ATMATOM Channel Resources & News


The Big Dump
Posted on Tuesday July 10, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – $400 off… $600 off… $800 off… When will it end? We’re not talking about cars here, folks – these are ATMs, normally priced at around $2,000. So what’s going on? Isn’t the opportunity to score cheap ATMs a good thing for IADs? In the short term, absolutely. But let’s take a [...]


American Jobs
Posted on Tuesday July 03, 2018

A repost in honor of Independence Day. It all depends on YOU! Outsourcing jobs overseas happens, we all understand that. However, did you realize that if you, your family, friends and business acquaintances made an effort to buy American made products, jobs will come back to the U.S.? It truly is up to you! Purchase [...]


Upgrade Fatigue
Posted on Tuesday June 19, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – In less than 24 months, banks face yet another ATM upgrade/ replacement cycle when Windows 7 goes end of life, to be replaced by Windows 10. This comes on the heels of a Windows 7 upgrade from Windows XP which in some cases is still being completed. It also follows required [...]


Cash is Not Dead
Posted on Wednesday June 06, 2018

by: Sam Bosch Peregrin Financial Technologies Smart Safes Breath New Life into Retailers’ Ability to Cost-Effectively Accept Cash Contrary to the desires of Visa and PayPal, cash payments remain a vital segment of retail purchases. Although a smaller percentage of transactions than card transactions overall, cash still accounts for $2.2 trillion of the $10 trillion in [...]


Made (Safely) In China
Posted on Wednesday May 30, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – After protracted negotiations, The Wall Street Journal reported last week that the U.S. Commerce Department has apparently reached an agreement which would allow Chinese electronics equipment maker ZTE Corporation to keep their doors open. ZTE Corporation manufactures smartphones and other telecommunications equipment in China. Recently, sales of ZTE phones were banned [...]


Banking Apocalypse?
Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – Revolution. Upheaval. Extinction. These are not merely superlatives but were some of the actual terms being bandied about last week in London at the RBR Self-Service Banking and ATM show. So what is it that can get a group of staid, global lenders so lathered up? Quite a lot actually. While [...]


Made in China
Posted on Tuesday May 08, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – In a surprise announcement last week, the Pentagon has ordered retail outlets on U.S. Military bases around the world to stop selling Huawei and ZTE phones. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Pentagon ordered a halt to the sale of these Chinese-made phones due to the potential security threats which [...]


And then there was one…
Posted on Tuesday April 24, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – NCR’s recent announcement that it is closing its two Georgia manufacturing facilities is just the latest sad chapter in the tale of American ATMs. Rather than equipment proudly built by American workers, NCR ATMs have now been outsourced to a company called Jabil, to be built in factories around the world [...]


Refurbished ATMs – Better for the Environment and the Budget
Posted on Tuesday April 17, 2018

by: Mark Smith – MVP Financial Equipment As the trend toward mobile payments and online banking continues, ATMs are becoming an increasingly more important point-of-contact for consumers. Yet, required upgrades in hardware and software paired with consumer demand for advanced functionality ATMs are straining financial institutions’ budgets. And with Microsoft Windows 7 support ending in [...]


IAD Pain Points
Posted on Tuesday April 10, 2018

by: Daryl Cornell – Being an Independent ATM Deployer is not for the faint of heart. Savvy merchants, brutal competition, changing regulations and uncooperative banks are but a few of the many challenges facing IADs today. While a good number of these headaches are largely out of an IAD’s direct control, perhaps the most significant [...]