December 13, 2014
Clear2there is a provider of advanced video surveillance, smart-home, smart-business & smart-farm applications, and M2M solutions for service providers & enterprises. Spindle, one of the leading providers of mobile commerce solutions, is offering its Yowza!! POS point-of-sale and Yowza!! Offers mobile marketing solutions to Clear2there's network of communications service providers.
Through this arrangement with Spindle, Clear2there will leverage its network of nearly 140 regional telephone companies and service providers to offer off-the-shelf POS solutions to local businesses. These solutions include secure payment acceptance hardware and software, processing services, location-based mobile marketing, and data analytics. Spindle will offer Clear2there's advanced video surveillance and remote business monitoring and management applications to its channel partners. These channel partners will provide their merchants and businesses access to a suite of powerful cloud-based management tools.
Clear2there is one of the leading providers of solutions that benefit service providers like local telephone companies, utilities, mobile operators and broadband providers. Through its Viewbiquity Cloud Application Server (VCAS) cloud-based delivery platform, Clear2there empowers partners with a full suite of solutions that includes process automation, remote monitoring and access control, thermostat and lighting management, water detection and event-driven alerts and notifications through the existing network infrastructure. Users can monitor and manage each premise using any smartphone, tablet or Internet-connected device.
Bill Clark, Spindle's CEO, said in an official press release: Recent data suggests that as many as 10 million merchants will need to update their payment infrastructure to meet the EMV requirements. This represents an exciting opportunity for Clear2there's channel partners, who already have longstanding relationships with merchants in their respective regions. In addition, these providers possess the technical skills needed to architect and install a comprehensive merchant services solution. This will allow merchants to comply with EMV, and also gives them the ability to leverage advanced services like mobile marketing and analytics in a very cost-efficient manner. By delivering this complete suite of services, Clear2there's partners can offer these new high-margin services bundled with other communications services, as well as provide installation and ongoing support.
Craig Steen, President and CEO of Clear2there, said in an official press release: Our partners are always looking to offer a wider range of services to their business customers. This arrangement with Spindle, will allow them to expand beyond conventional IT and communications services by delivering a range of business services that complements their current solutions. Just as importantly, we expect that Spindle's channels will also find great value in offering Clear2there's suite of video surveillance and smart-business services to their merchants. These offerings are an attractive enhancement to the traditional merchant services that are routinely offered to businesses, and will give Spindle's partners a powerful and affordable way to distinguish themselves in a fast moving market.