Datacap Releases ID TECH EMV hardware support for Heartland Payments via NETePay

Datacap Systems, a leading integrated payments middleware provider, has completed a second US EMV level 3 certification with Heartland Payments that adds support for simple and cost-effective EMV hardware from ID TECH. Datacap’s Point of Sale partners can now utilize ID TECH’s EMV products, including the Augusta, Augusta S,...
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Come See the Store of the Future at Partner Tech’s NRF Big Show Booth!

Partner Tech, a Qisda, company, will demonstrate its innovative line of point of sale (POS) terminals, peripherals, and intelligent retail solution at Booth #1581 at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Retail’s Big Show, January 14-16, 2018 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City. At Retail’s BIG Show, Partner...

4 Tips for ISVs Looking to Build a Channel

One of the most significant decisions an ISV/software developer faces is whether to sell direct or to develop an IT channel, comprising VARs, MSPs (managed services providers), MSSPs (managed security services providers), SIs (systems integrators), solution providers and value-added distributors. Selling direct may give an ISV more control over...

Two Security Threats ISVs Can’t Ignore: Spectre and Meltdown

We all knew it wouldn’t be long before the next major computer security vulnerability scare would emerge, but I must admit this latest is a doozy – both in its timing and scope. Known collectively as Spectre and Meltdown, the bugs exploit flaws in microprocessors (especially Intel). Even Mac...

How is mPOS Impacting Retail Operations?

Winter Green Research forecasts that by 2018, sales of handheld POS devices are expected to reach $3.1 billion. Given that 2011 sales were $1.1 billion, that growth prediction represents a nearly 200 percent rise over the course of just seven years. A report from Juniper Research mirrors this forecast. By 2021,...

ISV Retail Trends: 2017 Recap/2018 Predictions

What was 2017 the year of in retail? Justin Zeigler, Director of Product Strategy, Datacap Systems: “2017 was the year of Omnichannel and frictionless payments. As more SMBs add ecommerce functionality to their web presence, the need for a consistent payment experience across brick and mortar and online channels becomes...

Capitalize on The Great App Migration

2017 was the year of Legacy Systems Migration (aka “The Migrating App”). Upgrading legacy software applications has historically been a costly and time-consuming process. However, in 2017 we saw an increase in legacy systems migration due to three market shifts. Rapid Mobile Application Development services, like Xamarin, have accelerated...

In Retail, It’s All About Change

Looking at the retail market and IT ecosystem supporting it, 2017 was a year of dramatic change as the trend toward online shopping gained even more momentum. With Amazon’s aggressive pursuit of online shoppers, followed by Walmart and other large retailers, the trend was further fueled by free shipping, speedy...

5 Common Mistakes ISVs Make When Choosing a Payments Provider

Tie themselves to a single payment processor The result for ISVs is that they: Can’t dictate processing platforms to merchants. Many ISVs have learned this lesson the hard way. Regardless of the individual merits of the payment processor to which they’ve integrated directly, the simple fact is that a single-processor...

6 Tips for Protecting Your Retail Customers from Cyberthreats

Last year there were so many security breaches, ranging from the U.S. Department of Justice to Yahoo, that it was difficult to keep track of them all. And this year — with WannaCry, Petya, the CCleaner breach, Wikileaks CIA Vault 7, Cloudbleed and the Equifax breach, just to name a...

What’s Your Criteria for a Cloud Provider?

For software hosted in a cloud environment, the most critical decision an ISV can make is selecting the cloud provider. With companies such as Amazon, Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle as options, ISVs have great choices — perhaps too many. How do you decide between one or the other?...

NCC Partners with Vantiv to Deliver the triPOS Cloud

NCC, a leading developer of retail and hospitality POS software solutions, has partnered with Vantiv Integrated Payments to deliver a faster, more secure EMV solution, the triPOS Cloud, to the industry. Designed to solve security and EMV challenges, triPOS Cloud delivers PCI-validated P2PE security.  TriPOS also features customer-facing payment terminals...

Touch Dynamic Announces the Next Gen Pulse All-In-One: The Pulse Ultra

Touch Dynamic, a leading manufacturer of all-in-one POS systems, small form factor PCs, rugged tablets and POS peripherals, is pleased to announce the availability of the new Pulse Ultra All-In-One. This next generation all-in-one is designed to offer speed and reliability at an affordable price. The Pulse Ultra offers a...

Editor’s Road Notebook: Epson ISV Conference 2018

There are very few conferences built specifically for ISVs and one of them just took place. Epson held its third annual ISV conference in Nashville, TN earlier this month. As one of only two publications in attendance, I had a front row seat for the event designed to 1)...

Mobility Outlook Q4 2017

The mobile landscape is always changing, creating unique challenges and opportunities for AIDC solution providers — especially independent software vendors (ISVs). DevPro Journal sat down with four mobility experts to get their insights into how AIDC-focused ISVs can succeed with their mobile solutions. DevPro Journal: What is the most significant...

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