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  • The Payments Payoff, How Integration is Winning the Day

    Brooke Turner, Payments Product Manager, POS Portal, a ScanSource company
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    When it comes to Payments technology, Cloud and Semi-Integrated is winning. The market has seen significant growth in banks and processors offering an expanded array of merchant services.

    Most of the leading players in the payments space have achieved this through a slew of acquisitions that have consolidated the payments industry over the last few years. We have seen the acquisition of CardConnect by First Data who then was acquired by Fiserv. Additionally, FIS completed the acquisition of Worldpay who had originally acquired Mercury Payments and Element.

  • Deploying only one solution to streamline mobility? It’s possible, with Zebra.

    Ansley Hoke
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    End-user customers experience an assortment of technology challenges in their workplaces. They need their employees to be mobile and nimble while staying connected to everyone in the business—whatever that business may be. Workers being tied to their desk phones for communication no longer is an option. Collaboration not only is required inside the brick-and-mortar walls, but also between multiple facilities in the same country and around the globe. Devices must be reliable, and workers need to know, in real time, when those devices are experiencing technical problems—so IT departments can fix them promptly and limit as much downtime as possible.

  • Going rugged can maximize productivity and efficiency

    Wendy Thacker
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    Enterprises across utilities, public safety, manufacturing, logistics, transportation, and even the military are looking at numerous methods to create more efficient and productive workforces. Rugged tablets are considered must-have devices for mobile workers dealing with tough conditions. Let’s look at some of the advantages they provide.

  • Reopening sports and entertainment venues will require new technology and represent a long lasting investment

    Kyle DeWitt
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    The sports and entertainment industry conjures images of crowds packed tightly together – a notion that for many of us feels like a distant past. Yet as COVID-related restrictions are lifted and businesses are adjusting to a new normal, new technologies are emerging that advance the digital transformation and ensure consumers and employees are armed with the proper precautions. And while some of these solutions seem temporary, the reality is that many represent an investment in the sports and entertainment industry of tomorrow – an investment that consumers and businesses alike will benefit from.

  • Mobility has never mattered more to productivity in multiple markets

    Ansley Hoke
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    In a variety of markets, it’s extremely difficult for businesses to develop and maintain consistent and efficient operating procedures. And when businesses employ mobile workers, they’re under additional pressure to make sure those workers have the mobile-computing solutions needed to complete their jobs with as little downtime as possible.