Point-of-Sale and Payment Processing Industry Consolidation: The Pros and Cons for Customers

Over the past couple years, we’ve seen press release after press release announcing acquisitions in the point-of-sale and payment processing industries. In 2017, two deals were announced. ScanSource acquired POS Portal and Ingram Micro acquired The Phoenix Group. In both cases, the acquiring company expanded their portfolio of product and service offerings to include a…

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Five Things Your Company Should Know About PCI Compliance

Many organizations are familiar with Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance. If you want a refresher, here’s a good intro article. But understanding the nuanced details can mean the difference between business security and the danger zone. We’ve assembled answers to the five most common questions we get about PCI Compliance.   #1: Why is PCI…

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