POS Magazine

  1. Why Now Is The Right Time To Sell EMV

    With an October 2015 deadline fast approaching, VARs and ISVs should be pushing EMV to merchants with urgency.

  2. Channel Consolidation: Big Trouble Or Business As Usual?

    We asked VARs, MSPs, and integrators to share their thoughts on how channel consolidation is affecting business.

  3. POS Integrator Wins Big With Restaurant Installation

    A POS hardware and software upgrade for a local restaurant led to a video surveillance upsell and planned mobile POS implementation.

  4. Embracing The Burgeoning Digital Signage Market

    This AV, digital signage, and IT integrator’s commitment to becoming a total solutions provider is leading to year-over-year double-digit growth.

  5. The New VAR That Old VARs Love To Hate

    How Dave Iava got Plymouth Rock Merchant Services off to a blazing start, and why his kind is making old-school VARs so nervous

  6. How Good Is The Managed Services Business? Damn Good.

    The results of Business Solutions’ latest survey of its managed services readers are in — and the data is compelling.

  7. Bridging Mobile POS And EMV

    As the EMV liability shift gets closer, VARs should work to prepare merchants to support this new payment type in mobile POS and other solutions.

  8. Best Channel Vendors 2015

    How were the Best Channel Vendors survey and special report generated? For a seventh consecutive year, we relied on the wisdom and experience of Penn State University to help ensure the survey’s statistical accuracy. Back in 2009, Penn State agreed with our philosophy of conducting a Web-based survey (as opposed to a phone-solicitation survey) of our subscribers to capture significant data from our most active resellers. The technology categories were determined by the Business Solutions magazine (BSM) editorial staff.

  9. Best Channel Vendors 2015 - POS Hardware & Payment Processing

    This was the second year that we included cloud/mobile/tablet software options which continue to flood the market. Many of the newer software options are being sold direct or via a hybrid model that isn’t exactly channel- friendly. This could explain why none had scores high enough to make this year’s list. NCC, Specialized Business Solutions, and Focus POS Systems were repeat winners this year, with RPOWER making the list for the first time.

  10. Prospering On A Niche

    You might argue that Diamond Comics Distribution isn’t a VAR, but its retail IT service model offers important lessons for the channel.