to take advantage of new paradigms like … more

  • aKite presented to Chinese delegation

    At EuroCloud Congress held in Luxembourg on October 15th - 16th 2013, in a workshop on cooperation between China and Europe on Cloud Computing, aKite was presented as an example of a … more

  • The importance of multi-tenancy on Cloud POS

    Multi-tenancy, the sharing of HW and SW resources, is one the 5 essential characteristics of Cloud Computing according to NIST authoritative definition. All users of a real Cloud SaaS … more

  • SPEAK on aKite

    The international magazine SPEAK, specializing in Microsoft technologies for retail, in the Autumn 2013 edition talks about aKite.

    In Marketwatch it cited the rapid deployment in Limoni … more

  • Green-tailing

    aKite is a Cloud software service for POS and InStore management requiring only low-power standard PC and no servers, neither in stores nor at chain HQ, with a drastic reduction of energy … more

  • A cloud service exhibited in a Museum!

    In the exhibition "Observer: Innovations and applications in the Italian productive system" open from 5th to 20th of June 2013 at Milano Triennale a short aKite video has been chosen as … more

  • aKite set a new record !

    Limoni chain, the Italian leader in selective perfumery, started the field test in 12 stores just few weeks after signing the contract for aKite and defining some parameters settings. The … more