POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. 4 Fantastic Quotes: POS Experts Analyze PSA/RMM Report
    1/12/2017

    The recent rise of PSA (Professional Services Automation) and RMM (Remote Monitoring and Management) software in the point of sale channel has generated some interesting conversations. Unfortunately, most of those discussions happened off the record — until now.

  2. POS And AIDC News
    12/29/2016

    The trend of payment company consolidation continues. Vantiv recently announced its agreement to acquire Moneris Solutions (Moneris USA) from Moneris Solutions Corporation (Moneris) for $425 million US, subject to certain adjustments. Upon closing the transaction, Vantiv will begin servicing Moneris USA’s merchants and other business relationships, including its relationship with BMO Harris Bank, which operates approximately 600 branches in the United States. Moneris USA processed approximately $12 billion in U.S. transaction volume in 2015.

  3. AI-Based Fraud Detection Comes To The Mastercard Global Network
    12/28/2016

    Decision Intelligence™ leverages machine learning to boost approvals for genuine transactions. By Christine Kern, contributing writer

  4. How Is Automation Software Impacting The Retail IT Channel?
    12/12/2016

    Business Solutions recently connected with Jim Roddy, a Reseller & ISV Business Advisor for Vantiv’s PaymentsEdge Advisory Services, to talk about his company’s recent survey on automation software in the point of sale (POS) channel. Vantiv surveyed 113 of its reseller and ISV partners in mid-November.

  5. POS, Payment Processing, AIDC, And IP Video News
    11/30/2016

    Star Micronics recently introduced cloudPRNT, a technology enabling users to print to Star printers directly through a cloud service. The first Star product in this line to be released, the TSP650IIcloudPRNT thermal printer, retrieves and prints orders from any online ordering service integrating Star’s communication protocol. cloudPRNT will work with the online ordering service to store and create print jobs and communicate status with the printer. Cloud ordering services will post orders using a JSON format while the Star cloudPRNT printer will pull these orders on a defined interval.

  6. Retail Tech Resellers: Where Will Your Customers Invest In 2017?
    11/14/2016

    Innovative Retail Technologies magazine has published its annual Retail Tech Spending Report for 2017 and it’s must-read content for anyone in the retail IT industry — especially retail resellers who want to see what’s around the corner in their vertical. This special issue arrived on my desk just hours ago and I’ve already underlined several key passages.

  7. POS, Payment Processing, AIDC, And IP Video News
    10/31/2016

    Honeywell has released new models of its MP Series compact industrial label printers. The MP Series printers are among the smallest industrial label printers on the market, featuring all-metal casings for improved durability. The MP Series printers can be used in almost any orientation and can be mounted on walls, manufacturing lines, or fork trucks. In short, Honeywell has designed these printers for industrial work environments where space is an issue.           

  8. VARCOM 101 For ISVs
    10/27/2016

    The following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions’ Editor in Chief Mike Monocello’ s Q&A with Jason Firment, Director of Point of Sale and Director of VARCOM for BlueStar which took place at ISV IQ Live! held October 6 in Philadelphia.

  9. BlueStar Introduces ISV Connect
    10/27/2016

    The following is an edited transcript of Business Solutions’ Editor in Chief Mike Monocello’ s Q&A with Jason Firment, Director of Point of Sale and Director of VARCOM for BlueStar which took place at ISV IQ Live! held October 6 in Philadelphia.

  10. Epson ISV Conference Recap: Full Speed Ahead with OmniLink Merchant Services
    10/25/2016

    I have to admit that after attending Epson’s inaugural ISV conference in San Diego last year, I was skeptical the company was going to be able to meet its projected deadlines — especially launching an ISV partner portal by the end of 2015 with 10 hand-selected ISVs. Sure enough, however, their OmniLink Merchant Services (OMS) announcement at the National Retail Federation (NRF) convention in mid-January removed much of that skepticism. OMS is a suite of cloud-based software solutions for the retail and hospitality markets. Powered by hand-selected Epson ISV partners, OMS provides hospitality and retail VARs with a global network of cloud and mobile based tools, best practices, business data, and expertise.