Ingenico, the world's leading provider of electronic payment terminals, announced today at the 94th Annual National Retail Federation Conference that the Company has formed a marketing partnership with IBM, where Ingenico will supply payment terminals and transaction acceptance technology for IBM's Retail Store Solutions organization within the United States.
This marketing agreement will enable retailers to implement payment solutions using IBM store management software and Ingenico payment terminals. The solutions have been integrated and are designed to work seamlessly together to provide optimal customer payment acceptance. By leveraging the vast experience Ingenico has acquired in becoming the recognized world leader in electronic payment technology, this agreement with IBM will enable Ingenico to provide retailers with best of breed point-of-sale solutions.
The agreement includes all Ingenico multi-lane products sold to major retailers in the United States, including the e(N)-Crypt 2100, e(N)-Touch 1000, i6550 and the color touch screen and signature capture terminal i6770.
Lloyd Baylard, general manager and EVP of Ingenico's Retail Solutions organization stated, "Our agreement with IBM is a significant event for both our Company and the marketplace, because of IBM's long-time leadership in point-of-sale. Our customers can now have even greater confidence that the respective leaders in retail store technology are working closely together, providing seamless payment solutions that reduce operating cost and increase customer satisfaction."