Accounts Receivable Management Featured Article

NORTHWIND Teams with Shift4 for an Integrated EMV Solution

June 24, 2014

NORTHWIND is a provider of resort hotel software. Maestro PMS is its resort software and boutique hotel software solution. The company recently partnered with Shift4 Corporation, a developer of enterprise payment solutions, to integrate EMV payments with its Maestro PMS.

"NORTHWIND partnered on our EMV initiative with Shift4, as they are uniquely positioned to satisfy the needs of our Canadian clientele. Shift4 has proven to be an excellent, forward-thinking partner and our clients consistently recognize the value of our combined offering," said Warren Dehan, President of NORTHWIND-Maestro PMS.

Shift4 Corporation’s DOLLARS ON THE NET (News - Alert) solution provides merchants with real-time electronic payment authorization, auditing, reporting, and settlement functionality. It provides the access, control, and flexibility required to enable high speed and low cost transactions.

The integrated solution will not only save time for staff, but Shift4's DOLLARS ON (News - Alert) THE NET payment gateway will also provide improved auditing tools, fraud prevention technologies, enhanced security, increased reliability, and a host of other benefits.

PMS vendors have been facing a bit of challenge in terms of cost and complexity involved with certifying an integrated EMV payment solution. So, NORTHWIND was looking at a solution to make the process simpler and cost effective to implement.

"Thanks to the unique infrastructure at Shift4 and the patented technology within our Universal Transaction Gateway (News - Alert), we’re able to extend our existing EMV certifications to any merchant who completes a debit certification with us," said Shift4 CEO Dave Oder.

Since Maestro already had that certification, very little time or development was required to settle with an integrated EMV solution. The company is said to have saved months of development time and more than $100,000 in costs by leveraging the technologies of payment gateway provider Shift4 Corporation

This certification will also carry over to the U.S. and will allow Maestro users ready for U.S. EMV long before the October 2015 liability shift. Shift4, said the company will complete U.S. EMV certification as soon as a full spec is made available by the processors.




Edited by Maurice Nagle

Article comments powered by Disqus

Related Accounts Receivable Management Articles

AcceptEmail and Worldplay Partner on Trans-boarder Digital Payments

AcceptEmail and Worldplay make digital payments around the world easier. [ Read More ]
09/22/2014

ConnectWise to Integrate with Acomba Accounting Suite

ConnectWise, a developer of the leading business management platform designed exclusively for technology solution providers, recently announced that it will integrate with Acomba Accounting Suite from its Canada-based partners. [ Read More ]
09/22/2014

e2b teknologies' Anytime Collect Now Available to Latin American Customers

e2b teknologies, a company specializing in ERP and CRM Software with consulting and custom development services, signed a partnership agreement with Working Capital Solutions 2, a division of Inteligencia de Negocios sobre Internet and a consulting firm serving customers in Mexico, Central America and South America, with domain expertise in treasury, payments and collections. [ Read More ]
09/22/2014

FTC Staff Provides Comments to CFPB on Mobile Financial Services

Federal Trade Commission (FTC) staff commments on what it is doing on protecting mobile payments users. [ Read More ]
09/19/2014
FREE Accounts Receivable Management enewslettter.

Events

Weekly Live Demo
Contact Center Solutions

Register Today!


Weekly Live Demo
CaaS Small Center

Register Today!