By Amaka Agwuegbo
The Managing Director of Beta Computers, Mr. Will Anyaegbunam, has said that the newly introduced flexible Payment Options and Outsourcing for companies acquiring accounting and POS management solutions will assist them gain access to critical IT solutions needed effectively control and manage their operations.
Announcing these services recently at an interactive session with members of the press, Anyaegbunam said before the current credit squeeze, organizations, especially SMEs, found it difficult to invest N500,000 in accounting and POS management solutions despite being aware of the enormous benefits these solutions would bring to their business.
â€œIt is to overcome this challenge that our company introduced this scheme to assist companies gain access to critical IT solutions needed to control and manage their operations efficiently and effectively. â€œCode-named BETAâ€™S POSACTS 12000, this will enable 12,0000 eligible organizations to immediately start using accounting and POS solutions specific to their industries to manage and control their operations.
â€œThey will have the option of paying outright at specially discounted prices, spread payment over a period of up to 12 months at zero or minimal interest charges or indeed outsource these services to us. They will in addition, get free website design and hosting for 1 year, free training on office productivity software, internet connectivity for 12 months at reduced rates and financing for the purchase of power generator at highly discounted rate.â€
Anyaegbunam added that companies who do not want to immediately own their own IT hardware and software or canâ€™t afford the services of the human resources required to manage these accounting and POS solutions can outsource these to Beta Computer.
â€œFor a minimal monthly fee and under the highest degree of integrity and confidentiality, we will use a suite of industry specific hard and software to manage your accounting and POS requirements.
â€œWe will keep all your accounting records and information, do your reconciliations, prepare your management and final accounts, interface with your auditors and all other functions that your in-house accounting resource will provide.â€
He explained that his company is introducing these two services due to the realization that most MSMEs lack adequate accounting and management information system (MIS) in their operations, with most institutions that provide funding for them now routinely requiring, as investment conditionality, a robust and reliable MIS system in place to provide complete, timely and accurate information on their operations.
â€œIn these days of knowledge based economy, companiesâ€™ growth, sustenance and transition into larger enterprises can only be accelerated with leveraging on IT technologies for effective and efficient management and control of their operations.
â€œQuoting Lars Thunell, IFC Executive Vice President, â€˜small businesses are the growth engines of the worldâ€™s economies; yet their success rates are not as good as it could be simply because of a lack of access to good business management practices. Giving small businesses the information and new collaborative technologies they need, will help them grow and prosper.â€™â€
Anyaegbunam further added that whatever the business, be it commercial, industrial, manufacturing, distribution, retail, hospitality, medical and even religious, Beta Computers has an industry specific POS and accounting solutions that will, through complete, timely and accurate information, offer critical insight and effective control of any business.
Established in 1989, Beta Computers is a total and complete IT Solutions Company that is engaged in all facets of the IT industry. It is partner to the worldâ€™s leading brands such Hewlett Packard (HP), IBM, DELL, CISCO, INTEL and MICROSOFT.
Beta Computers Limited is also the manufacturer of SPEEDSTAR range of Personal Computers that is one of the four approved by the Federal government for use in her establishments and the CANi (Computers for All Nigerians Initiative).