As a growing number of applications are moved into the cloud, CIOs must ensure that their customers' transactional data is still safe. HT provides insight into the PCI Council's latest guidelines for protecting payments in a virtual environment.
HT recaps the top point of sale headlines from the month of October. Experts predict that tablets are poised for massive adoption.
The purchases, both announced this week, give Newmarket access to Libra’s cloud-based CRM system, plus MTech’s service delivery automation tools.
Retail mobile Point-of-Sale case attaches to HP Slate 2 Tablet PC. The HP Slate 2 with barcode scanner and card reader speeds checkout and engages customers, too.
Buca di Beppo has chosen Transaction Wireless to provide a cloud-based digital gift card platform, enabling restaurants to create marketing promotions and campaigns for the gift cards over e-mail, mobile and Facebook.
'MyWestinBeaverCreek' App from runtriz enables guests to book spa treatments order room service, request maintenance and housekeeping, view Vail Valley activities and more via smartphone, tablet or laptop.
The futuristic YOTEL opens flagship in Times Square, leveraging a completely integrated MICROS solution. The platform includes cloud-based room distribution, central reservations, property management, and self-check kiosks.
VeriFone Systems, Inc. acquires mobile retail solution provider Global Bay Mobile Technologies. The acquisition further's VeriFone’s offering in retail mobile payments, including smartphone- and tablet-based shopping and payment.
As hotels compete for revenue, the speed and availability of their websites is critical. Consumers expect a website to load in two seconds or less, but the average hotel homepage takes an eternity at 6.4 seconds. HT shares insight into balancing functionality with speed to capture more bookings.
OpenWays simplifies hotel master key management by harnessing mobile technologies to make all locks “on line” without costly infrastructure.