Family Dollar Installs 10,000 VeriFone Omni 3750 Terminals for Payment and Prepaid Telco

Monday 12 January 2004 15:58 CET | News

Family Dollar has successfully installed over 10,000 VeriFone Omni 3750 payment terminals in over 5,000 locations throughout the United States.

VeriFone partnered with retail systems integrator Direct Source to deliver a true end-to-end payment solution for the North Carolina-based retailer, which included application development, software design and installation, project management and hardware deployment. Family Dollar selected VeriFones Omni 3750 payment terminal following a detailed analysis by the POS team. The terminal is certified by Concord EFS, meets the latest Triple DES security standards, and is smart card ready. Also, the solution enables immediate acceptance of electronic payments and the activation of prepaid phone cards. The ability to provide Family Dollar customers with value-added services was one of the keys to the VeriFone win. Atlanta based PRE Solutions, is providing prepaid telecom services directly from the VeriFone Omni 3750 payment terminals. VeriFone and Direct Source delivered on an aggressive rollout schedule. All 10,000 terminals and back office systems were successfully installed and running in just under eight weeks, allowing Family Dollar to meet the 2003 holiday rush with time to spare. In fact, The VeriFone Omni 3750 was designed from the outset to become the de facto standard in payment terminals. Unique features the Omni 3750 include: Modular design, allowing for swap-out capabilities of different communications modalities, including 14.4kbps dial-up, SSL-protected broadband DSL/cable, Wi-Fi, and Ethernet. The industrys most powerful chip set, a 32-bit processor, coupled with 3MB of memory, easily managing multi-application functionality Flexible libraries and multi-application support, providing easy and secure methods to securely add value-added applications like prepaid cellular, bypassing the need for recertification.

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