I Love Velvet and Globo partner to tap Mobile Point of Sale opportunity for major International Bank
Globo’s GO!Enterprise Suite Provides Comprehensive Security, Control and Compliance for Merchants Using ILV’s MPOS solution.
PALO ALTO, Calif. – September 10, 2015 –Globo Plc (LSE-AIM: GBO, OTCQX: GOBPY), the international provider of Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), mobile solutions and software-as-a-service (SaaS), today announced that I Love Velvet Inc (ILV, http://www.ilovevelvet.com),a global leader in secure, mobile Point-Of-Sale (MPOS) technology, has partnered with Globo to integrate GO!Enterprise with its Mobile Point of Sale (MPOS) solution.
I Love Velvet (ILV) is a Mobile Point-of-Sale hardware and software innovator for large retailers, restaurant chains, and leisure and entertainment groups. The company’s software and hardware combination enables a cutting edge shopping experience for the customer. The ILV Products, designed for speed and ease of use, enables the customer to pay for their purchases and meals, or even checking into a hotel.
ILV’s new MPOS solution will leverage Globo’s GO!Enterprise EMM suite to provide comprehensive security, control and compliance to ILV’s large global banking customers and their millions of merchants worldwide. The combination of best-in-class MPOS and EMM technology offers the financial industry an innovative solution for an increasing mobile-centric retail industry. According to IHL Group, shipments of new mobile POS device were expected to grow more than 95% worldwide and surpass 108% growth in North America last year.
ILV’s solution, incorporating Globo’s GO!Enterprise platform, has already been selected by a major International Bank to enable its more than 2 million small business and professionals customers. Official commercial launch is planned for Q1 2016 after the expected success of a pilot scheduled for Q4, 2015.
“ILV is transforming the mobile point of sale experience for our customers, their merchants, and retail customers globally,” said Patrick Bouaziz, Chief Visionary Officer for I Love Velvet. “By combining the ILV solution with Globo’s GO!Enterprise solution, we have created an innovative, best-of-breed solution for retailers looking to deliver an engaging, highly secure consumer experience.”
“We’re thrilled to be working with ILV to provide large global financial organizations with robust, innovative mobile POS solutions that can benefit millions of their merchants,” said Globo CEO Costis Papadimitrakopoulos. “The market of new mobile POS is growing aggressively and our partnership offers significant value to customers who are interested in delivering a secure, innovative retail experience.”
Globo (GBO.L) (GOBPY) empowers the mobile enterprise by enabling employees to work and collaborate from anywhere, anytime and by extending the enterprise’s engagement with customers and partners. Globo is unique in offering a complete enterprise mobility solution by merging Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM), Mobile Application Development Platform (MADP) and professional services. Globo solutions cover critical areas for a “Mobile First” enterprise, which are data security, app and device management as well as app design and development. The Group operates internationally in USA, Europe, Middle East and South East Asia, and has achieved worldwide recognition from leading analysts firms like Gartner, IDC and OVUM. For more information visit www.globoplc.com.
About I Love Velvet, Inc.
I Love Velvet is at the forefront of the MPOS industry. I Love Velvet is the industry’s only mobile point-of-sale (MPOS) company wholly committed to providing enterprise-grade MPOS solutions to the retail, restaurant and entertainment industries. A comprehensive, end-to-end hardware and software solution that goes beyond simple mobile payments, I Love Velvet’s MPOS systems provide customers with the most integration, flexibility, compatibility with business processes and global security certification. With a 360 degree understanding of its customer’s business processes, I Love Velvet offers organizations the opportunity to transform the customer POS experience. For more information visit www.ILoveVelvet.com or follow us on Facebook, Google Plus, LinkedIn, and Twitter @ILoveVelvetNYC