Shift4 and RICS Software Announce Joint EMV Solution for Retailers

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Solution Is Available Today With Eight Processors in the U.S. and Canada

Shift4 Corporation

Together, we’ve helped our retailers avoid suffering from the shift in liability and the costly consequence of not accepting EMV.

Payment gateway provider Shift4 Corporation and RICS Software, a cloud-based retail management system provider, today announced the general availability of their joint EMV-certified solution for retailers.

  •     Layered payment security: EMV helps prevent instances of card-present fraud at physical points of sale. With Shift4’s DOLLARS ON THE NET and RICS POS, retailers can process EMV payments while adding the layered security of point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization. This keeps sensitive cardholder data out of the merchant environment, greatly reducing their breach profile and PCI scope — and protecting their customers’ payment data from hackers.
  •     Twelve supported devices: Shift4 currently supports a dozen EMV-capable terminals by Ingenico Group and Verifone, with options for USB, serial, Ethernet, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. This allows any retailer to easily implement EMV across their business or brand, whether they have 10 stores or 1,000.
  •     Bank and processor neutrality: Shift4 is currently certified for EMV with eight major processors in the U.S. and Canada — with more on the way — making it easy for merchants to adopt EMV without changing their financial relationships. This also gives retailers the freedom to negotiate the best payment processing rates and make a switch if needed.

Jason Becker, CEO, RICS Software, said:
“Providing EMV-capable solutions for our clients was and still is a top priority for our business. We’re grateful to have a reliable partner like Shift4 to help our clients navigate new EMV requirements and expectations. Together, we’ve helped our retailers avoid suffering from the shift in liability and the costly consequence of not accepting EMV.”

Dave Oder, CEO, Shift4, said:
“Many retailers have been pressured into EMV implementations that don’t take their daily operations into account and do nothing to prevent breaches. Shift4 is proud to partner with RICS Software to offer EMV that works today. With this integration, retailers get EMV along with the layered security of our point-to-point encryption and tokenization solutions to keep sensitive card data out of their payment processing environment.”
To learn more about EMV adoption with Shift4, visit http://www.shift4.com/EMV or call 800.265.5795.
For more information about RICS Software, visit http://www.ricssoftware.com or call 317.275.5950.

About Shift4 Corporation
Shift4 stands alone as the last major player in the payments space to remain independent, self funded, and merchant focused. Our DOLLARS ON THE NET® payment gateway comes with all the bells and whistles: pre- and post-settlement auditing, fraud controls, support for new technologies like EMV and mobile, secure connections to nearly every major bank and processor in North America, and 350+ certified integrations to leading POS, PMS, and e-commerce platforms. Shift4 invests heavily in payment security — we invented tokenization and own eight payment-security patents. We empower our 33,000+ merchant customers with the flexibility to customize our secure payment processing solutions to fit their business. Learn more at http://www.shift4.com.

About RICS Software
RICS Software is a cloud-based retail POS and inventory management software-as-a-service solution. RICS provides easy-to-learn and easy-to-operate point of sale, inventory management, and reporting tools as well as full-service onboarding and 7 days a week support from 9AM to 9PM ET. Using the RICS solutions enables clients to make smarter buying, inventory, and selling decisions while saving time, spending less, and selling more. Learn more at http://www.ricssoftware.com.

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