In Other News: TNS (Bluefin); MONERIS (talech); I3 (acquisitions); and NFG (EMV).
TNS – Transaction Network Services is partnering with Bluefin Payment Systems to provide Bluefin’s Decryptx PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution within its Managed POS Encryption suite.
MONERIS – Moneris Solutions and talech have formed a strategic partnership and referral agreement. As part of the partnership, talech’s mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) solution will be offered to merchants exclusively via Moneris bank channels. The solution offers small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the U.S. an mPOS solution that accepts payments and improves business management.
I3 – i3 Verticals announced the completion of two acquisitions: Bill & Pay, headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota and Esber Cash Register, headquartered in Canton, Ohio.
NDG – Novo Dia Group has obtained a Level 3 EMV certification. This certification allows merchants using the NDG Mobile Market+ application to securely process EMV transactions via a mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) system NDG Mobile Market+. The addition of EMV technology will allow merchants a safer way to accept payments. Using EMV chip cards makes it nearly impossible to replicate the card and significantly reduces the instances of electronic fraud.