|[November 30, 2012]
ROAM and PYMNTS.com Publish the First Update to Mobile Point of Sale Ecosystem: MPOS TRACKER
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
PYMNTS.com, the premier source of news and commentary on innovation in
payments, and ROAM, a pioneer in the mobile POS space, today published
the first update to their guide to the mobile point of sale ecosystem.
The MPOS Tracker, designed to offer an organizing framework for
evaluating the many players that have enter the MPOS sector, has added
11 new players to the MPOS Pyramid and provides new insight into the
range of players and services entering the space. The MPOS Tracker
will continue to be updated monthly to reflect those who have entered
this space and updates for those who have been profiled in prior
This month's report adds 8 players to the MPOS Pyramid™ and 3
"powered by" suppliers. New merchant facing
organizations include: COPNI Wave, GlobalBay, LightSpeed, Mobile Pay on
Demand, MSwipe, O2, Pentagon, Retail Cloud, and SumUp. The "powered
by" suppliers include CreditCall, SwiffPay and Pentagon.
Of the original 16 players (Ezetap, Groupon, GoPago, Intuit (News - Alert), iZettle,
mPowa, NCR Silver, PayAnywhere, Payleven, Paypal Here, Sage, Shopkeep,
Square, Vantiv, VeriFone Sail and Visalus), six profiles were updated.
(Groupon, iZettle, NCR Silver, PayLeven, Shopkeep, Square). One "powered
by" supplier was updated, ROAM.
In a podcast with Karen Webster, CEO of Market Platform Dynamics (News - Alert), Ken
Paull CEO at ROAM discussed some of the most relevant changes in the
MPOS landscape in the past month. According to Paull, there is a spike
in both consumer and merchant demand in the market and many new players
are jumping in to meet this demand. "Part of this trend is the fact that
this echnology is making it easier for new players to adapt their
programs and go after their customers. We also see a trend where MPOS is
moving up market to the tier one merchants." To listen to the entire
podcast please click
November's 25-page report can be found here: http://pymnts.com/mpos-tracker/
Updates related to the player profiles and capabilities are welcome and
should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ROAM helps merchants get to market quickly with secure, cost effective
and powerful mobile point of sale solutions, regardless of the
technology environment. ROAM's "powered by" commerce platform provides
the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services to channel
partners who want their merchant customers to realize the benefits of
using mobile to reinvent their interactions with their customers and to
create new business efficiencies. Founded in 2005, ROAM is a pioneer in
the mobile POS space, having produced and distributed the industry's
first secure reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for
many of the leading players in this space, globally. A privately held
U.S. corporation, ROAM is majority owned by Ingenico (Euronext:
FR0000125346 - ING), the world's leading provider of payment solutions.
For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.
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these insights, making the PYMNTS.com
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