1. Why E-commerce Metrics Are A Windfall For Merchants

    Cash is king year round, of course, but a pile of crisp, new currency isn’t the only trove of riches available to e-commerce merchants in the busy, holiday shopping season. Along with the immediate payoff of heavy sales, the rush of holiday customers gives e-tailers an invaluable flood of data that can continue to pay off into the future, potentially turning one-time shoppers into loyal, lifetime customers.

  2. 2017 Tech Trends: The Beginning Of The Fourth Industrial Revolution

    It’s the time of year where I get to predict the future, made all the more fun when you consider we are at the start of the fourth industrial revolution. Tech trends are perpetually shifting, and while only a few hang around to become long-term mainstays, these are the topics likely to be dominating conversation. By John Zanni, CMO, Senior Vice President Cloud & Channel Programs at Acronis

  3. Can vNAS Take vSAN To The Next Level?

    vSAN (a virtual storage area network) has been around for almost three years now. When VMware introduced it, the company gave the ranks of storage array and software vendors a run for their money in the race to win customers who were looking for scale-out virtual storage. By Stefan Bernbo, founder and CEO, Compuverde

  4. NCR Partners With Creditcall To Handle Their EMV Implementation

    Like every other POS provider in the United States, NCR found itself in 2014 facing an upcoming EMV liability shift that had many of its merchants in a state of panic. Mark Critchett, product management director, small business division for NCR Corp. recalls the pressure felt industry-wide to get technology in place that would enable EMV payments. For NCR, that meant addressing EMV for both its NCR Silver and NCR Silver Pro Restaurant Edition software.

  5. Predictions For 2017 In Video Surveillance

    In 2017, we see video surveillance continuing its growth trend for security, as well as for retail and traffic management applications and in support of the wider IoT trend. Industry analyst IHS projects video surveillance will capture nearly 6000 Petabytes of data in 2017, and by 2019 3.3 trillion hours of surveillance video will be captured daily.

  6. Sunshine Daydream Offers Groovy Digital Receipt Solution To Customers

    Sunshine Daydream Hippie Shop is a psychedelic shopping boutique, located in St. Louis, Missouri. Sunshine Daydream offers an array of merchandise from clothes, to home décor, to smoking accessories, and more. Already a user of Star Micronics TSP100 LAN printers, Sunshine Daydream has decided to implement Star’s AllReceipts™ digital receipt app in all four locations, allowing customers to store and manage their receipts digitally on their smart phones.

  7. Star-Salesforce Solution Helps Capture Data And Respond At Each Touchpoint On The Customer’s Journey

    Operating under the brand names Blackbird Vineyards, Recuerdo Wines, Resolute Wines, and ÆRENA Galleries & Gardens, Bespoke Collection offers a curated selection of boutique wines, one-of-a-kind objet d’art, and unique lifestyle experiences.

  8. Gorge Greenery Grows Their Business With Star Micronics And Green Bits

    Gorge Greenery, the only Clean Green Certified recreational marijuana dispensary in the Columbia Gorge, prides itself on providing the highest quality cannabis products from the best producers and growers in Oregon. Gorge Greenery was able to find a simple, yet reliable point of sale solution for their upcoming dispensary through Green Bits and Star Micronics.

  9. What’s In Store For Storage In 2017

    By 2020, 10 million cars on the road are expected to have self-driving features, reflecting the continuing move toward an IoT-based world and advances in artificial intelligence (AI). Designing autonomous vehicles requires the ability to harness massive amounts of camera and sensor data, analyze it, and apply AI technology. By Molly Rector, VP of Global Marketing, Quantum

  10. 4 Data Trends That Will Keep BDR Top Of Mind For Customers

    Data loss or theft is a fact of life for organizations of all sizes. We’ve come to expect hardware failure or human error and criminals targeting smaller organizations that spend less of IT security and disaster recovery. But recently, foreign hackers and criminals have upped the game, conducting serious cyber-attacks and wreaking havoc on organizations and governments. By Matthew Held, CEO and Co-Founder, Manawa Networks and ASCII Group Member Since 2015