Apriva and POS on Cloud Announce Strategic Technology Partnership
New Relationship Connects Leading Payment Gateway with Cloud-based POS Solution Bringing Increased Flexibility and Security to Restaurant and Retail Transactions
Scottsdale, Ariz., and Louisville, Ky. – January 13, 2015 — Apriva, the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions, gateway services and secure information solutions, today announced a new strategic technology partnership with POS on Cloud, a provider of cloud-based point of sale (POS) software-as-a-service (SaaS) supporting the restaurant, retail, and service industry verticals.
With the partnership, POS on Cloud’s point of sale solution and the Apriva Gateway will be integrated, enabling Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) to provide restaurateurs and retailers complete solutions combining hardware, software and gateway services. In addition, POS on Cloud and Apriva will begin offering the combined solution to their respective ISO networks providing the channel with an easy-to-install solution supporting any type of payment which ties to all backend items, including inventory management, reporting, accounting and email marketing.
“Our relationship with Apriva allows us to deliver a robust, cloud-based solution that meets merchant needs for security, scalability, and the flexibility to accept the payment methods that make sense for their business,” said Dr. Sunny Dronawat, CEO of POS on Cloud. “We look forward to working closely with Apriva to meet merchant and reseller needs, as well as expanding the relationship beyond the restaurant and retail verticals in the future.”
POS on Cloud is a cloud-based, premium POS solution that makes it easy and affordable for merchants to manage and grow their business without requiring significant capital or time investment. Operating in the cloud and independent of hardware, POS on Cloud reduces concerns regarding data storage or loss in the event of a malfunctioning system. In addition, POS on Cloud provides superior data security such as end to end encryption and tokenization, ensuring customer credit and debit card information remains protected. Leveraging the Apriva Gateway, POS on Cloud provides merchants the ability to accept a variety of payment methods.
“Cloud technologies are pervasive and many restaurants and retailers already have or are considering a cloud POS solution because of the efficiency and business value they offer,” said Stacey Finley Tappin, senior vice president for North America sales and marketing communications at Apriva. “Our relationship with POS on Cloud will enable us to provide our channel with a state-of-the-art, cloud-based POS solution that fully integrates with our Gateway. This gives them the ability to create new revenue streams for their business by introducing fully integrated hardware, software and gateway services.”
Apriva's Integration Services Program allows Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), and mobile and embedded developers, to easily implement credit, debit, EBT, loyalty and closed-loop payment processing into their solutions. Once integrated applications and POS solutions can communicate with the Apriva Gateway over a wired or wireless network providing access to payment processing providers. Apriva maintains relationships with more than 35 payment processers in North America, along with all leading wireless carriers, and currently works with more than 1,000 merchant acquirers and ISOs across the United States and Canada.
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of end-to-end wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, visit www.apriva.com.
About POS on Cloud
Founded in 2012, POS on Cloud has developed Cloud based Point of Sale software to take Retail and Restaurant Industry to the next level. POS on Cloud is led by a team of professionals with combined experience of 90 plus years. The team members built the sales program for National City Bank, National Processing Corporation and technologists who built systems for Fortune 500 companies. POS on Cloud was built from the ground up with today’s ISO and Agent in mind and our mission is to be sought out by ISO’s, VAR’s and Business Owners and Top Notch Talent for our obsession to be a full service provider for businesses in payments and transaction and to deliver outstanding results. Our goal is to transform the customer journey by making each payment and transaction more secure, intelligent, engaging and valuable than the last. We listen, learn, connect, influence, and optimize relationships with our clients and their customers and care about our employees and communities.