M-Dot Network M-Dot Network  December 8, 2010 Cloud-Based Digital Incentive Transaction Network Technical Discussion
Key Problem <ul><li>Retailers have been slow to adopt paperless coupons (mobile and internet) because solutions have histo...
<ul><li>Secure, real-time,  Transaction Network  connecting Mobile and Internet based applications to retail Point of Sale...
<ul><li>Supported by 80% of grocery POS  companies </li></ul><ul><li>Built directly into POS “Base Code” </li></ul><ul><li...
M-Dot Network Register – Click - Save or 10-digit Phone Number
Newspaper Coupons Digital Coupons 1.0 Digital Coupons 2.0 Evolution of Coupons
Capital Efficiency of the Cloud M-Dot  competitors  spend up to  $1,500 PER STORE  annually to support dedicated store ser...
<ul><ul><li>M-Dot Network’s Strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2) Patents filed on the core technology </li></ul></ul><...
Thank you M-Dot Network  October 5, 2010 TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW M-Dot Network  December 8, 2010
Ask not what the cloud can do for you Ask what you can do in the cloud
It’s all about Architecture
Operating Model: Coordination
 
<ul><li>Disciplined Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to EA best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Security and Compliance e...
<ul><li>Real-time, High Speed Transaction Network </li></ul><ul><li>Service Oriented Architecture – SOA </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>Infrastructure on demand </li></ul><ul><li>World class perimeter security </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effective computi...
Hybrid Cloud Architecture
Full Redundancy & Infinite Scalability
Exceptional Performance “ Processed 53,000 shopping baskets per second” <ul><li>* Conclusion: </li></ul><ul><li>M-Dot can ...
Connecting POS to the Internet Platform as a Service PaaS
“ This architecture is well on its way to providing the failsafe and disaster recover features that will deliver an uptime...
Thank you M-Dot Network  October 5, 2010 Thank you! M-Dot Network  December 8, 2010 Mike Kavis, CTO Greg Rapp, VP Engineer...
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  1. 1. M-Dot Network M-Dot Network December 8, 2010 Cloud-Based Digital Incentive Transaction Network Technical Discussion
  2. 2. Key Problem <ul><li>Retailers have been slow to adopt paperless coupons (mobile and internet) because solutions have historically been: </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult or impossible to integrate with the Point of Sale (POS) </li></ul><ul><li>Cumbersome, requiring new hardware in the store </li></ul><ul><li>Costly to install and maintain because of added infrastructure </li></ul><ul><li>Impractical because of high data and transaction costs </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Secure, real-time, Transaction Network connecting Mobile and Internet based applications to retail Point of Sale (POS) systems. </li></ul><ul><li>Known as “the final mile” in closing the loop for digital promotions. </li></ul><ul><li>M-Dot is integrated with over 80% of grocery store POS systems. </li></ul><ul><li>- IBM (50% of terminals in US grocery) </li></ul><ul><li>- Retalix (24% share of terminals in US grocery) </li></ul><ul><li>A critical “NEW” set of “Transaction Processing Rails” for retailers. </li></ul><ul><li>M-Dot is “Pre-integrated” with retailers because of this strategy. </li></ul>M-Dot Solution A Transaction Network In the Cloud!
  4. 4. <ul><li>Supported by 80% of grocery POS companies </li></ul><ul><li>Built directly into POS “Base Code” </li></ul><ul><li>Updated annually by most retailers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Pre-integrated” with retailers because of this strategy </li></ul><ul><li>POS connects to M-Dot “cloud based” transaction network </li></ul>Distribution Strategy M-Dot is built into the “base code” of 80% of grocery POS systems:
  5. 5. M-Dot Network Register – Click - Save or 10-digit Phone Number
  6. 6. Newspaper Coupons Digital Coupons 1.0 Digital Coupons 2.0 Evolution of Coupons
  7. 7. Capital Efficiency of the Cloud M-Dot competitors spend up to $1,500 PER STORE annually to support dedicated store servers and heavy infrastructure. M-Dot’s Annual Cost/Store 2011 2012 2013 $32 $48 $147
  8. 8. <ul><ul><li>M-Dot Network’s Strengths </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(2) Patents filed on the core technology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>POS Message Broker </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Secure Cloud-Based Transaction Network </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct partnership & integration with POS vendors (IBM, Retalix, More to come..) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deep industry experience, success achieving large scale </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No hardware required at the store </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low CAPEX due to cloud computing architecture (Capital Efficient) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>M-Dot cost is (< $142/Store) vs. Competitors ($1,500/Store) </li></ul></ul></ul>Competitive Advantage We don’t own a single server.
  9. 9. Thank you M-Dot Network October 5, 2010 TECHNOLOGY OVERVIEW M-Dot Network December 8, 2010
  10. 10. Ask not what the cloud can do for you Ask what you can do in the cloud
  11. 11. It’s all about Architecture
  12. 12. Operating Model: Coordination
  13. 14. <ul><li>Disciplined Approach </li></ul><ul><li>Commitment to EA best practices </li></ul><ul><li>Security and Compliance equivalent to processing transactions on an ATM Machine </li></ul><ul><li>Maximize performance </li></ul><ul><li>Minimize IT costs </li></ul><ul><li>Business Agility </li></ul><ul><li>Configurable </li></ul><ul><li>Self Service </li></ul><ul><li>Self Monitoring – Self Healing </li></ul><ul><li>Real time </li></ul><ul><li>Simple Integration </li></ul>Guiding Principles
  14. 15. <ul><li>Real-time, High Speed Transaction Network </li></ul><ul><li>Service Oriented Architecture – SOA </li></ul><ul><li>High availability, auto-scaling </li></ul><ul><li>Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery </li></ul><ul><li>Security and regulatory controls </li></ul><ul><li>Extreme transaction processing </li></ul><ul><li>Simple integration via RESTful web services </li></ul>What We Built in the Cloud
  15. 16. <ul><li>Infrastructure on demand </li></ul><ul><li>World class perimeter security </li></ul><ul><li>Cost effective computing </li></ul><ul><li>Automation & simplification of system administration tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Multiple virtual datacenters </li></ul>Key Benefits of AWS
  16. 17. Hybrid Cloud Architecture
  17. 18. Full Redundancy & Infinite Scalability
  18. 19. Exceptional Performance “ Processed 53,000 shopping baskets per second” <ul><li>* Conclusion: </li></ul><ul><li>M-Dot can handle 200,000+ stores * </li></ul><ul><li>Transaction response time: 1 tenth of sec. </li></ul><ul><li>At 50% capacity </li></ul><ul><li>With room to scale on demand! </li></ul>* based on average of 10 lanes/store, 1 trans/minute
  19. 20. Connecting POS to the Internet Platform as a Service PaaS
  20. 21. “ This architecture is well on its way to providing the failsafe and disaster recover features that will deliver an uptime record approaching 100 percent. The reliability is built-in and systemic to the architecture.” David Linthicum EA, SOA, & Cloud Computing Expert http://davidlinthicum.sys-con.com/ Best selling technology author Endorsements
  21. 22. Thank you M-Dot Network October 5, 2010 Thank you! M-Dot Network December 8, 2010 Mike Kavis, CTO Greg Rapp, VP Engineering Bill Catania, CEO Stan Roach, Advisor

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