Virtual Point of Sale Terminal (VPOS)

Virtual Point of Sale Terminal

A standard payment gateway feature from Planetauthorize™

The Planetauthorize Virtual Terminal (VPOS) is an Internet-based, real time credit card payment application that enables merchants to process and manage retail swipe, telephone and fax transactions quickly and easily. VPOS lets merchants do away with costly hardware-based POS terminals. With VPOS, any operator with an Internet connection can have access to the most powerful, flexible and cost-effective payment application available—with no software to install. The Virtual Terminal is included with the Planetauthorize payment gateway service at no additional costs.


Why Chose VPOS?

VPOS is more than just a payment processing application. It is a complete, web-accessible credit card and e-check transaction management system. VPOS lets merchants:

Virtual Terminal Features

  • virtual terminal Supports Retail Swipe & Keyed transactions
  • virtual terminal Accept, process and capture credit card, signature debit card and electronic check transactions
  • virtual terminal Issue Refunds
  • virtual terminal Re-authorize an existing transaction for a new amount
  • virtual terminal Re-bill an older transaction for a new amount
  • virtual terminal Delete a transaction
  • virtual terminal Make a transaction recurring (using one of nine different schedules)
  • virtual terminal Capture a wide variety of customer data that can be downloaded for data mining purposes
  • virtual terminal Send customized email receipts to customer and/or merchant
  • virtual terminal Apply fraud screening rules to each transaction
  • virtual terminal Generate a wide range of standard and custom reports
  • virtual terminal Integrates with E-invoice Manager
  • virtual terminal Integrates with Customer Vault
  • virtual terminal Process credit card transactions using multiple merchant accounts (load balancing)
  • virtual terminal Settle funds automatically or manually

  • Virtual Terminal Benefits

VPOS allows merchants to process all major credit cards quickly and easily in real time while their customer is on the phone. This means that merchants can:

  • virtual terminal Dramatically improve customer service
  • virtual terminal Eliminate customer call-backs due to declined cards
  • virtual terminal Reduce payments processing costs
  • virtual terminal Reduce incidences of fraud
  • virtual terminal Access transactional information to help run their business
  • virtual terminal Increase the speed of payment processing

  • Uses:

    VPOS is perfect for call centers or any business that processes payments made by phone, fax or email. Also available to process encrypted retail swipe transactions.

    Batch Processing Uploads

    Batch Uploads

    Submitting multiple transactions in a single file is an efficient way to upload credit card and electronic check transaction data from enterprise applications or other file-based systems. The Batch Upload service is a free service of Planetauthorize™. Download the Batch Upload Overview document (PDF).


To get started with the Planetauthorize Payment Gateway service Contact Us or call SaleManager, toll free, at 1-800-918-4890.

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Billing & Invoicing

Electronic Invoice Manager & QuickBooks® SynPay™

Merchants using Planetauthorize's Electronic Invoicing system generate invoices with line by line detailed information. Invoices are automatically converted to PDFs, attached via email and sent to the customer's billing email address. Customers simply follow a link in the email to pay their open invoices. All invoices are kept within the payment gateway and can be easily retrieved or re-sent with a click of a button. There is no limit to the amount of invoices that can be sent. And, merchants don't need a website to get paid.

With Planetauthorize's QuickBooks® SyncPay™, merchants can process the gateway transaction, create an appropriate accounting entry and automatically mark the transaction as paid without ever leaving the QuickBooks® environment.

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