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StoreMS Receives PCI PA-DSS Certification

StoreMS POS Receives PCI PA-DSS Certification from the PCI Security Standards Council

RTC announces the certification of StoreMS Point-of-Sale (POS) version 5.0 by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC)

Kennesaw, GA. July 26, 2010 - Retail Technologies Corporation (RTC) (www.rtc-group.com) a recognized leader in the retail solutions marketplace with over 20 years of experience, today announced that it's revolutionary StoreMS Point-of-Sale solution has received PCI PA-DSS certification from the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). This announcement certifies that StoreMS POS version 5.0 has met the PCI compliance Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS).

RTC's StoreMS POS is a proven retail software solution that effortlessly handles all the processes necessary for a speedy customer checkout. StoreMS POS delivers the ultimate in quick, easily maintained personalization along with an informative user interface to insure maximum efficiency without sacrificing ease of use and faster training. Based on RTC's in-depth knowledge of system features that large retailers have come to rely upon to ensure a smooth operation, StoreMS POS allows associates to easily handle credit/debit/check sales, returns, exchanges, layaways, special orders, coupons and gift cards. Whether they need to speed up transactions at the Point-of-Sale, handle back office duties, decrease labor management costs or drive a customer loyalty program, StoreMS POS is meeting the needs of retail customers across North America and Canada.

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS) for retailers, endorsed by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Financial Services, JCB International, and Diners, requires merchants and service providers that store, transmit or process sensitive customer payment card data to adhere to information security controls and processes that ensure data integrity. Significant risks and fines up to $500,000 per incident and remediation costs ranging from $90 to $300 per card can be levied if a company is found to be out of compliance.

"Keeping up with the changing Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, can be challenging for retailers. We make it our responsibility to make sure our solutions adhere to these industry standards to protect our retailer customers and protect customer information", says Neil Banerjee, EVP of Sales & Marketing at RTC. "Our retail clients can rest assured that RTC is committed to providing function rich, reliable solutions with the highest level of security protection."

Current RTC retail clients and prospects can be confident that their rollout of StoreMS POS will continue to help reduce costs and improve store associate productivity, improve customer service levels, while at the same time providing maximum security.

About RTC: RTC is a leading developer of innovative, cost effective, store and enterprise solutions that help retailers gain competitive advantage. Headquartered in Kennesaw, GA and with a large office in Orlando, FL, RTC enables customers to leverage their 20 years of experience in delivering retail enterprise solutions and services. RTC offers an IBM iSeries based communication management solution (HTP-Link) , as well as our StoreMS Application Suite consisting of Point-of-Sale, Customer Loyalty Rewards and Gift Card, all of which are being well received by retailers who are capitalizing on the wealth of functionality that the application suite delivers. For more information, please visit www.rtc-group.com.