Online and off… we’re updating our look with a brand new website at merchantlink.com and a million-dollar renovation to our headquarters office.
Renovations are underway and expected to be complete by November. Today we’re excited to announce the launch of a much anticipated website redesign including:
- A clean, modern look with improved navigation and responsive design
- Updated product pages and PDF downloads to learn more about Merchant Link’s offerings
- An interactive listing of our POS, PMS and processing partners
- Helpful support tools including the ability to open a support ticket, provide feedback on your experience, FAQs – and coming soon, a Network Status page detailing any issues and scheduled maintenance
- A fun, new
Yesterday on the blog we reported on recent information provided by the PCI Council regarding Version 3.0 of the standards. Many in the industry and writing about it, including the well-known blogger PCI Guru, who pointed out in this post the comments Bob Russo (General Manager of the PCI SSC) made with regard to mobile devices at the point-of-sale. Russo said:
“The fact is that many consumer mobile devices simply can’t provide the level of security needed to adequately protect payment card data. In other words, they cannot create a trusted environment equivalent to the PCI DSS compliant cardholder data environment. [...] We encourage merchants and others to understand the risk of… Read More
Merchant Link News
“Merchant Link’s hosted solution secures cardholder data from the moment of capture and ensures data is not stored anywhere on premise.”
Mark Nicpon, VP of Marketing and Distribution, Chief Information Officer, AmericInn
AmericInn, a nationally recognized mid-market hotelier with more than 200 hotels in 24 states, demonstrated thoughtful concern for its franchisee community and its guests in their search for a new, hosted payment data security solution to replace existing gateway solutions. With credit card data breaches continuing to make headlines, and PCI costs continuing to rise,… Read More
Since 2002, IHOP has relied on Merchant Link to route payment transactions from the point-of-sale (POS) to the processor. In 2006, IHOP was one of the first major brands to implement Merchant Link’s TransactionVault™ cloud-based tokenization solution to protect customer credit card data stored in their environment. TransactionVault removes sensitive cardholder data from the POS and stores it in a secure, hosted “vault” – increasing security while reducing PCI scope. Today, Merchant Link supports more than 1,100 IHOP locations nationwide.
“We selected Merchant Link after… Read More
Flexible solution supports rapidly growing pet supply retailer
Merchant Link is proud to announce that Petsense recently installed its gateway and tokenization solution across all of their locations. The solution meets the needs of this rapidly growing pet supply retailer in terms of compliance, security and scalability.
Across more than 70 retail stores nationwide, Petsense implemented Merchant Link’s processor-neutral payment gateway that ensures transactions are routed to their appropriate destination quickly and accurately. Petsense also implemented TransactionVaultTM, Merchant Link’s tokenization solution that removes credit card data… Read More