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NCR and Microsoft Deliver POS Application for the Independent Retailer


NCR RealPOS™ hardware certified with Microsoft Retail Management System software provides a comprehensive POS solution

July 10, 2006 , ATLANTA – NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) announced today the release of a point-of-sale (POS) solution combining Microsoft Retail Management System software and the full line of NCR RealPOS POS hardware.

The solution is designed for small to mid-sized specialty and general merchandise retailers, and will be sold exclusively by the reseller community through ScanSource, an NCR RealPartner and authorized distributor of NCR and Microsoft products. The NCR RealPartner program is a tiered marketing program that provides NCR channel and alliance partners with the sales, marketing and support tools they need to be successful with NCR products.

“This program provides a one-stop shop for resellers who want to offer best-in-class point-of-sale solutions to their customers,” said Greg Egan, vice president of NCR Assisted Service Solutions. “NCR’s suite of retail-hardened POS hardware options, combined with the flexibility of Microsoft Retail Management System software, provides retailers with the bottom-line benefits of cost-effective and easy-to-operate store automation.”

Microsoft Retail System Management is being demonstrated with the NCR RealPOS 30 POS terminal in the NCR booth at the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) show in Reno, Nev., July 24-26.

“We’re pleased to be working with NCR to provide this solution to the reselling community,” said Mike Dickstein, general manager, U.S.—Microsoft Dynamics. “Together Microsoft and NCR are providing small and mid-sized retailers with a complete, integrated hardware and software solution at an affordable price.”

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About Microsoft

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About NCR Corporation

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leading global technology company helping businesses build stronger relationships with their customers. NCR’s Teradata® data warehouses, ATMs, retail systems, self-service solutions and IT services provide Relationship Technology™ that maximizes the value of customer interactions and helps organizations create a stronger competitive position. Based in Dayton, Ohio, NCR ( employs approximately 28,400 people worldwide.

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