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Visa Gives VARs More Time For QIR Certification
Visa Gives VARs More Time For QIR Certification

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.

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    You Probably Aren’t As Unique As You Think

    What makes you and your company different? Is it your people? Is it how much you care about your customers? Is it all the training you have and industry certifications? Is it the solutions you offer?

  • Jump-Start Your As-a-Service Transition

    As you might know, we’ve dedicated many pages to educating readers on the value of a managed services model. While the benefits can be great, there also can be some significant hurdles to clear before you sail off into the sunset. Many established MSPs have stories about adopting certain aspects of the model, while ignoring other aspects. This can delay or stifle your success on this model and potentially poison people into thinking that the model isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

  • Why VARs Should Set Their Sights On SMBs

    The SMB market is huge, technology has never been better, and budgets are there for the taking.

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  • Enhancing The Customer Experience Through The Channel Ecosystem
    Enhancing The Customer Experience Through The Channel Ecosystem

    For small to midsize businesses (SMBs), which represent more than 90 percent of companies in most countries, delivering a superior experience to customers around the world may seem like an impossible task. Fortunately, channel partners are there to help fill that void.

  • Help Your Clients Avoid 3 Costly Card-Not-Present Transaction Mistakes
    Help Your Clients Avoid 3 Costly Card-Not-Present Transaction Mistakes

    Industry statistics confirm that state-of-the-art technology is a company’s only formidable defense against data attacks. Unfortunately, most attacks target small and mid-sized businesses, which are often targeted due to assumed lower security.

  • SMB IT Market Opportunity: 5 Tips To Maximize Business Value With Next-Generation Power Monitoring
    SMB IT Market Opportunity: 5 Tips To Maximize Business Value With Next-Generation Power Monitoring

    Organizations should leverage next-generation power monitoring services, keeping these requirements in mind.

  • 8 Predictions For UCaaS In 2016
    8 Predictions For UCaaS In 2016

    The technology industry is never dull, and in 2016 the UCaaS market will certainly get even more interesting. UCaaS will hit that transition point between the slope of enlightenment and plateau of productivity on Gartner’s hype cycle. The opportunities in UCaaS are increasing, and channel partners can capture new revenue from high margin services and achieve greater success.

  • Predictions For 2016: SMBs And Cloud
    Predictions For 2016: SMBs And Cloud

    SMBs will face various cloud-related challenges in 2016 — challenges that will create many opportunities for IT solutions providers to expand their portfolios with solutions that enable SMBs for ongoing success

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    Zebra QuikCard Solutions Bundles

    Begin producing professional photo IDs in minutes – with no software expertise required. Ideal for small to mid-sized organizations, the Zebra QuikCard ID Solution contains everything needed for fast set-up, including a feature-rich Zebra ZXP Series 3™ full-color, single-sided or dual-sided card printer and CardStudio software with built-in templates.

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    DonateWiseNow ®

    Something as simple as a credit card terminal can make payments acceptance more meaningful. Even better, VARS, ISOs and Merchants can add value to their customers and local communities by supporting charitable giving. So we’re pleased to introduce DonateWiseNow – a revolutionary technology that enables micro-donations at the point of sale.

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    MercuryGift

    Our gift card service is designed to help you generate new revenue, increase exposure of your brand, and manage gift card sales for one store or an entire chain.

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SMB MULTIMEDIA

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    ISV IQ Webinar Series - Part 2: Raising Capital

    Business Solutions recently launched ISV IQ: Education For Software Developers, an initiative to provide specific information to the 11,000+ ISVs who read the content in our magazine and on our website. We’ve spoken to and surveyed our audience about what topics could have the greatest impact on their business, and raising capital was near the top of that list.

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    AVG CloudCare is the new simplified IT management system for the small business.

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    AVG CloudCare is the new simplified IT management system for the small business.

  • Adding Charitable Donations At The Point Of Sale
    Adding Charitable Donations At The Point Of Sale

    This DonateWiseNow video explains how a merchant can quickly and easily enable their customers to make a donation while paying with their card at the point of sale. DonateWiseNow.

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