White Papers & Case Studies

  1. Payments Passive Or Payments Proactive?

    Here are three approaches to payment processing service sales and the advantages of aligning strategically with a payment processing services provider.

  2. Value-Added Resellers As Trusted Security Advisors

    Amid revolution in payment security, merchants are wringing their hands and losing sleep over the safekeeping and functionality of their point of sale (POS) environments. VARs are poised to gain merchants’ trust — and their business — by positioning themselves as security experts.

  3. Cash Management Solutions: Adding Value With End-To-End Intelligent Cash Recycling Technology

    If you think credit and debit cards are about to displace cash for retail transactions, think again. Legal tender remains the most commonly used form of payment, accounting for about 40 percent of U.S. transactions overall, up to two-thirds of purchases under $10, and half of transactions valued at less than $50. “Cash accounts for about 85 percent of global consumer transactions,” according to MasterCard. “In most countries the cashless journey has only just begun.” So while plastic and electronic payments have been hailed as the currency of the future, there is a long way to go.

  4. EMV Integration for POS And SaaS-Based Services Providers

    Since the EMV liability shift, IT solutions providers have been searching for solutions that are EMV capable, but also help your merchant clients minimize costs and the scope of PCI compliance. So, what are the best options?

  5. POS Solutions Provider Wins Business With Reporting Capabilities, 24/7 Support, And A Monthly Payment Model From Harbortouch

    To be successful selling retail and restaurant technology, you have to be able to adjust to changes in the market. Not only do technologies change, but the needs of customers big and small can shift as well. As such, it makes sense to have a line card that can accommodate a variety of customers of various sizes and needs.

  6. Ingenico Group Helps Sleepy’s Prepare For EMV, Increase Security And Reduce Costs

    Sleepy’s is the largest privately-held specialty mattress and bedding accessories retailer in the U.S. with over 1,000 stores. In 2014, Tom Citrano, Director of Quality Assurance and Dan Dubinsky, Director of System Development at Sleepy’s were tasked with upgrading payment technology by the end of 2015. The EMV migration was approaching and Sleepy’s current payment technology was not prepared to accept EMV chip cards, debit cards, or the new forms of mobile payments, such as Apple Pay.

  7. PGA TOUR Benefits From New Mobile Payment Solution

    Last year, PGA TOUR wanted to add a mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution for the PGA TOUR Canada. Steve Evans, SVP for information systems, PGA TOUR said, “We needed to implement a secure and easily portable payment solution.” 

  8. Secure Mobile Payments With EMV, P2PE, and Tokenization

    Developers, ISVs and VARs face significant challenges in payment security. EMV, P2PE, and tokenization are generally accepted as the best, most effective combination of security methods.  

  9. Preparing Your Business To Accept Mobile Payments

    Many factors contribute to a shift in the payments landscape that is moving all parties involved — including consumers and merchants — towards mobile payments. For starters, the global adoption of smartphones and other mobile devices, and their seemingly endless variety of apps, continues at a record pace. Consumers have become accustomed to relying on these devices to manage practically all aspects of their lives, including banking, budgeting and shopping.

  10. The Trends And Benefits Of Smart Card And Biometric Security Devices

    Everyone is concerned with digital data security today, in one way or another. For every digital advancement, there seems to be a counter development to breach its security. The trust and etiquette that once governed the use of the old telephone party lines would serve us well today, but we cannot count on such protocol for today’s data and communication devices. Additional protection is needed.