GK | May 19, 2022
GK announced its partnership with Rizing enabling customers to deliver a superior omnichannel customer experience.
GK's SAP Omnichannel Point-of-Sale (POS) is an on-premise or cloud-based integrated POS system for brick-and-mortar channels. With the native connectivity to SAP S/4HANA and SAP CAR (Customer Activity Repository), it offers customers in several industries, such as groceries, fashion, specialized, mass convenience, and hotels, a comprehensive solution for a unified global commerce strategy.
The platform provides retailers with several advantages, including:
One cloud-ready platform for all store processes that offers uniform, consistent data management and transparent communication architecture
Ability to utilize any device, any service, and any location with the option to select the features that best meet a client's business needs
Maximum adaptability to accommodate specific requirements
Multi-client capabilities for the organization as a whole that handle retail operations across industries
Modular, crucial, and real-time, with all essential processes offered as services
Highly available and aware of clusters - a system developed particularly for high availability
The proven solution for medium and enormous merchants
"We are excited to work with Rizing to help broaden our reach and scale of this solution while supporting customers with the knowledge and expertise they need to successfully provide a superior omnichannel store experience."
-Michael Jaszczyk, the CEO of GK Americas
Rizing's in-depth market experience, product expertise, and complete approach provide essential functional and technical assistance for optimizing business processes and maximizing the value of GK and SAP solutions for retailers. In addition, Rizing brings the whole package of SAP knowledge, offering a complete service portfolio that enables success for retail implementation programs.
DataStream | April 30, 2021
Passport Technology Inc. ("Passport"), the fastest expanding provider of payment technology to the global gaming industry, announced the introduction of the nation's first cloud-based debit processing network powered by VirtuCrypt HSM by Futurex, a global leader of cryptographic solutions.
DataStreamTM, established in 2003, is one of North America's largest bank-sponsored ATM processors, facilitating ATM, POS, ACH, and retail transactions. DataStream offers a comprehensive online reporting portal, a cutting-edge smartphone portfolio management application, dynamic currency exchange, genuine 24-hour settlement (including holidays), absolute PCI/DSS compliance, EMV and custom kiosk registration, a real-time transaction feed API, and a range of white-label and custom branding tools.
DataStream, which is now entirely cloud-based, raises industry expectations for reliability and security by using automated redundancies not available in conventional hosted environments, real hot/hot transaction processing, and cloud-based encryption.
"The release of our fully integrated cloud-based processing network marks an important technical milestone for DataStream," said Kent Cain, Senior Vice President of Platform Operations at Passport Technology. "DataStream is at the forefront of industry innovation with cloud-based encryption, platform redundancy, uptime, and the ability to offer personalized processing solutions for any user conducted based on VirtuCrypt. It also gives us the freedom to supplement DataStream with innovative upgrades that meet industry expectations and specifications."
With over 3,500 ATMs deployed across 48 states, DataStream has seen triple-digit growth year after year, with expectations for more expansion in 2022. The convergence of industry-leading technologies and focused sales efforts will put DataStream as a profit center as well as a competitive differentiator for Passport.
Passport, in addition to DataStream, uses cloud-based technologies to fund its vast suite of North American and International FinTech solutions. Passport maintains a nimble commitment to industry innovation through the development of cloud-based infrastructures while ensuring the highest levels of security, privacy, and redundancy that exceed regulatory and compliance standards.
About Passport Technology Inc.
Passport Technology Inc. is a leading provider of FinTech products and services to the casino gaming and financial services industries worldwide. Redeem kiosks, quasi-currency, check warranty, ATM, digital payments, cash and cashless integrations, casino automation, regulatory enforcement technologies, bank-sponsored order processing, merchant services, agnostic application management systems, and interactive content and loyalty services are among the company's products. Passport has safely and wisely settled over $25 billion in funds to casinos around the world through its privileged and related gaming permits.
Passport is recognized as the winner of the Global Regulatory Awards 2018 and 2019 Compliance Payment Service or Solution Provider of the Year.
Olo Partners | December 15, 2021
Olo, a leading on-demand commerce platform powering the restaurant industry’s digital transformation, announced a partnership with Lyft, one of the largest transportation networks in North America, through Olo’s Dispatch solution to deliver digital orders for Olo’s network of restaurant brands.
Olo's Dispatch product allows restaurant brands to accommodate delivery for orders generated through their own website and apps by providing a network of third- party delivery service providers, such as Lyft. The solution seamlessly selects service providers, including in-house couriers, based on optimal price, timing, availability, and other criteria. Olo’s automated matching technology enables restaurants to get food out the door and into the hands of the guest faster and in the most cost-efficient way. Dispatch enables brands to rapidly deploy delivery at a national scale with a service fully integrated into their point-of-sale (POS) platform and kitchen production systems, all the while strengthening direct guest relationships through their own channels.
Direct digital orders continue to make gains in the restaurant industry as brands recognize the need to protect direct relationships with guests, and effective management of these orders is a critical component to success.With Dispatch, we help our customers enable delivery on their owned channels, using trusted partners like Lyft for local delivery. The addition of Lyft to the Dispatch network not only expands delivery coverage for our brands, but drives competitive pricing at the benefit of guests and brands alike."
Shalin Sheth, VP and GM of Dispatch for Olo
Olo is a leading on-demand commerce platform powering the restaurant industry’s digital transformation. Millions of orders per day run on Olo’s enterprise SaaS engine, enabling brands to maximize the convergence of digital and brick-and-mortar operations. The Olo platform provides the infrastructure to capture demand and manage consumer orders from every channel. With integrations to over 100 technology partners, Olo customers can build digital experiences with the largest and most flexible restaurant commerce ecosystem on the market. Over 500 restaurant brands use Olo to grow digital sales, maximize profitability, and preserve direct consumer relationships.
Lyft was founded in 2012 and is one of the largest transportation networks in the United States and Canada. As the world shifts away from car ownership to transportation-as-a-service, Lyft is at the forefront of this massive societal change. Our transportation network brings together rideshare, bikes, scooters, car rentals and transit all in one app. We are singularly driven by our mission: to improve people’s lives with the world’s best transportation.