DaySmart Integrates CardConnect’s Secure Payments Platform

Integration brings lower processing costs and speedier customer

ANN ARBOR, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#cardconnect–DaySmart, an award winning developer of software solutions for small
business operators, and CardConnect, a leader in payment processing
technology, today announce the availability of integrated payment
processing across DaySmart’s entire product line. This integration will
further simplify and secure the way users of Salon Iris, 123Pet
Software, Orchid and Inkbook do business while improving profitability
through speedier checkouts, competitive transaction rates and simplified

“DaySmart is committed to simplifying the business process for our tens
of thousands of clients. The CardConnect integration is a real milestone
in that continuing effort,” said Jeff Dickerson, President and CEO of
DaySmart. “We want to provide the best desktop and mobile application
experience – and that will always include the best payment processing

Through this partnership, DaySmart has integrated their platform with
CardConnect’s latest product, Bolt P2PE, a plug-and-play solution for
card-present transactions, providing customers with secure payment
acceptance, advanced merchant services, and PCI-Validated Point-to-Point
Encryption (P2PE) and tokenization for complete data breach protection.
In addition to in-store services, the integration extends to e-commerce
transactions, supporting features across the DaySmart product line like
online booking and product orders.

“We are thrilled with the opportunity to build upon the DaySmart
platform and extend our payment solution to their diverse range of
customers,” said Rob Nathan, Executive VP of Integrated Solutions at
CardConnect. “Now everyone from hair stylists, estheticians to tattoo
artists and pet groomers will have access to secure and flexible payment
features that will ultimately enhance the customer experience all
through a single source.”

About DaySmart Software

DaySmart Software is a leading provider of business management software
and workflow solutions to consumer facing small and medium sized
enterprises. DaySmart’s innovative solutions offer a broad range of
functionality covering all the key aspects of managing these businesses
including appointment scheduling, customer information management,
employee scheduling, payroll, inventory management, push marketing and
mobile technologies. DaySmart’s customers include tens of thousands of
salons, spas and pet groomers and their solutions facilitate the
scheduling, workflow and information needs of more than 50,000 consumer
service professionals. For more information, please visit

About CardConnect

a First Data company, is a leading provider of payment processing and
technology solutions, helping more than 67,000 organizations – from
independent coffee shops to iconic global brands – accept billions of
dollars in card transactions each year. Since its inception in 2006,
CardConnect has developed advanced payment solutions backed by patented,
PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization. The
company’s small-to-midsize business offering, CardPointe, is a
comprehensive platform that includes a powerful reporting and
transaction management portal that extends to a native mobile app. For
enterprise-level organizations, CardSecure integrates omni-channel
payment acceptance into several ERP systems – such as Oracle, SAP, JD
Edwards and Infor M3 – in a way that minimizes PCI compliance
requirements and lowers transaction costs.


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