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Heartland Payment Systems has launched its SmartLink for Restaurants, a managed network service that provides secure, high-speed transport of card transaction data and back office information.

SmartLink for Restaurants is designed to let restaurateurs break free of IT chores and issues so they can focus on customers. By segmenting electronic payment transactions from other network traffic, SmartLink helps ensure PCI compliance while allowing for rapid implementation of other critical applications that require broadband connectivity. Additionally, SmartLink allows for the consolidation of multiple phone and Internet lines, which can often save the operator telecommunications costs by bringing the services under a single Heartland umbrella.

SmartLink for Restaurants also provides restaurateurs with secure, monitored network communication for freezer tempmonitoring, Voice over IP, back-office systems, digital signs, email and managed Wi-Fi Internet access. It also segments credit/debit/prepaid card transactions from other network traffic to meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) requirements.

“From the simplest secure connection at the point-of-sale (POS) to a fully managed solution that supports applications at multiple locations, SmartLink streamlines networked services, maximizes network connectivity, reduces costs and enhances operational efficiency by meeting the network needs of any sized restaurant operation,” said Jan Rose, alliance manager of SmartLink restaurant client network solutions for Heartland Payment Systems.

Concurrent with the launch, Heartland has completed the first two SmartLink installations at Dallas-based Maguire’s and Maximo restaurants, which are owned and operated by restaurateur Mark Maguire, former president of the Dallas Restaurant Association and past recipient of the Dallas Restaurateur of the Year award. 

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  • Chuck Ellis
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    This is a very smart move, particularly for Independents that have zero capabilities or resources for this. With so many intertwined systems tapping their networks, the boon in wifi and smartphone utilization, and ongoing PCI challenges simply beyond Joe Operator, a 1-stop solution is long overdue. The key question, of course, is can Heartland scale this to thousands of merchants with relative ease? Time will tell...
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