Gartner Research

VeriFone Expected to Become a Market Leader

Published: 06 January 1997

ID: G0044757

Analyst(s): Erina K. DuBois

Summary

VeriFone has been able to distinguish itself in the Internet commerce marketplace with its transaction payment processing products and aggressive partnerships. VeriFone is a market leader in the transaction automation market in the physical world and is leveraging this experience in the Internet space. This Perspective looks at the company's background, financial status, and activities in Internet commerce.

Table Of Contents
  • Company Background
  • Company Overview
  • Financial Information
  • Strategic Partnerships/Alliances
  • Competitors
    • CyberCash
    • Netscape's LivePayment
  • Understanding the Internet Payment Transaction Process
    • A Secure Transaction
  • Product Overview
  • Obstacles Ahead
    • Financial Institution Adoption
    • No Compelling Reason for Consumers to Shop
    • Security
  • Dataquest Perspective

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