There are crucial system compatibility and architectural needs to consider because EMV implementation itself takes a long time. You’ll be keeping this solution for even longer so you don’t want to be stuck with a vendor that doesn’t meet your needs, offers a poor price, or isn’t an ideal partner. This phase of the Navigate the EMV Liability Shift blueprint will help you:
- Assess the EMV vendor and processor marketplace.
- Shortlist your hardware and software vendor.
- Help your vendor become PCI certified if it isn’t already.
- Select a vendor.
- Manage contract negotiations.
If you follow these steps, you are likely to enter into an agreement with a vendor that will satisfy your needs and you’ll be one step closer to completing an effective implementation.