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POS, Payment Processing, Data Collection, And IP Video News
POS, Payment Processing, Data Collection, And IP Video News

Datacap Systems has released TranCloud, a new EMV-enabled payments solution for mobile and browser-based POS providers. Engineered specifically for mobile/browser POS, Datacap’s cloud approach with small footprint hardware allows POS systems to process transactions through a variety of payment processors while simultaneously driving a range of PIN pad hardware from leading OEMs — all via the cloud.

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RETAIL MAGAZINE ARTICLES

  • Look Beyond EMV

    Today’s payment terminals provide a host of additional features smart VARs are promoting to help convince customers to upgrade.

  • First Steps Toward Customer Engagement

    This VAR’s 18-store POS, payment, and infrastructure upgrade lays the foundation for customer engagement solutions.

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PREMIUM RETAIL CONTENT

  • Cyber-Security’s Weakest Link: People
    Cyber-Security’s Weakest Link: People

    A stark reality facing today’s businesses is the never-ending threat to cyber-security and a strategy for how to combat it. An even greater concern is damage to corporate image, consumer trust, loss of revenue, liability to customers, and the ever-increasing statutes imposed by lawmakers and agencies who point the finger at businesses for failure to take responsibility for preventing data theft.

  • Exploiting Windows Vulnerabilities Shows No Sign Of Slowing: The 6 Major Threats To Watch
    Exploiting Windows Vulnerabilities Shows No Sign Of Slowing: The 6 Major Threats To Watch

    Recently, I wrote about the continuing threat Windows users face. Despite the major advances Microsoft has made in terms of increased security safeguards available in the latest release, Windows 10, there are millions of PCs still running older versions of the popular operating system which are highly vulnerable and susceptible to external threats. Of the many flavors of Windows still widely used, Windows 7 remains the most popular version of the operating system and where cyber criminals continue to focus much of their efforts.

  • PCI QIR Q&A With Visa
    PCI QIR Q&A With Visa

    Much of the talk around the proverbial POS Industry “water cooler” has been around the now more than six month old announcement about the new Visa requirement for all Level 4 merchants. As a refresher: the card brand is requiring that merchants in this tier must use only PCI QIR professionals for POS application and terminal installation and integration. This requirement will go into effect in January 2017. It marks Visa’s effort, in their words, to establish requirements “for acquirers to ensure their small merchants are taking steps to secure their payment environment.”

  • Why The ‘Internet Of Things’ Is Driving Infrastructure Spending By Retailers
    Why The ‘Internet Of Things’ Is Driving Infrastructure Spending By Retailers

    There is a lot of buzz today about the Internet of Things (IoT)—but is it a small wave to let pass, or is this a “big one” that RSPA members should be ready to ride out?  This technology trend touches many parts of the retail IT market and is expected to be a bigger part of retail IT budgets in 2016 and 2017.  In this article, Todd Cripe of Best of Breed Solutions and Velda Goodin of ScanSource explore what’s driving these expenditures and how RSPA members can benefit from these trends.

  • RSPA President’s Note - June 2016
    RSPA President’s Note - June 2016

    How is it June already? Weren’t we just talking about our plans for 2016? Time is marching on, things continue to move quickly, and I’ve begun to cherish the moments of relaxation I have. One such instance was a few nights ago, when I was relaxing and watching HBO’s Real Sports.

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FEATURED RETAIL PRODUCTS

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    AccuTouch Terminal

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    AXIS P13 Network Camera Series

    AXIS P13 Network Camera Series comprises of indoor and outdoor-ready fixed cameras that deliver superb image quality with H.264 compression.

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RETAIL MULTIMEDIA

  • Crypto Ransomware: Fighting A Real Problem With Real Solutions
    Crypto Ransomware: Fighting A Real Problem With Real Solutions

    Crypto ransomware has come a long way over the past 2½ years and no single solution can stop it 100% of the time. But the right recovery and mitigation strategies can help MSPs keep businesses a step ahead of this virulent threat and ensure their clients are effectively protected.

  • E-Myth Author Gerber Sounds Wake-Up Call For VAR, MSP Owners
    E-Myth Author Gerber Sounds Wake-Up Call For VAR, MSP Owners

    In addition to being recognized worldwide as a small business guru, Michael Gerber is known for his straight talk. And he’s eager for solution provider owners to be candid with themselves and embrace their reality as well. In a recent interview with Business Solutions President Jim Roddy, Gerber said, “Until the straight talk happens, until somebody pulls the chain, until somebody says something that strikes (VARs and MSPs) so deeply that they can't avoid it or ignore it any longer, nothing's going to change for them.

  • Profitable Partnering For ISVs — 4 Expert Perspectives
    Profitable Partnering For ISVs — 4 Expert Perspectives

    If you were not able to attend the ISV IQ Live! conference on February 24 in Santa Ana, CA, you missed out on a day of outstanding education on partnering, raising capital, and marketing. Business Solutions invited a panel of channel thought leaders who spoke at the event to participate in this webinar so more of our ISV subscribers can learn about partnering best practices.

  • Why Security Isn’t Enough To Stop Ransomware
    Why Security Isn’t Enough To Stop Ransomware

    The best IT Security will only help stop infections from ransomware like CryptoLocker and CryptoWall, but if your vendor is promising 100% prevention then you should be very wary. Webroot SecureAnywhere has some of the most advanced defenses against ransomware but still a few of our 50,000+ business customers were infected in 2015.

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