POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. How To Help VARs Adopt The As-A-Service Revenue Model
    4/27/2016

    The as-a-Service revenue model has become a common delivery model for many business applications, but that doesn’t make it any easier when trying to convince VARs to utilize it. In this exclusive interview, Suzanne Davis, Director of Channel Sales at Harbortouch, breaks down the benefits of the as-a-Service model and offers advice on how the help VARs transition to it smoothly.

  2. POS Not Just For Retail Anymore
    4/20/2016

    0 transaction fees, mobile management app, and employee schedule top desired features.

  3. EMV Chips Prompting Massive Fraud Bills
    4/12/2016

    If any of your healthcare clients aren't using EMV payment systems, they might be at risk for enormous fraud bills.

  4. RSPA, BSM Launch Point Of Sale Pacesetter Awards
    4/11/2016

    The Point Of Sale Pacesetter Awards, a joint effort of the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) and Business Solutions Magazine (BSM), were officially announced today and will recognize the most innovative VARs and ISVs who serve the retail, hospitality, and grocery verticals. Awards will be presented in seven categories at RetailNOW 2016, the RSPA’s annual trade show.

  5. What’s Important To Merchants?
    4/7/2016

    Today’s merchants are a bit more astute than previous generations. They better know what they want, when they want it, and it better work as advertised. In this exclusive interview, Patrick Ward, VP of Channel Sales at NAB Velocity, explains what it is merchants are really looking for, as well as how to deliver.

  6. Looking Beyond EMV
    3/29/2016

    EMV has been in place for nearly six months, but ISVs can’t afford to rest. There are new payment security issues to be concerned with, but which ones needs immediate attention? In this exclusive interview, Bill Lodes, SVP of business development & strategy at First American Payment Systems, explains what’s on the horizon for ISVs, what needs to be done to properly address payments security, and where time will best be spent the rest of the year.

  7. POS, Payment Processing, And Data Collection News
    3/28/2016

    Touch Dynamic recently announced an update to the Breeze Performance all-in-one touch terminal. Offering increased CPU processing up to Intel i7 and enhanced memory to meet the needs of demanding applications, the Breeze Performance is customizable with a 15-inch or 17-inch touch display. The all-in-one also offers either Elo resistive touch or projected capacitive touch. It boasts enhanced product features such as an 180W power supply, cable management, a 24V printer power port, and the ability to be configured with dual RAID rackable hard drives.

  8. Chargebacks: The Lesser Talked About EMV Risk For SMBs
    3/14/2016

    We are now almost six months removed from the EMV Liability Shift of October 2015. While Tier 1 merchants have migrated in large numbers, the vast majority of everyone else is lagging far behind — to the tune of about 17 percent adoption.

  9. Mergermarket 2015 TMT Trend Report Records New M&A Highs
    3/14/2016

    Technology, media, and telecom all saw record high M&A activity in 2015

  10. VARsynergy Seeks To Empower VARs Through Collaboration
    3/11/2016

    In this exclusive Executive-To-Executive interview, Hunter Allen, the CEO of point of sale solution provider Cervion Systems, talks with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy. Allen, regarded as the pre-eminent Retail-as-a-Service VAR in North America, talks about two new channel organizations: MobileBytes and VARsynergy. Allen explains how these organizations and their unique partnership could impact VARs and ISVs, why five well-known solutions providers formed VARsynergy, and the importance of reseller collaboration especially with the emergence of recurring revenue.