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  1. Three Things VARs Should Be Selling Today To Help Retailers Build Loyalty
    6/13/2014

    For your SMB customers, getting patrons in the door is top priority. Once they’re in, the focus shifts to increasing individual ticket sizes and providing excellent customer service to enhance customer loyalty. How can you as a VAR upsell services that map to this core business objective?

  2. 4 Considerations For Developing Your EMV Transition Strategy
    6/3/2014

    As VARs and ISVs work with their clients on solutions to transition to systems ready for EMV — a global standard for authenticating debit and credit card transactions — there are four important things to consider

  3. What Are The Critical EMV Steps For SMB Merchants?
    5/13/2014

    EMV is the acronym for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, who collaborated on the creation of a standard and framework to utilize Smart Card technology for payments. EMV is now administered by EMVCo, which is responsible for managing and updating the specifications to keep pace with payments technology. Smart cards contain, computer micro-chips imbedded in the card, allowing for increased card security and additional functionality. 

  4. The Top 5 Alternative Payment Methods VARs Should Keep An Eye On
    5/9/2014

    Which solutions should VARs recommend to their customers? What benefits does each provide? While some new payment options hold definitive value for businesses today, others merit a wait-and-see approach. Russ Harty of Merchant Warehouse provides a breakdown the top five alternative payment methods that VARs should keep an eye on now.

  5. Lessons Learned From The Latest Data Breaches
    4/2/2014

    The recent highly publicized data breaches at prominent retailers, smack in the midst of the holiday shopping season, teaches the lesson that building a cyber moat around the enterprise is not enough. The data itself needs to be secured, adding a potent layer of security that will defeat most attempts to monetize stolen data.

  6. 6 Reasons Tablet POS Systems Are Here To Stay
    2/27/2014

    Retailers often spend significant time determining the layout, décor, and other aesthetic aspects of their shops. They rightly focus on ensuring a consistent brand experience exists for customers throughout the store. Yet businesses that have wanted their countertop devices to fit in with their brand image often have limited options.

  7. Building An IP Surveillance System SMB Retailers Can Afford
    2/13/2014

    Small video surveillance systems have traditionally been dominated by analog, but when you compare IP video vs. analog, IP video simply offers more. The best surveillance integrators position these benefits as part of the sales cycle to prove that there’s much more value and potential with IP video.

  8. What It Takes To Prevent Cyber Attack
    2/10/2014

    Dan Ross of Promisec says companies that rely only on anti-virus/anti-malware detection cannot keep up with an ever-changing threat landscape and would not have detected these types of changes on end user computers or POS devices. It was only after it was discovered that the anti-virus and anti-malware products could be updated to provide the proper protection. To prevent against this type of breach, companies must be able to detect changes to services, processes, and registry files. 

  9. 4 Ways Big Data And Analytics Can Help Your Retail Customers
    1/21/2014

    Krish Mantripragada of First Data offers four ways VARs can help their retail customers leverage Big Data and analytics.

  10. Top Reasons Your Retail Customers Should Look At IP Surveillance
    1/13/2014

    Jim Malafronte of Verint Video and Situation Intelligence Solutions says retailers can expand their capabilities with the power of network solutions, while IT resellers can build long-term relationships by furnishing IP technologies that can integrate with other networked systems and devices. Combining networked systems enhances situation awareness, and customers experience stronger security and greater value.

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