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The Last VAR Standing


The Last VAR Standing provides TSG’s thought leadership around the changing payments ecosystem and its impact on the value-added reseller (VAR) market. The legacy VAR business model is compared and contrasted to the ISV market and related trends.

Questions answered in this report include, are POS VARs dangerously treading water?, What opportunities and threats exist for this market?,  Why ISVs are important to payments?, Should ISOs become ISVs?, and more.

This 36-page report covers the following topics

VAR & ISV Definitions

Payments Ecosystem Overview

The Evolving Payments Industry and its Impact on VARs

The ISV Impact

The VAR Value Proposition

Putting the Value Back in Value-Added Resellers

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