GREENSBORO, NC, May 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilbarco Veeder-Root has partnered with Acumera, a Payment Card Industry (PCI)-compliant managed security services provider, to deliver secure remote support for Gilbarco’s Passport point-of-sale system. The partnership supports Gilbarco’s plans to rapidly enable chip card (EMV) payments at the dispenser.Gilbarco chose Acumera because they built a platform technology that is secure and flexible, so Gilbarco can quickly rollout chip card payments for dispensers at customers’ forecourts. Acumera’s flexible platform also greatly simplifies connectivity for Insite360, GVR’s cloud-based solution for POS and forecourt. Retailers can use Insite360 to remotely monitor their site and perform maintenance tasks like price change, warm start dispensers and update software.“Acumera’s platform delivers an industry-leading security and visibility support platform for our Passport point-of-sale system, and they are able to meet our forecourt EMV timeline quickly,” says Mark Williams, VP of North America Marketing, Gilbarco. “Acumera’s remote support solution gives our help desk real-time access and visibility so we can better support our POS systems.”“Since 2002 Acumera has designed compliant and secure networks for retailers with multiple locations. Our convenience store customers value us for our hands-on service culture, and because our platform is secure and simple to install and use,” says Dirk Heinen, Chief Executive Officer of Acumera. “We are excited to support Gilbarco’s forecourt EMV goals of security and rapid rollout.”For more information about Gilbarco’s industry-leading Passport POS system visit gilbarco.com.To learn more about Acumera’s commitment to PCI-compliant remote support for POS and other retail technology visit acumera.net.About Gilbarco Veeder-RootGilbarco Veeder-Root is the worldwide technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations offering the broadest range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office. For over 150 years, Gilbarco has earned the trust of its customers by providing long-term partnership, uncompromising support, and proven reliability. Major product lines include fuel dispensers, pump media, point-of-sale systems, payment systems, tank gauges, software development and integration, fleet management systems, and nozzles.About AcumeraAcumera provides managed network security and automation services for the payment systems and operations of multi-site businesses. Our clients focus on growing their companies by using Acumera’s remote systems visibility, strong data security, and simplified compliance services. Acumera has been the trusted network partner for our clients since 2002. To learn more, visit acumera.net.

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Patricia Stancati Gilbarco Veeder-Root 336-547-5121 patricia.stancati@gilbarco.com