Square Launches Square for Restaurants; Shopify introduces Chip & Tap Reader: News Roundup

Payments
Square Launches Square for Restaurants; Shopify introduces Chip & Tap Reader: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
Square Launches Square for Restaurants; Shopify introduces Chip & Tap Reader: News Roundup
Innovative payments leader Square launches Square for Restaurants while competitor Shopify introduces their new Chip & Tap Reader along with a multilingual interface for their user base. And in other news iZettle announces plans to go public and PayPal CEO Dan Schulman gives a glimpse of the next 20 years in payments.

Apstra and Cumulus Networks Share Leaf-Spine Architecture Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises (Upcoming Webinar)

Networks
Apstra and Cumulus Networks Share Leaf-Spine Architecture Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises (Upcoming Webinar)
Apstra Blog
Apstra and Cumulus Networks Share Leaf-Spine Architecture Strategies for Service Providers and Enterprises (Upcoming Webinar)

To remain competitive and primed for growth, your organization requires agile, efficient, flexible infrastructure that manages the ever-increasing complexity in the data center. If your business is looking to solutions that offer freedom of choice, automation and analytics to meet market demands, consider a multi-vendor open networking approach for simplicity and lower TCO.

Software defined networking (SDN) used to dominate the conversations, yet more recently the buzz is around intent-based networking with the guarantee of fully automating your network. Interested in better understanding the best path forward when navigating strategies for your current and future data center needs?

REGISTER NOW FOR THE UPCOMING WEBINAR: Apstra and Cumulus Networks Bring Disaggregation, Agility and Lower TCO to Data Center Network Operations

Join us on Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. PDT/ 1:00 p.m. EDT and hear from Apstra’s Manish Sampat, VP of Engineering and JR Rivers, CTO and Founder of Cumulus Networks as they discuss how these technologies can help you rapidly move towards building a modern network. Register for the webinar now and you’ll also learn how to drive down your OpEx and CapEx, have it your way with freedom of choice, and how to inform within minutes exactly what kind of network you intend to build and operate.  

Beneficial Ownership Rule is Almost Here: Are You Ready?

Payments
Beneficial Ownership Rule is Almost Here: Are You Ready?
Payment Facilitator
Beneficial Ownership Rule is Almost Here: Are You Ready?
It’s nearly here. The compliance deadline we’ve been talking about for months is next week.
The new beneficial ownership rule from the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), which takes effect May 11.

Square and Shopify Report Strong Momentum for 2018

Payments
Square and Shopify Report Strong Momentum for 2018
Payment Facilitator
Square and Shopify Report Strong Momentum for 2018
As the first quarter comes to a close, several companies have reported positive gains and tremendous momentum for 2018. Highlighted in this article are some of the top companies that are paving the way for the payment facilitator model – continuing to give it both traction and credibility in the marketplace.

NMI Partners with Paysafe; Paytm Introduces Paytm Tap Card: News Roundup

Payments
NMI Partners with Paysafe; Paytm Introduces Paytm Tap Card: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
NMI Partners with Paysafe; Paytm Introduces Paytm Tap Card: News Roundup
NMI Partners with Paysafe to expand international reach while IFC and Mastercard come together on behalf of emerging markets. And in other news, Paytm introduces the Paytm Tap Card and Ingenico partners with USA Technologies.

UnionPay Partners with Local PFs to Brings QR Codes to Malaysia

Payments
UnionPay Partners with Local PFs to Brings QR Codes to Malaysia
Payment Facilitator
UnionPay Partners with Local PFs to Brings QR Codes to Malaysia
China-based payments network UnionPay announced last week that it is rolling out acceptance of its EMV-compliant QR code payments solution across Malaysia.

To help facilitate the rollout, UnionPay is working with acquiring partners as well as financial institutions and other non-financial institution partners.

PayPal Offered with Samsung Pay; Square Acquires Certain Assets of Zesty: News Roundup

Payments
PayPal Offered with Samsung Pay; Square Acquires Certain Assets of Zesty: News Roundup
Payment Facilitator
PayPal Offered with Samsung Pay; Square Acquires Certain Assets of Zesty: News Roundup
PayPal will now be offered wherever Samsung Pay is accepted, and Square acquires certain assets of catering platform Zesty. And in other news, payments platform Adyen crosses the $1 billion threshold and Checkout.com becomes the first provider to accept payments from Saudi Arabia’s domestic payments network.