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Aloha Wasatch Brew Pub Sugarhouse!


We want to send a big  “aloha” out to Wasatch Brew Pub at their new location in Sugarhouse.  Wasatch has always been an industry leader and helped create the entire idea of “brew pubs” in Utah with their first location on Main Street in Park City way back in 1986.Continue Reading →

Important Data Security Alert – Backoff, Point of Sale Crimeware

187972611-smBeware of Backoff POS Crimeware. On July 31, 2014 the United States Department of Homeland Security, published an advisory about new crimeware targeting businesses that accept, process, or transmit credit card data.  This new crimeware, called Backoff, is a tool used by criminal hackers to take advantage of insecure remote access software, deficient networks, and weak user credentials, with the intent to gain access to ...Continue Reading →

Aloha JCW’s Riverpark!


We are excited to send out a big Aloha to “the Burger Boys, JCW’s” who today are opening their newest location in Riverpark in South Jordan.  This is their first location north of the Utah County line and I am excited that those of us up here in Salt Lake County now get to experience the ...

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Creating a Secure, Engaging Guest Experience in Your Restaurant

iStock_000018611995MediumWe live in a world of constant connectivity and today’s consumers expect immediate access to information around them.  One way restaurants have begun addressing this need is by offering free guest Wi-Fi, a perk that lets their patrons browse the internet, work and connect with friends, all while enjoying their time at the restaurant. In extending Wi-Fi to guests, however, operators should take care that they are not compromising the security ...Continue Reading →

5 Things You Should Know When it Comes to Data Security

iStock_000010533018XSmall“Security breach” is the last phrase any hospitality business owner wants to hear, yet breaches continue to make headlines.  Where owners are taking steps to keep their customers’ data secure, chances are they are not fully covering themselves and are unknowingly exposing themselves to risks and cyber criminals if they are not working with a security professional.

Staying secure requires a broad and constant review of your business.  ...Continue Reading →

Aloha to our new Technician, Harlan Siegel

We are excited to announce the addition of a new member of our technical support staff, Harlan Siegel. Harlan joins with over 10 years of experience in Aloha operations and support, most recently with a multi-site operator in Ohio.

Harlan lives in Farr West in the Ogden metro area with his wife and 5 “rescue” dogs. He brings a high level of energy and professionalism to our company and we look forward to him working with all ...

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NCR University-everything you wanted to know about “Aloha” but were afraid to ask!

ncru logoAll of you that are current Aloha POS users understand that it is an incredibly powerful and capable system.  You had some training when the system was installed but with constant upgrades to capabilities, your knowledge may have become a little bit “rusty”. The good news is that the ...

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Hacking POS Terminal for Fun…and Criminal Profit

P1230 integration tray TSRThis week an employee at Hewlett-Packard Company (HP), Matt Oh, published a post on the HP Security Research Blog titled “Hacking POS Terminal for Fun and Non-profit” which reviewed the security of a used Aloha Point of Sale (POS) terminal purchased from eBay®.  The dates noted, the functions highlighted, and applications referenced tell me that this is a very old system that NCR no longer ...

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Aloha Sandy Station


We are excited to add Sandy Station to the Aloha family!  Sandy Station is a really cool nightclub that is right off I-15 in Sandy, Utah.  It is a HUGE venue with tons of indoor and outdoor seating along with an incredible sound system and dance floor.  It’s a great ...

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Smokey John’s: a restaurant technology story

SilverPro-withPrinterSmokey John’s Bar-B-Que and Home Cooking has been serving up great food and great service to its Dallas patrons for nearly 40 years.  While business is thriving, the restaurant itself was due for some updates.

Technology was a big consideration, as up to this point, everything had to be tracked manually.  The restaurant used an electronic cash register that spit out paper receipts, all of which had to be tallied, ...

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