The future is mobile payment

Author: Amy Volk | Posted: 12/6/2013

Elavon’s VirtualMerchant Mobile is a secure, complete payment solution that transforms mobile devices into terminals, allowing merchants to accept payments quickly and securely, without a major investment in new equipment or training.

  Secure mobile payment solution turns smartphones into terminals
VirtualMerchant Mobile offers a mobile payment solution backed by the expertise and security of a payment provider with a 20-year track record of success. For the first time, merchants can accept payments without boundaries and add value with mobile POS, while leveraging the benefits of a leading payment gateway. This includes extensive reporting and the flexibility to adapt payment solutions as the business grows.

Simple and Secure

VirtualMerchant Mobile offers merchants of any size and familiarity with credit card processing to take advantage of this burgeoning marketplace. The strengths of the Elavon solution include a secure, hosted environment from an industry leader, with quick upgrades and end-to-end connectivity:
  • Security – Card data is encrypted at swipe, and payment information is immediately sent to Elavon’s secure, hosted environment.
  • Connectivity – Works with an array of mobile device types and card readers, regardless of carrier.
  • Flexibility – Supports card-swiped or key-entered transactions and is scalable to support an unlimited number of mobile devices for businesses of all sizes.
  • Visibility – Delivers full service, trusted reporting and capabilities of Elavon’s secure hosted payment gateway, which includes detailed records for up to 12 months of transaction activity.
  • Simplicity – Merchants can utilize existing hardware, technical infrastructures and communications providers.
Made for Small Business
VirtualMerchant Mobile makes use of existing hardware, technical infrastructures and communications providers. It supports Purchase and Authorization Only transactions and works with most Apple®, Blackberry® and Google® Android mobile devices. 

Setup and configuration are easy; merchants download the VirtualMerchant Mobile App from their iPhone’s App Store or Android Marketplace and enter account configuration credentials provided by Elavon.
Once the Smartphone is configured, merchants can accept key-entered transactions or swiped transactions with the addition of a card reader that encrypts card data at the time of swipe to ensure security. Elavon supports multiple readers for multiple form factors, and offers MagTek® Card Readers for Swiped Transactions.

VirtualMerchant Mobile is 
The growing acceptance of mobile payments is analogous to the acceptance of the Internet: it’s the novelty that became a necessity. The more that customers use their smartphones to make payments, the more they will demand that merchants offer the convenience. The advantage of VirtualMerchant Mobile is that it is backed by Elavon’s expertise and proven track record in payment processing. It allows merchants to accept payments quickly and securely, anywhere and anytime.

For more information concerning VirtualMerchant Mobile and the NAEDA endorsed credit card processing program, contact Danielle Gibson 800-546-1831 ext. 5434 or