POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. NRF Attendees Get Preview Of Verizon 2015 PCI Report
    1/16/2015

    The Verizon Enterprise Solutions 2015 PCI Report is due out in February, but National Retail Federation Big Show Attendees on Monday had the opportunity to learn initial findings from the report. The report correlates Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard compliance with data breaches occurring at retail businesses or restaurants.

  2. Podcast: Author Chip Heath To Speak At RSPA INSPIRE 2015
    1/16/2015

    In this exclusive interview with Business Solutions president and RSPA board chairman Jim Roddy, Heath discusses some of the challenges facing Retail VARs as well as a preview of his presentations at INSPIRE, Planned topics are the dynamics of change — how you can align the analytical side and the emotional side of your brain to make change effectively — and decision making — examining flaws and biases that result in less-than-optimal decisions and learning routines and procedures that improve the chances of success.  

  3. Point Of Sale, Payment Processing And Data Collection News From December 2014
    1/14/2015

    Each month, Business Solutions reports news on business in the channel. This month in point of sale and payment processing, SATO Online Services is scheduled to launch, Merchant Link released its Apple Pay contactless payment solution for MICROS point of sale (POS) systems, Bluefin’s PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solution is available to Priority Payment clients, and Touch Dynamic introduces a new rugged tablet.

  4. Retail, Grocery, And Hospitality IT News For VARs — January 12, 2015
    1/12/2015

    In the news, research shows there are fewer cyberattacks, but the amount of data stolen from each has grown. Also, articles include an example of the trend toward digital concierge services and an opinion that until Internet of Things (IoT) devices work together, the hype falls flat.

  5. Trustwave Report: Most Companies Lack Proper Maintenance, Education For Security Solutions
    1/12/2015

    Trustwave’s 2014 State of Risk Report reveals your IT clients and prospects probably need some help with maintenance protocols that will keep network security measures working properly.

  6. IT Providers Should Resolve To Improve Efficiency, Profitability In 2015
    1/9/2015

    As an IT solutions provider, your New Year’s resolutions might involve steps you can take to improve efficiency and profitability. Here are four resolutions to consider when it comes to a successful 2015.

  7. Worse Than Sticks And Stones: Pay Attention To Customer Reviews
    1/8/2015

    Client reviews posted on the Internet have taken a prominent role when customers — or patients or students — determine where to spend their money. An article by CNN highlights the lengths that consumers will go to research the best chance at a good experience.

  8. Finding The Best Charts And Graphs For The Job
    1/8/2015

    Solutions continue to offer more and better options for displaying data — a data representation that provides the information or comparison you are looking for can be the difference between having data and using data.

  9. 5 Leadership Qualities That Inspire
    1/7/2015

    Great leaders are not born; they are made. This statement introduces a white paper from ConnectWise entitled Discover Your Inner Leader. In the paper, you will find traits that will help you lead — or become a leader — of your IT solutions provider business. And, you may notice, these traits are common to all leaders.

  10. What VARs Need To Know About PCI DSS 3.0
    1/6/2015

    The third revision of the PCI Data Security Standards (PCI DSS 3.0) became mandatory on Jan. 1, 2015. These changes not only affect merchants, but also retail VARs and other IT solutions providers.

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