NOVA POS Vs Windward Five (Jan 2021)

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / Jan 02, 2021

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Bottom Line: Which is Better - NOVA POS or Windward Five?

Windward Five is more expensive to implement (TCO) than NOVA POS, NOVA POS is rated higher (85/100) than Windward Five (76/100). Windward Five offers more features (7) to their users than NOVA POS (5).

Looking for the right Retail Management POS solution for your business? buyers like you are primarily concerned about the real total implementation cost (TCO), full list of features, vendor reliability, user reviews, pros and cons. In this article we compare between the 2 software products:

How NOVA Point of Sale compares with Windward Software ?

NOVA Point of Sale: Nova is a full-service technology platform, designed to generate revenue for retail businesses. Whether you have a small business or are about to open your hundredth retail location, Nova was built for you.

Windward Software : Windward Software inspires business owners that were previously struggling with multiple business systems that create inventory discrepancies, feeling held hostage by book keepers and just plain sick and tired of growing their business and not seeing similar growth in profit. Their flagship software, Windward System Five features integrated point ...

Who's more expensive? NOVA POS or Windward System Five?

The real total cost of ownership (TCO) of Retail Management POS software includes the software license, subscription fees, software training, customizations, hardware (if needed), maintenance & support and other related services. When calculating the TCO it's important to add all of these "hidden cost" as well. We prepared a TCO calculator for NOVA POS and Windward System Five.

NOVA POS price starts at $89.99 per month , on a scale between 1 to 10 NOVA Point of Sale is rated 2, which is much lower than the average cost of Retail Management POS software. Windward System Five price starts at $92 per user/month , when comparing Windward System Five to their competitors, the software is rated 4 - lower than the average Retail Management POS software cost.

Bottom line:Windward System Five is more expensive than NOVA POS.

Which software includes more/better features?

As with any business software solutions, it’s important to consider the features & functionality. The tool should support the processes, workflows, reports and needs that matter to your team. To help you evaluate this, we've compared NOVA POS Vs. Windward Five based on some of the most important and required Retail Management POS features. NOVA POS: Customer Database, Inventory Management, Retail & POS, Point of sale, Barcode Scanning. Windward System Five: Billing & Invoicing, Customer Relationship Management, eCommerce, Employee Management, Inventory Management.

Target customer size

The typical customers who benefit from using the Nova POS software are those belonging to small to medium-sized business as well as large enterprises the retail, marketing, commercial and HR industries. The software is a most viable solution for small and medium businesses.

NOVA POS

ITQlick rating
(4.5/5)

starts at $89.99 per month

The Nova Point of Sale app empowers business owners to be connected and in control all the time. This software offers extremely powerful and efficient tools for store owners for one or more locations. This make...

Categories: Inventory Management, Barcode Scanning, Retail & POS, Cell Phone Store POS.

Windward Five

ITQlick rating
(3.8/5)

starts at $92 per user/month

Windward System Five is a point of sale and rental management solution for small and medium businesses. Its capabilities include contract management, customer database, inventory management, and others. The sof...

Categories: Billing & Invoicing, CRM, Equipment Rental POS, Furniture Store POS, Gun Shop POS.

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NOVA POS: 5 Features

Customer Database
Inventory Management
Retail & POS
Point of sale
Barcode Scanning

Windward System Five: 7 Features

Billing & Invoicing
Customer Relationship Management
eCommerce
Employee Management
Inventory Management
Point of sale
Barcode Scanning
ITQlick rating ITQlick Rating is based on the software score (below) and aggregated online reviews
ITQlick score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100, the calculation is based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing score pricing Score is a 1 to 10 (10 is high cost), based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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NOVA
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.4/10
License pricing
$89.99 per month
Functionality
15
Review
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Windward
ITQlick rating
3.8/5
Score
76/100
Pricing
5.2/10
License pricing
$92 per user/month
Functionality
18
Rent
ITQlick rating
3/5
Score
86/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$129 per month
Functionality
7
Review
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Profit
ITQlick rating
2.8/5
Score
85/100
Pricing
3.8/10
License pricing
$500 per license
Functionality
16
Review
COMCASH
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
84/100
Pricing
4.4/10
License pricing
$125 per month
Functionality
50
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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.