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Hughes Achieves Verifone Managed Network Service Provider Certification


Company Now Offers Verifone POS Retailers Easy Transition to PCI-Compliant Solution from Discontinued Enhanced Zone Router (EZR)

Germantown, MD, Jan. 8, 2019Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES), a leading provider of managed network services under its HughesON™ brand, today announced its certification as a Verifone Managed Network Service Provider (MNSP). This certification enables the company to offer Verifone POS retail customers an easy and seamless transition to a PCI-compliant solution compatible with outdoor Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) chip-card readers, replacing the discontinued Enhanced Zone Router (EZR).

“Retail petroleum customers can’t afford any downtime on their POS systems,” said Dan Rasmussen, senior vice president, North America sales and marketing, Hughes. “With this certification, Hughes completed a rigorous vetting process with Verifone to ensure existing and new HughesON Managed Services customers can transition easily to a PCI-compliant solution replacing the discontinued EZR – and with the assurance that it will work seamlessly and affordably with their existing infrastructure.”

As part of the fully turnkey HughesON offerings, the EZR replacement solution is also EMV-compatible, making the network transition to Outdoor EMV technology seamless and under a comprehensive managed service contract. Whether an existing or new HughesON customer – all enjoy the many benefits of one-stop service, including installation and ongoing support.

To learn more about Hughes Verifone MNSP Certification, click here.