Pinnacle Expands POS Systems Support

Completes interface between EPM platform Gilbarco's Passport, VeriFone's Sapphire

ARLINGTON, Texas -- The Pinnacle Corp. has announced the completion and availability of an interface between its EPM business intelligence platform and Gilbarco's Passport POS.

In use by a majority of Pinnacle Palm POS clients as early as 2005, Pinnacle's EPM (Enterprise Performance Management) business intelligence platform has been providing retailers with a real-time, browser-based, centralized database, enterprise level reporting solution for merchandise, operations, and loss prevention reporting.

EPM is a modular set of tools that collects and analyzes store data showing trends and exceptions. Users can access critical data in near real-time on web-enabled devices in the home office or while traveling. It offers an array of reporting options and delivery mechanisms to satisfy all user types, whether store managers or executive leadership.

Pinnacle completed the development of an interface between EPM and Gilbarco's Passport POS via the PCATS NAXML standards, expanding the scope of retailers that can now take advantage of Pinnacle's BI solution.

"We are pleased with this completed work, as it significantly expands the group of potential marketers that can take advantage of EPM," said Jane Sinn Gabriel, retail solutions manager at Pinnacle. "Newer EPM clients are amazed with the flexibility of reporting options EPM provides, and clients that have been on the platform for some time continue to reap new benefits as they harvest its undiscovered horsepower."

Pinnacle also recently completed the EPM interface to VeriFone's Sapphire POS earlier this year, which is now in production; Pinnacle will continue to add support for additional POS platforms.

Arlington, Texas-based Pinnacle is a leader in the automation technology industry focusing on the convenience store and petroleum industries. It delivers products that automate the broad spectrum of c-store operations and supply chain management of fuel operations. Nationwide, Pinnacle's products and services are used daily in thousands of convenience outlets to automate and improve their store operations and by fuel marketers to increase their efficiency in the complex management of fuel delivery.