If you’re like me, you’ve been thinking about ways to help others during this time of crisis — in the most socially responsible manner. In the area where I live (like many other places in the U.S. right now), food delivery and acquisition is a unique challenge. So, rather than feel helpless and frustrated, I […]
Regardless of industry, failing to fully embrace the digital world will almost certainly mean getting left behind. This article presents the top five steps retailers can take to help ensure the success of their digital transformation efforts. Digital transformation is a phrase being used across just about every industry right now, but what does it […]
Cybera’s It’s Official: The October 2020 Outdoor EMV Deadline Remains. How Does That Impact You? was featured in a recent CyberWire Daily Briefing. This specific piece of industry news will have profound implications for all fuel and C-store retailers. With the deadline still set, it’s extremely important to understand what the potential impact is to […]
Although today’s most important business trends focus on a diverse range of technologies and markets, they share a common requirement for reliable, high-performance data connectivity. That requirement is increasing the pressure on businesses to modernize their digital infrastructure, particularly in areas where older legacy technologies are being stretched by new and demanding applications. There’s little […]
At Tumbleweed Tex Mex Grill & Margarita Bar, the focus is on fresh, authentic Tex Mex cuisine. But as the company’s sole IT management professional, Gill Rudolph focuses on keeping the IT network running as smoothly across 19 restaurant sites in Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana. As the fast-casual restaurant market faces a new wave of […]
2020 heralds the decade in which the Internet of Things surges from the fringe to the fore of the data ecosystem. Several lofty predictions about the number of connected devices in the IoT begin this year; many developments directly impacting its adoption rates will flourish in the coming 10 years, rendering it the premier expression of data […]
Shelton, CT February 19, 2020 — TMC, a global, integrated media company helping clients build communities in print, in person and online, announced today the winners of the 2019 Data Center Excellence Award, presented by infoTECH Spotlight. The infoTECH Spotlight Data Center Excellence Award recognizes the most innovative and enterprising data center vendors who offer […]
Amazon Go gained some new competition. Earlier this month, 7-Eleven announced it is piloting a cashierless concept at its Irving, Texas, headquarters. The 700-square-foot store, while currently only accessible by the convenience store’s employees, includes popular 7-Eleven products like beverages, snacks, groceries, over-the-counter drugs and non-food items.
Two of the largest U.S. fueling station chains are adopting technology that separates the act of pumping gas from the transaction — and in the process, enabling that the purchase of fuel to become a gateway to in-car shopping Shell has connected its fuel stations to Uconnect Market, Fiat Chrysler’s in-vehicle commerce platform. Shell will […]
While analysts continue to crunch the overall industry numbers, if you’re a retailer, you’re likely already celebrating or lamenting the impact of the recent holiday shopping season on your business. And, while the overall numbers in the U.S. are looking quite positive, if you’re a smaller retailer who didn’t maximize your potential sales opportunity, it […]
Digital transformation is impacting every industry in radical ways. Today’s customers now acquire products and consume services in multiple channels and nowhere is this more apparent than in retail, where the shopping journey has become increasingly digitalised and omnichannel.
Historically, the network has always come first, and then security is bolted on to protect it. We’re rapidly heading towards a security-first and connectivity-second approach – the total opposite of how the Internet was designed! 2020 will be the year that we see a deeper integration of security and WAN (wide area network) technology. This […]