The Truth behind the Qualified Integrator Reseller (QIR) Program and Why It’s Important for ISV’s and POS Dealers to Understand It

The Truth About QIR Qualification

The Visa mandate for small businesses to only use QIR qualified companies or individuals to implement and service their point of sale payment solution goes into effect on January 31, 2017. Most Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and POS dealers are not prepared to meet this requirement. Understanding the nuanced details of the QIR mandate is a must for any POS ISV or POS dealer looking to remain competitive in the marketplace. Read on to learn more.


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Building a Cohesive Integrated Payments Strategy Requires a Solid Foundation

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Savvy POS resellers have learned that not all partnerships with payment processors are created equal. There are many key factors on which to measure and evaluate a processing partner. These include technology, support, accountability, compensation and transparency.

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PCI SSC validated Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) vs. Paygistix®

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Understanding the purpose behind P2PE and why some solution providers heavily promote it can help ISVs and VARs best position their solution to be competitive in the marketplace. Read on to learn more.


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3 questions every POS VAR should ask their ISV partner about integrated payments

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Read on to find out 3 questions every POS value added reseller should ask their ISV partner about integrated payments.

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