Partnership extends the ability for Merchant Warehouse customers and partners to capitalize on the mobile payments surge, predicted to reach $31 billion by 2016
BOSTON, MA – September 9, 2013 – ROAM (www.roamdata.com), an Ingenico company and the leading mobile commerce platform provider, today announced a new partnership with Merchant Warehouse to expand the company’s mobile payment acceptance solutions. Merchant Warehouse, a leading innovator of payment technologies and merchant account services, will leverage ROAM’s secure mobile card readers, associated software and services to provide its merchants and partners with new opportunities to capitalize on the surge in mobile payments, predicted to reach $31 billion by 2016 by Forrester.
“We chose to partner with ROAM because of its proven product line and best-in-class technology, as well as the company’s commitment to investing in continuous product evolution,” said Greg Cohen, Chief Revenue and Strategy Officer. “ROAM’s roadmap is at the forefront of the industry and is aligned with what our customers are asking for in mobile payment acceptance technology.”
ROAM enables ISOs, acquirers and other resellers to quickly get to market with their own mobile solution without the expense of building one from the ground up. Resellers are able to leverage ROAM’s field-tested design, built-in security features, and cross-device support, while customizing the solution to meet their unique business needs.
“Merchant Warehouse understands that a broad offering of products, integration and service is key to helping its customers extend into the mobile payment acceptance space. We are excited about what we will be able to do together in delivering an exceptional customer experience for merchants, partners and ultimately, the consumer,” said Eric Hoffman, senior vice president of U.S. sales at ROAM.
ROAM will demonstrate its mobile solutions at INNOVATE 2013, Merchant Warehouse’s premier Agent and ISO conference, taking place at the Westin Copley Place Hotel in Boston September 8-10, 2013.
ROAM, an Ingenico company, 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” mCommerce platform provides the hardware peripherals, applications, tools and services enabling companies worldwide 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 mobile card reader and today powers mobile point of sale solutions for many of the leading companies in this market, globally. For more information, visit www.roamdata.com.
About Merchant Warehouse®
Merchant Warehouse is a leading provider of payment technologies and merchant services. The company’s solutions enable merchants to more effectively connect and engage with their customers regardless of how, where or when they choose to shop. Merchant Warehouse’s flagship technology solution, the Genius™ Customer Engagement Platform™, supports both traditional and new payment types, including mobile commerce, from a single countertop acceptance device.
Merchant Warehouse offers innovative payment solutions that help online and brick-and-mortar retailers, as well as point-of-sale (POS) developers, value-added resellers (VARs) and agents, strategically grow their business. Merchant Warehouse is one of the fastest growing payment technology companies in North America. For more information, visit merchantwarehouse.com.