And all these eyes on the industry mean payment facilitators themselves, and companies thinking about switching to the model, are hungry for more information about how to run their business to take full advantage of all the opportunity in the space.
As part of First Data’s e-commerce suite of products, Global PFAC offers a single integration interface that allows merchants to settle and fund transactions in more than 40 countries and 17 currencies.
Things are moving quickly here at Apstra. We have so many cool things to announce in the next few months, and today we get to share a little bit about our integration work with Ansible 2.3. This update will be short, because we feel this integration effort deserves it’s own webinar. On April 20th at 11:00 AM PST Andrius Benokraitis from Ansible and Damien Garros from Apstra will take webinar participants on a detailed walk-through of the work they’ve done. So definitely sign up and put it on your calendars!
The Conference of State Bank Supervisors recently announced its plans to move toward a consistent framework for regulating non-bank entities, including financial technology companies – a plan it called its Vision 2020 initiative.
Prepaid, money transmission, data and cyber security, these are perennial worries, one panelist said, but one particular trend in state regulation has her very nervous.
PayPal has further expanded its relationship with Google, announcing that Android Pay users can now make payments at online merchants using their fingerprints as authentication.
According to panelists at Payment Facilitator Day during the ETA’s TRANSACT 17 conference, the payment facilitator industry is still in the very early days, but there’s substantial interest both by software companies looking to follow the PF model and investors looking to funnel money into the model.
It’s not something payment facilitators hear very much, but developers are a core part of the business, and payment facilitators need to make the building of payment solutions streamlined for this group.
And this is especially important as payments and all the features around payments become more complex. With increasing consumer payment options, such as NFC, EMV and bitcoin, and multichannel strategies for acceptance, developers have a challenge to build solutions that keep up with buyers’ quickly changing demands of payments whenever, wherever.
Recently I had the opportunity to make a series of videos talking about some of the challenges Network Engineers have in their day to day work. They are located here: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3. Specifically, I talk about how we are, in many situations, our own worst enemy. So what kind of behaviors and thinking do we engage in that have a significant negative impact on us? And is there a vision for getting us out of this mess? Let’s find out, but first…
This blog is about how to transform a 3-tier (core-distribution-access) network into a multi-vendor L3 CLOS using the Apstra Operating System (AOS). This can represent a big step forward for most enterprises with big benefits including complete lifecycle automation.