POS & Payment Processing Articles

  1. What Solutions Providers Can Learn From The Potential Wendy’s Data Breach
    2/2/2016

    While the possible Wendy’s data breach is still under investigation, it’s at the very least a security reminder to your IT clients that are business owners and their customers that both sides have to be even more vigilant in how they protect themselves from falling victims to such attacks.

  2. INSPIRE Speaker Shows Our Channel Needs More Creativity
    2/1/2016

    I will have deathbed regrets. There are a few things I wish I never said, several missed opportunities I wish I’d taken advantage of, and many, many shots I missed back in my basketball playing days.

  3. RSPA INSPIRE 2016: First Impressions From San Diego
    2/1/2016

    RSPA INSPIRE is one of my favorite events of the year because of the relaxed and candid atmosphere. Leading executives in the retail IT channel gather in a gorgeous locale (this year at the Park Hyatt Aviara Resort in San Diego Jan. 31 to Feb. 3) and engage with each other across four days of education, networking, and excursions.

  4. How Gift Card Solutions Can Help Your Merchant Clients Compete With Larger Retailers
    2/1/2016

    Gift cards are an important sales and relationship-building tool, especially for small retailers. In this exclusive interview with John Nail, senior product manager for stored value solutions at Mercury Payment Systems, discusses some of the benefits of a gift card program and its potential ROI.

  5. Banks Are Moving To Biometric Technology To Secure Data — And So Are Their Customers
    1/29/2016

    As data breaches and other intrusions multiply, businesses that deal in sensitive data on a daily basis are scrambling to find the most effective means of protection possible.

  6. PCI Compliance: Security For Your Merchants, Business Opportunity For You
    1/29/2016

    In this exclusive interview, Tamara Worden, senior director of card brand compliance for Sterling Payment Technologies discusses Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards compliance, why it is an essential component in safely installing and maintaining the security of a merchant’s card data environment, and how working to ensure your clients’ compliance can differentiate you among your competitors.

  7. Honing In On The Consumer Experience Using Location-Based Technology
    1/22/2016

    The writing is on the wall ... or maybe Tweeted, Instagrammed, and shared on someone’s Facebook wall.

  8. Solutions Providers: Consider What You Learned From The Past When You Set Your Course For 2016
    1/20/2016

    Looking back at 2015, there were a lot of changes — and challenges — in the IT channel. Consider the advice from these leaders at IT channel companies who offer advice on how to approach 2016, keeping in mind lessons learned last year in areas including channel consolidation, cybersecurity, and storage and data.

  9. Visa Gives VARs More Time For QIR Certification
    1/20/2016

    VISA updated its policy issued in October requiring Payment Card Industry (PCI) Qualified Integrators and Reseller (QIR) certification to give acquirers, merchants, and VARs more time to comply. Level 4 merchants still need to use PCI QIRs, but resellers now have until January 31, 2017, to become certified.

  10. ISVs: Watch These Payment Trends, Seize These Opportunities In 2016
    1/19/2016

    In this interview, Bill Lodes, First American Payment System’s senior vice president of business development and strategy, provides ISVs with information to help them focus on important payment trends and to meet challenges that continue with EMV adoption and PCI compliance. He also shares top opportunities for ISVs to grow their businesses.