The average SMB customer in the market for a point of sale (POS) system fits a different description than customers in that category a few years ago. Rod Hometh, senior VP of market development for Ingenico, says, in the past, your SMB customers adopted “trickle-down technology,” tried and proven by larger enterprises.
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By Russ Harty
When searching for the best payment solutions for your customers, it can be difficult to know what exactly your criteria should be. With 190 mobile payment apps on the market and hundreds of business-oriented solutions available, it’s important to develop a clear set of guidelines to help you pick the right ones.
By Ally Orlando, contributing writer
Mobile capabilities have changed the way consumers interact with stores and banks, and therefore will change the relationships between resellers and their retail customers.
By Jeremy Krinitt
Healthcare facilities are meant to be a source of comfort and healing; however, even hospitals and clinics are subject to crime, fraud, and other illegal acts. In fact, a 2012 study showed that incidents of crime at U.S. healthcare facilities were on the rise.
Maintaining image sharpness and low noise, particularly in varying outdoor lighting conditions, has proved challenging. A day and night camera is designed to be used in outdoor installations or in indoor environments with poor lighting.
By Megan Williams, contributing writer
The Huffington Post recently released a list of leading technologies from Vala Afshar, CMO of Extreme Networks, that are changing the healthcare landscape. Here, we provide some key insights into some of the most important from that list from Business Solutions magazine (BSM) contributors and writers.
By Suzanne Attenborough
As a growing number of customers look to capitalize on new technology segments, such as IP video, Big Data, and virtual desktop infrastructures (VDI), IT integrators are beginning to look to these market segments as a strong complement to their current range of technology offerings. In today’s dynamic times, it’s just a matter of finding the right suite of technologies to meet each customer’s needs.
By Bill Lodes
The question is not asked enough by the value-added reseller (VAR) community. Many partnerships that VARs have in the payments industry simply don’t fulfill their original expectations — especially in terms of growth.
By Jeremy Gumbley
While credit card fraud is in no way a laughing matter, the latest figures around the amount of customer data and dollars stolen are quite astonishing. Nearly 70 million customers’ credit card data was reported stolen from the Target breach alone and an annual figure of $11 billion lost was recently reported by Javelin Strategy & Research.
By Cheryl Knight, contributing writer
Every day, millions of Americans across the nation visit quick service restaurants (QSRs). Some find their food ready just moments after they arrive at the restaurant — thanks to advances in mobile technologies.
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