The increasing use of technologies in retailing requires solutions to control and manage business processes and in-store systems centrally. In these technologies, retailers see the chance to reduce the cost and complexity of their IT solutions at stores, counting on centralization to deploy both their systems and their employees more efficiently.

Wincor Nixdorf regards transparency of business processes across all divisions of an enterprise and complete availability and reliability of systems at stores as the basic condition for achieving these strategic goals.