Featured Hospitality Articles

  1. 5 Trends Driving How Your Retail IT Clients Use Mobility To Connect With Customers
    4/24/2015

    An infographic from staffing organization Randstad examines five trends driving how mobility is used to connect businesses with customers. According to Randstad, enterprise mobility is now transcending BYOD (bring your own device) to encompass better business intelligence, ultra-personalization in mobile marketing, and creating “mobile moments” that mark unique business experiences.

  2. VARs: Enable Small Retailers To Act Big
    4/23/2015

    In many cases, it’s large retailers who drive the adoption of the latest technology innovations. After all, they’ve got deeper pockets and the capability (i.e. personnel and expertise) to tinker with things. That said, smaller retailers have some things going for them as well. While many are short on IT budget, free time, and in-house expertise, there’s a willingness to gamble on something without fear of how shareholders will react or how competitive retailers will respond.

  3. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From March 2015
    4/17/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale, payment processing and data collection news, Ingenico Mobile Solutions launches a new near-field communication (NFC) mobile payments device, BlueStar enhances logistics to serve North American resellers, NCR Connected Payments achieves PCI DSS 3.0, ScanSource announces a POS-as-a-Service bundle and a cloud services program, and NMI launches a payment enablement platform for VARs and ISVs.

  4. RSPA RetailNOW 2015 Preview: Best Quotes From Gerber’s “E-Myth”
    4/16/2015

    The RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) has long been known as the leading association in the retail IT channel, and this year they’re gaining a reputation as the place to meet America’s top business authors.

  5. Momentum Builds In EMV Transition: Solutions Providers, Don’t Get Left Behind
    4/15/2015

    Progress in EMV migration in the U.S. is building momentum, according to Karen Cox, VP of payments and retail solutions for Moneris Solutions.

  6. NRF Backs Legislation To Create National Data Breach Standards
    4/6/2015

    During testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Information Technology, the National Retail Federation (NRF), offered solutions to better protect consumers and help businesses prevent cyberattacks and data breaches.

  7. Security Flaw In Hotel Wi-Fi Routers Could Put Devices At Risk
    4/6/2015

    Cylance, a security vendor, says that its security researchers at the Sophisticated Penetration Exploitation and Research team (SPEAR) have uncovered a flaw in the InnGate Wi-Fi router commonly used by many hotels that could be placing the devices of guests at risk. The vulnerability could threaten not just guests, but could also spread to the hotels themselves if hackers are able to compromise the router to allow them to access other parts of the hotel network. Cylance says this could potentially impact reservations and billing.

  8. Avoid These Common Mistakes VARs Make In The Hospitality IT Market
    4/2/2015

    In conjunction with our Partner Program Insider, Business Solutions asked channel experts to point out some of the common mistakes VARs make when selling to the hospitality market.

  9. NRF Says Gramm-Leach-Bliley Data Security Regulations Are A Poor Fit For Your Merchant IT Clients
    4/1/2015

    The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) has governed data security in the banking industry for more than 15 years. Now, citing a new white paper by two former Federal Trade Commission (FTC) officials that asserts imposing data security rules designed for the banking industry on retailers, merchants, and other nonbank businesses would be a “poor fit,” the NRF has publicly urged the Senate to reject it.

  10. The Unknown Future Of The Retail Reseller Channel
    3/31/2015

    Yesterday I participated in a couple hours of planning for our upcoming (May 12-13) Retail IT VAR of the Future event in Las Vegas. Even though the event is just two days away from the office in an easy-to-reach city and economically priced, we recognized early on that we’d have to offer something special to get people to take time away from their businesses and attend. Therefore, when we set out to create this event, we weren’t looking to host another typical show. We set out with uniqueness and greatness in mind. After this latest meeting, I’m reminded of those initial goals and feel confident in what we’ve created for you.

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