Case | HBS Case Collection | August 1997 (Revised March 1999)

VeriFone (1997)

by Richard L. Nolan, Anne Donnellon and Donna B. Stoddard

Abstract

VeriFone, a leading manufacturer of payment systems technology, was acquired by Hewlett-Packard in June 1997. The case describes the strategic challenges that VeriFone faces as it positions itself to compete in the Internet payment systems marketplace.

Keywords: Information Technology; Internet; Innovation Strategy; Technological Innovation; Business Strategy; Information Technology Industry;

Citation:

Nolan, Richard L., Anne Donnellon, and Donna B. Stoddard. "VeriFone (1997)." Harvard Business School Case 398-030, August 1997. (Revised March 1999.)