Recap: Cardknox at NSAA

As a proud partner of Aluvii, a leading amusement POS software with an exclusive module for the ski industry, Cardknox was privileged to attend the NSAA Convention and Tradeshow last month! This annual event brings together ski area operators from all across the United States, and it features exclusive educational sessions, networking opportunities, and a diverse array of exhibitors. The Cardknox sales team had a blast exhibiting from our booth on the expo floor right alongside Aluvii, where we...

Introducing Cardknox Go

Cardknox is excited to announce Cardknox Go, our new, seamless onboarding flat rate model! Flat rate models are a popular option for many merchants due to their simplicity and quick setup time. Now, our independent software vendor (ISV) partners can provide their clients with all the benefits of a flat rate model while experiencing our generously rewarding partner program. Enjoy a quick and efficient onboarding process that takes just minutes to complete. Available for non-profit charity accounts, Cardknox Go offers the...

Recap: Cardknox at NetSuite’s SuiteWorld 2019

  SuiteWorld is an annual event for NetSuite's ERP software, a leading cloud-based solution for businesses in a wide array of industries. Attended by NetSuite clients, developers, and partners, the event provides incredible networking and educational opportunities. Cardknox was delighted to exhibit at SuiteWorld2019, where we connected with current partners and met new faces, and shared information on our seamless integration with NetSuite.     We also had the unique opportunity to co-host a Social Event after hours with Gurus Solutions, a service...

Automated Payments are Necessity in Subscription-Based Business

Case Study: Fitness Clubs By Laura DiBiase When it comes to managing a client-facing business, there is no shortage of important factors needed for day-to-day operations to run smoothly. In addition to ensuring that your services are the best of the best, managers need to work around the clock to meet the continually rising expectations of customer service in this day and age. Although passion and commitment to a client-facing business are crucial for success, at the end of the day,...

Recap: Cardknox at CentralSquare 2019

  Cardknox is a proud partner of CentralSquare Technologies, a provider of software for public sector organizations. This past March, Cardknox was delighted to attend and exhibit at CentralSquare 2019, the annual event for users of this advanced software! Cardknox’s Mark Paley and Josh Lieberman had the opportunity to connect with current users of our payment integration, and to make even more connections with CentralSquare users. Plus, Mark and Josh got to chat with several CentralSquare developers whom we have...

Recap: Cardknox at IHRSA 2019

  This past week, the Cardknox team exhibited at IHRSA 2019, the leading event for the health and fitness industry. As this industry explodes with new products and services, it was exciting for Cardknox to be a part of this innovative environment and to share its own specialized solutions. We enjoyed connecting with new and familiar faces alike, including several health club software providers like Motionsoft. Among our many industry-optimized features, attendees were curious to learn about our account updater tool that...

Cardknox Attends JCC ProCon 2019!

  The Cardknox team was privileged to attend this year's JCC Professional Conference (ProCon), a biennial event that provides networking and educational opportunities for Jewish community center professionals. As a provider of custom payment solutions for many Jewish community centers across the country, Cardknox truly enjoyed being able to chat in-person with our current clients and to make new connections with other community center professionals. Cardknox Senior Sales Executive (right) with Paul Lundberg and Michael Sharp from Applications Research, our industry...

Cardknox & Tri-City Retail Deliver Integrated POS and Payments

The integration provides flexible payment support for Microsoft RMS and MyPOS Connect. Lakewood, N.J. (March 13th, 2019) Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and payment technology services provider, announced today its latest integration with Tri-City Retail Systems, a provider of advanced POS solutions for retailers. Through this new partnership, all Tri-City Retail customers will be able to securely process in-store payments that are fully integrated with their POS system of choice. Tri-City Retail equips single-store and multi-store retailers with POS solutions that...

Bluefin and Cardknox Provide Secure, Point-to-Point Encryption

Atlanta and Lakewood, N.J. (March 12th, 2019) Bluefin, the leading provider of payment security technologies and PCI-validated point-to-point encryption (P2PE) solutions for retail, hospitality, healthcare, and higher education today announced its partnership with Cardknox. Through this partnership, users of the Cardknox omnichannel payment gateway will benefit from Bluefin’s PCI-validated P2PE solution. Cardknox specializes in developer-friendly payment solutions that can be seamlessly integrated with a wide variety of hardware and software for access to in-store, online and mobile payment processing. The...

Announcing the Launch of Our Cardknox NetSuite Bundle

The new Cardknox NetSuite Bundle brings businesses a quick and easy payment processing solution that's directly built into their NetSuite software. Our solution supports ACH and credit card processing, and it allows for secure storage of payment data (made possible by our advanced encryption technology). With this integrated solution, users of this leading ERP software will enjoy a streamlined invoicing and billing process with greatly reduced data entry errors. And, as always, businesses will enjoy access to Cardknox's host...

ConnectPOS and Cardknox for Integrated Omnichannel Retail Solution

Lakewood, N.J. (February 21st, 2019) ConnectPOS, a leading omnichannel POS system that seamlessly syncs with the Magento e-commerce platform, today announced its new integration with the Cardknox payment gateway. This cutting-edge partnership equips ConnectPOS’ retail clientele with built-in payment processing to support a customer-friendly checkout process in-store and online. ConnectPOS is an innovative point-of-sale solution that’s designed to bridge the gap between offline and online retail in order to create an omnichannel checkout model that customers increasingly prefer. Accessible from...

Cardknox’s New Automated Interactive Voice Response System: PhonePay

PhonePay is our hosted, fully automated voice solution enabling you to accept phone payments from your customers quickly and securely, day or night. When you sign up for our PhonePay, you’ll receive a dedicated dial-in number for customers to make payments or donations. You can choose pre-recorded scripts or create custom scripts to guide your customers through the prompts so they can enter their payment information quickly and easily. Here Are the Latest Features (as of May 2019) Your customers...

Recap: Cardknox at NRF 2019!

The National Retail Federation Show is an annual retail conference and expo for professionals in the retail industry featuring educational and networking opportunities. Cardknox was delighted to attend this year's NRF show on January 13-15th along with 36,500 others, where we had the chance to network with experts and retail companies, and to connect with our current industry partners (including Touchpeak and Self Point!). Throughout the show, keynote speakers spoke on topics that ranged from the value of retail partnerships,...

Cardknox Now Supports Split Payments!

Cardknox's latest support for split payments allows businesses to seamlessly divide earnings between two or more parties at the point-of-sale, rather than having to wait until after batch settlement to do so. This solution is perfect for business models in which a master account receives all payments for later distribution among sub-accounts, such as taxi companies or marketplaces. Split payments can also be used by businesses and developers to offset processing costs, as processing fees can be automatically deducted...

Build Transaction History into Your Software With Our Reporting API

Have you taken advantage of our flexible Reporting API? Cardknox's Reporting API allows developers to build a custom reporting system directly into their software so that merchants can quickly query the Cardknox database to find any and all transaction records— dating as far back as their first Cardknox transaction. Merchants will love the ease with which they can pull up a past transaction, see their batch history, and run reports by type such as Auth, Refund, Credit, and more....

Cardknox’s Infrastructure Upgrade to Amazon Web Services

Here at Cardknox, our goal is to stay on top of the latest technology so that our stakeholders can reap the benefits. Our upgrade to Amazon Web Services application hosting is one notable way in which we have chosen to use a cutting-edge solution to support our needs and those of our partners and merchants. By tapping into AWS' advanced infrastructure that features safeguards to help protect customer privacy, we can effectively scale and innovate while maintaining a secure...

PaymentSITE: Our Easy Solution For Accepting Online Payments

Create an online payment flow that's ultra-customized and extra secure with Cardknox PaymentSITE! PaymentSITE is our mobile-responsive hosted payment form that can be easily embedded into the merchant's website via an iFrame or used as a standalone online payment form. When PaymentSITE is used as a standalone payment form, it can be fully customized to meet the merchant's precise needs—making it the perfect solution for events, campaigns, and fundraisers! Our team of 40 in-house developers will work closely with you to create a PaymentSITE...

Cardknox Recap 2018 – Year in Review

It’s been an exciting year here at Cardknox, with our flexible gateway bringing more value than ever before to a growing number of merchants, developers, and ISV’s. As technology evolves and consumer preferences change, our goal remains the same: to bring our clientele a cutting-edge payment processing experience. No matter your industry— or whether or not you’re a service provider or an end user of our gateway—  we want to provide you with tailor-made payment solutions that meet and...

Cardknox Now Supports Mexican Pesos!

In addition to our flexible support for card-not-present merchants in the European Union and Australia, Cardknox is proud to announce that we now accept Mexican Pesos with card-not-present transactions! Our card-present support is underway. If you're interested in learning more, please contact support@cardknox.com.

Our Recurring API is Now Live!

We're excited to announce that as of today, December 17th, our recurring API is now live! Cardknox's easy-to-use recurring API supports subscription services, memberships, payment installations, and any other recurring payment schedules. For more information and to get started with recurring API, click here.

Cardknox is Now EMV Level 3 Certified

Payment security is at the forefront of everything we do. From advanced encryption to EMV processing, we bring merchants the latest features for curbing fraud and chargebacks. In our effort to continually enhance payment security, Cardknox is excited to announce its certification with EMV Level 3! Cardknox’s support for EMV quick-chip processing has already improved security for countless merchants, and through our latest certification, we’ve added another layer of fraud protection. (more…)

Cardknox Gateway Announces New Partnership with Navotar Software

The new integration brings omnichannel payment processing to the auto rental industry Lakewood, N.J. (December 6th, 2018) Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and payment technology services provider, today announced its partnership with Navotar, a leading car rental software for the auto rental industry. Through the new integration, users of Navotar software have access to built-in payment processing that streamlines vehicle rentals both online and in-store. Navotar’s robust cloud-based software helps businesses manage their entire fleet of cars and franchise locations, accept...

Cardknox Announces Partnership with Campground Software

Lakewood, N.J. (November 30th, 2018) For many, spending time in the great outdoors is a refreshing break from technology. But when it comes to the vacation booking process itself, customers expect nothing less than a high-tech checkout experience. Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and leading provider of omnichannel payment processing solutions, today announced its latest integration with Premier Campground Management software, a partnership that equips campground and RV park businesses with built-in payment processing to streamline business management and...

Cardknox Announces Partnership with BMS Technologies

LAKEWOOD, N.J. (November 28, 2018) Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and payment technology services provider, today announced that it has signed a partner agreement with BMS Technologies, bringing clients of the mailing and billing software a built-in payment processing solution. BMS Technologies offers businesses customizable invoicing and statement services. By integrating with Cardknox, BMS users will have access to Cardknox’s streamlined payment solution that can be optimized for a wide variety of industries. Cardknox’s suite of omni-channel features includes robust...

Takeways from This Year’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday

  This year's Black Friday and Cyber Monday continued to follow a pattern of year-after- growth. Online sales alone on Black Friday increased by 23% since last year, reaching a staggering $6 billion in sales! At the same time, foot traffic on Thanksgiving and Black Friday fell by about 5-9% as compared to last year. As e-commerce continues to surpass brick-and-mortar sales, we'd like to highlight a couple of our solutions that will prepare you for this ongoing shift: Mobile Payments This past...

Recap of This Year’s IAAPA Expo and the Cardknox + Aluvii VIP Happy Hour!

  Cardknox was proud to be able to attend the IAAPA Attractions Expo this past November 12-16. The annual show is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for professionals in the amusement and attractions industry to network and gain inside knowledge. At this year's 100th annual show, an all-time high of 42,000 people attended! Cardknox's Larry Wieder and Director of Sales Mark Paley had a blast co-exhibiting with Aluvii, an amusement management software and Cardknox partner, where both were able to chat with current clients...

Prevent Lost Sales and Scale Your Business With Recurring Payments

Update: As of December 2018, our Recurring API is now live. With our support for recurring billing and subscription-based services, merchants will be sure to supercharge their customers' satisfaction and business management capabilities. Developers can use our Recurring API to schedule recurring payments for any time frame or interval, which merchants can then manage with ease. Whether it's monthly, weekly, annually, or on another recurring basis, merchants who integrate with Cardknox can choose a recurring schedule so that payments can...

Speed Up Account Reconciliations with Our Built-In Tool

The account reconciliation process can be a long and tedious task for many business owners. With an integrated solution like Cardknox, though, merchants have access to built-in account reconciliation. This will quickly and efficiently ensure that all records are correct and in agreement! Using our Reporting API, developers can easily build a reconciliation tool into their clients' software that works in conjunction with Cardknox payment processing. Merchants will be sure to save time and reduce errors with this solution! Interested in...

Cardknox Announces Partnership with Costbucket

Lakewood, N.J. (Nov 15, 2018) Cardknox, a leading EMV quick-chip and omni-channel payment gateway and Fidelity Payments company, today announced its newest integration with Costbucket’s robust software for the retail, restaurant, and service provider industries. This seamless integration equips Costbucket users with secure and flexible payment processing that’s built into the Costbucket interface for easy payment reconciliations and efficient business management. Costbucket’s cloud-based accounting and point-of-sale software is consistently chosen by merchants for its advanced and user-friendly tools, such as...

Got Customers Down Under? Cardknox Now Supports the Australian Dollar!

Alongside countries like the U.S., Canada., and the U.K., Australia's e-commerce market is booming. We're excited to announce that merchants in Australia can now benefit from our flexible payment processing capabilities with our support for the Australian Dollar! We fully support card-not-present merchants, and our card-present support is currently in the works. Want to learn more? Contact support@cardknox.com.

Cardknox and Dataweld Partnership Brings Flexible B2B Payments

With the Cardknox integration, DataWeld users have access to built-in EMV quick chip and traditional magnetic stripe payments  Lakewood, N.J. (November 15th, 2018) Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and leading provider of omni-channel payment processing solutions, today announced its latest integration with Dataweld, an advanced business management software for distributors of compressed gas, chemicals, medical, and welding supplies. This integration comes at a time when businesses and customers alike are increasingly preferring to make payments with credit cards rather than...

DataTrax Technologies & Cardknox Offer Secure & Fast Payment

Lakewood, N.J. (Nov 13, 2018) - Cardknox, a Fidelity Payments company and payment technology services provider, today announced its partnership with DataTrax Technologies, Inc., providing users of the industry-leading ticketing and touring software with integrated payment processing capabilities. DataTrax’s tour operating software makes it easy for users to manage bookings and ticket distribution.  With the addition of built-in payments from Cardknox, DataTrax can now offer its clientele a competitive and user-friendly solution with advanced security, lower rates, and faster merchant funding. “The...

Join Us At The Cardknox & Aluvii VIP Happy Hour at IAAPA

  If you're attending the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) Expo this November 12-16, we hope to see you at our exclusive Happy Hour Event that we're co-hosting with Aluvii Software, our Partner in the Amusement Industry! You won't want to miss this special opportunity to connect with key players from the amusement industry’s leading payment gateway- all while enjoying refreshing cocktails and delicious hors d’oeuvres. Date: Wednesday, November 14th Time: 6:30-8:30 PM Place: David’s Club Bar & Grill at the Hilton Orlando,...

Get Ready for the Holiday Season With Cardknox Support for Gift Cards!

Year after year, gift cards continue to be one of the most popular gift options— and especially during the holiday season. Not only are gift cards convenient and exciting for customers, they also grow merchants' sales: 72% of consumers will spend more than the total value of their gift card (gift card granny). Plus, gift cards are a good tactic for marketing and loyalty programs, as they can easily be converted into loyalty cards. If you or your clients want to...

Recap of The Edge Academy Conference

  The Cardknox team was privileged to sponsor and attend The Edge Retail Academy Conference on September 16-19!  As a sponsor, we had the opportunity to explain the benefits of our payment solution to top merchants in the industry, and specifically, we shared how our integration with The Edge can streamline the checkout process, save employees' valuable time, and provide advanced security and robust real-time reporting. The event kicked off with a cocktail networking reception at The Edge headquarters in Shelton, CT. After...

Support for Government-Issued Service Fees

Unlike other industries, governments and municipalities are allowed to charge a service fee to customers who pay for permits, fines, licenses, or the like with a credit card. The Cardknox gateway is proud to offer its Convenience Fee Model, providing governments and municipalities with support for service fees so that they can offset the cost of credit card processing. We currently offer support for card-not-present service fees, and we will soon be launching support for card-present (including EMV chip card)...

Secure, Custom Solutions for Cities and Municipalities

What sets us apart from other payment gateways? We're definitely not one-size-fits-all. The Cardknox team strives to gain a deep understanding of the specific challenges of every industry, so that we can build solutions that cater to these needs. When it comes to local governments and municipalities, security is of the essence. A Cardknox payment integration brings cities and municipalities unprecedented payment security, which is essential considering that government organizations are increasingly targeted by hackers- in the past week alone,...

Streamline eWIC + Debit Processing With Support for Multiple Debit Keys

Cardknox’s eWIC device integration now provides support for multiple debit keys on the Verifone MX900 series device. Although all of our pin-enabled devices support eWIC, EBT, and PIN debit/credit, Merchants who use the Verifone MX915 and Mx925 will be able to process standard PIN transactions and eWIC transactions while benefiting from our Intelligent Routing technology that supports multiple routing channels! This means that the Merchant will have access to additional features that rely on our advanced routing capabilities. Many state...

We’ve Added More Languages to Our Sample Code Generator!

Our sample code generator makes it easy for developers to build and submit API requests to the Cardknox gateway. In order to provide developers with an even more user-friendly experience, we're excited to announce that we've just added more languages to our sample code generator! In addition to C#, Java/Android, PHP, and VB.NET, we've added sample codes for Python 2, Python 3, and Node.js. To check out our robust sample code generator , please visit www.kb.cardknox.com/api.  

Self Point Partners With Cardknox to Offer Secure Payment Solutions

Lakewood, N.J. and Brooklyn, N.Y. (September 12th, 2018) Cardknox, a Fidelity company and payment technology services provider, today announced that it has signed an agreement with Self Point, the leading digital commerce partner for supermarkets and specialty food retailers, to support their payment processing needs. Through the partnership, Self Point’s grocery store clients will benefit from the Cardknox flexible payment solution, which is optimized for the grocery industry. The suite of omni-channel features includes advanced security, enhanced functionality, intelligent routing, faster...

NetSuite Plugin Is Now In Beta!

Integrating payment processing with a CRM/ERP software is always a great way to help your clients manage their business with ease! If you're ready to do just that, we're currently accepting applications for our NetSuite plugin beta program so that we can customize our plugin to fit our Partners' needs. Please email integrations@cardknox.com to get started.

We Now Support EU Currencies For Card Not Present Transactions

In our increasingly interconnected world, it’s essential that businesses optimize their payment systems for customers across all borders. And with Cardknox, it’s that much easier. We now offer support for card-not-present merchants in all European Union countries, with the ability to accept multiple currencies such as the Euro (€) and Great British Pound/GBP (£)! Contact support@cardknox.com for more information.

Cardknox is a Sponsor of The Edge’s Upcoming Retail Academy Conference

Our partnerships provide much more than just payment solutions. From custom marketing collateral, to dedicated integrations support, to event sponsorship, we strive to work closely with each one of our partners and provide new tools and resources that will be of mutual benefit. This September 16th-18th, Cardknox is excited to be sponsoring The Edge's Retail Academy Conference. The Edge is a point-of-sale solution for the jewelry industry, and their Retail Academy Conference is a valuable opportunity for their users to...

Recap of This Month’s RetailNOW Show!

On August 5th-8th, Cardknox was a proud sponsor and exhibitor at the Retail Solution Provider Association (RSPA)'s RetailNOW show for the retail technology industry. Featuring educational seminars, networking opportunities, and a huge variety of exhibitors,  RetailNOW is the trade show of choice for value added resellers (VARs), independent software vendors (ISVs), developers, and other industry professionals. Some of our notable highlights from this year's show were our beverage cart at the Scholarship Golf Tournament, as well as our guest caricature artist...

Benefit From Streamlined Communication With Our Integrations Team!

We recently launched a new pilot program that makes it easier than ever for our partners to maintain open communication with the Cardknox Integrations Team! Partners can now elect to share a channel with us on Slack, a desktop and mobile-ready messaging platform designed to streamline workplace collaboration. Partner channels consist of the partner team member(s), as well as several members of our Cardknox Integrations team (including a designated point person for that channel). This allows both our partners and our...

See You Next Week at the RetailNOW Show!

If you're a professional in the retail technology industry, you won't want to miss the RetailNOW show taking place this August 5th-8th in Nashville, Tennessee! Gain valuable industry expertise and make new connections- and while you're there, make sure to stop by booth #517, where you can see live demos of our EMV quick-chip integration and learn about Cardknox partnerships. Plus, you can enter to win an underwater camera and sit for a lively caricature self-portrait! As a sponsor of...

Recap of Developer Week NYC

Developer Week NYC is the largest annual developer and software engineering event on the East Coast, and Cardknox was a proud sponsor of last month's show! Our booth attracted dozens of developers who were interested in learning more about next-generation payments. Plus, the entire Cardknox development team had the privilege to attend the show and take part in valuable educational and networking opportunities. We hope you had the chance to see our booth in-person! If not, here are some photos:

iFields Version 2.3 Now in Beta

  iFields version 2.3 is now in release candidate, and we anticipate version 2.3 stable to be released on August 1st. The change log can be found here. Have you tried out iFields yet? If not, we encourage you to test our easy solution for keeping payment forms secure while maintaining maximum control over the payment form's design. With advanced encryption technology and the flexibility to customize the checkout page with ease, you and your customers will be sure to benefit! For more information on...

Get Ready for Unattended EMV with Cardknox

By 2023, the unattended retail market is expected to reach $34 billion. Ranging from self-service kiosks and gas stations to high-tech vending machines that sell more than just drinks and snacks (think electronics, over-the-counter medicine, and makeup), these next-generation retail solutions are popping up in every industry. If you haven't yet upgraded to EMV for your unattended software, now's the time to start making plans. And the good news is, we're here to help. We're excited to announce that Cardknox's solution...