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Posted by Tim | November 17th 2017

Parent Petroleum’s Joe Kohn Delivers Service Through Technology: Mako Is At the Center

By Joe Kohn, Vice President, Operations and Technology For those of you who are not familiar with Parent Petroleum, we are a second generation family-owned business. We started in 1983 in St. Charles, Illinois and now service more than 170 gas stations across Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. Our philosophy has always been to build trust… Read more ›

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Posted by Tim | November 15th 2017

Mako Continues Vigorous R&D in 2017

By Ronak Patel, Mako Director, Pre-Sales Engineering Mako Networks has had a stellar 2017 on the product development front, including our Verizon Cellular Certification. Many of our current and potential customers had requested the Verizon cellular failover alternative. After engaging in an extensive and rigorous process, Mako earned the Verizon certification in order to meet… Read more ›

Categories: Update YTD 2017

Posted by Tim | November 30th 2016

Mako Networks Technology Update

Continuing to Innovate Mako Networks continues to innovate through its own research and development team. These technological improvements have been created in just the past 12 months. This commitment to “future-proofing” our services for all of our customers remains the hallmark of our business philosophy.   › VPN Cloud VPN Cloud is a replacement/alternate for… Read more ›

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Posted by Allyson | June 10th 2016

Mako Networks Achieves Sixth Straight Year of PCI DSS Certification

Chicago, IL — Mako Networks has announced that for the sixth straight year the company has successfully completed an annual PCI DSS certification audit process with Verizon Business.   The onsite audit against PCI DSS 3.1 was completed in May, 2016 and verifies Mako’s ongoing certification and compliance with PCI standards. This success reiterates Mako’s continued… Read more ›

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Posted by Allyson | June 10th 2016

Mako Networks Approved as Firewall Vendor for All Citgo POS Systems

Mako Networks managed firewalls can now be deployed at all Citgo stations regardless of what POS systems are in use. Mako’s Citgo-approved  firewall solution for PCI DSS compliance will protect Citgo stations using legacy POS solutions as well as those upgrading to the latest POS offerings. The expansion of the list of Citgo POS systems… Read more ›

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Posted by Allyson | May 24th 2016

Primar Petroleum Installs Mako Networks In Their Citgo Stations

St. Joseph, MI–Primar Petroleum has installed the Mako Networks firewall in their Citgo stations in Michigan. Jason Morse, Technology Manager for Primar, said, “The Mako system integrated well with our existing IT infrastructure including our head office environment and gas stations with car washes. Since deploying Mako we have passed all our bank’s PCI DSS… Read more ›

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Posted by Allyson | April 1st 2016

Mako Networks Becomes Authorized PCI Solution Vendor For Citgo Petroleum Stations

Chicago, IL – Citgo Petroleum has approved the Mako Networks’ PCI compliant network services for Citgo-branded petroleum stations throughout North America.  Citgo’s approval of Mako gives Citgo jobbers four authorized firewalls to choose from to protect their cardholder data environments.   With an easy-to-use cloud-based Central Management System (CMS), Mako allows jobbers and marketers to manage… Read more ›

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