iMatrix – Item Matrix Solution now certified on SAP Business One 8.8

CitiXsys Technologies now has its Product Variant Management Solution – iMatrix certified by SAP for SAP Business One 8.8

New York, January 4, 2011:  A must have in a retail environment; iMatrix – Item Matrix Solution for SAP Business One is a product variant management solution from CitiXsys Technologies. Normally licensed along with iVend Retail, and one of the most popular CitiXsys solutions in UK & EMEA, iMatrix – Item Matrix Solution for SAP Business One is now certified by Integration and Certification Center at SAP.

The certification confirms that the development of the solution is as per the SDK development guidelines prescribed by SAP and logically completes the Retail suite from CitiXsys Technologies – all certified by SAP. CitiXsys Technologies is one of the largest Software Solution Partner to SAP. With this certification, CitiXsys reiterates its commitment to SAP, its partners and customers to reap business benefits from robust and intuitive applications.

The certification is an expression of our commitment to adhere to the stringent guidelines laid by SAP. This (certification) will allow partners to confidently position iMatrix with iVend Retail in the market and will provide an assurance to the customers of licensing an SAP certified solution.” says Pankaj Mathur – Vice President, Solutions Delivery, CitiXsys Technologies.

About iMatrix  – Item Matrix Solution for SAP Business One:

iMatrix is a product variant management solution on SAP Business One designed for companies that sell, manage or procure items that have similar attributes such as size, color or style. A matrix item structure is identified by a parent item and categorized by child items having similar attributes.

It extends the single level item definition schema of SAP Business One and allows creation of variants and child items to a parent item. It does that by creating and attaching different attributes to parent items. These attributes can then be inherited by the child items.

It compliments SAP Business One in Retail Industry by allowing easily filtering of items with similar attributes allowing faster and error free order entry for multi-attribute items.

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The skinny on PCI Compliance

Here is what you need to know about the new PCI compliance standard when choosing a solution partner:
First, see below definitions to know what we’re talking about (like we need more acronyms in this business right?)
PCI = Payment Card Industry
PA = Payment Application
DSS = Data Security Standard

These standards were actually created by the various payment card providers like Visa, MasterCard and American Express. PCI casts a very broad net; it includes the card providers, gateways, merchants, banks and applications. PA is any software or hardware solution that passes or reads/stores sensitive data. DSS is the standard the hardware and software solution providers must write their code and encryption levels to.
For us selling and purchasing solutions that store or transmit sensitive data, when a customer asks if your solution have PCI Compliance, they mean is your solution PADSS Certified? Only a Payment Application (PA) that is Data Security Standard (DSS) certified can be compliant. This certification can only be earned after engaging a qualified firm and passing a stringent audit process. Many end users are not even considering a solution that is not certified.
The reason is that for a business to be PCI compliant – using PADSS certified solutions is only a piece of the compliance pie – but a very necessary piece. Network firewalls, database encryption, updated antivirus software and passing security scans (for eCommerce) are some other qualifications.
CitiXsys solutions; iCharge and iVend are PADSS certified and become a valuable part of the PCI compliant path for end users. So next time a customer asks if your solution is PCI compliant you can confidently say “yes we are a certified application”.
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Upgrade to iCharge 10.0 – An SAP Certified and PCI Validated Solution

iCharge 10.0 is an enhanced, upgraded version of CitiXsys Credit Card solution.

iCharge – Credit Card Application is the complete credit card processing SAP certified application. iCharge processes credit card information between sales transaction in SAP Business One and payment processor service that obtains authorization information needed to approve the transaction. For all sales transactions generated in SAP, iChargeauthorizes and settles payment in real time and integrates them back into SAP.

iCharge 10.0 is an SAP Certified and a PCI Validated Solution which is currently available as a Beta release and will be available as GA (General Availability) from 16th Dec 2010

Please get in touch with your local reseller or directly with CitiXsys to schedule an upgrade

Why Upgrade

  • Synchronized processing between Credit Card Gateway and Document Posting in SAP Business One
    Do you face situations where the document that was posted successfully in SAP and the credit card authorization/settlement failed? Or let’s or say, the authorization/settlement of credit card was done successfully and the document did not post in SAP? With iCharge 10.0 you can now keep your payment gateway and the SAP completely synchronized.
  • Draw multiple base documents while Authorization / Settlement of Credit Cards
    Do you want to create one invoice for multiple deliveries for a customer? Do you want to create one delivery for multiple sales orders?With iCharge 10.0 you can now draw multiple base documents for creating a single target document.
  • Void Authorized transactions
    With iCharge 10.0 now you need not to go to Payment gateway and void the payment manually. Voiding the authorized transaction is just a click away with iCharge 10.0
  • Support for SAP Business One Approval Procedures
    Does your business process require the document to pass through many approval stages?

    With iCharge 10.0 you can now have sales orders, deliveries and invoices go through SAP Business One configured approval processes.

What’s New?
To read more about What’s New, please click here for a detailed comparison between the two versions of iCharge.

iVend Retail 5.4 certified on SAP Business One 8.8 by SAP ICC

CitiXsys Technologies now has its flagship application iVend Retail certified by SAP for SAP Business One 8.8

New York, October 22, 2010: After releasing iVend Retail compatible with SAP Business One 8.8 in February, CitiXsys Technologies now has iVend Retail certified by Integration and Certification Center at SAP.

The certification confirms that the development of iVend Retail is as per the SDK development guidelines prescribed by SAP and comes just in time when the retailers are gearing up for the festive season. CitiXsys Technologies is one of the largest Software Solution Partner to SAP. With this certification, CitiXsys reiterates its commitment to SAP, its partners and customers to reap business benefits from robust and intuitive applications.

“The certification is an expression of our commitment to adhere to the stringent guidelines laid by SAP. This (certification) will allow partners to confidently position iVend in the market and will provide an assurance to the customers of licensing an SAP certified solution.” says Pankaj Mathur – Vice President, Solutions Delivery, CitiXsys Technologies.

“I’m very impressed with the overall functionality of iVend.  I’ve worked on “RetailPro” and “BeanStore” in the past and iVend is by far the most user friendly POS software I have used” says Marco Albrecht, Director Operations, In Add Minus, Los Angeles, CA

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