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What is a Payment Gateway?
Featured Article What is a Payment Gateway?

Payment gateways are a crucial tool in both ecommerce and brick-and-mortar sales, but many merchants don’t necessarily understand what their gateways do or why they really need to have one at all. With that in mind, the following is a quick refresher on what gateways are, how they work, and why they’re so important.    […]

Parrot Sports Gear - BAMS Customer Success Stories Parrot Sports Gear – BAMS Customer Success Stories
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Our team never stops working to provide the best possible experience for our valued merchant clients. So when they sing our praises, that is true success and something that we love to share! Parrot Sports Gear is a BAMS customer and a long-time Bellbrook, Ohio-based business. Parrot has been in business for 26 years, and […]

What is PCI Compliance and How Does it Impact Merchants? What is PCI Compliance and How Does it Impact Merchants?
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Customer payment data is incredibly valuable – that’ why the bad guys are always trying to steal it. And when security is breached and a customer’s data is stolen, it can be a long and frustrating process for the customer to deal with. To ensure that consumers are as well insulated from that possibility as […]

New Legislation Open All POS Systems to 3rd Party Integrations Could This New Legislation Open All POS Systems to 3rd Party Integrations?
Read MoreCould This New Legislation Open All POS Systems to 3rd Party Integrations?

In late 2019, a bipartisan bill was introduced to the United States Senate designed to seize back control over valuable user data from tech giants and return it to the users themselves by boosting portability. The Augmenting Compatibility and Competition by Enabling Service Switching Act, or ACCESS for short, aims to stop tech companies from […]

Merger Does Size Matter? In an Age of Major Mergers, what do Merchants Gain from Going Big?
Read MoreDoes Size Matter? In an Age of Major Mergers, what do Merchants Gain from Going Big?

On May 28th, 2019, payment processing giants Global Payments and TSYS officially announced a merger in a deal worth 21.5 billion dollars. That merger was just the latest in a series of mergers and acquisitions that have seen some of the industry’s largest players become even larger. In fact, the Global/TSYS merger was the third […]