In today’s CardFlash News Que: ACI (Celent); APPLE PAY (Pei Wei); MASTERCARD (India ActionAID); and GEMALTO (HSM).
ACI – ACI Worldwide has been recognized as an global leader by Celent, an independent research firm, in its recent report, “Card Management and Transaction Processing Vendors.”
APPLE PAY – Fast-casual restaurant Pei Wei now offers diners access to Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay. The restaurant, known for its made-to-order, Asian-inspired menu, now accepts Apple Pay in all of its nearly 200 locations for customers using iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch.
MASTERCARD – MasterCard announced a US$100,000 donation to support ActionAid, helping them to provide emergency relief and reduce the impact of extreme weather events in India. This is the first time MasterCard has partnered with ActionAid.
GEMALTO – Building on successful deployments with several leading cloud infrastructure providers, Gemalto announced the availability of SafeNet Luna SA 6, the first HSM (hardware security module) purpose-built for service providers to offer on-demand crypto processing, key management and key storage in the cloud. The new SafeNet Luna SA delivers the performance and scalability required to protect the most demanding cloud applications and allows service providers to offer the highest levels of trust for their cloud environments by giving businesses total ownership of their encryption keys.