Paystack Looks to be Stripe of Africa; Adyen Reports First Public Earnings: News Roundup

Payments
Paystack Looks to be Stripe of Africa; Adyen Reports First Public Earnings: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Paystack Looks to be Stripe of Africa; Adyen Reports First Public Earnings: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

Top Eight Ways to Optimize an Intent-Based Network Implementation

Networks
Top Eight Ways to Optimize an Intent-Based Network Implementation
Apstra Blog
Top Eight Ways to Optimize an Intent-Based Network Implementation

Mellanox published a great blog entitled “How to Make Your Leaf/Spine Network Hum.” As I read this blog I realized that the recommendations were aligned incredibly well with features of an Intent-Based Network implementation. In short, an Intent-Based Network implementation enables simple data center automation, rapid deployments, reduced OpEx, and multi-vendor lifecycle management for leaf-spine networks. Next, I’ll highlight the features of an Intent-Based Network implementation in the context of the eight tune-ups mentioned in Mellanox’s blog post.

MINDBODY Exec to Deliver Keynote at PF WORLD 2018

Payments
MINDBODY Exec to Deliver Keynote at PF WORLD 2018
Payment Facilitator
MINDBODY Exec to Deliver Keynote at PF WORLD 2018
As SaaS companies decide whether and how to integrate payments into their offerings or seek ways to leverage payments as a key part of their growth strategy, learning from the experiences of existing payment facilitators and other companies who are already successfully walking this road can help smooth the way ahead.

Grab Drives Innovation in … Healthcare?

Payments
Grab Drives Innovation in … Healthcare?
Payment Facilitator
Grab Drives Innovation in … Healthcare?
The ever-evolving ride-hailing app has recently expanded its reach into the online healthcare space via a partnership with Ping An Good Doctor (PAGD) – China’s top online healthcare provider.

Walmart and Flipkart Make it Official; Malaysia Goes Mobile: News Roundup

Payments
Walmart and Flipkart Make it Official; Malaysia Goes Mobile: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Walmart and Flipkart Make it Official; Malaysia Goes Mobile: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

Don’t Miss PF WORLD 2018: The First Independent Event Just for PFs

Payments
Don’t Miss PF WORLD 2018: The First Independent Event Just for PFs
Payment Facilitator
Don’t Miss PF WORLD 2018: The First Independent Event Just for PFs
The payment facilitator business just keeps getting bigger. And as it grows, so does a need for the resources to match. That’s why this fall, PaymentFacilitator is launching PF WORLD 2018. It’s the first-ever standalone event focused exclusively on the payment facilitator business.

Diversity Delivers: Three Ways to Empower Women in Payments

Payments
Diversity Delivers: Three Ways to Empower Women in Payments
Payment Facilitator
Diversity Delivers: Three Ways to Empower Women in Payments
The need to empower women as leaders has reached the tipping point – it has become the central focus for payment corporations everywhere. Over the past 12 years, Wnet has mentored and empowered thousands of women in the payments.

Square Uplevels EMV; SBI Drives Cashless: News Roundup

Payments
Square Uplevels EMV; SBI Drives Cashless: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Square Uplevels EMV; SBI Drives Cashless: News Roundup
PaymentFacilitator’s News Roundup is a curated mix of the past week’s news and articles from around the web, including company announcements, global payments news, and other coverage and analysis of topics relevant to payment facilitators.

Payment Facilitators and Liability: With Flexibility Comes Card Scheme Responsibility

Payments
Payment Facilitators and Liability: With Flexibility Comes Card Scheme Responsibility
Payment Facilitator
Payment Facilitators and Liability: With Flexibility Comes Card Scheme Responsibility
The last two years have seen a surge of companies moving into the payment facilitator space. That in itself is not surprising. Becoming a payment facilitator offers tremendous flexibility and value for ISVs and VARs. With that flexibility, though, comes potentially significant liability

PF Highlights: Square, RealPage, and More Expand Offerings and Services

Payments
PF Highlights: Square, RealPage, and More Expand Offerings and Services
Payment Facilitator
PF Highlights: Square, RealPage, and More Expand Offerings and Services
 From industry leader Square to more vertically oriented players, companies operating as payment facilitators announced plans to expand through acquisition, new products, and partnerships over the past week.