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  1. 3 Reasons Why Narrowband Wireless Solutions Are Ideal For Coverage-Challenged Outdoor Environments
    11/21/2014

    Real-time information requires reliable wireless connectivity. Period. Today, enterprises can’t operate without either. Yet for some — seaports, rail yards, airports, and outdoor manufacturing yards — achieving both remains a challenging proposition. In addition to the vast areas that require coverage, these environments also contain materials — such as metal containers, heavy equipment, liquids, and other 2.4 GHz networks — that wreak havoc on Wi-Fi signals.

  2. Wendy's Franchisor Ensures Cardholder Security And Brand Integrity With Payment Processing Solution
    11/21/2014

    When it comes to payment data security, what you don’t know certainly can hurt you. And when you operate several retail stores—each with multiple payment and other network-attached devices—there’s plenty you don’t know at any given point.

  3. Securing The Tunnel: The Retail Systems Dealer’s Remote Management Responsibilities
    11/21/2014

    For many in the retail systems dealer community, internet-enabled remote access and support capabilities have been a godsend. Countless resellers, ISVs, and tech integrators have successfully expanded their geographic market reach while simultaneously lowering their support costs by enabling remote support, whereby many hardware and software issues can be diagnosed— and often fixed—without the need for an expensive truck roll and an on-site technician. Remote access to merchant POS systems is also an increasingly popular means of inexpensively executing software updates and conducting end-user training.

  4. Integrating Payments With EMV: Choosing The Right Path Forward
    11/21/2014

    With the rapidly approaching fraud chargeback liability shift in October 2015, many merchants are asking their POS solution providers about their plans to support EMV. In turn, POS developers want to understand what their options are for supporting EMV in the U.S. market. This paper discusses the certification requirements and alternatives to certification available to enable EMV processing. POS developers looking to enable acceptance of EMV cards have three main options: direct certification, moving to stand alone terminals, and an EMV out of scope integration.

  5. EMV: Preparing For The Shift
    11/21/2014

    The impending shift in liability for card-present fraud is driving a transition to EMV, which comes replete with new retail IT requirements and consumer-facing changes to the payment experience. Are you ready?

  6. How One Reseller Increases Card Data Security With Secure Remote Access Configurations
    11/21/2014

    Tom Potter, President of Information Systems and Supplies consults with Mercury’s PCI compliance team, enrolls merchants in Merchant SecureAssist compliance assistance program, and uses a security checklist when installing and servicing a POS.

  7. Integrated Payment Solution Sparks New Life At An Old Restaurant
    11/21/2014


    Bratta’s Piano Bar and Ristorante is a table service restaurant with live entertainment that serves a wide array of signature entrees and Italian dishes handed down from new owner Michael Bratta’s family recipes.

  8. The Channel Must Lead The Cloud Conversation
    11/21/2014

    Some technology pundits argue that the pervasiveness of cloud technology will render the traditional channel partner obsolete. After all, a defining characteristic of the cloud is the ubiquitous availability of data and applications. Cloud-delivered applications simplify and streamline accessibility and reduce management demands, which cut the need for internal resources and, ostensibly, the channel.

  9. How One MSP Leaned On A Community Of Peers To Transform Their Business
    11/20/2014

    Growing an IT Services business in an unstable economy is challenging, but for one MSP, the key to success was the right partnership and business support from a group of peers. See how Wisconsin-based ITConnexx leveraged ConnectWise and their engaged community to transform their business from break-fix to managed services.

  10. Becoming A Leader People Want To Follow
    11/20/2014

    Are you truly leading your team or simply managing them? Organizations need leaders and your team needs someone to follow. With some ongoing development, you could become that leader. Learn the top leadership qualities that inspire others to want to follow you and the direction of your company.

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