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  1. EMV Myths Debunked
    7/1/2015

    Many merchants are concerned about the October 1 EMV liability shift and its potential impact to their respective businesses. Given that there is no mandate around EMV adoption, NCR Hospitality is recommending that restaurant operators, in particular, look to adopt solutions that manage a multitude of payment options rather than selecting single, point solutions that only address EMV.

  2. 5 Features That Maximize Benefits To Your IT Clients Of An All-In-One POS
    7/1/2015

    According to Forrester, mobile payments in the U.S. are expected to reach $142 billion in volume in 2019. Over the past few years, flurries of new payments and point-of-sale (POS) technologies have emerged; technologies that can give a significant competitive edge to merchants that embrace them. Today’s new POS systems can significantly improve interaction with customers, reduce costs and increase efficiency.

  3. 3 Ways mPOS Can Make An Impact Beyond The Payment Transaction
    6/29/2015

    It’s far from a novel statement to say that mobile technology is changing the way consumers and businesses operate. Customers now have the ability to make payments from nearly any location, while merchants can charge buyers in line or at a fixed point of sale (POS) in the store. Mobile technology in the form of POS systems is growing rapidly in the small-business landscape and is changing the way companies operate — for the better.

  4. 5 Reasons There Will Always Be A Market For Fixed POS
    6/29/2015

    The following observations are based on fixed point of sale (POS) terminals, or cash registers. They do not include payment terminals or other devices that may be grouped under the POS umbrella. 

  5. EMV In The U.S. – Are You Ready?
    6/25/2015

    The transition to chip-based credit card processing is well underway in the United States. With magnetic stripe credit cards about to take their place in history alongside carbon paper receipts and the flat bed imprinters used to create them, it’s time to focus seriously on cutting-edge EMV technology and how it will impact transaction processing in this country in the immediate future and beyond.

  6. 8 Must-Haves For All-in-One POS Systems
    6/23/2015

    Updating an old point-of-sale (POS) system can benefit any restaurant’s business — but choosing a new system is a major step.

  7. 5 Ways To Cash In On Microsoft Windows Server 2003 End Of Service
    6/22/2015

    The end-of-service date for the popular Microsoft Windows Server 2003 operating system is July 14, 2015 — and it’s coming up quickly. It’s one of the biggest IT-related events in recent years and the race to migrate to a newer operating system presents some big opportunities for IT channel companies.

  8. Why The Security Industry Needs The Channel To Spark Changes
    6/22/2015

    No one is safe from a breach, and we all know it far too well. The high-profile breaches at major corporations such as Target and Sony put urgent pressure on companies to find solutions that get the security job done right. For a long time, the IT status quo was a reactionary approach to data protection and threat management — building taller walls and digging deeper moats to secure the data perimeter without fully analyzing the sensitivity of its contents.

  9. 12 Reasons There Will Always Be A Market For Fixed POS
    6/18/2015

    Scouring the Internet you can easily find an overabundance of vendors making a case for the mobile POS system. Some even cite that 36 percent of all POS (point of sale) systems will make way for the new technology.  However, what we do not hear about is how many of those devices will businesses return, because the mobile POS proved inadequate in the real world?

  10. 5 Ways Merchant Services Providers Can Help Prepare Retailers For The EMV World
    6/11/2015

    After what seems like an eternity of conversation and prognostication on the part of the card associations, the much anticipated transition from traditional magnetic stripe cards to new EMV chip cards will begin in earnest this October. While EMV has certainly been around in one form or another in other global markets, the introduction of EMV into the U.S. is still catching many merchants — and even a number of solutions providers — off guard in terms of liability responsibilities, technology nuances, and even availability of certified solutions

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