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Our Stripe Terminal vs Square: Comparing Mobile POS, Virtual Terminals + More

When it comes to comparing our Stripe terminal vs Square, we get it – we’re a little biased. But with some helpful tools and transparent cost analysis at the ready, we just couldn’t resist throwing our voice into the mix… After all, comparing mobile POS systems can seem daunting — it’s hard enough just sorting […]

What is EPOS?

Whether or not you’ve heard the acronym, you’re likely quite familiar with EPOS systems by now… EPOS, which stands for electronic point of sale, is the system by which merchants collect and track payments using a combination of hardware and software. Nowadays, EPOS systems are used in some form or another, with differing levels of […]

The Rise of Contactless Card Readers During COVID-19

Of all the ways COVID-19 continues to impact how business is conducted in the US and worldwide, the rise of contactless card readers certainly counts among them. As of this past June, Forbes reports that contactless payments in the US had risen 150%. Given the many uncertainties surrounding daily life, our economy, and COVID-19, it […]

FREE Cloud Migration Checklist (for Azure, AWS + More)

As you get ready to move your business’s services to The Cloud, avoiding common mistakes and planning around a cloud migration checklist can save you money. It can also save you a lot of hassle. To help you on your path to The Cloud, make sure you’re ticking all four boxes from our Cloud Migration […]

AWS vs Google Cloud vs Azure vs Rackspace

As options for top cloud hosting providers grow more common (AWS vs Google Cloud vs Azure vs Rackspace and on and on), the work of finding the right one can sometimes feel as arbitrary as picking the right snowflake. After all, just as any two snowflakes will have at least subtle differences, so too will […]

4 Cloud Tips: How to Improve Cloud Computing

As its name implies, cloud computing by no means guarantees “blue skies” for your business, so here are some cloud tips to make it so! Just like computing from dedicated servers, The Cloud has its own set of challenges that require all-star levels of web development and IT know-how. And in the absence of expert […]

The Cost of Downtime: How to Calculate It

How to calculate the cost of a downtime event? As a managed service provider, Arcane Strategies is committed to making sure our customers’ web-based assets are functioning 24/7/365. We are extremely proud of our 100% client retention rate and a 99% uptime rate. Keeping our clients’ websites, databases, and applications up and running is key […]

Looking for Cheap Dedicated Server Hosting Support? Try Managed Cloud Services

Want Cheap Dedicated Server Hosting Support? Before we get started, here are two important notes to help you in your search for cheap dedicated server hosting and support: If you haven’t found found cheap dedicated server hosting yet, Arcane can help you get it. We can recommend and set up a dedicated server for you […]

Free Private Cloud Solutions

These are the last few days we are giving away our free private cloud solutions in the form of a Free Month of Managed Cloud Services to new clients that sign up for any sized Managed Services contract. Why Do We Offer Free Private Cloud Solutions? Free private cloud solutions help potential clients see the […]

Ways To Reduce AWS Costs

If you’re reading this article, chances are that you’re pretty happy with your current setup but you wish you could find ways to reduce AWS costs for your hosting needs.  We’ll assume that you’re not all that interested in migrating to a different hosting provider.  Frankly, you’ll probably spend more short-run money migrating and resolving […]