Merchant Link Provides Validated EMV Solution to Oracle Restaurants

  • Merchant Link
  • 10.18.16
Merchant Link, a provider of payment gateway and data security solutions, announced that its EMV solution has been validated by Oracle for 3700, 9700 and Simphony Restaurant Solutions.

Merchant Link provides a comprehensive security suite of products, including tokenization, point-to-point encryption, and EMV to Oracle point-of-sale merchants. Certified with Oracle Hospitality for point-of-sale, Merchant Link’s suite of products closes the loop on security by securing data in flight and data at rest, and by responding to card present fraud through its validated EMV solution. The validated solution expands Merchant Link’s suite, and includes Pay @ the Table support for the Ingenico iWL 252 and iWL 258 PIN Pads. 

“In our continued effort to provide Oracle Hospitality (formerly known as MICROS) customers with the type of leading credit card data security solutions we’ve been known for, we are pleased to share that merchants now have the ability to make sound business choices when it comes to securing sensitive payment card information," said Dan Lane, CEO, Merchant Link. "Our relationship with Oracle Hospitality continues to evolve as the payment industry, card brand associations, and merchants demand more and more in the way of security offerings. Getting to a finished EMV product was a massive undertaking, but the partnership we’ve had [with MICROS] for the last twenty-three years has paid off. Our teams worked diligently to get it done and to get it right.” 

“We continue to work with Oracle’s committed technology team to provide EMV for lodging,” Lane added.

The release of EMV comes at a time when restaurateurs are seeking proven partners to work with on this complicated offering. Merchant Link has provided payment security services to over 400,000 merchants, processing over 6 billion transactions annually; adding EMV to its portfolio of security solutions was the logical next step.

TransactionVault® is a proven, cost-effective tokenization solution that removes cardholder data from merchants’ systems and stores it in a secure, hosted “vault” – away from the business and protected from hackers. TransactionShield® encrypts cardholder data using industry-recognized standards and methods, rendering data unreadable and unusable to cyber criminals. It utilizes cloud-based decryption so merchants no longer have decrypted data in their environment, and integrates with any encrypting device, offering flexibility in the merchant’s hardware solutions. TransactionLink™ simplifies acceptance of new forms of electronic payment without costly changes to the integrated point-of-sale system (IPOS), including EMV / Chip and Pin cards. TransactionLink™ [EMV], through either a hardware appliance or software co-resident with the POS, also removes card data from touching the merchant's POS or back office systems. TransactionLink™ solution extends the flexibility Merchant Link is known for by facilitating EMV and new payments types.

Merchant Link’s security solutions TransactionVault® [tokenization], TransactionShield® [P2PE] and TransactionLink™ [EMV] are available through Merchant Link direct, or through the Oracle Hospitality sales/account management team or dealer office.

Merchant Link is a certified Oracle Gold Partner.

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