POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. RSPA INSPIRE 2015 Preview: Best Quotes From Heath’s “Decisive”
    11/18/2014

    When the RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association) announced that Chip Heath, co-author of business best-sellers Switch and Made to Stick, would be the featured speaker for the INSPIRE 2015 conference, I was super excited. To be able to spend a couple days with one of the world’s leading minds in business is a rare opportunity. And to do that at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui makes it even better.

  2. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — November 17, 2014
    11/17/2014

    In the news, POS malware attacks continue to evolve. Also in the news, near-field communication (NFC) is expected to grow at a high rate, and the pros and cons of mobile wallets are examined. In other news, Revell raises series C financing and plans expansion.

  3. Varnex To Host “The Power Of Partnership” Fall Conference
    11/14/2014

    Varnex, SYNNEX’s peer-to-peer network community of resellers, is set to host its annual Fall Conference Nov. 16-19 in Las Vegas. Key speakers include the return of Ryan Morris, principal consultant with Morris Management Partners, Inc. and Mark Smith, co-founder of OutSource Channel Executives, Inc., coupled with the introduction of nine new consultants set to speak during the four-day conference.

  4. Overall Patent Litigations Are Down, But High Tech NPE Activity Continues
    11/14/2014

    A new study by Unified Patents demonstrates that, overall, patent litigations are down for Q3, but 2014 remains on target to be the second most litigious year in history. In fact, total patent litigations are anticipated to top the 5038 litigations in 2012.

  5. Why PCI Compliance Must Be Coupled With Additional Security Measures
    11/14/2014

    Greg Grant, VP of managed security services at PhoenixSentry, addressed “The Future of Electronic Payments: Security and PCI Compliance” in his presentation at BlueStar’s VARTECH 2014 conference in New Orleans,

  6. Invest In Your Company By Planning For 2015
    11/13/2014

    December has always been one of my favorite times of the year. I’ve found it to be a very hectic month in some ways and a quiet one in others.

  7. CompTIA State Of The Channel Study: Dealing With Details, Drivers Of The Transition To A New Business Model
    11/13/2014

    In its Fourth Annual State of the Channel study, CompTIA asked IT companies to describe the progress of their business transformation. Of the 350 companies surveyed, 24 percent assessed their transformation at a low degree, 55 percent said a moderate degree, and 22 percent said a high degree. Interestingly, in 2012, the responses were low degree, 17 percent; moderate, 59 percent; and high, 24 percent. It might seem like the channel isn’t as far along with business transformation now as it was two years ago.

  8. Point Of Sale And Payment Processing News From October 2014
    11/13/2014

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale and payment processing, Heartland Payment Systems introduces mobile and online ordering solutions for restaurants, Datacap adds support for Voltage Security point-to-point encryption, and Harbortouch introduces a new POS system design, a shorter service agreement term, and a new mobile app.

  9. Are You The Retail IT VAR Of The Future?
    11/12/2014

    In 2014, we dedicated a lot of editorial to the changing landscape of retail IT and how solutions providers in this market are well-positioned to grow if they are willing to make some adjustments.

  10. Cyberattacks Increase Leading Up To The 2014 Holiday Season
    11/11/2014

    According to an NBC News article, the rate of infection on computers by BackOff malware increased by 57 percent in August and 27 percent in September. These figures originated from a report completed by the security firm Damballa.

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