Square Terminal Outage

As reported in the Weekend Australian on September 9,Businesses across Australia were unable to accept card payments as a fintech outage left Square Terminals unusable.

One cafe in Sydney’s inner west, stated that about 150 customers had visited their cafe, with only a handful of clients having cash to pay for breakfast.
“This is the reason we changed from tyro to square a couple of years ago. We had similar problems with outages”, the business owner mentioned ” This is the fourth outage the cafe had faced with Square this year.

Were you impacted by this outage?

What steps have you taken to prevent this from harming your business in the future?