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Managing cyber security

December 1, 2015

Don’t fall asleep at the computer. Today, even with almost every specialty fabrics business involved with some form of Internet connection or data storage (customer lists, employee information, books, records, job estimates, receipts and tax documents, for example), nearly 83 percent of small businesses do not have a contingency plan outlining procedures for responding to …

Updated rental software

April 1, 2013

Currently being installed on a rolling schedule to users on software support, Enterprise 2013 is the most monumental update in Point-of-Rental’s 30-year history. The entire rental management software program has been converted to the Microsoft .NET Framework. Among many benefits, the move to the new framework ensures the longevity of Point-of-Rental software, and because .NET …

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From CAD to reality

December 1, 2012

Computer-aided design helps clients visualize their events, while offering practical applications. By Holly O’Dell When it comes to planning tented events, computer-aided design (CAD) software is a useful tool on many levels. It can help sell a job, help customers visualize the layout and assist vendors and installers in completing their jobs. “We have found …

Orion Software releases SiriusCRM

October 10, 2011

Orion Software, Montreal, Canada, has launched SiriusCRM, an integrated Customer Relationship Management (CRM) module. Developed specifically for the rental industry, SiriusCRM enables rental companies to quickly and easily access customer information, analyze sales forecasts and marketing campaigns and manage prospect and customer data. SiriusCRM is a value-added module for the SiriusPro rental software. SiriusCRM will …

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Tent rental software data maximizes profit

August 1, 2011

Use the financial and inventory data generated by tent rental software to maximize profit. By Jamie Swedberg The right software—and the right use of it—can make all the difference in today’s economy. “Some companies use software that’s not really aimed at tent and event rental, but they try to make it work,” says Jack Shea, …

Software designed for tent/event rental industry

April 1, 2010

The latest update of Point-of-Rental’s Enterprise 2010 rental management software program offers party-smart enhancements specifically designed for the tent and event rental industry. The graphical user and display interface provided by the Microsoft® Windows® operating systems offers features such as pictures, graphics and laser printed quotes, reservations, contracts with instruction sheets and graphical delivery mapping. …

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Design tips from the pros

August 1, 2008

Bring tented event layouts to life with these design tips. By Meleah Maynard Your clients may think they have the perfect “vision,” but it’s very difficult for most people to imagine how their event will look. CAD—computer-aided design—provides the link between a client’s dreams and the reality you can create for them. Visualizing reality Designers …

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Choosing the right rental software

June 1, 2008

When buying rental software, be choosy to find the best fit. By Brianna Bowne You may have never figured out how to reset the clock on your VCR, but you don’t have to give up on technology entirely. Computerizing your business can make your life easier and your business more profitable. Software systems are becoming …