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PCI Council approves the SMPLink™ PA-DSS Validation as it passes 1.5 Million Transactions

by Don Bunt 23. February 2011 16:19

  

Seven months after the original validation was completed by Halock Security Labs, the PCI council has approved the SMPLink PA-DSS validation.

 

Find SMPLinkon the PCI Council List of Validated Payment Applications.

 

Merchants using the Panasonic System Manager Pro (SMP) software alone to process credit transactions will be in big trouble soon. The SMP software was validated against the old PABP v1.4 rule set. The Panasonic validation expired in November of 2010. In fact, the PCI council has announced that on March 2, 2011, it will expire all PABP v1.4 applications. 

The good news is that SMPLink is now processing over 30,000 transactions daily and is installed in hundreds of sites comprised of 28 different concepts. The SMPLink™ software is stable and reliable.

 

NOW ... THE RACE IS ON TO GET PCI COMPLIANT.

 

SMPLink™ is the ONLY PA-DSS compliant credit interface for the Panasonic System Manager Pro (SMP) pos system.

 

SMPLink™ integrates seamlessly with Merchant Link's TransactionVault® - a tokenization system that stores sensitive cardholder data in a secure vault - not on your back office computer.

According to Sue Zloth of the PCI Special Interest Group (SIG) on tokenization, “Devaluing your data with tokens” is one of the best ways to secure payment transactions and to help reduce scope for PCI. 

SMPLink™ Processes One Million Transactions

by Don Bunt 4. February 2011 06:21

It was just one month ago that we announced that SMPLink™ had processed 500,000 transactions. Now at the one million mark, SMPLink has processed an estimated $7.5 million in credit transactions.

Dealers for the SMPLink software have been busy installing as many as six sites per day. The waiting list for installation hovers around 200 sites.

 

SMPLink™ is the ONLY PA-DSS compliant credit interface for the Panasonic System Manager Pro (SMP) pos system.

 

Bunt Software is now looking to interface SMPLink™ with other point of sale systems allowing them to quickly and easily become PA-DSS compliant.

 

SMPLink™ Passes the Half Million Transaction Mark

by Don Bunt 9. January 2011 15:29

 

Over the New Years holiday, the SMPLink™ software processed its 500 thousandth credit transaction. With an estimated average ticket of $7.50, the software has processed over $3.75 million in credit transactions.

 

SMPLink™ is the ONLY PA-DSS compliant credit interface for the Panasonic System Manager Pro (SMP) pos system.

 

With over 400 copies of software sold, sites are installed in such popular restaurants as:

 

Wendys

Cold Stone Creamery

KFC

Ritters Frozen Custard

Arbys

The Varsity

Moes Southwest Grill

St. Louis Zoo

Amatos

Lions Choice

Taco Johns

Little Caesars

Popeyes

Bar B Cutie

Rushs Hamburgers

Hot Dog Shoppe

Dairy Queen

Jib Jab Hot Dog Shoppe

SMPLink™ now supports all Panasonic integrated credit workstations and also supports GiveX, Stored Value, Valulink and Valutec Gift cards.

SMPLink™ v2 is no longer PCI compliant, Version 3 is now available!

Due to vulnerabilities found in SSL v3, including the POODLE vulnerability. Merchants using SMPLink™ v2 and below need to move to SMPLink™ v3 as soon as possible to avoid being the target of hacking.

Contact your dealer to upgrade today. 

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Bunt Software is the maker of SMPLink™, a PA-DSS validated credit card interface software developed specifically for Panasonic System Manager Pro (SMP) users that integrates seamlessly with Merchant Link's TransactionVault® - a system that stores sensitive cardholder data in a secure vault - not on your back office computer.

 

Bunt Software develops innovative software solutions on a project or time & material basis. Our turnkey software development services include Commercial Product Development, as well as Software Architecture, Design and Development.

 

Our experience and expertise spans a wide array of industries/markets, including:

 

·     Retail

·     Financial

·     Manufacturing

·     Telecommunications

·     Security 

 

 

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