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2013 Verifone customer forum. Presented By: James Hervey Paul Jannarone. Commander Site Controller. Agenda. VeriFone POS History Introducing Commander Site Controller Commander Site Controller Hardware Overview Commander Site Controller Software Overview

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commander site controller
Presented By:

James Hervey

Paul Jannarone

Commander Site Controller


VeriFone POS History

Introducing Commander Site Controller

Commander Site Controller Hardware Overview

Commander Site Controller Software Overview

Installing Commander Site Controller

Commander Console

Commander Roadmap

verifone pos history

VeriFone POS History

Introduced Ruby in 1992

Sapphire launched in Jan 2003

Sapphire enabled Ruby to continue to function in a scanning and PCI environment

Full transaction reporting for data warehousing

Sapphire enabled Topaz – IP-based POS

Fuel and electronic payments stayed on GEMPRO

Topaz launched in Jan 2004

VIPER V910/V920 launched in Dec 2005

Dedicated EPS

IP connection to POS and PIN Pads

Still carrying old fuel interface and legacy GEMSTALL

industry challenges affecting our architecture

Industry Challenges Affecting Our Architecture

Dispenser transaction becoming more complex


PPG Discounts



VeriFone’s Fuel interface is built on a Serial to IP interface

EMV looming


In store needs for Mobility, Suggestive Selling Platforms

More and more store promotions

Mobile POS platforms

Suggestive Selling Platforms

VeriFone’s Core Store Control is based on Serial GEMCOM and older processing technology

point of sale roadmap

Point of Sale Roadmap

VeriFone’s POS Strategy Simplified

Migration, NOT Obsolescence



Over 150K Rubies SOLD

Topaz 110,310(XL)



Sapphire 1,2&3


Ruby SuperSystem CPU 2,3,4,5

commander site controller overview

Commander Site Controller Overview

Fastest site controller in the industry

Fuel authorizations in seconds

Lightning Fast installs

All IP-based, eliminates serial bottlenecks

Remote management

Commander accessible from any web-enabled device

Compatibility with PDK Architecture for backwards compatibility with legacy interfaces

Petro Platform for the future

Supports Topaz and future petro platforms – including mobile POS

VIPER Payment Architecture

Fast, modular payment architecture

Secure, PA-DSS Validated

Horsepower to handle EMV

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commander site controller hardware

Commander Site Controller Hardware

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2.10 GHz Intel Core i3-2310E CPU

Slots for two additional CPU cards with dedicated I/O




8GB Solid State Mass Storage

High Capacity HDD Hard Drive for automatic upgrade


4x USB 2.0 ports

2x 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports

16x RS-232 Serial Ports expandable to 24


2x20 Diagnostic Display on Front Bezel

Operating System

Secure Real-Time Linux


more hardware features

More Hardware Features

Dual Ethernet NIC

Payment Network

VeriFone Zone

Redundancy “hooks”

Power supplies

Device interface boards

Front panel system status display

Provisioning for multiple HDDs (or SSDs)

Modem option

USB ports available

Electronic Asset Tag (EAT)

Wall mount kit available

Battery technology

Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4)

Safer than other Li chemistries

Higher capacity with “Petro-friendly” discharge profile

Longer service life

More environmentally friendly

Trusted computing (TPM)

Secure storage for data encryption keys


Trusted boot (prevent booting of hacked software)

Server-class thermal control

“Smart” fans preserve conservative thermal design

retail hardened design

Retail Hardened Design

Embedded Chipset

Reduces thermal footprint

Ensures longer lifecycle for motherboard enhancing supportability

Conservative Thermal Design

Designed to reduce heat to ensure longer life

“Smart Fans” cool only when needed

Graceful Shutdown

Prevents corruption of OS and data if power is lost during operations

Diagnostic Mode

Commander Site Controller has a diagnostic mode with separate version of the OS that allows for recovery in the event of file corruption

forecourt control interface box

Forecourt Control Interface Box

Connects Commander Site Controller to dispensers and card readers

Support for:

VeriFone SPP

Gilbarco CRIND

Wayne CAT

Tokheim DPT

Designed for ease and cleanliness of install

forecourt control interface boards

Forecourt Control Interface Boards

Current Loop Board

FCI Box houses up to 4 interface boards

Any combination of Current Loop and RS485 interfaces

Standard installation with two boards – shown here with 4 boards for better performance or larger sites

Current Loop Boards support Dispenser comms and Gilbarco CRIND

RS485 Boards support SPP, Wayne CAT and Tokheim DPTs

FCI can support combinations of dispenser types

RS485 Board


platform convergence

Platform Convergence

  • Applications and services that once ran on different CPUs in different boxes…Now all run on one board in a virtualized environment
store control improvements

Store Control Improvements

Support for VeriFone Integrated Promotions – including package pricing and increased numbers of mix and match

Significant improvement in day close times including device polling and network polling

Support for up to 32 Topaz or Ruby2 POS terminals – including mobile POS devices

new forecourt interface for commander

New Forecourt Interface for Commander

VeriFone Fuel and DCR interface detached from POS and running on separate core on the Commander Site Controller

Commander Site Controller includes multi-channel interface software for fastest transaction times

Increased support for up to 64 fueling positions with minimal impact on performance

Support for multiple manufacturer dispenser and DCR types on the same controller

all commander sites run viper on dedicated eps core

All Commander Sites Run Viper on Dedicated EPS Core

  • Dedicated EPS software separates payment network components from the POS application
  • Payment network changes can be implemented without impacting other areas of functionality
  • Commander Site Controller’s modern processor speeds indoor payment transactions
  • Loyalty and EPS configuration can be done easily through Web-based interface
  • Support for IP-based electronic payment transaction processing
  • Dedicated NIC support for payment network to enable physical segmentation of payments
v950 services migrated into commander

V950 Services Migrated into Commander

  • V950 Services integrated into the Commander Site Controller eliminate the need for an additional device
  • Help desk and diagnostic roles, such as log files
  • Manages remote software downloads and upgrades – for POS and indoor PIN Pads
  • Included support for internal hard drive allows for archiving of logs for support
commander site controller configuration

Commander Site Controller Configuration

All connections are CAT-5 Ethernet except dispensers and DCRs which utilize 1 RS232 cable per loop

commander installation ruby sapphire example

Commander Installation – Ruby/Sapphire Example

New Components

What Goes Away



Some serial cables

Some Ruby Peripherals

Third party pump interface device

Distribution Box

Site Controller

Forecourt Control Interface Box

Dispenser Interface Boards (as needed)

Ethernet cables as needed


Topaz Components

web based configuration management

Web-based Configuration Management

  • Web-based tools for configuration
  • Store, forecourt and EPS configuration
  • Accessible from any Web-enabled device including smartphones and tablets



Commander Mobile Dashboard

Mobile Dashboard

Inside Sales Report

Mobile Dashboard is in early beta. Customer Feedback on requirements is still open

Promo Reports


commander console enterprise

Commander Console Enterprise

Commander Console Enterprise is an enterprise-level tool that enables management of POS configuration across multiple sites

POS Configuration

Screen configuration

Employee Configuration

Tax and item configuration

MX and CRIND receipt configuration

Update credit card files


Organize groups by legal, business and other hierarchies

petro cloud platform vision

Petro Cloud Platform Vision

Cloud-based platform for managing petroleum and convenience retail locations

Access and manage sites anywhere/anytime you have connection to the network

Potential modules

Central Price book

POS Setup and Configuration

Central Back-up and Restore

Content Management for Marketing Screens

Device and Application Management