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  1. 4 EMV Facts That POS VARs Overlook

    EMV has seen huge success in Europe and is quickly making its way to the U.S., presenting huge opportunities for VARs. EMV cards utilize an embedded chip to encrypt data for each and every transaction. The chip is activated electronically and can alternate between verification methods, whether prompting the user for a pin (chip and pin) or a signature to complete the transaction. Although MSR has been a huge component of the POS landscape in past years, there are several key reasons why EMV needs to be on every POS VAR’s radar moving forward.

  2. Getting The Most From Your Payments Partner

    If you are in the POS business, offering a bundled solution that includes payment processing is probably not a new idea for you.  In fact, it’s probably safe to say that most, if not all, of the dealers reading this article are already realizing the value of residual income from the merchant services component of their business.  Regular, recurring monthly income provided by Payments-as-a-Service (PaaS) has influenced many VARs in their efforts to move toward becoming a Managed Services Dealer (MSD).

  3. Payment Technologies: Getting Executives And Consumers On The Same Page

    Knowing what customers want and delivering it is a fundamental rule in business. But when it comes to today’s evolving payment technologies, there are a number of “disconnects” between the attitudes of banking executives and those of their customers. And those disconnects may be putting banks out of step with consumer expectations.

  4. Prepaid Cards: Understanding The Strategic Opportunity

    Prepaid cards are of increasing interest to consumers, but banks may be missing the opportunities this trend presents.

  5. Choctaw Casinos Saves More Than $300,000 With IP Surveillance And Serverless Computing

    Pivot3® Saves More Than $300,000 in Acquisition and Operating Costs for an IP Surveillance Expansion Project.

  6. Rochester Police Department Cuts Crime By 80% With Help From Serverless Computing

    Rochester Police Department cuts crime by 80% with help from Pivot3 serverless computing.

  7. Steering The Way To More Reliable Storage For In-Car Video Systems

    Placer County purchased three Pivot3 DataBanks with 36 terabytes of capacity. The DataBanks reside in a single rack, together with two switches and a server running the Pivot3 storage management software.

  8. Sea-Tac Airport Reduces Power And Cooling With Serverless Computing

    Pivot3® reduces power and cooling to help the Sea-Tac Airport fulfill its mission: “Where a Sustainable World Is Headed.”

  9. Retail Chain Manages Liability With IP Security

    Spec’s Wine, Spirits and Finer Foods manages liability with IP security—high availability system relies on virtualization from Pivot3®.

  10. The Creek Nation Casino Meets Strict Surveillance Gaming Regulation With IP Video

    Pivot3® deals out high-performance to meet strict surveillance gaming regulations.