Newsletter | September 3, 2013

09.03.13 -- The Most Influential People In The Channel

Business Solutions Newsletter

| Point of Sale & Payment Processing Edition

In This Issue:


Level 4 Merchant PCI Compliance Trends Report
This research report from Merchant Warehouse provides the analysis and results of a yearly survey taken by the payment card industry (PCI) compliance and security experts at ControlScan measuring Level 4 merchants’ engagement with the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS).
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Planning For EMV: Integrated Or Semi-Integrated Payment Solutions?
As merchants, VARs, and integrators work together to assess their approach to EMV adoption, the payment application integration scheme should top the list of considerations.
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Cash Transactions In A Mobile World
For two decades, the PC has reigned supreme over POS solutions, operating as point of sale terminals that sit on counters and control various peripherals. However, the need for PC-centric solutions is waning as a more flexible POS model emerges.
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The Most Influential People In The Channel
By Mike Monocello, editor in chief
USA Today Sports recently published a special magazine focused on the most influential people in MMA (mixed martial arts). For those who don't know, I'm a huge fan of MMA. This got me wondering about the IT reseller channel. Who are the most influential people? CRN and other magazines have done reports on channel chiefs, top women, and so on, but I don't think I've read anything about 'influential' people.
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Keep It Simple, Technology Partners
By Business Solutions magazine
The payments landscape is evolving and becoming more complex. Vantiv eliminates the complexity with a single, proprietary technology platform that provides scale and flexibility and easy integration for your POS and terminal systems, while reducing overall risk to your brand reputation.
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iPad POS: Making Waves, Making Millions
By Matt Pillar, editor in chief, Integrated Solutions For Retailers
Revel Systems is the undisputed leader in iPad-based POS. Here’s how the disruptive company has flourished where others have floundered.
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Magazine Article

The Real Cost Of Declined Recurring Transactions For Businesses
By Business Solutions magazine

Operations processing repeat or recurring transactions are familiar with declined card headaches. When scheduled transactions don’t occur due to outdated card information, it means lost and delayed revenues, staff time tracking down customers, and inflated processing fees.
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Magazine Article

It's Time To Re-Invent The QSR Customer Experience
By Business Solutions magazine

As an industry segment, quick service restaurants (QSRs) recognized decades ago the increase in demand to feed people on the go. They understood that busy people who have a need for quality food, prepared quickly, would be a critical segment of the food service market. Improvements in ordering, preparation, and cooking have brought the consumer an expectation that quality meals can be prepared to their specification without waiting.
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Magazine Article

Two Bundles, One Breakthrough Solution For Secure Point-Of-Sale
By Business Solutions magazine

Selling "total solutions" is a channel concept easier said than done, especially when it comes to secure, compliant and complete solutions for point-of-sale. Resellers must have the resources, time and expertise to create unique hardware and software bundles for different needs, including integrating retail applications with powerful video surveillance for retailers in search of a single solution to meet multiple POS needs.
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News

APG Cash Drawer, LLC Wins RSPA Silver Award Of Excellence At RetailNOW 2013

MICROS Hires Accomplished Technology Executive, Russell Butler, To Lead Global Product Development

Sage Payment Solutions And Yola, Inc. Partner To Offer Integrated E-Commerce Solution For SMBs

Shows And Events

datto Partner Conference
September 10 to 13, 2013 | Washington, D.C.

ASCII Success Summit
September 18 and 19, 2013 | Austin, TX

GFI Partner Summit
September 23 and 24, 2013 | Las Vegas, NV

Channel Transitions
October 7, 2013 | Philadelphia, PA

N-able Summit
October 23 to 25, 2013 | Scottsdale, AZ

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